July 4, 2024
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Taste ‘Wines of the World’ in Atascadero


A rare array of international wines is set to be uncorked at the “Wines of the World” grand tasting on Jan. 14, featuring the flavors of Germany, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Argentina, France and Paso Robles.

Admission to the event at Atascadero’s Pavilion on The Lake includes tastings from more than 40 wineries as well as light gourmet bites from local chefs and purveyors. Early entry at 5:30 costs $125 and general entry at 6:30 p.m. costs $95.

Tickets are available at www.WineSpeakPaso.com.

Featured international vintners will include Laura Catena of Catena Zapata, Argentina; Emanuel Kemiji of Clos Pissarra, Priorat, Spain; Lionel Faury of Domaine Faury, Rhône Valley, France; Jenna Fields of The German Wine Collection; Lorenzo Scarpone of Villa Italia; Fran Kysela of Kysela Pere Et Fils Importers; and Ayesha Trump of D’Ouro Vino.

This intimate tasting will also feature a “who’s who” of local wineries, including Booker, DAOU, Denner, Epoch, L’Aventure, Law, Saxum and others. In all, more than 40 wineries will be on hand to share their finest vintages. Featured food purveyors will include El Compadre, Thomas Hill Organics, 15C, The Range, Just Baked, Back Porch Bakery and Dark Nectar Coffee.

The “Wines of the World” grand tasting is part of a larger Wine Speak Paso Robles event, which returns to the Paso Robles wine country for its third year on Jan. 14-16.

Wine Speak is a trade-focused event showcasing an all-star cast of master sommeliers, wine industry leaders and hospitality professionals.