Celebrating the end of Prohibition 78 years ago, Santa Margarita Ranch and Firestone Walker Brewing will host a festival April 8 that features bourbons, ports and barrel-aged beers.
Tickets are $50 and the event runs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the historic ranch 20 miles south of Paso Robles, where Firestone Walker Brewing is located.
The lineup of barrel-aged beers already includes selections from Firestone Walker, Lost Abbey Brewing, Ballast Point Brewing and Stone Brewing and others likely will be added.
Bourbons scheduled to pour include Blantonâ€™s, Bulleit, Basil Haydenâ€™s, Woodford Reserve Distillerâ€™s Select, Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey Rare Breed.
Wineries scheduled to pour ports include Cass, Roxo Cellars and EOS. More likely will be added.
Guests will enjoy tapas from Chef Chris Kobayashi (Artisan), Chef Mark Sahaydek (The Grill at Avila Beach Golf Resort), Chef Justin Gabbert (Novo) and other chefs yet to be named.
For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.fromthebarrel.net or call (805) 540-3508.