Rhône-Around Dinner Series

Rhône-Around Dinner Series

April 21 & 22, 2022

Hospice du Rhône is pleased to present the 2022 Rhône-Around Dinner Series in partnership with Rhône variety wine producers and Paso Robles restaurants.

All producers participating in the Rhône-Around Dinner Series will also be pouring their wines in the Opening and Closing Tastings at the Paso Robles Event Center on Friday, April 22nd and Saturday, April 23rd.

Rhône-Around Dinner Series | April 21 & 22, 2022 
Thursday, April 21, 2022 7pm 

Friday, April 22, 2022 7pm 

Tickets are limited and sold through the Hospice du Rhône website.  
Pricing is inclusive of tax and gratuity.
Rhône-Around Dinners are not included with a Weekend Pass.
All Rhône-Around Dinners are in partnership with Hospice du Rhône.

Clos Solène and Domaine la Barroche at Il Cortile Ristorante 

Thursday, April 21, 2022
7pm | $350

Join Guillaume Fabre of Clos Solène, and Laetitia Barrot of Domaine La Barroche for an anticipated pairing of Paso Robles and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. A complementary selection of wines from Clos Solène, a 2018 Hospice du Rhône Blackberry Farm wine presenter, and the esteemed Domaine La Barroche will be accompanied by a five-course dinner at Il Cortile Ristorante. 

Wines included, in tasting order: 
2021 Clos Solène, La Rose 
2018 Domaine La Barroche, Pure Blanc (Clairette) 
2019 Clos Solène, Hommage Blanc (Roussanne and Viognier) 
2010 Domaine La Barroche, Cuvée Julien Barrot (GSM) 
2010 Clos Solène, Harmonie (GSM) 
2016 Domaine La Barroche, Pure Signature (GSM)  
2016 Clos Solène, Harmonie (GSM) 
Domaine La Barroche, Cuvée Mystère 
2017 Clos Solène, Hommage à nos Pairs (Syrah co-fermented with Viognier and Grenache) 
Clos Solène, Sweet Clementine (Grenache and Syrah) 


E. Guigal and Château de Nalys at Six Test Kitchen 

Thursday, April 21, 2022 | 7pm | $550
Friday, April 22, 2022 | 7pm | $550

A three-time Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar presenter, the exceptional third generation Northern Rhône Maison E. Guigal will share a selection of wines from the illustrious E. Guigal estate, along with their truly distinctive Châteauneuf-du-Pape estate, Château de Nalys. In attendance to share his incredible depth of knowledge on Maison E. Guigal will be Vice President of Vintus, Patrick Will.  

Six Test Kitchen is an intimate dining experience, seating only twelve guests, and serving a twelve-course tasting menu evolving with the seasons of the California Central Coast. It is the first restaurant in San Luis Obispo County to hold a Michelin star. 

Wines included, in tasting order: 
2020 E. Guigal, Condrieu 
2019 E. Guigal, Saint-Joseph Lieu Dit Blanc 
2018 Château de Nalys, Châteauneuf du Pape Grand Vin Blanc 
2016 E. Guigal, Côte-Rôtie La Mouline 
2017 E. Guigal, Côte-Rôtie La Turque 
2018 Château de Nalys, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grand Vin 
2013 E. Guigal, Côte-Rôtie Chateau D'Ampuis 


Ventoux at Les Petites Canailles 

Thursday, April 21, 2022
7pm | $250

From the Southern Rhône, an exciting selection of wines from five Ventoux AOC producers featured in the 2022 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar, Ventoux, red hot cause it’s cool, moderated by Jeb Dunnuck. Explore the quality and singularity of an appellation on everyone’s lips, paired with a dinner by Chef Julien Asseo of Les Petites Canailles, aka LPC.  

Wines included: 
2009 Chêne Bleu, Abélard 
2014 Château Pesquié, Artemia
2015 Saint Jean du Barroux, Pierre Noire 
2017 Château Juvenal, La Terre du Petit Homme 
2017 Domaine de Fondrèche, Persia 
No Stones Unturned: The Wines of Christophe Baron at BL Brasserie 

Friday, April 22, 2022
7pm | $250

A delightful evening with vigneron, Christophe Baron of Bionic Wines following the 2022 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar, Horsepower Vineyards: The Hoofbeat of Tradition, moderated by Jeb Dunnuck. Enjoy a captivating journey through the estates of Bionic Wines, beautifully paired with a five-course dinner prepared by Chef Laurent Grangien of BL Brasserie.  

Wines included, in tasting order: 
2015 Champagne Christophe Baron, Le Dessus du Bois Marie 
2017 Cayuse, Cailloux Vineyard Viognier 
2010 No Girls Wines, Grenache 
2012 Horsepower, Sur Echalas Vineyard Syrah 
2014 Wallah Wallah Special Syrah  


The Rocks District at Thomas Hill Organics 

Friday, April 22, 2022
7pm | $250

From the Walla Walla Valley, a dynamic selection of Rhône variety wines from the hallmark producers included in the 2022 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles seminar, Syrah to Rock the World: The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater, moderated by Elaine Chukan Brown. Explore what makes the Walla Walla Valley a singular viticultural region for Rhône varieties. Paired with a four-course dinner prepared by Thomas Hill Organics.  

Wines included, in tasting order: 
2019 The Walls, Lip Stinger White Blend 
2021 Rôtie Cellars, Southern White 
2017 Rasa, Veritas Sequitur Grenache/Syrah
2019 PÁŠXA, River Rock Vineyard Grenache 
2019 Force Majeure, SJR Vineyard Syrah
2019 Delmas, SJR Vineyard Syrah 
2019 Rôtie Cellars, Northern Blend 
2019 Force Majeure, Red Mountain Estate Syrah 
2019 Valdemar, Blue Mountain Vineyard Syrah 
2016 Rasa, Principia Reserve Syrah