Taste of Templeton is Saturday, May 3
Celebration of local olive oil and wine producers features live music, food, local wine & beer
The community is invited to join the Templeton Chamber of Commerce and the Central Coast Olive Growers Association for the 2nd Annual Taste of Templeton – a celebration of local olive and wine producers – taking place at Templeton Community Park on Saturday, May 3.
The event will feature over 50 booths including Olivas De Oro, Olea Farms and Templeton Olive Oil. Taste olive oil and hand made fruit vinegar and olives, sample olive oil-based hair and skin products; all will be available for purchase. In addition to the olive oil tasting, there will be 13 boutique wineries pouring tastes of their wines and two breweries sampling their hand crafted brews.
Meet Chef Ryan from Thomas Hill Organics at the Idler’s Appliance cooking demonstration booth at 10 a.m. followed by Chef Nancy Walker of The Wellness Kitchen at 11 a.m. Food options will also be available for purchase, including Tacos Tilin Mexican, Paraiso Thai, Off the Farm Energy Bars & Cereal, Templeton Toffee, Therebee Honey and barbecue options from the Kiwanis.
Wine tasting and live music from acoustic blues and rock guitarist James Sweetwater, followed by The JD Project, will kick off at noon. Wristbands for adults 21+ will be available for $15 and include a commemorative glass for unlimited tastings; cold beer from Firestone-Walker Brewery and Barrelhouse Brewery will also be available for purchase. Wineries scheduled to pour at Taste of Templeton include Burbank Ranch Winery, Laraneta Winery, Castoro Cellars, Pomar Junction Winery, Clavo Cellars, Venteux Vineyards, First Crush, Victor Hugo Winery, Grey Wolf Cellars, Herydange Vineyards, Hidden Oak Winery, Vista Del Rey and WCP Cellars.
Kids of all ages will enjoy the Solarponics solar-powered matchbox cars, the Pacific Wildlife Rescue animals and tractors and farm ATV’s from C&N Tractors. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Templeton Chamber of Commerce at (805) 434-1789 or visit www.templetonchamber.com.