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Do you hear that clip clop? It must be nearing Valentine’s Day, because Madonna Inn has unleashed its charming horse-drawn carriage rides. You know what that means! Time for pink cake, vintage cocktails, and ponies (madonnainn.com) … Scenic Hunter Ranch in Paso Robles will host a sexy supper club event this Feb. 12 … Fall in love with flavor! Throw on your finest digs and make a reservation for Foremost Wine Company in SLO or Thomas Hill Organics in Paso (both dining destinations are rocking some epic romantic dinners this Feb. 14).

What a rush!

Always wanted to go zip-lining but waited for that perfect moment? Pop the question to your beloved and head for Margarita Adventures this Feb. 13 and 14 for a thrilling soar through the clouds and famous Ancient Peaks Wine (the Lovebird’s Weekend special includes a zip-line canopy tour for two, GoPro rental, two glasses of wine, and two sweet treats). Here goes nothing! …Linger over fine, sultry aphrodisiac pairings like absinthe and poppy flower paired with LXV wine at the winery’s downtown Paso tasting room this Valentine’s weekend and see what the fuss is all about (lxvwine.com). Who knows, things could get wild.

Sip it good

Ice, ice baby: The Distillers of SLO County are shaking up something unforgettable! Discover the Paso Robles Distillery Trail during a Feb. 27 Fire and Ice event held at Paso Robles Inn featuring eight area distilleries. You can bet there will be more food and spirits than you can shake a cocktail shaker at (go to travelpaso.com for more information and tickets) … On Feb. 23, The Station in SLO will host a book signing for Darren Delmore’s wine-centric book, Slave to the Vine: Confessions of a Vagabond Cellarhand. The non-fiction account is all about the 30-something’s personal reinvention set against the wilds of a wine farm in remote Sonoma County. Meet the author, pick up a book, and grab good worldly wine while you’re there (thestationslo.com). 

Want a bite? Send your thoughts to hthomas@newtimesslo.com.

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