Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival Grand Tasting is Saturday, May 18

PASO ROBLES The 37th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival is set for May 16–19, with the Grand Tasting on Saturday, May 18. The festival began in 1983 with 17 wineries sharing their craft at the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. This tradition continues among the trees on Saturday, May 18 with more than 70 wineries, two stages of music, wine-related crafts, and complimentary bites from local caterers, chefs and artisanal purveyors on Saturday.

Winemaker dinners were scheduled on Thursday and the soldout RESERVE was set for Friday night in the Downtown City Park.

The Paso Robles Wine Festival Grand Tasting begins at 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 18 for the early entry ticket holder or 1 p.m. for the general admission ticket holder and concludes at 4 p.m. RESERVE only, Early Entry, and winemaker dinners were sold out.

General Entry tickets to the Grand Tasting are still available as of press time for $70 on Grand Tasting, General Entry, the day of the event is also available for $80 at the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce office. Visit the ticket options page on to learn more.

Wineries at the Grand Tasting on Saturday, May 18 will be arranged by “regions” for a seamless, fun, and focused tasting experience: Bordeaux-style, Rhône-style, Zinfandel, Burgundian-style, Italian varieties and Other wild wines. Guests can visit their favorite Paso wineries and branch out to discover new ones with wineries grouped together in this manner. You never know what your next favorite Paso wine may be.

Back by popular demand, the Paso Robles Wine Festival brings complimentary bites that are sure to satisfy, refresh, and bring out the best in your wine tasting experience.

The Paso Robles Wine Festival has a rooted tradition of bringing great music to the picnic environment around the Grand Tasting. Two bands will be grooving in the park on May 18. Bring a blanket or low back chair, find a shady spot below the trees, and enjoy the 37th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival with glass and delicious bite in hand.

Tickets for the Paso Robles Wine Festival, along with more information about the surrounding events, can be found on


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