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CONTENTS
TABLE
OF
MAY 2017
ISSUE 5, VOLUME 11

FEATURES
18 >> EBERLE WINERY

11>> WILD HORSE WINERY & VINEYARD

14>> BREAKAWAY TOURS & EVENT PLANNING

16>> VILLA ST. JULIETTE VINEYARDS & WINERY

20>> CHAMISAL VINEYARDS

22>> PASO PORT WINE COMPANY

24>> POUR & ROAR FUNDRAISER


14 27>> MAMAS MEATBALLS

27>> IL CORTILE RISTORANTE

WINE REGIONS REGULARS


28 >> SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY 10 >> WINEOLOGY BY LEN NAPOLITANO
Paso Robles Wineries Map, 32-33 What is the difference between a Claret and a Meritage?
Westside, 23 8 >> WINE COUNTRY FAVORITES
San Luis Obispo Wineries Map, 29
Downtown Paso Robles, 32 12 >> CALENDAR OF EVENTS

20 Avila Beach Wineries, 37 21 >> WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCES

38 >> SANTA BARBARA COUNTY 26 >> WINE COUNTRY DINING


Northern Santa Barbara County Wineries Map, 39
34 >> FIVE GREAT GLASSES ON THE CENTRAL COAST
Santa Maria: Costa De Oro, 42
Los Alamos: Bell Street Farm, 43 58 >> WINERY LISTINGS
Foxen Canyon Wineries, Firestone Vineyard, 44 Paso Robles Area, 58; San Luis Obispo, 59
Los Olivos: Dragonette Vineyard & Winery, 45; Santa Maria/Foxen Canyon, Los Alamos & Los Olivos, 60
Bien Nacidos & Solomon Hills Vineyard 46; Lompoc/Buellton, 61; Solvang, 62
Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara &Ventura County, 62
J Ludlow Vineyards, 47
Lompoc: LaMontagne Winery, 48 SIGNATURE VARIETALS
Buellton: Buellton Visitors Bureau, 50 San Luis Obispo County, 30
Solvang: Casa Cassara Winery & Vineyard, 52 Santa Barbara County, 40
Ventura County, 55
Lions Peak Winery, 53
Santa Barbara: California Wine Festival, 54 61 >> BREWS & SPIRITS DIRECTORY

56 >> VENTURA COUNTY 62 >> WINE COUNTRY DEALS & DISCOUNTS


Ventura County Varietal Chart, 56
63 >> CALIFORNIA MAP
22 Herzog Wine Cellars, 56 San Miguel to Thousand Oaks

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Perfect Picnic: Bianchi Winery
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Branch Road, Bianchi Winery is a true
world-class destination for ultra-premium
wines. The welcoming tasting room is an
architectural feast for the senses with rustic
stonework, modern beams, floor to ceiling
windows, all overlooking Bianchis waterfall lake and estate vines. Plan your picnic around
Bianchis fine selection of gourmet charcuterie or simply bring your own.
3380 Branch Road, Paso Robles | (805) 226-9922 | Patio and tasting room open daily 10am to 5pm

WINE COUNTRY
FAVORITES
Wine & Dine: Ancient Peaks Cave Tours: Robert Hall Winery
3 Ancient Peaks Winerys new caf
and expanded tasting room offers a
delectable taste of the Paso Robles wine
4 Take a guided tour of their 19,000
square foot wine cavern and produc-
tion facility (complimentary with tasting).
country in quaint downtown Santa Mar- Enjoy a barrel sample along your journey
garita. The caf features gourmet lunch to see how wine matures in the barrel. End
items on Thursdays through Sundays, and up in the tasting room where Robert Hall
small plates daily with both indoor and Winerys goal is to capture the Essence of
patio seating. The tasting room offers lim- Paso Robles. Taste their limited produc-
ited releases showcasing the five soil types tion Cavern Select lineonly available at
Outdoor Adventures: of the winerys estate Margarita Vineyard. the tasting room or on their website.
Margarita Adventures
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22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita 3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles | (805) 239-1616
Margarita Adventures offers a uniquely (805) 365-7046 / www.AncientPeaks.com Open Daily 10-5pm | www.roberthallwinery.com
thrilling experience. Guests can embark
on excursions including Humvee nature
and wildlife tours, photography tours, and Breweries: Firestone Walker
ziplining tours on Santa Margarita Ranch.
The ziplines span more than 7,800 com-
bined feet, starting with an epic 3,000-foot
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1996 by Adam Firestone (aka the Bear) and David
Walker (aka the Lion), Firestone Walker Brewing Com-
valley crossing. Along the way, guides share pany began as a small brewery with roots in wine country
details of the ranchs remarkable natural on Californias Central Coast. Now a regional brewery,
and cultural history and sustainable wine- Firestones singular purpose remainsto craft ever better
growing practices. beer. Offering tours and tastings daily, right in the heart
22719 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita of Paso Robles. 1400 Ramada Dr, Paso Robles
1-805-438-3120 | www.margarita-adventures.com Open Daily 10-5pm (805) 225-5911 | www.firestonebeer.com

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Wineology INTELLIGENCE FOR THE WINE CONSUMER BY LEN NAPOLITANO

What is the difference between a Claret and a Meritage?


A term used more often a few decades ago than today, Claret, are given unique names, like Symmetry by Rodney Strong or Stature
pronounced like clair-ette, is an unofficial designation for red wines by Kendall-Jackson. In a Meritage wine, no single grape varietal can
originating in Bordeaux, France and which are primarily made from make up more than 90% of the blend.
Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot and blended with other Bordeaux Claret and Meritage wines share similar styles and characteristics.
grapes, such as Petit Verdot, Malbec or Cabernet Franc. Some lesser- They are usually smooth in texture, medium bodied, have notes of
known red grapes that are also permitted in Bordeaux but seldom black currant and pair well with meat.
used are Gros Verdot, Carmenere and St. Macaire. Coined by the So, whether you call it Claret, Meritage or simply a Bordeaux
British, the term Claret is still used as a name for a wine that blends blend, each term refers to a style of wine that pays homage to the
the specific traditional Bordeaux grapes, but one which is specifically time-tested, world-class grapes of Bordeaux, France that wine lovers
made in France. saround the world have come to know and enjoy for centuries.
In the US, a wine that fits this description is known by a unique
American wine term, Meritage. Meritage (rhymes with heritage)
wines also use the traditional grapes made famous for centuries in Len Napolitano is the author of Nose, Legs, Body!
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known for sourcing fruit from multiple walking tour.
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in a wine that showcases a taste of the throughout Spring and Summer.
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taste up to six different Pinot Noirs, April 29 Dulcie Taylor
including a Reserve from the famed Bien May 6 Lu Lu and the Cow Tippers
Nacido Vineyard, a selection from Santa May 20 Alice Wallace Band
Rita Hills and the Wild Horse Cheval June 10 Nataly Lola
Sauvage Pinot Noir. Additional red wines June 17 Grover Anderson
include a Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, June 24 Trevor McSpadden
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS >> Wine Country This Month

