Nov 5, 2013 2:21 PM by Jeanette Trompeter
Paso Robles Wine Country is getting a lot of attention nation-wide lately and for the first time, the Paso Robles Wine Alliance is opening up it's annual auction to a world-wide audience.
Starting Thursday, the Alliance is holding it's first ever, on-line auction on eBay. From November 7th through the 17th, people across the globe can bid on wine country lifestyle items from the comfort of home. Among the auction lots up for bid:
1. Two-night stay and dinner with Tobin James Cellars
2. Weekend at JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery with a case of ISOSCELES
3. Helicopter tour by Sinton Helicopters, private tour of Hearst Castle and dinner at J Dusi Wines
4. Golf Hunter Ranch Golf Course and dinner at Gary Eberle's home
5. Tablas Creek Vineyard experience with The Wine Wrangler
6. Hope Family Wines and SummerWood Winery's complete package
7. Collection of magnums of L'Aventure wines
8. Girls' Weekend at Bianchi Winery and Vino+Therapy Spa
9. Vineyard experiences at Le Vigne Winery and Clayhouse Wines with lodging at La Quinta Inn & Suites
10. Coastal Adventure with Abalone Farm, Central Coast Outdoors, Robin's Restaurant and Pelican Inn & Suites
11. Customize your own wine bottles with Broken Earth Winery
12. Weekend olive orchard experience from Rancho Olivas de Oro
13. Zip Line for ten with Margarita Adventures
14. A year of tickets to the most popular Central Coast events
15. Windward Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir with a stay at Zenaida Cellars
16. Wine & Dine with Cris and JoAnn Cherry of Villa Creek Cellars
17. Dine with Winemakers: DAOU Vineyards, LXV Wine and Winemakers Porch B&B
18. Culinary Experience with Alta Colina, Refugio, Anglim Winery, Pasolivo and Belvino Viaggio B&B
19. First Crush Winemaking Experience seminar and Steinbeck Vineyards & Winery Crash Course
20. Wine and Cider from Lone Madrone and Eos Estate Winery
21. NYE with the San Luis Obispo Symphony and Derby Wine Estates
22. Guitar lesson from Domaine Degher Wines with The Wine Line, Cellar 360 and the Paso Robles Inn
23. Winter Sports with PAC SLO, China Peak Mountain Resort and Halter Ranch Vineyard
24. Outback Trail Rides and tour by Grapeline Wine Tours
25. Tour of Zoo to You and zip line experience from Margarita Adventure
There are also packages from J.Lohr, Midnight Cellars, Il Cortile Ristorante, Thomas Hill Organics and La Cosecha Bar + Restaurant.
All the money raised will help to support five local charities:
The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County,The Boys & Girls Club North San Luis Obispo County, Transitional Food & Shelter, Inc, RISE (formerly known as North County Womens Shelter & Resource Center / Sexual Assault Recovery & Prevention Center of SLO County), and One Cool Earth.
Since 2006, the Alliance has contributed more than $350,000 to 25 different charitable organizations.
To know more about the items on the auction block, click here.
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