2009 Jovial: Platinum, Best of Class, 94 pts, Critic's International Wine Competition
2009 Jovial: Gold, 93 pts, Beverage Tasting Institute International Wine Tasting
2009 Sangiovese: 90 pts, Gold, Beverage Tasting Institute International Wine Tasting
2010 Nebbiolo: Silver, 88 pts, Beverage Tasting Institiute International Wine Tasting
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2009 Merlot Reserve
March 6 - Creston Wine Trail's First Friday: Each member along the trail will offer a special pairing the 1st Friday of each month!
March 20 - 7th Annual Spaghetti Western: Visit our barrel room for a classic cowboy movie and an Italian feast paired with your favorite August Ridge Wines. Join us at 5 pm for a night of fun, food and vino! Tickets cost only $65 per person for non-club members and $55 per person for the Bella Famiglia. Call 805-239-2455 or email me for more info or to reserve your spots.
March 20-22 - Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend: We'll be offering antipasti plates and wine tasting for $15/person; complimentary for members! We'll also offer great deals all weekend long!
April 3 - Creston Wine Trail's First Friday: Each member along the trail will offer a special pairing the 1st Friday of each month!
April 11 & 12 - San Francisco Vintner's Market: This is Cali's original "try and buy" wine event! John and Jill will be pouring your favorites and you an actually purchase wines to take home from the event! For more info, visit their site.
April 18 - Wine Club Pick Up Party: Mark your calendars now for our next member pick-up party! You don't want to miss this awesome event full of food, fun and wine! We will have Bello Forno serving up delicious wood-fire pizzas! Complimentary for members; 4-7pm. More details to come!
April 25-26 - Wine4Paws: As many of you know, our beloved Lucy Dog was Woods Humane Society rescue! We like to participate in Wine4Paws to thank them for such a wonderful member of the family and help them care for other homeless pets! For more information and a list of participating wineries visit the Wine4Paws website.
April 25 - Taste of the Valley: Join us for this fun event at Burris Park in Kings County from 5-8pm. Featured fine wines, brews and food from the Central Valley to the Central Coast will be available for tasting.
May 1 - Creston Wine Trail's First Friday: Each member along the trail will offer a special pairing the 1st Friday of each month!
May 16 - August Ridge Blending Party: You will learn the basics of blending theory and each couple will create two bottles of their own blend. We will hold a blind tasting and the winners will be announced and receive a signed magnum bottle of August Ridge Wine! It will be followed by a 3 course dinner prepared by Bella Famiglia Member, Chef John McDevitt of Trumpet Vine Catering! Tickets are $150/couple for club members and $160 for non-members. Space is limited so reserve your seats today!
May 15-17 - Paso Robles Wine Festival: Click here for more info!
May 15: Reserve Event: Select wineries feature their Library, Reserve and Futures complemented by fresh and local gourmet bites.
May 16: Grand Tasting: Come see us in the Downtown Park in Paso Robles along for a grand tasting of everything Paso has to offer!
June 20 & 21 - Creston Wine Trail Passport Weekend: Spend a weekend along the Creston Wine Trail for our 3rd annual event and experience the casual country elegance of the place we call home! Each Creston Wine Trail member will offer exceptional wine, wonderful food, live entertainment and BIG sales all weekend long. Your passport includes your tasting fees and food at every location. Once your passport is stamped at each participating CWT Member, you will be entered to win one of several wine lifestyle raffle prizes. Tickets are $30. To secure your tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805.238.2321.
AUGUST RIDGE IS A PROUD MEMBER OF TWO GREAT PASO WINE TRAILS!
BACK ROADS OF PASO ROBLES: Wine tasting the way it should be. Take a journey through the beautiful and gently rolling hills of the Paso Robles countryside and discover some of the most exciting wines of California's Central Coast. Share an intimate wine tasting experience at the family-owned and operated wineries of the Back Roads, often while visiting with the winemaker or owner. To see a list of the other back roads businesses and their up-coming events visit the back roads website here.
CRESTON WINE TRAIL: We, along with four of our wonderful winery neighbors, have started the Creston Wine Trail!! The other members include B & E Vineyards, Chateau Margene, Shadow Run Vineyards, Still Waters and Stanger Vineyards plus Olivas De Oro Olive Company and The Loading Chute Restaurant in downtown Creston! We are the newest wine country destination in Paso Robles and are devoted to bringing customers award winning wines and products while still keeping it casual and intimate for our Visitors. Enjoy these relaxing places and visit our website for more information.
August Ridge Vineyards
8790 E. Highway 41
Creston, CA 93432