PASO ROBLES AREA MAY 7 MAY 14


2nd Annual Templeton Beer Festival Mothers Day
PASO ROBLES The Rotary Club of Templeton and Hole Hop Promotions are proud to present Delight the Mothers in your life to an afternoon at Chronic Cellars. They are
the 2017 Templeton Beer Festival. Tickets include free tasters of beer, the offering a cheese & wine pairings to celebrate all those wonderful women we
ONGOING SATURDAYS logo taster glass & access to all of the great music. Delicious food will also
VINA ROBLES WINERY cherish so much. Bring a chair, sit back & let Amy Estrada serenade you while
be available for purchase from a variety of local vendors. Tickets are available sipping mimosas and bellinis (available for purchase). Plan ahead & place your
Saturday Live Music online or the Templeton Chamber of Commerce office on Main Street. Prices order for a gourmet lunch from Farmstead Catering Company.
Every Saturday, you are invited to slow down from your week, sit back and are $30 advance & $40 at the door if not sold out. Non drinkers are $5 at the Chronic Cellars Winery, Paso Robles, 11:30am-5:30pm
enjoy live music - all while savoring award-winning Vina Robles wines. door, cash only. Templeton Park, Templeton. www.templetonbeerfestival.com www.chroniccellars.com, 805-835-4634
Wine, tastings and food available for purchase. 1-4pm, ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................
May 6: Danielle Taylor
MAY 10
MAY 18-21
May 13: Kenny Taylor IL CORTILE RISTORANTE 24th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival
May 20: Kris Simeon Reverse Wine Dinners: Caliza Vineyards Over 140 events to choose from,
May 27: Dulcie Taylor 3 course dinner menu based on your chosen wine of the evening. visit their website at www.pasowine.com, for more details.
805-227-4812, www.vinarobles.com Paso Robles, $50/wine not included, RSVP May 18: Winemaker Dinner
3700 Mill Rd, off HWY46E, Paso Robles. www.ilcortileristorante.com, 805-226-0300 May 19: RESERVE Event
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May 20: Winemaker Seminar & Grand Tasting
ONGOING
MAY 11 May 21: Fun continues at wineries throughout Paso
Live Music CASTORO CELLARS ............................................................................................................................................
Chateau Lettau, Paso Robles Yin & Yan
MAY 19
www.chateaulettau.com, 805-238-6800, 7pm End your work day with an evening yoga session in the vines followed by light VINA ROBLES WINERY
May 4: Anthony Smith snacks & wine tasting. 6-7:15pm, $25/members, $30 Concerts at the Amphitheatre:
May 13: Martin Paris Templeton, www.castorocellars.com, 805-238-0725 Jason Bonhams Led Zeppelin Experience
May 20: James Rivers ............................................................................................................................................
Here, two of Californias great compositions meet, as exceptional wine &
May 26: Ted Waterhouse MAY 12 intimate live music are paired to create an unforgettable wine country
May 27: John Rybak Primavera Wine Dinner Celebration experience. 8pm, $36-$46
............................................................................................................................................ Celebrate Spring with a 4-course, farm-to-fork menu from SLOs Finest
Paso Robles, www.vinarobles.com, 805-227-4812

LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH Catering along with the best of San Marcos Creek Vineyard & Winery along with ............................................................................................................................................
MISTURA the amazing vocals of Julie Beavers.
MAY 19
Salsa Classes San Marcos Creek Vineyard, Paso Robles EBERLE WINERY
Come down, dance & have fun! www.pasowine.com, 6-10pm, $100, $85/member Paso Robles Wine Fest Winemaker Dinner in the Caves
............................................................................................................................................
Paso Robles, 805-238-3333
MAY 13 Wine Fest Lobster Boil Featuring Chef Nick Nolan, Society Cuisine
www.misturarestaurants.com CASTORO CELLARS Eberle Winery celebrates 38 years of fine winemaking in Paso Robles! Join
............................................................................................................................................ them for an Eberle Winery tradition and celebrate a full-fledged lobster boil!

ONGOING THROUGHOUT MAY SLOFOLKS: Steep Ravine


Tie on your bibs and get cracking on lobster, shrimp, corn & all the fixings while
Fusing elements of folk, jazz, bluegrass & rock n roll, Steep Ravine enthralls
CASTORO CELLARS audiences with their soulful California sound.
enjoying a festive atmosphere in the Eberle cellar. Chef Nick Nolan promises to
Photography Guild of the Paso Robles Art Association Templeton, Doors open at 6:30, show starts at 7pm
offer fine dining, with farm to table style cuisine, while pairing the lobster boil
A show featuring art from The Photography Guild of the with award-winning wines. With live music and great food and wine, its the
www.castorocellars.com, 888-DAM-FINE, $20
Paso Robles Art Association ............................................................................................................................................ perfect way to kick off the biggest festival weekend of the year!
Templeton, www.castorocellars.com, 888-DAM-FINE
MAY 14 Paso Robles, 6pm, $150, $120/members
..................................................................................................................................... www.eberlewinery.com, 805-238-9607
VINA ROBLES WINERY ............................................................................................................................................

MAY 5 Mothers Day Art & Wine Bar Luncheon


BROKEN EARTH WINERY
MAY 20
Enjoy an afternoon of socializing, sipping & crafting!
Cinco de Mayo Pick Up Party The Vina Robles Art & Wine Bar is a unique combination of crafting and wine
CALCAREOUS VINEYARD
Celebrate with tacos, music & wine! 6:30-9pm party during which you will create your very own piece of art. The artist will 8th Annual Gourmet Pig Roast
www.brokenearthwinery.com, 805-239-2562x12 guide you step by step through the process of creating a beautiful mosaic Join Calcareous Vineyard for the 8th Annual Gourmet Pig Roast featuring Chef
............................................................................................................................................ Charlie. Let them take you to Spain with their Spanish inspired Pig Roast at the
necklace. Includes a glass of sparkling wine, lunch materials.

MAY 6 No experience necessary. Paso Robles, www.vinarobles.com, 805-227-4812 tasting room. Enjoy award-winning wines with dinner all set to the backdrop
CASTORO CELLARS ............................................................................................................................................ of a stunning sunset and live music by Incendio. 6-9pm, $70/members, $85
Annual Blending Event: Make Your Own Dam Fine Wine!
MAY 14 Paso Robles, www.calcareous.com, 805-239-0289
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Work hand in hand with the expert team of winemakers to create a wine blend EBERLE WINERY MAY 20
all your own. Each guest will get take home a 1.5L bottle of their blend, create a Mothers Day Buffet Brunch Hang Loose at HammerSky
custom label, cork it & wax it. Plus, preview the next Dam Fine Red blend and Bring family & friends to celebrate Mom! Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Fun in the sun. Theyll be cooking up Hawaiian pineapple sausage and Bonzai
vote for your favorite! Full catered dinner, included. Wine club exclusive event. Estate Vineyard, listen to music by Jan & Ted and indulge in a delicious Brunch banana chips. Come hang loose in the most picturesque picnic spot in Paso
Templeton, www.castorocellars.com, 888-DAM-FINE Buffet with your favorite Eberle wine. Robles & soak up the stunning views while sipping and savoring. Limbo
............................................................................................................................................ Paso Robles, 11am-1pm, $40/adults, $20/6-12years, free/5 & under competition with raffle prizes & free Hawaiian lei with every admission.

