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When and where will the 2020 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles wine event take place?

April 23-25, 2020 at the Paso Robles Event Center. 

Paso Robles Event Center
2198 Riverside Avenue
Paso Robles, CA 93446  USA
All events are held at this location unless otherwise noted.

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When may I purchase event passes?

Passes for our 2020 Paso Robles event go on sale Sunday, November 1, 2019 via our website. Join our mailing list to receive updates. 

Are tickets available at the door?

All weekend passes and meal tickets must be purchased in advance.

A limited number of tickets for the Opening and Closing tastings may be available at Event Check in. We strongly encourage you to make your purchase in advance as tickets often sell out.

May I purchase individual seminar tickets?

Yes!

Individual seminar tickets are sold in very limited quantity and sell out quickly on a first-come, first-served basis. You may also attend the seminars by purchasing a Weekend Pass.

Will there be Hospice du Rhône merchandise?

Limited quantities of Hospice du Rhône merchandise will be available on site in the HdR Marketplaces.  Get yours early!

What credit cards do you accept?

Visa and MasterCard credit cards.

What is your refund policy?

No refunds, all purchases are final.

The event will take place rain or shine! 

Is there parking at the event?

Yes!

Parking is located in the main parking lot on Riverside Avenue across the street from the Paso Robles Event Center.

Is there a safe ride from the tastings?

Yes!

A complementary shuttle from the tastings to nearby hotels and downtown Paso Robles will be at the front entrance of the Paso Robles Event Center beginning at 5 pm. 

Taxis and car service apps like Uber and Lyft also service the area.  Or it's a 17 minute walk from the Paso Event Center to Downtown Paso Robles - get some steps in!

 

Are there designated driver tickets?

No. 

There will be a shuttle to downtown Paso Robles on site.  HdR encourages you to use it!

Taxis and car service apps like Uber also service the area.  

 

Do you offer wine trade a discount?

No.

However, with your purchase of a Weekend Pass, or a ticket to the Opening and/or Closing tastings trade receives one hour early access. Please select the 'trade' option at checkout. At Event Check-in we require trade credentials (such as a business card and ID) before allowing early tasting access.

 

What are your hotel recommendations?

We have a selection of preferred hotels for your stay in Paso Robles. Please see our Visitors Page.

Are children allowed at the wine event?

No.

No one under the age of 21 is permitted to any of the events at Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles 2020, including infants.

This is a mandate of our California Alcoholic Beverage Control license. 

May I bring my pet?

No, with the exception of service dogs.

The event venue and health department policy dictates no pets are allowed.

Where is lost and found?

Located at Event Check In.  

Is first aid provided on site?

Yes! 

First aid is available near Event Check In at the front entrance of the Paso Robles Event Center.

If I break my tasting glass, may I get another one?

Maybe...

HdR will do our best to replace your broken glass, but we do not have an overstock of stemware. Please be careful with your glass at the tasting. Enjoy responsibly! 

May I purchase wine bottles at the event?

No. Wine bottle sales are not allowed at the event due to California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) laws.

If you would like to buy wine from producers pouring at the event, HdR encourages you to order from their website and/or become a member of their wine club!  Also, having wine shipped to you is far better than carrying it.  

Can I be refused access to the wine event?

Yes.

Hospice du Rhône reserves the right to refuse access to the wine event to anyone who appears intoxicated, or under the influence.  Please enjoy responsibly.