Art & wine for all tastes at annual Cambria festival

64 artists, 35 wineries participating this weekend

ktanner@thetribunenews.comJanuary 23, 2013 

For many vacationers and residents, a Central Coast adventure includes scenery, plus art, wine, shopping and good food, just as it will for Cambria’s Art & Wine Festival in several locations throughout the community this Friday through Sunday, Jan. 25 to 27.

Sponsored by the Cambria Chamber of Commerce, the 11th annual event brings together the work of 64 area artists, 58 participating businesses, 35 wineries, 21 sponsors and dozens of volunteers, especially from such organizations as Allied Arts Association, Cambria Historical Society, the chamber and other nonprofit groups.

According to event chairwoman Nancy McKarney, the event benefits the chamber and Allied Arts, which operates the Cambria Center for the Arts. Last year’s festival sold out prior to the starting date.

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, $25 tickets still were available for the “Main Event,” including wine tasting, food sampling and more at the Veterans Memorial Building and Joslyn Center in West Village and the Cambria Historical Museum at Burton Drive and Center Street in East Village. Presold tickets can be exchanged for the event wine glass and Souvenir Passport.

Designated Driver tickets, for those not partaking of the wine, are $15.

Tuesday, a very few “Party Package” tickets were still available for $80. They include access to the Main Event and unreserved seats at the “Kick Off Party” Friday night. Call the chamber at 927-3624 for details.

Steve Kellogg, Allied Arts president, is the festival’s featured artist; he created the image being used to promote the 2013 event. Posters of the artwork are available for $15 each (the chamber has previous posters for sale for $25 each, plus shipping.)

Festival happenings

Throughout the area from San Simeon to Harmony on Saturday, there’ll be art demonstrations, wine tastings, special sales and other promotions. Visiting participating locations earns ticket holders “stamps” in the Souvenir Passports and the chance to win raffle prizes. An art show and silent auction also is scheduled.

Satellite events on Saturday, Jan. 26, include Festa Italiana at Harmony Cellars; an art and wine dinner presented by Linn’s restaurant and Hearst Winery; a wine and cheese pairing at Fermentations; and a “Make Your Own Label Party” at Moonstone Cellars.

The festival’s “Artist’s Faire,” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Veterans Memorial Building, includes tastings from seven wineries, demonstrations by 19 artists and booths for two wine-related vendors. Admission to that event is included with Main Event tickets, or is available separately for $10. A barbecue lunch is to be available for purchase

Winning raffle tickets will be drawn at the end of the fair

If still available, tickets can be purchased at the Chamber office, 767 Main St., or at the door. For details, call 927-3624 or go to cambriaartwine.org.

21 ART AND WINE FESTIVAL SPONSORS

PLATINUM

Cambria Community Services District

Rabobank

The Cambrian

GOLD

Black Cat Bistro

Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

Indigo Moon

Madeline's Restaurant and Wine

Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill

Nancy McKarney, Diversified Graphic Design

Robins Restaurant

SILVER

Cambria Pines Lodge

Cambria Shores Inn

Cookie Crock

El Colibri Hotel & Spa

FogCatcher Inn

Hearst Castle Theater

Hearst Ranch Winery

Heritage Oaks Bank

Mission Linen

Pelican Inn & Suites

Sea Otter Inn

35 ART & WINE FESTIVAL WINERIES

Bodegas Paso Robles

Broken Earth Winery

Castoro Cellars

Changala Winery

Cutruzzola Vineyards

Donati Family Vineyard

Felten Cellars

First Crush Wine

Frolicking Frog Cellars

Graveyard Vineyards

Harmony Cellars

Hearthstone Vineyard and
Winery

Hug Cellars

J. Lohr Vineyards
& Wines

Kenneth Volk Vineyards

Lone Madrone

Midnight Cellars

Moonstone Cellars

Paso Robles Wine Club

Pear Valley Vineyard and
Winery

Pomar Junction Vineyard &
Winery

Pretty-Smith Vineyards &
Winery

Ranchita Canyon Vineyard

Robert Hall Winery

Rocky Creek Cellars

Sculpterra Winery & Sculpture
Garden

Stolo Family Winery

Veris Cellars

Vina Robles Winery

Cambria Annual Art & Wine Festival Participants

64 ART & WINE FESTIVAL ARTISTS

Aileen Parmenter

Arthur Van Rhyn

bruce marchese

Carmen Perez

Carol Wolf

Carolyn Edis

Carolyn Pye

Clarence Weiss

Debbie Josephson

Dell Mathieson

Dennis Kish

Eileen Pritchard

Erin Perr

Gay Melody Sullivan

Ginger Toomer

Holly McCain

Howard Kline

Jackie Chen-Evans

Jacque Brackett, S.W.A.

Jan Walker

Jeanette Wolff

Judy Schuster

Kathi Rippe

kathleen Nicole McCollum

Kira Fluer Olshefski

Kris Blaze

Lana Cochrun

Linda Dunn

Linda Nelson

Loretta Novak

Lynda Olsen Adelson

Mariama Hadiah

Marilyn Sproule

Matt Foote

Michael Adelson

Michele Smith

Mike Bauer

Nadi Spencer

Nancy McKarney

Pat Riley

Patricia a. Willmott

Patricia Griffin

Penny Fitzgerald

Robin Wayne

Rosemary Bauer

Rosemary Pisciotta

Ruth Armstrong

Ruthanne Anderson

Sal Buongiorno

Sandi Heller

Shannon A. McNamara

Shay Kay

Sherry Andrews

Sheryl Knight

Shigeko Kojima

Skip Moss

Stephen Kellogg

Sue Johnson

Susan Owen

Tish Rogers

Tom Gould

Wayne Velte

58 ART & WINE FESTIVAL PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES

(VISIT THE SHOP, STAMP THE PASSPORT, EARH A RAFFLE TICKET)

A Matter of Taste

Allied Arts Association

Allocco's food Products

AMONG FRIENDS

Black Hand Cellars

Breen Realty

Brett White Gallery

Bronze Silver & Gold

Cambria Ale House

Cambria Chamber

Cambria Coffee Roasting
Company

Cambria Historical Society

Cambria Landing Inn & Suites

Cambria Pines Lodge

Cambria Pub & Steakhouse

Cambria Shores Inn

Cambria Wildwood

Cavalier Oceanfront Resort

Cinnabar Rock Trail

Deer Run Art & Artifacts

Dragon Bistro

El Colibri Hotel & Spa

Ephraim Pottery West

Exotic Nature

Fermentations

Flying Fuzzies

FogCatcher Inn

Gallerie LuLu

GOWA

Harmony Cellars

Hearst Castle Theater

Hearst Ranch Winery

Heart's Ease

Indigo Moon

Joslyn Center

Las Cambritas

Linn's Restaurant

Maddie Mae's Pet Pantry

Madeline's Restaurant and
Wine

Moonstone Beach Bar & Grill

Moonstone Cellars

Olallieberry Inn

Patricia Griffin Studio &
Gallery

Paws on Main & Rubber

Stamps

Pelican Inn & Suites

River Addiction

Robins Restaurant

Safe at Home

San Simeon Pines

Sea Otter Inn

Stolo Family Winery

Sweet Offerings

Teresabelle Gallery

The Garden Shed

The Painted Lily

The Place

Twin Coyotes Winery

Vault Gallery

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