MAY 6 www.eberlewinery.com, 805-238-9607 11am-5pm, $10, Paso Robles. www.hammersky.com, 805-239-0930


WILD HORSE WINERY ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................
Live Music: Lu Lu and the Cowtippers MAY 14
MAY 20
A powerful rock & roll quintet fronted by a female soul singer. Mothers Day Wine & Cupcake Pairing CALCAREOUS VINEYARD
Templeton, 1-4pm, www.wildhorsewinery.com, 805-788-6300 Say Thanks to mom for all that she does and treat her to a day of wine tasting
............................................................................................................................................ & cupcake pairings. This special tasting features the latest releases along with Wine Fest Lunch
locally made gourmet cupcakes. No reservations required. $15 Calcareous famous wood-fired pizzas are back, just in time for Wine Fest
MAY 6 weekend. Enjoy a pizza, award-winning wines & the stunning view. Lunch will be
5th Annual Templeton Wine Festival Pelletiere Estate Vineyard & Winery, Paso Robles
www.pelletiere.com, 805-239-9432, 11am-5pm available for purchase from 12pm-3pm.
Templeton Chamber of Commerce Wine Tasting and Wine Specials from 11am-5pm.
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Ticket are $35 pre-sale and $45 at the door & include unlimited wine tasting, Paso Robles, www.calcareous.com, 805-239-0289
souvenir stemless wine glass, live music by Joy Bonner and unique specialty MAY 14 ............................................................................................................................................
food samples plus boutique shopping booths. Spend the afternoon under the
Mothers Day Brunch
Treat the woman you love the most to Mothers Day Brunch.
MAY 20
shady oaks of the beautiful Templeton Park & enjoy dancing, wine tasting, Brunch includes bottomless mimosas. Moms can also enjoy a complimentary ROTTA WINERY
shopping & gorgeous spring weather! chair massage accompanied with live music by Martin Paris. PasoJules will Gaucho Asado Winemaker Dinner
Templeton Park, Templeton, 1-5pm also be showcasing locally made jewelry. Cass Winery, Paso Robles, 11am-1pm An intimate winemaker dinner to celebrate the 35th Annual Paso Robles Wine
www.templetonwinefestival.com, 805-434-1789 www.casswines.com, 805-239-1730 Fest. Templeton, www.rottawinery.com, 805-237-0510
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MAY 20 ARROYO GRANDE


MAY 27
WILD HORSE WINERY ZACA MESA WINERY & VINEYARDS
Live Music: Alice Wallace Band ONGOING SATURDAYS Live Music Memorial Day
Southern California country songbird performs original music. Arroyo Grande Farmers Market Come for an afternoon full of complimentary live music from Sean Wiggins!
Templeton, 1-4pm, www.wildhorsewinery.com, 805-788-6300 Farm fresh produce & flowers, art show and live entertainment in the Arroyo This event is free for everyone, so bring your friends, pack a picnic & buy a
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Grande City Hall parking lot at 214 East Branch Street. bottle of wine to enjoy for a great afternoon! 12-4pm
MAY 20
12-2:30pm, 805-473-2250, www.arroyograndevillage.org Los Olivos, 805-688-9339
Estate Angus BBQ & Wine ............................................................................................................................................ ............................................................................................................................................
Chef Jeff Scott will be serving Estate Angus BBQ Burgers on the patio.
MAY 13
MAY 27
Oso Libre Winery, Paso Robles, 12-3pm LAETITIA VINEYARD & WINERY
www.osolibre.com, 805-238-3378, $13/burger ANDREW MURRAY VINEYARDS
............................................................................................................................................ Library Sale Celebration Celebrate Memorial Day with Jarhead Wine
Arroyo Grande, 1-4pm Join them to honor & celebrate our military Memorial Day Weekend at the

MAY 21 www.laetitiawine.com, 805-481-1772 Estate. Andrew Murray is honored to carry Jarhead wines & on this weekend,
VINA ROBLES WINERY ...........................................................................................................................................
Concerts at the Amphitheatre: Bryan Adams
MAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2 all of the guests will have access to complimentary tastings. 100% of the
Here, two of Californias great compositions meet, as exceptional wine & LAETITIA VINEYARD & WINERY Jarhead proceeds benefit & provide active & retired Marines with educational
intimate live music are paired to create an unforgettable wine country experience. Live at Laetitia: Summer Music Sessions opportunities. They will have Beef Hearts here serving delicious, hearty meals
Paso Robles, 7:30pm, $56-$86, www.vinarobles.com, 805-227-4812 Arroyo Grande, 1-4pm for all of the guests to enjoy. Los Olivos, 10:30am-5pm, $10
............................................................................................................................................ www.andrewmurrayvineyards.com, 805-686-8999
www.laetitiawine.com, 805-481-1772 ............................................................................................................................................
May 13: The Turkey Buzzards
CAYUCOS/CAMBRIA/ May 28: Cocktail Shorty
MORRO BAY ........................................................................................................................................... LOS ALAMOS/LOMPOC/
BUELLTON
ONGOING SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
HEARST CASTLE TOURS
ONGOING WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY
Led by an experienced guide, tour Hearst Castle and encounter the majesty and SANTA MARIA TERRAVANTTHE WINERY RESTAURANT
beauty of this historical treasure. FOXEN CANYON/LOS OLIVOS Live Music
800-444-4445, www.hearstcastle.org 6-9pm, Buellton
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ONGOING LAST SUNDAY OF MONTH 805-686-4742. info@avantwines.com, www.avantwines.com
ZACA MESA WINERY AND VINEYARD ............................................................................................................................................
SAN LUIS OBISPO Sunday Concert Series
ONGOING SATURDAYS
12-3pm, Free. 805-688-9339 x 308, www.zacamesa.com ZOTOVICH WINERY
ONGOING ............................................................................................................................................
Bike, Hike and Kayak Trips
Food Truck and Entertainment
ONGOING SATURDAYS
Explore with Central Coast Outdoors. Bike the Pacific Coast Highway, hike Big Happy Hour all day! Enjoy $5 glasses of AVA wines
COSTA DE ORO WINERY
Sur and kayak. Trips include transportation, 11am-5pm, Zotovich Tasting Room
Saturdays at CDO!
picnic lunch and knowledgeable guide(s). Live music, complementary cheese selection w/ wine bottle purchase. 805-736-1600, www.zotovichvineyards.com
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$79-$119 Bike rentals available. Call 888-873-5610 for Santa Maria, 5-7pm. 805-922-1468, www.cdowinery.com
reservations. www.centralcoastoutdoors.com ............................................................................................................................................
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ONGOING FRIDAYS SANTA BARBARA
ONGOING THURSDAYS COSTA DE ORO WINERY
San Luis Obispo Farmers Market Friday Night Wine Downs at CDO! ONGOING THURSDAYS
Farmers Market brings the community together to shop for fresh produce, Wine by the glass, bottle or tap. Pali Santa Barbara Tasting Room Happy Hour
sample San Luis Obispos delectable and varied cuisine, browse local shops, Santa Maria, 805-922-1468, www.cdowinery.com Enjoy $5 glasses of fresh wine from the tap
listen to live music. ............................................................................................................................................ 4-8pm, Pali Wine Co, Santa Barbara
6-9pm, www.downtownslo.com, Closed Thanksgiving & Rainy Days
MAY 6 805-560-7254, www.paliwineco.com
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ZACA MESA WINERY & VINEYARDS

MAY 20 Dog Hike in the Vineyard MAY 6


STEPHEN ROSS WINE CELLARS Bring along your dogs & accompany the winemakers & staff on a walking tour of Roar & Pour
Bien Nacido Vineyards Vertical Tasting & Lunch the vineyards. On the hike you will get to experience the beautiful views of both Stroll through the zoo sipping on wine and enjoying food trucks & live music!
They have been sourcing Chardonnay & Pinot Noir from Bien Nacido Vineyards our vineyards & the surrounding area, while being able to learn about the differ- Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara
since 1995. Bien Nacido Vineyards is located in the Santa Maria Valley. The ent wines we have here at Zaca Mesa. Afterwards, come back to the winery & www.sbzoo.org/roar-pour-wine-festival/, 805-962-5339
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wines are consistently fantastic & known for their ageability. Join winemaker enjoy the afternoon with a glass of wine & a catered lunch.
Los Olivos, 805-688-9339, $36/members, $45. 10am-1pm MAY 13
Stephen R. Dooley for a seated tasting of two vertical flights, followed by lunch. 11th Annual Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon
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San Luis Obispo, 12pm, $65 (limited to 26 people)

