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Hotel Blog

posted by: Best Western Plus Black Oak on: February 25, 2020

Photo Credit: Kym Ellis


When you first arrive in Paso Robles, you are greeted with endless opportunities for fun.  These include adventures to take you away from your every day worries. El Paso de Robles is part of California’s world-renowned wine region and the town is home to over 250 wineries and boasts 40,000 acres of fertile vineyards. With year-round events taking place in Paso Robles involving wine, food, and art, you will appreciate the vast beauty and abundance of the region. Go on, take the journey.

Pinot Noir Wine Maker Dinner


Join Niner Wine Estates for an evening of culinary excellence and Pinot Noir wines from Jespersen Ranch. This event will be moderated by Molly Bohlman who is one of Niner’s Estates veteran winemakers. She will be presenting the wines and providing an in-depth discussion of the winemaking process, different vintages, food pairing principles and much more. If you think wine is the only item on the menu, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Molly and the Niner Estate's Chef have collaborated to create an exquisite dinner paired with Rose, Sparkling and Red Pinot Noir wines. Tickets are $150 per person. The evening begins at 6:00 PM with an appetizer reception followed by an intimate four-course dinner and dessert. All of which are accompanied by more than enough wine.  

Art in the Park


Visit this year's Paso Robles Art in the Park which brings together artists throughout the state of California. Now in its' 2nd year, this art showcase is the largest in San Luis Obispo county. Be amazed by painted landscapes, beautiful historically-inspired porcelain objects, and a one of a kind hand-painted vehicle inspired by California’s vibrant car culture. This year's art exhibition includes over 100 creative individuals demonstrating diverse skills such as: cooking, sculpting, embroidery, and jewelry making. New talent rises out of this event every year as it draws over 6,000 visitors and is supported by a strong community. See magnificent masterpieces crafted by California’s creatives on April 18 from 10 am to 5 pm and April 19 from 10 am to 4 pm. The city park has free parking and is surrounded by fabulous restaurants in the downtown core.



After embarking on winery tours, food and wine tastings, art shows and exhibitions, and so many more events in the wine lover's paradise of Paso Robles, you'll be seeking a comfortable home base to gear up for more adventures. Make your home away from home at Best Western Plus Black Oak where you'll find well-appointed rooms and suites with wonderful amenities such as free high-speed Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, cable TV, adjustable climate controls and much more. Take advantage of impressive perks that include a heated outdoor pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness center, and electric car charging stations. Make your reservations today!

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