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SLO Vintners Celebrate 20 Years with Roll Out The Barrels Wine Event

Submitted By: Lewis Perdue, March 18, 2010
March 17, 2010


Contact: Becky Gray, San Luis Obispo Vintners Association


San Luis Obispo, CA - San Luis Obispo Vintners Association announced the dates of their popular spring wine event. Their 20th annual Roll Out the Barrels Weekend will be held April 29th – May 2nd, 2010 with over twenty participating wineries in the San Luis Obispo Wine Region. This four day event consists of 3 major components: Barrels In The Plaza, Winemaker Dinners, and the popular 2-day Passport to Wine Country.

Thursday April 29th, 5:30 – 7:30 Barrels In the Plaza

In San Luis Obispo’s historic downtown Mission Plaza SLO they will feature ‘grown here, made here’ with the Perfect Pairings! from 5:30 – 7:30 pm. SLO Vintner’s will partner with local chefs to go side by side and pair up the perfect culinary bites with the perfect sampling of wines. This will be the ultimate way to celebrate a complete culinary experience right from the terroir of San Luis Obispo. Also, in celebration of their 20th year, tickets to this event are just $20 if purchased prior to April 20th or until sold out! After April 20th, tickets will be $30 each.

Friday April 30th Winemaker Dinners at participating San Luis Obispo Wineries

Enjoy special culinary experiences with the winemakers and principals for a delicious way to meet the people who shaped the region. More details on these dinners can be found at

Saturday, May 1st & Sunday, May 2nd 11:00 – 4:00

Roll Out the Barrels Passport Weekend

The annual two day passport portion (Saturday and Sunday), will allow visitors to San Luis Obispo entry to over 20 wineries where they will experience wine and food pairings, reserve barrel tastings, entertainment and special discounts.

“This is a perfect way to portray the beautiful place that we live, and the bounty it provides for us. Not only is it a great educational weekend, but it is ‘over the top’ when it comes to the food and wine presented at all the events. The perfect four days, for both locals as well as for out of town tourists longing for a small town escape,” said Becky Gray, San Luis Obispo Vintners Executive Director. For more information visit their website at Tickets are available now.


Becky Gray

Executive Director

SLO Vintners Association


fax: 805.434.9380