Take the Journey from Picking to Stomping to Blending
A WINEMAKER'S DUDE RANCH
3:00pm | Check In at the GENESEO INN
Welcome reception with wine and cheese
5:30pm | Evening vineyard tour with Steve Cass
6:30pm | Dinner crafted to perfection by Chef Charlie, paired with award-winning Cass wines.
8:00am | Breakfast on your private deck or at the communal table
9:00am | Grape picking with our experienced picking team
10:00am | Destemming and grape stomp
12:00pm | Cooking with Chef Charlie; learn his
favorite recipes and then enjoy lunch
3:30pm | Wine class with Katie Bay, certified Somm I, Somm II, and Certified Wine Specialist, to explore the essence of food & wine pairing
6:00pm | Wine maker dinner with Steve Cass and Ted Plemons; a wine dinner you won't soon forget
9:00am | Breakfast on your private deck, or at the communal table
10:00am | Classroom sessions: Learn all about the ins & outs of
viticulture & winemaking! From growing to blending to bottling, we'll walk you through the steps of winemaking & supply you with the tools to try your hand at making wine from home!
11:00am | CHECK OUT of the Geneseo Inn
12:00pm | A "bon voyage" lunch on the veranda
Cass hat and t-shirt
1 Case of Cass Wine
An educational book on winemaking
At-home winemaking kit with Must
THE PACKAGE VALUE
Food and wine: $580
Total: $3,055 value
Base price $2000 $2500
early bird 10% $1800 $2250
wine club 20% $1600 $2000
KATIE BAY GEBAUER
Katie Gebauer, a Certified Wine Specialist and Level II Sommelier created the Wine Education program at Cass with the goal of sharing her wine appreciation and knowledge with anyone, from the novice to the connoisseur, interested in expanding their understanding of wine.
EXECUTIVE CHEF CHARLIE
Fifty years in Cooking and Hospitality, coupled with extensive travel, allows Chef Charlie to bring experience, passion and knowledge to the plate. Living on the Central Coast since 1983, Chef Charlie has grown with our community in the food and wine arena, helping to enhance the popularity of our celebrated growing region. He is proud to be back with the CASS Family, as we team up to share our "Joy".
A Modern Winery Retreat
The GENESEO INN is a luxury boutique hotel nestled in the rolling hills of Paso Robles wine country. Built of industrial shipping crates perched above the vines on CASS Winery's 145 acres of vineyard, the experience truly allows you to “breathe in the vineyard views.”
Modern appointments, architectural detailing, and an inclusive Estate Breakfast prepared by the executive chef makes for an unparalleled vineyard retreat. With Chef Gardens situated around the perimeter of the GENESEO INN, this becomes the quintessential food + wine experience.