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Summer 2016 Update!

As usual, we’ve got an abundance of amazing things happening at Castoro this summer and it’s never too late to get in on the fun! From live music and yoga to disc golf and art exhibits there is a little something for everyone! Not to mention we’ve always got new releases and special offers in the Tasting Room.


Our summer so far in beautiful Templeton has been great and hot….very hot! Until the past week or so we were seeing temperatures well over 100 degrees almost every day and it was starting to be a bit much, even for us locals. Summer heat is definitely typical here but not the sustained heat we were seeing through the second half of June, which is typically the coolest of the summer months. The heat can definitely put stress on the vineyards and cause a multitude of things to happen including early ripening and need for water. Luckily our vineyards did pretty well through the heat wave and have enjoyed the recent weather pattern that has seen temperatures in the low to mid 80s. Like I’ve mentioned in the past, we never know what we’re going to get and the best we can do is roll with the punches and keep our chins up!



If you’re looking to visit this summer there are plenty of reasons to do so! We are very excited to be working with SLO Folks to bring singer-songwriter Sean Hayes July 30th and the amazing sounds of the Latin rock group Las Cafeteras August 19th ! We are also beyond excited to welcome back Allen Stone with his full band on August 7th for an outdoor concert. The last time Allen came he performed solo so this will be a real treat.


If paid concerts aren’t your thing we’ve also got our Lazy Locals Free Summer Concerts with Próxima Parada on Sunday July 24th and Up in the Air on Sunday August 14th. Lazy Locals shows are from 1-4pm and are the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Bring a chair, bring a picnic and just relax in our beautiful gardens, it’s as simple as that!



In a totally different and very relaxing direction we’ve also got our Summer Wine Down Disc Golf Tournament on July 30th and a Summer Adventure Day Retreat planned for Sunday July 31st! The all-inclusive retreat features a guided vineyard hike, yoga, massage, acupressure, VIP wine tasting and delicious lunch. The group size is very small making it a great way to make new friends and never feel overwhelmed. The last two retreats have sold out so getting tickets in advance is a must!



The Summer Wine Down Disc Golf Tourney will also sell out and is a great way to spend a day in the vineyard while sprinkling in a little healthy competition. This two-year anniversary tournament also features lunch and craft beer tasting so this is truly a one of a kind event at Castoro!

Putting on all of these wonderful events on top of making world-class wines is a lot of work but we love what we do and we love having all of you to share these experiences with! We truly hope to see you out here this summer and if not this summer we’ll see you at Beaverstock on September 17th and 18th!