THE

CALIFORNIA

Wine Weekender

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2021 ​DATES

 

april 23 - April 25, 2021

 

may 29 - may 31, 2021

Memorial Weekend Trip! 

3 days/2 nights

From $999

P.S. A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking + final payment is due 30 days before the trip. 

Please note: in an effort to keep the weekenders as affordable as possible, we cannot accept any discount vouchers on these trips.

The Wine Weekender

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WHAT TO EXPECT

We've curated the perfect wine weekend getaway in the sunny Central Coast of California. 

For this trip, you'll spend 3 days, 2 nights exploring all that the iconic region of Paso Robles has to offer - from its rolling vineyards and verdant hills, to its eclectic wineries and bars, live music scene and art walks. The region is home to some of California's most beautiful beaches, and the sunsets here are one-of-a-kind!

If you're looking for an easy and unforgettable local weekend getaway - this is it. 

Included

  • 2 nights accommodation in centrally located hotel (shared room with someone of the same gender)

  • 1 brunch, 2 dinners, snacks

  • Welcome drink

  • 3 full wine tastings at three of Paso Robles' best wineries

  • Wine cave tour 

  • Outdoor activities (hikes and beach games) 

  • Taxes and fees

  • Trip leader throughout

not included

  • Flights or transportation to Paso Robles

  • Mandatory trip insurance (budget approx. $40)

  • Meals not mentioned (budget around $75)

  • Tips for any tour guides ($3-5 per guide)

  • Optional activities

 

FOR THE LOVE OF

CALIFORNIA SUNSHINE

 

ROLLING VINEYARDS 

BEACHES

NIGHTS OUT 

BEAUTIFUL SUNSETS

 

CABERNETS 

WEEKENDS

 

ROAD TRIPS 

California

 

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TASTE

*Itinerary is indicative for 2021 and is subject to change

Day 1 
Arrive

day by day

Start your journey to the beautiful region of Central California and meet in Paso Robles (a 3 hour drive from Los Angeles or San Francisco) by 5 p.m.

 

(Optional: Grab a quick bite at Cold Springs Tavern in Santa Barbara at @2 p.m. with our trip leader who is driving up from L.A.)

 

After getting settled into your hotel, we’ll head out to a local vineyard with sweeping views of the region, where we'll kick off the weekend tasting local wine and food, while getting to know your new crew.

 

In the evening, head back early for a good night's rest or join your travel crew for a night on the town in historic Paso Robles!

 

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Day 2 
Wine o'clock

CAPTURE

Start the day with a delicious brunch at a favorite local spot!

Today we'll hit some vineyards for a day filled with wine tasting, gorgeous views and good vibes all around. We’ll drink our way into the evening and watch the sun set over the rolling hills of Paso Robles. You'll taste the difference between your merlots and chardonnays and learn about why California is one of the best places in the world to make wine.

 

If weather is on our side, we will grab some pizzas for sunset before hitting the town to explore the local bar scene.

 

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Day 3 
Cali sunshine

We'll wrap up a perfect weekend soaking up some Cali sunshine.

 

We’ll check out and drive to Avila Beach, named one of Travel + Leisure's "Best Little Beach Towns" making it a quintessential California seaside haven and a great place to relax and enjoy the sun! Spend a few hours hiking, cycling or chillin’ by (or in) the waves. We’ll bring along some beach games and activities.

 

Together, we’ll grab a final lunch and toast to an amazing weekend before heading our separate ways.

"Today's forecast: 100% chance of wine."

Cheers

FAST FACTS

 

just for fun

There are 40,000+ acres of vineyards in Paso Robles.

At least two-thirds of Paso Robles' 200 wineries are considered "boutique" due to their limited and exclusive production of wine cases.

trip notes

  • Please note, you are responsible for getting to and from Paso Robles. We will connect you with your fellow travel group beforehand so you can arrange a carpool, if you wish.

  • Your health and safety is our top priority and whilst hotels and vineyards may run slightly differently this year, we will not run the trip if we do not feel it is safe or right to do so.

About Paso Robles

​Located in the beautiful region of Central California, Paso Robles is well known to aspiring wine connoisseurs and casual wine lovers alike! The region's perfect climate (which you'll get to experience and fall in love with), is ideal for wine production. Get ready to try some of the best wine in California and soak in some gorgeous views of expansive rolling hills.

GOOD TO KNOW

  • Paso Robles is located between the hip SF and the lively LA - making it the perfect getaway from city life. 

  • Paso Robles is in the San Luis Obispo County, which is home to a major college town (lots of young people!) 

  • Days are warm, evenings cool down

  • The region is super photogenic and inspiration to a lot of famous landscape photographers - so bring your camera!

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