MAY 13 The race is followed by a post-race Wine & Music Festival in Solvang Park.
www.stephenrosswines.com, 805-594-1318
............................................................................................................................................ ZACA MESA WINERY & VINEYARDS www.destinationraces.com/runsb
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Wine Pick-Up Party
Spring shipments are here! Come down to Zaca Mesa to pick up your wines and MAY 20
5th Annual Society Celebration
PISMO BEACH stay for a delicious dinner. Club members event, 5:30-7:30pm
Learn it. Taste it. Live it.
Los Olivos, 805-688-9339, $36/members, $45

MAY 10 ............................................................................................................................................ Stroll the Bacara courtyard while sipping a glass of some of the worlds finest
TALLEY VINEYARDS
MAY 13 wines. Taste your way through the Foley portfolio as you uncover unique tastings
Winesdays at SeaCrest ANDREW MURRAY VINEYARDS from five wine regions to receive the true Foley Family Wine experience.
Join Talley Vineyards for an afternoon wine reception on the RoofTop Terrace at Members Night Bacara Resort & Spa, Goleta, 2-5pm
SeaCrest Oceanfront Hotel. Pismo Beach Come by the winery to pick up your May shipment that consists of delicious www.foleyfoodandwinesociety.com, 855-883-8688
new releases. They will be offering small bites that you can enjoy, as well as ............................................................................................................................................
www.talleyvineyards.com, 800-782-8400, 5-7pm
............................................................................................................................................ music from Rob Larkin on the terrace. They are excited to have Callioux Cheese MAY 27-29
MAY 14 Co., pairing & sampling her one of a kind cheeses. Dont miss out on this I Madonnari Street Painting Festival
Pacific Breeze Concert opportunity to come pick up your shipments and enjoy a lovely night on the Street painters transform the Mission Plaza using pastels on pavement to
Dinosaur Caves Park, Pismo Beach, 1-4pm Estate, 6-8pm. Los Olivos, $10. create 150 vibrant & colorful large scale images.
www.classiccalifornia.com, 805-773-7063 www.andrewmurrayvineyards.com, 805-686-8999 Old Mission Plaza, Santa Barbara, 805-569-5483
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Breakaway Tours & Event Planning


Large Formats: Rebranded, Repurposed & Renewed!
Since 1995 Breakaway Tours has specialized in large format wine
tours, team building activities and off-site events for groups ranging from
Corporate and Incentive
10-200, be it corporate, incentive or social. Over the years their list of The intrinsic value and benefits that retreats, incentive travel
corporate and associate clients continues to grow and impress. They and team building events bring is a given. Good news is this smart
understand the unique expectations accompanying such clientele and are investment doesnt have to cost a fortune to deliver the known
highly skilled in delivering memorable experiences with tangible benefits. dividends: develop creativity, increase productivity, create genuine
With over two decades in the wine, hospitality and event bonds, promote teamwork and even lure new talent. Whew!
industry here on the Central Coast, there are certain things Breakaway Tours understands that most companies dont have a
Breakaway Tours and Event Planning is confident of and celebrate designated person, with or without the time and/or skill set, to bring
daily! it to life Enter Breakaway Tours and Event Planning, from start to
Board rooms and ball rooms can be boring. finish, your destination management company to the Central Coast!
A day in wine country brings people together like no other. They are creative, connected, trusted and respected. Call or submit an
Changes in our environment re-energize and stimulate creativity. RFP easily on-line today.
Wine is fun; food is good and enjoying it with co-workers,
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breadth of their clientele. Nothing brings them more joy than creating
Fanatically Obsessed Specialists exceptional life long memories for birthday celebrations, bachelorette/
Thats how one might describe the Tour and Event Specialists at
bachelor revelry, reunions or girls getaway. If these arent fun enough
Breakaway; collectively possessing 35+ years experience, they are eager
well, then theres weddings; destination weddings, beach weddings,
to work their magic for you and yours. Boasting a diverse assortment of
vineyard weddings, barn weddings and all the festivities that come
services unique to the Central Coast; all tours and events are hand-crafted
with! Many a bride and groom have planned a group wine tour for their
and personalized to each and every client to the very last detail. Offering
free phone consultations, they welcome the opportunity to chat about your guests while in town, some even fashioning large format wine tours
needs, interests and options; followed by custom proposals, ranging from as the wedding reception itself! Breakaway provides all the organization
room blocks to freshly made wine tours, (their specialty), specialized tours required; champagne toast, a casual sandwich buffet picnic lunch or
and off-site events, private dining to team building activities. Drawing from formal, plated and paired with wine in a cave! One call does it all. For a
their deep well of local connections, youll enjoy unmatched access and group of two to eight guests, check out their Shared Group Wine Tours:
privileges. Put their Five-Star service and reputation to work for you. a tremendous value, priced by the person with easy on-line booking.

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Unique Meeting and Dining Spaces Getting here just got easier!
When it comes to an actual sit-down; there are so many inspired San Luis Obispo (SLO) is flying high with two new direct flights;
spaces in which to meet and/or dine; amid wine barrels, in beautiful Alaska Air from Seattle, (perk: wine purchases fly with you for free) and
tasting rooms, on spectacular hilltops, amongst vineyards or onboard in June, it gets even sweeter SkyWest is adding direct flights from
private yachts! Dont be stifled by four walls and fluorescent lighting; Denver to SLO! Santa Barbara also offers both cities plus Dallas. Clearly
watch the creative juices, or dance moves, flow when you set yourself theres no better, stress-free time to plan your retreat, meeting, visit and
free from the norm. Food for thought, wine to ponder and all that in wine tour on the Central Coast! Contact Breakaway Tours and Event
between Planning today!

Locals Know Best


You dont have to be meeting in the middle, (of California that is), to
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variety and value but this region is home to people and businesses Paso Robles | San Luis Obispo | Santa Barbara
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family and friends or employees and VIPs, thank their best customers or
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Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery Launches Jeep Tours Through Picturesque Vineyards
Guests can experience the vineyards in a way that makes Villa
San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery a destination experience unlike
any other!
Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery is once again raising the
bar on vineyard experiences by offering private jeep tours through
the rolling hills of the estate vineyard. Launched in March, guests
are treated to an exclusive experience while they explore the
vineyard, sip award-winning wines and pose for pictures along
the way.
This is just another opportunity for our guests to experience
the beauty of our vineyards in a personalized way, said Dan
Smith, Winemaker at Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery. Villa
San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery is the perfect place to spend an
afternoon enjoying excellent wines, snacking on small plates from
the on-site kitchen and now exploring the vineyard in a jeep with
family and friends.
The 35-minute tours run Friday through Sunday and are $15
per person for the public and $10 per person for winery club
members. Reservations are suggested.
Villa San-Juliette Vineyard and Winery is a luxurious
destination, offering premium wines and scenic views enhanced
by a Tuscan style setting on the 168-acre estate. Embracing solace,
beauty and luxury, Villa San-Juliette transforms the wine tasting
experience into an indulgent getaway for the senses. The Tuscan-
style 14,000-square-foot villa is perched on the hillsides of San
Miguel, surrounded by Mediterranean gardens and scenic wine
country views.

About Villa San-Juliette


At Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery guests are treated to wines with richness, depth and character. The Villa, nestled on
a sensory experience of world-class wines grown and created in the 168-acre estate with 130 acres of bearing vineyards planted
an extraordinary setting. Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery to 12 varietals, provides a gracious setting for enjoying a one-
is the vision of iconic television producers Ken Warwick and of-a-kind experience in Paso Robles Wine Country. For more
Nigel Lythgoe who believe in bringing the best talent together information about Villa San-Juliette, please call 805-467-0014,
to create remarkable experiences. The vineyards combination of or visit www.VillaSanJuliette.com. Villa San-Juliette is located at
soils, aspect and elevation create exceptional Bordeaux and Rhone 6385 Cross Canyons Road, San Miguel, CA 93451.

