Oct 7

California Carleton Clubs Pipestone Vineyards Event

California Carleton Clubs Pipestone Vineyards Event

Sunday, October 7th, 2007
10:00 am / California

Los Angeles, Bay Area

and San Diego

Carleton Clubs

"A Day In The Vineyards" at Pipestone Vineyards

Sunday, October 7, 2007—10 a.m.

Jeff and Florence will repeat one of our favorite Carleton events at their winery, Pipestone Vineyards. Come for a weekend or a day in Paso Robles that includes a wine tasting lunch. Jeff Pipes '83 and Florence Wong '84 founded the Pipestone Vineyard in 1997. Jeff was formerly a lawyer and Florence worked in the garment industry. They decided to follow their dream by planting and developing the Pipestone Vineyard. They have done all of the work themselves except for assistance during the harvest. To learn more about the vineyard, see

Arrive at 10 a.m. Jeff will lead a discussion on different grapes. There will be different varieties for tasting, and you will see why they are so different when they were made into wine. There will be at least three red Rhone grapes and maybe some red Bordeaux grapes for tasting depending on availability. The adventurous can even do a grape stomping and can make a "Purple Foot Print" T-shirt to take home. This will be followed by a casual harvest lunch. The luncheon will be $55 per person (prepaid) and the tee-shirt is $15 (purchased at the winery). There will be a 5% discount on wine purchases of 6 bottles or more.

Paso Robles and Cambria are great places for a weekend getaway. Let us know if you plan to spend the weekend, and we can suggest lodging. Reservations should be made soon.

Questions and/or to make your reservations, contact Margie Templeton '63 by September 25.

Directions: From Paso Robles, take Highway 101 to Highway 46 West. Drive 3 miles to Oakdale Rd. Turn right. Drive .5 mile to Las Tablas Rd. - Willow Creek Rd. Turn right. Drive 1 mile and turn right on Niderer Rd. The vineyard is 0.8 miles on the right at 2040 Niderer Rd. (805) 227-6385

Sponsored by Los Angeles Carleton Club. Contact: Marjorie P. Templeton