Rhythm on the Vine brings jazz to South Coast Winery

Paul Brown and Chris Standring perform at South Coast Winery Resort and Spa’s Rhythm on the Vine jazz series Sunday, Aug. 18,. Andrez Imaging photo

Jazz lovers throughout the valley have something to celebrate with South Coast Winery Resort and Spa’s new Rhythm on the Vine concert series.

There are still four concerts in the series produced by Michael and Terri Paul of Apaulo productions featuring a variety of jazz artists performing in South Coast’s Vinter’s Garden or the Estate Vineyard Room.

This Sunday, Sept. 1, Michael Paulo and Friends return to the Vinter’s Garden with a performance kicking off at 6:30 p.m. Paulo will be joined by guitarist Blake Aaron, pianist Tateng Katindig and vocalist Lynne Fiddmont for a relaxing night of dinner and jazz under the stars.

The concert Sept. 29 sees Marc Antoine and Brian Simpson take to the stage for the next installment of the series, followed by Greg Adams and East Bay Soul, Oct. 13. Both concerts take place in the Vinter’s Garden and begin at 6:30 p.m.

Closing out the series is pianist David Benoit in the Estate Vineyard Room, Nov. 3.

The Vineyard Rose Restaurant will be offering a three-course menu for concert goers at $45 a person and features American classics with choice of starter, entrée and New York-style cheesecake for dessert. Ticket holders can also take advantage of a 15% discount on accommodations.

For more information or to purchase tickets, starting at $40 for general admission, visit www.southcoastwinery.com.

Kim Harris can be reached by email at valleyeditor@reedermedia.com.