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JUNE 2-4, 2017


JUNE 2ND | Surf Movie Night
Kick off this 3-day event with our Surf Movie Night: Big Waves on the Big
Screen at the historic Fremont Theater in San Luis Obispo. The legendary
Chris Burkard will be premiering his movie Under an Arctic Sky!

JUNE 3RD | Rabobanks Barrel to Barrel


Held on the ocean front lawn at the Cliffs Resort in Pismo Beach, this event
features live music by Joe Koenig & the Homewreckers, over 40 visiting
wineries & breweries, local cuisines, and our Wine, Waves & Beyond
themed auction! *This event sells out purchase tickets early.

JUNE 4TH | 805 Surf Classic Presented by Still Frothy


Contest heats offered at Pismo Pier for Longboard & Team Shortboard,
Challenged Athletes, and Winemakers & Brew Masters. Alongside the
Surf Contest, will be the 805 Classic Beach Party & Vintage VW Display.
Enjoy a free concert on the beach with Live Music by Boomer Surf Band
and Shane Stoneman, a festive Beer Garden featuring Firestone Walker
Brewing Company, and delicious tastes from local food trucks.

www.winewavesandbeyond.com

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Eberle Winery
Tender Tending
Its a beautiful spring morning at Eberle Winery and, just like the grapes in the
vineyard, the winery comes to life with the welcome of a new day. The energy at this
Paso Robles landmark is palpable. Visitors wait outside the door until opening hour
and stay, sometimes taking in views from the vineyard deck, until well after closing.
Winemaker Chris Eberle is busy with his crew in the cavesmaking sure barrels,
bottles, hoses and nozzles are ready for the upcoming harvest. Some wines from 2016
make their official debut with bottling and labeling taking place on the cellar floor.
Yes, life is good for a winery in May. And life seems spectacular here.
Gary and Marcy Eberle
Ive always loved these late spring and early summer months, says owner Gary
Eberle. The vineyard is at its prettiest. The weather is great. This year, were seeing
a lot of growth thanks to all of the rains and 2017 promises to be a fantastic harvest. I
just dont think things here could get better.
But they will. At least for the customers who make Eberle Winery one of the most
visited Tasting Rooms in the state. May marks the arrival of long-awaited new releases;
wines ready to help kick your summer sipping into high gear. It drives me crazy,
admits winery co-owner Marcy Eberle. We have these beautiful wines that go into
hiding when we sell out. And we sell out of everything every year. To get new releases
back on the shelf, especially those that have a cult following in California, it makes me
3810 Highway 46 East in Paso Robles, CA.
feel like a proud mom to be able to offer those wines again.
(805) 238-9607
The Eberles say they often plan wine releases around the festivals and holidays that
www.eberlewinery.com. take place throughout the year. Of course, May is the month for Wine Festival in Paso
www.Speedfind.com/EberleWinery. Robles, which means the Eberle 2016 Viognier, Eberle Full Boar Red, and Eberle 2014
Vineyard Selection Cabernet Sauvignon will all be for salejoining a line-up of nearly

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CELEBRATE SPRING AT EBERLE WINERY!


Mothers Day Buffet Brunch at Eberle Winery
Sunday, May 14th, 11 a.m. 1 p.m.
a dozen wines on the Eberle Winery tasting sheet. All wines are Bring family and friends to Eberle Winery to celebrate Mom! Live music.
offered with complimentary tastings. You can also purchase wines Vineyard views. $40/Adults (wine included), $20/Children (6-12),
by the glass, or the bottle, to be enjoyed on the vineyard deck. Children 5 and under are complimentary! Purchase tickets online at
www.eberlewinery.com or contact events@eberlewinery.com.
Wine Club Pluses 35th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival
There are other ways, of course, to enjoy Eberle wines. The May 19-21, 2017
winery offers membership into two separate clubs. The Cellar
Lobster Boil featuring Chef Nick Nolan, Society Cuisine
Club provides you with distinctive limited-production wines
Friday, May 19th
made especially for you. Unique labels and blends not available $150/pp, $120/Cellar Club. For reservations: 805-238-9607 or
to the general public make it fun to join and be surprised at events@eberlewinery.com.
what youll find in each quarterly or bi-annual shipment.
Saturday, May 20thVisit Eberle Winery and sample wood fired pizzas
The Eberle Rare & Reserve Club takes your membership a
prepared by Gary and Marcy and friends! Live music.
step further. Extremely limited in size, it offers members access
to a vast selection of Eberle specialty wines including their
Sunday, May 21stRelax, chill and refill your wine cabinet with special
sales in the Tasting Room.
Reserve Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, library wines, large format
bottles and special R&R winemaker blends. Shipments to both As always, Eberle Winery is pet-friendly. We welcome all dogs who are
clubs include winemaker notes, invitations to member-only
friendly and on a leash.
events held throughout the year, complimentary VIP cave tours Eberle Winery offers a 40% wine discount to all military and law
and 20% off all wine purchases. enforcement personnel.
Yes, there is a palpable energy running through Eberle right
now. A good vibe with great promise for harvest 2017. The
wine--the lifeblood of this place--makes each day a hard-earned
celebration of success. And after 38 years of fine winemaking,
the Eberles wouldnt have it any other way.

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CHAMISAL VINEYARDS
A Taste of Edna Valley History
As you drive thru the Edna Valley, taken to focus on utilizing environmentally production Chardonnay and multiple
with its rolling hills peppered with native friendly practices. Most of the vineyard library selections of Pinot Noir.
trees, providing the backdrop to the rich is farmed organically, with a percentage
farmland, you happen upon the landmark dedicated to the advancement of Wine Club
red barn that is home to Chamisal biodynamic principles in the vineyard Chamisal Vineyards has three distinct
Vineyards. Full of history, the Chamisal as Chamisal strives towards expanding wine clubs, offering guests quarterly
property is the very first vineyard ever their commitment to sustainability in the selections of four, six or twelve-bottle
planted to wine grapes in the Edna Valley. vineyard and winery. shipments. The Classic Club is a perfect
Named for the native, white-flowered starter club and includes exclusive access
Chamise plant that grows on the property, Wines to the Estate Patio, complimentary tasting
a visit to the estate is an opportunity to Chamisal Vineyards Winemaker Fintan and wine discounts. For fans seeking a
experience first-hand a taste of California du Fresne believes in the philosophy of more robust experience, the Rare Release
wine history and some of the areas most bringing out the natural characteristics Club also includes an invitation to attend
acclaimed wines. of the estate grown fruit in the wines. exclusive Quarterly Pick-Up parties and
Hand-harvested and produced in select, the Annual Loyalty Party in addition to
Vineyards small lots in the winery, the craftsmanship enjoying tastings at the winerys sister
With the influence of a maritime climate and cooperage allow the wines to develop properties in Northern California, Oregon
and a pedigree of exceptional clonal and reflect the essence of the Edna and Washington. The Premier Club is the
selections, the 80-acres of planted vineyards Valley, all while expressing the natural ultimate club for a wine enthusiast allowing
at Chamisal are known to produce multi- complexity, nuances and characteristics of full-customization of the shipment,
layered, complex wines of great intensity, the varietal. selecting from the winerys Califa, small
that highlight the calcareous and volcanic A visit to the Chamisal Vineyards Tasting lot and library releases. An added benefit
soils lending a fresh, balanced acidity to the Room is an adventure for your palate, of the Premier Club is access to vineyard
deeply concentrated fruit. The philosophy with an opportunity to experience five tours and tastings for up to six guests, plus
at Chamisal Vineyards is straight forward, estate wines including two Chardonnays, a special Birthday Month discount. Visit
allowing the wines to reflect the natural two Pinot Noirs and a Syrah. Additional chamisalvineyards.com or follow on social
characteristics of the renowned estate. wines are available for retail, including media for the latest news on events at the
Sustainability is key, with great care a wine club exclusive Grenache, limited winery.  >> KIM MURPHY-RODRIGUES

