Paso Robles Cookoff Wineries 2019

2019 Wineries & Breweries

The fabulous line up of great wineries participating in the 2019 Cookoff!

allegretto Allegretto Vineyardancient peaks Ancient Peaks
  Calcareous    CaliPaso
Cass Wines cypher wines Cypher Winery
dark star Dark Star Dubost Winery 
search.jpg Eberle Winery Glunz Family Winery & Cellars
Hope Family Wines / Treana     Hoyt Family Vineyards
Hunt Cellarsrio seco Justin Winery  
  Lusso Della Terra     Midnight Cellars
  Opolo      Peachy Canyon  
Pear Valley Vineyard  Penman Springs
rio seco Rio Seco  Robert Hall
Tooth and Nail Vino Vargas
    Wild Horse Winery     
Dead Oak Breweryrio seco Earth and Fire
Firestone Walker Brewing Company   
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BrokenEArthLogo Broken Earth    Ecluse Winery
  Stillwaters VineyardCalifornia Coast Beer 

2018 Paso Robles Rotary Club Winemakers’ Cookoff Winners

Event shows community is hungry to help local students with college scholarships.

Organizers of the 20th annual Winemakers’ Cookoff are pleased to call this year’s event a huge success. The Cookoff, held on August 11th at the Paso Robles Event Center, drew a record 1300 people–making this the highest grossing, and most attended Cookoff, in its 20 year history. 

“This community really came out for our local students,” says Rotary Cookoff Committee Chair, Sharon Ross. “It’s clear the support is out there.”

Ross attributes the event’s success to a number of factors: the dedication of the Paso Robles Rotary Club and Title Sponsor Stifel Financial, the participation of nearly three dozen wineries and breweries who donated their time and their culinary talents to the Cookoff, and of course, the hundreds of people who purchased tickets to attend the festive (and competitive!) event.

“The night was perfect!” says Ross. “The weather was great, our wineries and breweries we were able to showcase the best of Paso Robles, and everyone there had a great time. A little fun competition, a lot of food and wine…and beer! We couldn’t be happier with the results!”

The annual Winemakers’ Cookoff allows the Rotary Club to contribute funds for local high school scholarships. This year, the club will contribute another $65,000 to the Harlow Ford Scholarship Fund. Each year, the club’s continuing support has made it the largest single scholarship donor at Paso Robles High School.

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2018 Winners!

Peoples’ Choice: 1. Diablo Paso 2. Rio Seco 3. Calcareous Honorable mention: – Derby   Brewery: Firestone     Judge’s Award: 1. Tooth & Nail 2. Calcareous 3. Eberle Honorable mention: – Peachy Canyon   Professional Category: 1. Diablo Paso with Jeffrey’s Wine Country BBQ 2. Derby Wine Estates with Chef Luis Ruiz of Chulos Cafe 3. Rio Seco Winery with The Sausage & The Clam catering Honorable mention: Earth & Fire Brewery with Pappy McGregor’s   Spirit Award: 1. Derby 2. Justin 3. Pear Valley  


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2013 Winemaker’s Cookoff winners

2013 Winemaker’s Cookoff Winners

More than 1,000 attend Paso Robles Rotary Club’s annual fundraiser

Over 1,000 wine tasters attended last Saturday at the Paso Robles Rotary Club’s 15th Annual Winemakers Cookoff. Eberle Winery took home the ‘Peoples Choice’ award. Calcareous won the coveted juried award. The event was held at the Paso Robles Event Center on Saturday Aug. 10, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. Over the past 14 years, the Winemakers’ Cookoff has raised more than $400,000 for local youth scholarships. Last year, the Rotary’s Foundation awarded over $30,000 in high-school senior scholarships. When the final proceeds are tallied, the club will announce this year’s earnings for scholarships.

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Winemakers’ Cookoff® Name Trademarked by Paso Robles Rotary Club

Winemakers’ Cookoff® Name Trademarked by Paso Robles Rotary Club

“Winemakers’ Cookoff” Trademark Approved Helps Protect Unique Name of Unique Event

Paso Robles, CA, July 25, 2011 – The Paso Robles Rotary Club acted to protect the name of its annual “Winemakers’ Cookoff” fundraiser event by trademarking it. The local Rotary Club has successfully registered the mark, “Winemakers’ Cookoff®,” with the Commissioner of Trademarks in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

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2011 Rotary Winemakers’ Cookoff Repeats 2010 Judge Lineup

2011 Rotary Winemakers’ Cookoff Repeats 2010 Judge Lineup

Paso Robles, CA, July 11, 2011 – The Paso Robles Rotary Club announced its lineup of judges for the 2011 Winemakers’ Cookoff fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, August 6. The 2011 Cookoff judging crew consists of the same five respected food and wine industry professionals as last year: Mike Cerwin, Santa Barbara-based wine journalist; Lynne Diehl, Central Coast wine-show host and wine-industry journalist; Kathy Marks-Hardesty, local wine industry journalist; Mike Stepanovich, wine writer, judge and college educator; and Robert Whitley, San Diego-based syndicated wine writer and wine-industry judge. 

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Paso Robles Cookoff Wineries 2010

2010 Wineries

A fabulous line up of great wineries will be particpating in the Cookoff this year! 

Ancient Peaks Clautiere Vineyard
Arroyo Robles Winery Cinquain Cellars  
Bianchi Winery   Mitchella Vineyard & Winery  
Clayhouse Wines   Cass Winery
Daou Vineyards   Eberle Winery
Eagle Castle Winery   Four Vines Winery  
Halter Ranch Vineyard   Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery
Midnight Cellars 
  Hearthstone Vineyard and Winery
  Mondo Cellars     RIO SECO Vineyard & Winery
Peachy Canyon Winery
  Rotta Winery  
  Tassajara Cellars   Silver Horse Winery  
Stacked Stone Cellars   Sylvester Vineyards & Winery
Sharp’s Hill Vineyards Whalebone Winery
  Calcareous    Pear Valley Vineyard  
Chronic Cellars Hearst Ranch Winery
  WCP Cellars  Vina Robles
  Niner Wine Estates Rockin’ R Winery
Terry Hoage Vineyards Vinfuzion
JK Wine Company