An ambitious spread: Niner Wine Estates in Paso Robles is ramping up its culinary offerings in 2019, which is good news for wine tasters seeking more than those weird dry crackers. Check out a Valentine's Day dinner in February as well as a new chef's tasting menu offered all month. You can also expect a whopping six pop-up dinners this year, each with a theme selected by Executive Chef Chris Closser (for more info, go to ninerwine.com) ... Cass Winery in Paso Robles will host an estate beef dinner featuring filet mignon this Feb. 1 ... Vina Robles in Paso Robles will get your sweet tooth tingling with a chocolate jubilee at the tasting room this Feb. 9 (learn more at pasowine.com). Δ
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