Spring Winemaker Event March 24-26, 2023

SLO Coast Wine Classic

SLO Coast Wine Classic
SLO Coast Wine Classic on the Starlight Lawn at Vespera, Saturday, March 25th, 11 am - 4 pm: The day begins with 2 fun and educational wine tasting seminars lead by Adam Montiel, highlighting what makes the SLO Coast wine region so unique. After the seminars, enjoy a 3-course lunch catered by Pequin Coastal Cocina. End the afternoon with a walk-around regional wine tasting featuring over 20 SLO Coast wineries while taking in the coast! Tickets are now available.
Book your stay in Pismo Beach for the weekend and enjoy exclusive early entry to Saturday’s main event hosted at Vespera! The first hour of the event from 10 am - 11 am is reserved exclusively for attendees who stay in Pismo Beach. And get discounts when you stay at Dolphin Bay, Vespera, SeaCrest, or Inn at the Cove.
March 24, 2003
Winemaker Dinner at Lido at Dolphin Bay
Friday evening from 5:30- 9 pm: Cocktails will be outside on the Cobblestone Patio from 5:30-6:30pm, followed by a 5-course expertly curated and paired dinner featuring 5 SLO Coast Wine winemakers and menu by chef Chris Shackleford.
Chef/Sommelier Chris Shackelford has spent 30 years in the restaurant, food, and beverage industries. The early years of his career were spent working in kitchens and dining rooms of Relais & Chateaux properties and small restaurants in California. In 2006 he started the Creative Food & Wine consulting company assisting operators to open and manage restaurants, retail food operations, beverage programs, private clubs, and resorts.
March 26, 2023
Sparkling Wine Down
Sunday from 11 am - 1:30 pm: Wine-down with us for a casual sparkling wine tasting featuring a variety of SLO Coast Wine producers and styles of sparkling wine. Sip oceanfront and enjoy the fun, easy going vibes we love so much about the central coast! There will be bubble-friendly food pairings and it will be the perfect way to get your day started, whether you’re heading off to visit SLO Coast AVA wineries or going back home.
March 24-26, 2023
Stay in Pismo Beach
Guests staying in Pismo Beach are invited to join winemakers for a VIP reception on Saturday morning at Vespera from 10-11 am.
And, get discounts when you stay at Dolphin Bay, Vespera, SeaCrest of Inn at the Cove when you mention the SLO Coast Wine Classic!