Here is some exciting news for fans of the Paso Robles Wine Country. On November 7, The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Foundation is set to launch its first annual online auction on eBay. According to the Alliance, “wine enthusiasts will be able to bid on exclusive Paso Robles Wine Country packages and experiences from the comfort of their own home. With a total of 26 unique lots available, fans of Paso Robles wine are certain to land a memorable package.”
Some of the auction items will include: a stay and dinner at Tobin James Cellars and JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery; a helicopter tour of Paso Robles Wine Country with a private tour of Hearst Castle; a collection of magnums from L'Aventure Winery; dinner with Robert and Jason Haas of Tablas Creek Vineyard which includes a one year membership in their Collector's Edition Wine Club; a private cooking class at Brigit Binns' Refugio; a zip lining session over the vineyards at Santa Margarita Ranch; and other amazing auction items. Click here for a complete list of auction lots.
Jennifer Porter, Executive Director of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance states that the goal of the Alliance for hosting this 10 day event is “to raise maximum funds for five deserving charities by expanding the audience able to bid on auction lots." "We look forward to welcoming new visitors to experience the spirit of Paso Robles Wine Country."
Proceeds from the 2013 Paso Robles Wine Country Auction will benefit the following organizations: The Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County, The Boys & Girls Club North San Luis Obispo County, Transitional Food & Shelter, Inc, RISE, and One Cool Earth.