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Editors Favorite
WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCES
Jada Winery
Visit Jadas open air tasting room and the friendly staff will guide
you through two different pairing flights of all-estate wines. Try the
Reserve or Signature pairings with artisans cheeses selected from
the areas best gourmet cheese shop, Vivant. Then finish your visit by
sampling Jadas Tuscan-style estate olive oil produced from a blend
of over 300 Frantoio, Leccino, Maruino, Manzanillo, Pandolino, &
Mission olive trees located on the estate.
5260 Vineyard Drive, PasoRobles, (805) 226-4200
San Antonio Winery
Welcome to the Riboli familys Italian bistro. Chef Dustin prepares a
daily array of fresh dishes to pair with their artisan wines.
Daily Wine Tasting $5 Artisan Wine Tasting $10
Cheese Plate $13 Chicken Caesar Salad $12.50
Combination Pizza $14.50 Meatball Sandwich $10
And many more! Bistro Hours 11am-4:30pm
2610 Buena Vista Drive, Paso Robles, (805) 226-2600

Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room & Cafe


Enjoy the beautiful Tasting Room & a bite of Australia in the Caf! Now
proudly serving delicious, freshly baked Australian meat and veggie pies
from the Bronzed Aussie with flaky crusts & delicious savory fillings. Offering
fresh salads, panini sandwiches and a full service espresso bar, featuring
oak wood roasted coffee from Mr. Espresso. Relish in the assortment of
specialty foods and foodie products that they carry. The Tasting Room is
open daily 10am-5pm and the Caf is open Wed-Sun 10am-5pm.
5625 HWY 46E, Paso Robles, (805) 239-2562
Mitchella Vineyard & Winery
Wine &Cheese Pairing, Self-Guided Vineyard Tour
Sip, savor and delight in nine handcrafted wines perfectly paired with
a variety of six artisan cheeses from around the world. Relax on the
patio while enjoying the expansive views of the estate vineyard and
surrounding country side. Take a short walk and educate yourself with
Mitchella Vineyard &Winerys self-guided vineyard tour. Tasting fee
is $10/person.
2525 Mitchell Ranch Way, Paso Robles, (805) 239-8555
Opolo Vineyards
Join in for Pairings on the Patio!
Served Daily 11am - 4pm Enjoy Opolo wine with our updated full menu.
CHAMISAL VINEYARDS Featuring Fire-Roasted pizzas (Italian sausage, Margherita and
Chefs Special), Oyster Service (Raw, Rockefeller, Rasino), Mezze
7525 Orcutt Road | San Luis Obispo, CA Platter (cured meats and artisanal cheeses), Seasonal Salad and their
(805) 541-9463 famous Cevapi Sausage Platter served with warm pita and kajmak!
7110 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, (805) 238-9593
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. 5 p.m.
Tasting Fee: $20 for flight; waived with purchase. Loring Wine Company
New Cookie + Wine pairing!
Tours: Available with advance reservation for additional fee. Tasty cookies have been added to the exciting line-up of Loring wines. The
flight includes both sweet and savoy cookies that have been taste tested
Facebook: Chamisal Vineyards many times to compliment the flavors of the Pinots, Chardonnays and
Divergence blend. Cookies include Lemon Pistachio, Cherry Almond, Goat
Pinterest: Chamisal Vineyards Cheese Gouda and Chocolate Carmel and more (by Mela Foods).
Instagram: ChamisalVyd 420 East Hwy 246, Buellton
(805) 691-1300, www.loringwinecompany.com

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Paso Port Wine Company


A Perfect TripleMillennials to Baby Boomers Come Taste the Spirit(s)
Steve and Lola Glossner, well respected in the Paso Robles
Arriving at PasoPorts winery-distillery-tasting room you may
area as winemakers and consultants, started PasoPort in 2006
be warmly greeted by Daisy and Bo, PasoPorts three-year-old
and have grown the company into a perfect triple play.winner,
yellow labs. Even if Daisy and Bo dont immediately greet you,
winner, winner! Producing award winning port wines, Steve
you will be affably welcomed by Lola, Steve or one of their staff as
Glossner quickly established a reputation for his dessert wines,
you enter the barnlike structure. Ahead of you will be the tasting
using attractive (and somewhat seductive looking) bottles with
bar for port and wine, and to the left, divided by a wall, is the
original artwork, in an art deco style, reminiscent of the 1940s
distillery tasting room. Due to an old California prohibition law,
and 1950s. As attractive and seductive as the labeling is.the these two rooms must be divided, but you will be able to mix and
product inside is just as alluring. match your tastings!
In 2013 the Glossners began Pendrays Distillery, focusing on Ports: Labels on the bottles of port are intended to replicate
producing an assortment of brandy, grappa and seasonal fruit the personality of the 40s and 50s, the heyday of port. As Steve
based liquors. Then, in 2014, with the purchase of Per Caso tells you, When you see our labels, we want them to bring
Cellars (Steve had been their winemaker since 2007), a label back a certain nostalgia for yesteryear. Steve honors tradition,
that had established a firm reputation and loyal following since producing Violeta from traditional Portuguese varietals, this
their initial release, the triple play was complete! Fine ports, being his personal homage to Portugal. The Ruby Port honors
enticing brandy and liquers and exceptional Central Coast wines California winemaking, using mainly Zinfandel grapes; and, Noel,
beckon the wine and spirit lover to visit Paso Ports tasting room. a special Holiday seasonal blend, changes year to year; Noel is
The Glossners combination of three distinctive styles of adult intended to be a surprise in a bottle, fun and sassy, only Steve
beverages appeals to a broad audience, from millennials to baby and Lola know what goes into this annual blend. Rounding out
boomers. the selection is Angelica, Tawny and Havana, all barrel aged seven

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Wine clubs and more! Pick the wine club, and shipping
option, that suits your personality!
Port Only Wine Club
Per Caso Wine only Wine Club
Port & Wine Club (mix and match)
Spirit Club (Note: May not be combined with port or wine, and may only be
shipped in California)
Special Events: (Check the website often for special events. Note: Some are
wine club only).
Port and truffle pairing! Bi-annual, dont miss this mouthwatering event
Blending parties. Blend your own, bring home your own
Vertical tastings
Pick up Parties with special food vendors
Family style dinners
or more years. You will be enticed to start your own collection of Collect bottle art:
art deco bottles, as you enjoy the liquid love inside.
Collect bottle art, suitable for framing and displaying in your wine room or bar:
Spirits: Pendrays Distillery (Pendray being Lolas maiden
Violeta, Ruby, Angelica, Tawny, Havana, Brandi and of course, naughty but
name) is a newer addition. Step into the spirit tasting room to
nice Noel! Collect the set, and display the bottle set.
enjoy a taste of grappa, orange liqueur or walnut liqueur. Sip
alongside Ethyl, the attractive copper still Steve purchased in
Take a trip along the Paso Robles Distillery Trail:
2013 from Arnold Holstein, a German producer of copper stills.
The spirits are all fruit based; be assured a special, savory and Visit the nine distillers along the distillery trail (be responsible, visit no more
sensual experience awaits you. than three-four a day)
Wines: Steve had been making wine for Per Caso Cellars Enjoy each distillerys uniquely created signature cocktail during Februarys
since 2007, acquiring the label in 2014. Sourcing grapes from special cocktail event
Westside Paso Robles vineyards, the focus is on small lot,
Check the website for other distillery events and happenings:
handcrafted wines created to reflect terroir and personality.
www.pasoroblesdistillerytrail.com
There is a selection of single varietals and blends, both red and
white, one varietal being Touriga Nacional, a Portuguese grape,
again, a tribute to Portugal.

