3rd Annual Blendfest


Blendfest on the Coast is the ONLY wine festival dedicated to blended wines. The event will showcase renowned wines from 32 Paso Robles wineries in the charming Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria.

The weekend’s events include blend-themed events including the Grand Tasting, Winemaker Dinner (sold out) and two Blending Seminars that will please both Bordeaux and Rhone variety lovers.

Saturday January 14, 1:00-3:00pm and 4:30-6:30pm
Blendfest Grand Tasting
Afternoon Session: 1 – 3 p.m.
Admission: $45
Wine & cheese
Sunset Session: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $65
Wine, cheese, and bites from The Pairing Knife
  • Mini Stuffed Portobellos with Kale and Finished with Pesto and Aged Cheddar
  • Mini Ceviche Tostada with Shrimp and Mango and a Chipotle Crema
  • Smoked Brisket on Bruschetta with a Pomegranate Reduction and Topped with Fried Onions
  • Pork and Persimmon Skewers with a Red Wine BBQ Sauce
VIP Access granted to registered Cambria and San Simeon lodging guests
Book room directly with lodging propertied in Cambria and San Simeon – Come to the event 30 minutes before your scheduled session time and show your room key
Enjoy an Extra Half Hour of Wine Tasting!


Sunday January 15, 10:00-1:00pm
Blending Seminars and Lunch
Cost: $40

Become a winemaker for a day! Join winemakers for a fun two-session blending seminar and lunch at the Cavalier Oceanfront Resort in San Simeon!  Working in teams, guests choose to create their own Bordeaux-style (led by members of the CAB Collective) or Rhone-style blend (led by members of the Paso Robles Rhone Rangers).

Session 1: Blend Bordeaux varieties (e.g, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot) with winemakers from the Paso Robles Cab Collective.

Session 2: Blend Rhone varieties (e.g., Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre) with winemakers from the Paso Robles Rhone Rangers. (Sold Out)

Enjoy your creation over lunch, provided by Higgies World BBQ
  • Smoked Pulled Pork or Tri-Tip
  • Sweet Beans
  • Spicy Carolina Coleslaw
  • Green Salad
  • Garlic Bread

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