Apr 24, 2014 2:52 PM by Jeanette Trompeter
The Cabs of Distinction Gala is Saturday at River Oaks Hot Springs in Paso Robles. There's a VIP lunch with vintners starting at 11:00 a.m. followed by a VIP tasting at 1:00 p.m. The Grand Tasting is from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and includes tastings of all 28 members of the Paso Robles Cab Collective, as well as four Garagiste producer wines.
All wines are paired with artisanal cheese and Charcuterie chosen by the Le Vigne Cheese Lady, Zina Miakinkova. Local restaurants and caterers will provide catered lunches (Robert's Restaurant, Crush Catering and Avant-Garde Catering.) Also look for chocolate tastings, live music, a barrel-making demonstration, and more.
Tickets are as follows:
1 - 5 p.m. Premium-Reserve VIP tickets are available for early entry to an exclusive Reserve tasting at 1 p.m. of acclaimed Paso Robles Cabernet and Bordeaux varietals as well as access to the VIP Lounge throughout the day in addition to all Gala activities.
Luxury VIP- $150.00
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Luxury VIP guests will start the day with an exclusive private vintner-hosted reception and lunch at Thomas Hill Organics in downtown Paso Robles at 11 a.m. The decadent multi-course menu will be paired with select Cabernet and red Bordeaux wines. After lunch, enjoy complimentary shuttle service to the event site where you will be the first to arrive and taste through the Reserve wines of 32 Cabernet and red Bordeaux producers. VIP guests will have private access to a VIP Lounge throughout the day, and continued access to the Gala starting at 2:00 p.m., where vintners will be pouring their finest current release wines, each thoughtfully paired with artisanal cheese or Charcuterie. Savor complimentary access to the CAB Bistro, chocolatier, live music, a barrel-making demonstration, photo booth, and more. When ready, the shuttle will return you to downtown Paso Robles at various designated times.
Designated Drivers are welcome to attend and enjoy complimentary lunch as well as receive a mug for non-alcoholic beverages.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.
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