Visit-Sip-Stay Awhile PASO PORT WINE COMPANY


Visit the tasting room Thursday-Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm
Port, spirits or wine, no matter what your preference, you will and Monday, 11:00am-4:00pm
be sated at PasoPort Wine Company and Pendrays Distillery, the 95 Booker Road
only winery in the area offering all three libations. Come with Templeton, Ca. 93465
a picnic lunch, sit out on the patio and enjoy the breeze and (805) 239-2229 www.pasoportwine.com
relaxing vista as you indulge in the nostalgia of yesteryear sipping
port, or the edgy aspect of the bootlegging and moonshine era, PasoPort Winery is a member of the Back Road Wineries of Paso
or just sit and sip a glass of Per Caso Chenin Blanc or Epi Telos Robles. Come Visit Us Soon!
under the canopy of trees.

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>> Wine Country This Month

ROAR & POUR, SANTA BARBARA ZOO FUNDRAISER


Roar & Pour takes place May 6 at the Santa Barbara zoo. A wine
tasting event where the animals stay out late and the Zoo is open so
guests can stroll and sip. Featuring tastings from more than 20 local
wineries, tasty eats available for purchase from local food trucks and
Rincon Catering, music and more!
VIP tickets are available and include early entry at 4 p.m., high-
end reserve tastings (wines that will not be poured at the main
event), complimentary appetizers and animal encounters. This
SIP AND TAKE A TRIP BACK IN TIME
event is not to be missed; all proceeds benefit the animals at the
Santa Barbara Zoo. For guests ages 21 and older. General admission Our tasting room is in the Independence Schoolhouse, built in
is $60 and $115 for VIP. 1909. It's a historic spot to taste five wines chosen from 30
The Zoo will close at 3:30 p.m. for this event. SB Zoo Members whites and reds from our family wines: Baileyana, Tangent, True
Myth, plus Zocker, and Trenza. Peruse our shop, stocked with
admitted until 3 p.m., tickets sold until 2:30 p.m.
gourmet foods and gifts.
For more information, email cbrooks@sbzoo.org, visit:
www.sbzoo.org/event/roar-pour-wine-festival/, or call (805) 962-5339 There's seating outside, so bring a picnic or buy cheese and
crackers at our shop and enjoy views of our sweeping vineyards.
Play bocce ball or just experience the ambience that is the Edna
I Madonnari Street Painting Festival May 27-29 Valley.
MADONNARI, or street painters, transform the Mission Plaza 5828 Orcutt Rd,
using pastels on pavement to create 150 vibrant and colorful, San Luis Obispo
large scale images. Santa Barbara is the first to bring this romantic (805) 269-8200
festival to the western hemisphere from its sister festival in Grazie di nivenfamilywines.com
Curtatone, Italy. The event is free and will be at the Old Mission in Open daily 10-5
Santa Barbara, for more information call (805) 569-5483.

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Great Food, Great Wine & No Corkage Fee!


Oak Pit BBQ
Steaks Ribs Burgers Pork Chops Chicken
plus...
Cajun Specials Seafood Pasta
Salads Specialty Cocktails

Satisfying the heartiest of appetites since '89


TEMPLETON
508 South Main Street, Templeton CA 93465 (805) 434-2700
Open every daily 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm Friday & Saturday til 9:30 pm

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350 East Highway 246, Buellton CA 93465 (805) 686-1655
Monday - Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday & Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

grover beach
1760 El Camino Real, Grover Beach CA 93433 (805) 489-7770
Monday - Friday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm Saturday & Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

LIVE MUSIC! Check the website for dates www.ajspurs.com

EVENTS AJ Spurs provides the perfect location for any event that requires
excellent food and down home hospitality. This ain't our first Rodeo!
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A.J. Spurs 508 South Main St, Templeton; 805.434.2700 American/Steakhouse
Artisan 1401 Park St; 805.237.8084 American Bistro
Bistro Laurent 1202 Pine St; 805.226.8191 French Cuisine
Buona Tavola 943 Spring St; 805.237.0600 Northern Italian Cuisine
Cello at Allegretto 2700 Buena Vista Dr.; 805.369.2510 Northern Italian Cuisine
Enoteca 206 Alexa Ct; 805.238.2834 Seafood
il Cortile 608 12th St; 805.226.0300 Italian Cuisine/some Seafood Dishes
La Cosecha 835 12th St; 805.237.0019 Latin/Spanish
Mistura 700 Clubhouse Drive (at River Oaks Golf Course); 805.238.3333 Peruvian
Paso Inn and Steakhouse 1103 Spring St; 805.238.2660 Steakhouse
Thomas Hill Organics 1313 Park St; 805.226.5888 Contemporary American Cuisine
Villa Creek 1144 Pine St; 805.238.3000 Spanish Cuisine
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Cafe Roma 1020 Railroad Ave; 805.541.6800 Italian Cuisine
Firestone Grill 1001 Higuera; 805.783.1001 BBQ and Burgers
Luna Red 1009 Monterey St; 805.540.5243 International Cuisine
Mamas Meatball 570 Higuera St; 805.544.0861 Fine Italian Cuisine
Novo 726 Higuera St; 805.543.3986 International Cuisine
Palazzo Giuseppes 1010 Court St; 805.541.9922 Fine Italian Cuisine
MORRO BAY
Dorns 801 Market Ave; 805.772.4415 Specialty in Seafood & Chicken
PISMO BEACH AREA
A.J. Spurs 1760 El Camino Real, Grover Beach; 805.489.7770 American/Steakhouse
Steamers 1601 Price St; 805.773.4711 Seafood
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
A.J. Spurs 350 E. Hwy 246, Buellton; 805.686.1655 American/Steakhouse
Avant Tapas & Wine 35 Industrial Way, Buellton; 805.686.4742 Contemporary American/Small Plates
The Ballard Inn 2436 Baseline Ave, Ballard; 805.688.7770 French/Asian Fusion
Bell Street Market 406 Bell St, Los Alamos; 805.344.4609 American/Cafe
Full of Life Flatbread 225 Bell St, Los Alamos; 805.344.4400 American and Pizza
Hitching Post 3325 Point Sal Rd, Casmalia; 805.937.6151 Steakhouse
Hitching Post II 406 E Highway 246, Buellton; 805.688.0676 Steakhouse
Los Olivos Cafe Petros 2860 Grand Ave, Los Olivos; 805.688.7788 Greek American Cuisine
Original Roadhouse Grill 1423 So Bradley Rd, Santa Maria; 805.614.0586 Steakhouse
Root 246 420 Alisal Road, Solvang; 805.686. 8681 Contemporary American Cuisine
Sides Hardware &Shoes - A Brothers Restaurant

Dining Alfresco 2375 Alamo PintadoAve, Los Olivos; 805.688.4820


Sissys Uptown Cafe 112 South I Street, Lompoc; 805.735.4877
New American
Traditional American Cuisine


Fine Italian Restaurant Trattoria Grappolo 3687 Sagunto St # C, Santa Ynez; 805.688.6899 Italian
CITY OF SANTA BARBARA
Arigato 1225 State St, Santa Barbara; 805.965.6074 Japanese Cuisine

