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20th Annual Paso Robles Zinfandel Wine Festival 2012 in California

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Make plans to attend the Paso Robles Zinfandel Wine Festival 2012 where Paso Robles Wine Country in California celebrates the historical significance its Zinfandel tradition. You will have an opportunity to enjoy the complex flavors, bright fruit and intense color of Zinfandel wines by exploring the wineries and vineyards of Paso Robles. More than 150 wineries will be hosting an array of events including Zinfandel barrel tastings, winemaker dinners, vineyard tours, barbecues and live music. There will be cuisine from more than ten of the region’s best restaurants and special winemaker dinners.

English: Pioneer Day Parade in Paso Robles, CA
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Call 800-549-WINE or visit www.pasowine.com to purchase tickets and to get more information about the events.

Paso Robles is located in central coastal area along the Salinas River north of San Luis Obispo, California. The city is known for its thermal hot springs and wineries.

Zinfandel is a variety of red grape that is genetically equivalent to the Primitivo variety traditionally grown in Puglia in southern Italy. Wine grapes were brought to Paso Robles soil in the late 1700s by the Spanish conquistadors and Franciscan missionaries.

WHEN: March 16 – 18, 2012

WHERE: Paso Robles Event Center and local wineries2198 Riverside Avenue in Paso Robles, California

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On Saturday, March 17, 2012 at the Paso Robles Event Center there will be a Zin Tasting & Wine Country Auction with complimentary gourmet bites. This will be an outstanding Vino con Vista Weekend!

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides at www.vino-con-vista.com

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