3 fantastic wine events coming to Pismo Beach this spring
April 3, 2014
Pismo Beach is striving to exceed your expectations as a wine and waves destination with three wine and culinary events on the spring 2014 calendar.
April 26 – 10th Annual Taste of Pismo
Enjoy great food, our world-class wine country, and ocean views. This outstanding event brings together delicious local food and superb central coast wineries – all in one exceptional location on the cliffs overlooking the sea in Pismo Beach – Classic California. For more information, please contact the Pismo Beach Chamber of Commerce at 800-443-7778 or visit www.pismochamber.com
April 30 and May 2-4 – Wine, Waves & Beyond
Combining the fun, laid back atmosphere of our wine country and unique surf culture, enjoy four days of unforgettable events evoking the magic of Wine & Waves. Proceeds from Wine, Waves & Beyond are donated to the Association of Amputee Surfers (AmpSurf), an organization that strives to promote, inspire, educate, and rehabilitate those with disabilities, especially veterans, through adaptive surfing and other outdoor activities. This four-day event includes a Surf Movie Night, Rabobank’s Barrel to Barrel Grand Tasting, Hops & Hogs Throwdown, Central Coast Longboard Surf Contest, and the 805 Classic BBQ featuring the Firestone Walker Brewing Company & Vintage VW Display. For more information, times and ticket prices, please visit www.WineWavesandBeyond.com
May 16-17 – Chardonnay Symposium
The Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach is the new home of The 5th Annual Chardonnay Symposium, the country’s premier event for education and celebration of Chardonnay wines. The Symposium brings together winemakers, wine journalists, and food & wine enthusiasts from all over the world to taste, explore, and to learn and enjoy, everything there is to know about this often misunderstood grape. The Symposium offers a Grand Tasting & Silent Auction; Seminar Panel Discussion of Domestic & International Producers Moderated by Wine Enthusiast West Coast Editor Steve Heimoff; and a sumptuous Chardonnay Wine-Inspired Dinner prepared by Executive Chefs Maegen Loring and Jacob Moss of Lido at Dolphin Bay. Local wineries will offer special promotions and events in conjunction with The Symposium, creating a true immersion in the culture of the Chardonnay. For more information visit www.TheChardonnaySymposium.com.