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Atascadero CA - The Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Atascadero Lake Park, 9305 Pismo Avenue, Atascadero.
“There is no doubt we’ve been discovered,” said Wine Festival Committee Chairperson Barbie Butz. “We have visitors coming from near and far for this year’s festival. Many are repeat visitors and and some are first-timers.”
Butz said she feels the unique ambiance of the Atascadero Lake Park has a lot to do with the festival’s popularity. “The rolling green lawn and the towering shade trees give the festival room to spread out,” said Butz. “It makes for a really comfortable and informal atmosphere. Wine lovers just love this park.”
Of course, it wouldn’t be a wine festival without the wine, and the Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival has just that. Some 50 to 70 wineries will dot the parkscape, pouring varietals from the local wine region. Wines will be accompanied by foods from local chefs. It’s an unprecedented partnership celebrating California’s Central Coast wine region with an incredible bounty of food, wine, art and live entertainment while raising funds for Atascadero’s Charles Paddock Zoo and local community projects. Participants experience first-hand the diversity and world-class quality of the region’s artisanal wine, food and distinctive connoisseur experiences.
Revelers will enjoy reclining on the lawn in front of the lakeside bandstand to hear the upbeat sounds of the popular “Mighty Croon Dogs.” The Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival will also feature an art show and vendor area.
Watch for more information coming soon! Media passes are limited and will be available by reservation. Please call or email after February 1, 2013.