Crash course: Wanna be a winemaker for a day? Who wouldn't? It's a lot less work when you're only making one bottle! Blend your own wine like a pro and enjoy consuming it by lunchtime at Mitchella Vineyard and Winery's newest seminar series. (Next class is Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Go to travelpaso.com for tickets and info; 2525 Mitchell Ranch Way, Paso Robles) ... Thomas Hill Organics in downtown Paso Robles is throwing a Best of the Central Coast winemaker dinner this Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. featuring J. Lohr, Niven Family, Halter Ranch, and Tablas Creek wines. This four-course feast is all about winter greens, choice meats, and full glasses for joyful toasting (for reservations, call (805) 226-5888). Δ
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