April 11th, 2006

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San Luis Obispo Wine Experience

An Edna Valley Vineyard Experience

Come and learn about my vineyard and experience first hand what it takes to grow premium wine grapes in Edna Valley.  Pattéa and I have joined together to offer a unique vineyard experience.  We are offering this to a very limited group, max. 8 people.  Please read on!

Once a month (& twice in September), you can have hands on vineyard experience; understand the unique attributes of vineyard life.  Enjoy a short lecture, hands on vineyard experience, hayride through MacGregor Vineyard on Andy’s Big Red ending with food and wine tasting.  There will be appetizers and four estate grown wines – Dry Rose’, Estate Chardonnays and Pinot Noir.  Depending upon vine growth some of the activities will be:

• Vine Analysis & Cluster Thinning
• Shoot Thinning & Tying
• Suckering
• Leaf Pulling
• Vine Trellising
• Grape Sampling
• Harvest, Crushing, & Pressing (Sept/Oct only)

Wear vineyard country cozy clothing and closed toe shoes, hat & sunscreen.  $75 per person, please make reservation at least 30 days before event.

Dates
June 3
July 8
August 8
September 2
September 23

Parking on day of event:  Map quest vineyard address – 1600 Old Price Canyon Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA  93401.  Go to the end of Old Price Canyon Road and park just past vineyard gate on left only.  We will greet you there!

To register and reserve your spot, please email cathymg@sbcglobal.net

Read the accompanying article: http://www.greatescapes.com/search/ci_3685105