Cabernet Franc Day Celebration

Paso Robles invites you to celebrate Cabernet Franc, the genesis grape of Bordeaux.  Renowned wine educator, Wes Hagen, will lead a discussion and tasting of Cab Francs from regions around the world, followed by the grand tasting where leading Paso Robles producers will showcase their expression of the varietal.

Secure your tickets by November 15th to receive our early bird pricing.

All Access Tickets Seminar + Grand Tasting: $145 Early Bird / $160 Regular

The event has two sessions:

Seminar on Cabernet Francs around the world – $65 Early Bird / $80 Regular

10:30 am to Noon | 50 tickets

PRESENTATION | Discover how Cabernet Franc thrives around the world.  Wine Educator, Wes Hagen, will lead a 45 min presentation on Cab Francs from around the world, covering the 6 regions of West Coast (Paso, Napa, Washington), East Coast – Finger Lakes, Loire, Bordeaux, Bolgheri, Southern Hemisphere (Chile, Argentina, and South Africa) and Villány as well.

WINE | We will taste one wine from each of the wine regions.

Grand Tasting Cabernet Francs of Paso Robles – $95 Early Bird / $110 Regular

Noon to 3 pm | 150 tickets

WINE | Each winery will pour varietal Cabernet Francs or a blend with Cabernet Franc as a dominant grape.

FOOD | Chef Charlie has worked with Neeta Mittal to pair the passed appetizers with the various expressions of Cabernet Franc. Additionally, guests will also be treated a decliously curated grazing table to pair with your tasting.

WINERIES | 18 of Paso Robles top Cabernet Franc producers are confirmed to pour:


Ancient Peaks

Austin Hope

Robert Hall

Brecon Estate

Chateau Margene


Dracaena (the original founders of the International Cabernet Franc Day)

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

LXV Wine

Paris Valley Road


Robert Hall

Still Waters

Union Sacre

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