Your Ultimate 2018 Summer Bucket List

Another summer, another bevy of activities to enjoy in the sun-soaked Central Coast. The natural world and pleasant weather makes this area a haven for outdoor enthusiasts all summer long.

6 SLO Spots for Summer Sunset Sipping

It’s one of those long summer nights, and you’re sipping on your favorite wine while soaking in the vibrancy of another colorful Central Coast sunset. What could be better? This dream could be reality this summer with a visit to the Central Coast, a region with no shortage of fantastic sunset views – and of course, local high-quality wine galore.

California Wine Month: Central Coast Wineries with a View

If you’ve ever wanted to visit Paso Robles, September is the perfect time to do it as California Wine Month is in full swing! Happening at the peak of harvest season, you can enjoy special tastings, festivals, concerts, and wine and food pairings all month long! With this next installment of our California Wine Month blog series, we invite you to join us in honoring all that our local vintners and growers bring to the economy, culture, and lifestyle of Paso Robles by visiting the wineries with some of the most beautiful views of our wine country, outlined below. Rangeland Wines…

California Wine Month: Central Coast Wineries with Delicious Food

In honor of California Wine Month, we will be running a series featuring wonderful wineries on the Central Coast. This week, we are focusing in on wineries with food options. Enjoying excellent wine with perfectly paired food is a tried-and-true way to while away a weekend afternoon. Baileyana, Tangent, & True Myth Tasting Room Baileyana Winery is beautifully situated among the vines and rolling hills of San Luis Obispo’s Edna Valley American Viticultural Area. Owned by the area’s pioneers, the Niven family, Baileyana’s charming school house tasting room is home to several distinctly Edna Valley varietals, as well as an…

Tin City: The Central Coast’s Newest Tasting Experience

Tin City is Paso Robles’ newest, most unique tasting experience. Located in an industrial park just south of Paso Robles, Tin City is home to over 20 winery, distillery, and brewery tasting rooms. Though Tin City is just a few years old, the 20-acre complex is a “drinker’s paradise,” says Patrick Brooks, partner at Tin City’s premiere craft spirit distillery, Wine Shine. This urban wine trail has garnered attention from locals and visitors for its easy navigation and full variety. At this early point in Tin City’s fledgling years, however, not every tasting destination has regular daily hours. Some, including BarrelHouse…

Central Coast Wine Regions: Arroyo Grande vs. Edna Valley

The Central Coast is home to one of the country’s most rapidly growing wine regions. While the Central Coast AVA is known for its high output of award-winning Chardonnays, two small and undiscovered wine regions in southern San Luis Obispo county stand alone in variety and quality. Just miles apart, Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande AVAs offer two distinct, yet equally remarkable wine trails. The two little-known appellations have come to be recognized for their remarkable quality and gorgeous vistas by wine experts around the world. Both Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande Valley wineries will be featured during the 32nd Annual Central…

What to Expect at Your First Wine Club Pick-Up Party

Whether you’re visiting Paso Robles for the first time, just moved to town, or newly 21—there’s a lot to learn when you begin to dip your toes into the world of wine country. From tannins and terroir to appellation and aromas, there are many wine terms that you might not understand as a beginning wine drinker. “Pickup party” is another phrase you’ll hear a lot during your time in Paso Robles…but what exactly does that entail? We’ve broken down exactly what a pickup party is and what you can expect when you attend one of the many that happen in…

Downtown Paso Robles Walking Wine Tour Itinerary

Paso Robles wine country is home to more than 40,000 vineyard acres, more than 200 wineries, and over 40 winegrape varieties. There is much to taste and see during your Paso Robles getaway, and there are many ways to explore the area—embark on a shuttled wine tour, visit during Harvest Wine Weekend or Paso Robles Wine Festival, or have a private chauffer service act as your designated driver. With so many wineries surrounding Paso Robles in every direction, you could easily spend days sipping local wines on the gorgeous countryside. Or, you can get a convenient taste of Paso Robles by…