Doce Robles Winery & Vineyard, 2023 Twelve Oaks Drive, Paso Robles, is hosting a casual mini wine fest on Aug. 3, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. to kick off Labor Day weekend activities and the Highway 46 West Harvest Block Party. Ricky Montijo will be setting a rockin' atmosphere as attendees enjoy unlimited wine tasting featuring the wineries of Paso Robles 46 and a catered dinner by chef Jeffery Scott. Tickets, $55, are available on my805tix.com ... Wonder if Figueroa Mountain Brewing will win the Wingfest Championship again this year? The only way to find out is to cast your vote for the best wings in SLO county at the 10th annual Brews & Bites Beer and Food Festival on Aug. 31 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fantastic food, beer, and music will come together in the heart of downtown SLO, in Mission Plaza. Tickets ($22 to $44) will benefit homeless dogs and cats in SLO ... Or why not visit J Dusi from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Aug. 31 and Sept. 2 for J Dusi Wines' sixth anniversary? The three-day celebration will include wine and merch specials, tastings of both J Dusi and Paper Street labels, live music by Henry Toland, and LouLou Cheese Girl's pop-up trailer, with her famous gourmet grilled cheese sammies, salads, and cheese platters; 1401 Highway 46, Paso ... Some of us are looking for an ocean fix for Labor Day weekend. Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa, 2727 Shell Beach Road, Pismo Beach, is holding an oceanfront Red, White & Brews party, Aug. 31, from noon to 4 p.m. The event, open to all ages, will feature music from the Bogeys, beer from Central Coast Brewing, wine from El Lugar Wines, and special snacks on the barbecue from Lido at Dolphin Bay ... You've been working so hard, so why not take it easy? On Aug. 31, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Halter Ranch Vineyard is holding a Sunday session on the tasting room patio: Live music by Erin and the Earthquakes, wood-fired pizza, and wine pairing flight, all for $20 to $25; halterranch.com. Δ
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