PISMO BEACH, Calif. – New for 2022, Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach introduces Vespera Vintner’s Club, which includes partnerships with some of the Central Coast region’s most exceptional winemakers – offering activities dedicated to local vintner’s wines including monthly wine dinners, complimentary Saturday tastings at Somerset Grill bar, monthly featured wines served by the glass and specially designed wine packages for overnight guests.
The monthly collaborative dinners, curated by Chef Frank Barajas, will be served in Somerset Grill’s private Barrel Room. Barajas and his team will meet with each winemaker to create multi-course dinners for these one-of-a-kind events showcasing Somerset Grill’s regionally inspired, classic seaside “Oceanside Americana” cuisine with the freshest ingredients from Central Coast California and beyond. Each featured winery will have a winemaker or other influential member at the dinner to interact with guests and share their pairing knowledge.
Discounts for monthly featured wines are available for wine club members who stay at Vespera, and Vespera Vintner’s Club offers special packages for wine dinner and tastings for overnight guests, as well as discounts when visiting partner wineries. Packages are as follows:
- Vespera Vintner’s Club Wine & Dine Package includes two wine dinner tickets, overnight stay and bottle of featured monthly wine. Package price starts at $639.
- Vespera Vintner’s Club Central Coast Wine Tasting Package includes two wine tastings at choice of featured vineyard, overnight stay and bottle of featured wine. Package price starts at $439.
For package reservations, visit vesperapismobeach.com/accommodations/packages.
The schedule of the first seven monthly wine dinners in Vespera Resort’s Barrel Room through July follows:
Laetitia Vineyard & Winery Wine Dinner
Wednesday, January 19 at 6 p.m.
Laetitia Vineyard & Winery will present premium estate wines that showcase the distinctive qualities of the Arroyo Grande Valley.
Daou Vineyards Wine Dinner
Tuesday, February 8 at 6 p.m.
Daou Vineyards produces its exquisite cabernet sauvignon on unrivaled terroir of Daou Mountain in Paso Robles.
Claiborne & Churchill Vineyards Wine Dinner
Tuesday, March 8 at 6 p.m.
Claiborne & Churchill Vineyards is a small, family-owned winery in San Luis Obispo, the heart of Edna Valley, known for using traditional European winemaking techniques.
Wolff Vineyards Wine Dinner
Tuesday, April 5 at 6 p.m.
Located in downtown San Luis Obispo, Edna Valley, Wolff Vineyards is ecologically friendly, certified sustainable and California Central Coast inspired.
Chamisal Vineyards Wine Dinner
Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m.
Chamisal Vineyards in San Luis Obispo specializes in chardonnay and pinot noir with its wines distinctively influenced by its soil types and proximity to the Pacific Ocean.
Hope Family Wines Dinner
Tuesday, June 7 at 6 p.m.
The Hope Family vineyards are in the Paso Robles region, and they have been producing high quality red wines for 30 years from the cool, rich, calcareous loam of the Templeton gap.
Qupé Wine Dinner
Dates To Be Determined
Since 1982, Qupé has been producing American Rhône varietals from the coastal regions of the Central Coast that are representative of its dedication to character, quality, balance and terroir.
Wine dinners are $129 plus tax and gratuity each and limited to 16 guests. Reservations are recommended by emailing Jaclyn.Dawson@vesperapismobeach.com or calling (805) 773-1011.
Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach
147 Stimson Avenue
Pismo Beach, California 93449
About Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach
Vespera Resort on Pismo Beach, opened in late 2019, is an upscale beachfront resort on California’s Central Coast located in Pismo Beach along the city’s boardwalk and within walking distance to downtown Pismo Beach. The oceanfront resort offers 124 appointed guestrooms, most with private balconies overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and the hotel’s signature restaurant, Somerset Grill, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Vespera Resort can accommodate events including business meetings and weddings, and the resort has a state-of-the-art fitness facility, onsite pool and lawn with firepits overlooking the Pacific Ocean. More information can be found at www.vesperapismobeach.com, Instagram, and Facebook.