Discover Why Bouchon 9 West Victoria St, Santa Barbara; 805.730.1160


CaDario 37 East Victoria St, Santa Barbara; 805.884.9419
Wine Country Cuisine
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Paso Loves Italian! Julienne 138 E Canon Perdido St, Santa Barbara; 805.845.6488 Contemporary American Cuisine
Olio Pizzeria 11 W Victoria St. Ste. 21, Santa Barbara; 805.899.2699 Italian Cuisine












The Shellfish Company 230 Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara; 805.966.6676 Seafood
Dinner 7 nights a week The Stonehouse 900 San Ysidro Ln, Montecito; 805.565.1724 Contemporary American
The Wine Cask 813 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara; 805.966.9463 Contemporary American
www. ilcortileristorante.com
VENTURA COUNTY
La Dolce Vita 740 South B St, Oxnard; 805.486-6878 Italian and Mediterranean Cuisine
Le Petit Cafe Bakery 1591 Spinnaker Dr #112, Ventura; 805.642.1191 French
608 12th Street Sugar Beets 455 South A St, Oxnard; 805.240.7777 New American Cuisine
Paso Robles CA Tierra Sur Restaurant 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard; 805.983.1560 Mediterranean
805.226.0300 Bella Victorian Bistro 2135 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo; 805.383.8800
Call for details
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Mamas Meatball: Fine Italian Restaurant & Catering inSan Luis Obispo
Ask locals or somebody in the restaurant businessa bartender, Allegretta, offers a wide range of authentic Italian dishes. Among
a waiter, even a bus boywhat they think of Mamas Meatball in them are half a dozen soups, a long list of salads (including grilled
San Luis Obispo and their eyes roll towards the heavens as they salmon and a refreshing pear and gorgonzola), some wonderful
breathe a deep sigh; that is how good Mamas Meatball is. Set in a antipasto choices, both hot and cold paninis (including, of course,
small courtyard off of one of the towns main streets in a place called one made with meatballs) and plenty of pasta dishesthe Ravioli
the Old Creamery, Mamas Meatball is actually divided in two. On di Pollo all Vodka, homemade ravioli filled with chicken and
the right is the takeout where people line up to get their orders of served in a vodka sauce, cannot go unmentioned. There is also a
meatballs and more. To the left, fronted by a huge-trunked tree and heady selection of meat and fish dishes as well as any number of
a water fountain, is the intimate restaurant with its mural of the traditional and specialty pizzas, and some far too-tempting desserts.
Mediterranean across the back. For a visit to the most authentic fine Italian restaurant in town,
Meatballs aside, the restaurant, under owner and chef Nicola head to Mamas Meatball, located in the Old Creamery plaza at
570 Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo.

Il Cortile Ristorante: Locally Inspired BUELLTON


Italian Cuisine in Downtown Paso Robles
Executive Chef Santos MacDonal is a firm believer in using fresh,
The Hitching Post II
locally sourced ingredients. He visits the Central Coast farmers markets Restaurant & Winery
so often, looking for inspiration for the weeks menu, that he is well
Reservations:
known to most of the purveyors.
Prior to moving to Paso Robles and opening Il Cortile with his
805-688-0676
www.HPwines.com
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wife and managing partner, Carole MacDonal, Chef Santos worked in BUELLTON
several highly acclaimed restaurants in Southern California, including
Giorgio, Locando de Lago, LAngolo Caf and Via Veneto. His passion
West Coast BBQ at its Best
for fresh ingredients, creative drive and culinary talents are all reflected and World Class Wines!
Wines
in Il Cortiles menu, which changes seasonally and offers inspirations as
specials. Every item, including the pasta, is made in-house with Chef
Santos personally overseeing every dish that leaves the kitchen. PASO ROBLES
Although the menu changes often, there are a few dishes that
remain due to their popularity. Grilled octopus with fresh vegetables
marinati leads an impressive list of antipasti; homemade pappadelle
with wild boar ragu is a favorite for many regulars, as is the veal chop
with porcini mushroom sauce. For a sweet ending, there is nothing
like the panna cotta.
The intimate dining room and cozy courtyard are the perfect setting
for a special dinner or romantic evening out. Impeccable service and an
impressive wine list paired with Chef Santos creations have garnered
Il Cortile a reputation as one of the top culinary destinations in Paso
Robles. Locals and wine country visitors anxiously wait to hear the
evenings specials each visit.
Carole has shown her passion in the extensive wine list. It really is a
passion of ours to provide Paso with fine Italian cuisine paired with such SAN LUIS OBISPO
wonderful wines. Its a pleasure to see our guests enjoy the pairings. The
wine list began as a short list when the restaurant opened five years ago;
today, the list has grown to over 250 bottles with a selection of wines from
several regions of Italy, as well as outstanding wines from Paso Robles and
the Central Coast. The restaurant was honored with the prestigious Wine
Spectator Award of Excellence for 2014, 2015, and 2016, an award only
one other restaurant in the area has received.
Il Cortile, located at 608 12th Street in Paso Robles, is open Sunday,
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to10 pm and Friday through
Saturday from 5 to 11 pm. For more information, call (805) 226-0300
or visit www.ilcortileristorante.com. BY LISA PRETTY

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Wine Tasting in San Luis Obispo County

Its no wonder the people here call


it SLO. No one is in any hurry in
the cafes or on the sidewalks, and
certainly no one is in any rush to leave.
Strangers are genuinely friendly, always
ready to talk about their favorite hiking
trail or barbecue joint, or to point the
way to the winery with the best Pinot
Noir. Its all part of the SLO life, that
combination of good stuff that makes
visiting here so nourishing to the soul.
San Luis Obispos unusual natural
beauty, along with its gentle climate,
first attracted the Spanish padres to the
area in the 1700s. In 1772 they built
the fifth of Californias 21 missions
here, on the banks of San Luis Creek,
and named it Mission San Luis Obispo
de Tolosa. Today, many consider this
the most beautiful of the Spanish
missions.
More than 200 wineries produce
critically acclaimed vintages in Paso
Robles, Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande
Valley. Visitors can head out along the
gorgeous country roads to sip their way
through the vineyards.
For more information on San Luis
Obispo County, go to visitslo.com or
visit www.pasowine.com.

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Wine Country This Month >> SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

Roll Out the Barrels Barrels in the Plaza


San Luis Obispos iconic food and wine celebration.
On Thursday, June 22, 4:307:30 p.m. Barrels in the Plaza is your opportunity to experience
the latest flavors crafted by the winemakers, chefs and food artisans of SLO Wine Country.
Set amid the charming backdrop of historic Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, this outdoor
walk-around affair is all about savoring food-and-wine offerings while enjoying live music in the
heart of downtown San Luis Obispo. They will be featuring over 50 wineries and restaurants
dishing out world class wines and tantalizing treats for Thursday evenings Barrels in the Plaza
grand tasting in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo City, adjacent to the historic Mission de
Tolosa. Your ticket includes winetasting, edibles from local chefs throughout SLO County and live
music by Bear Market Riot.
Come experience the fresh local flavors that make SLO Wine Country Californias hidden wine
mecca. Tickets are $60 and $30 for designated driver.
Tickets include a commemorative wine glass and complimentary wine & food pairings
throughout the event.

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of the Central Coast Since 1995!

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Ancient Peaks 22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita, (805) 365-7045 8
Baileyana Winery Daily 10am-5pm, San Luis Obispo, (805) 269-8200 8 8 8 8 8
Broken Earth 5625 Hwy 46, Paso Robles, (805) 239-2562 8 8 8
Calcareous Vineyard Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-0289 8 8 8
Castoro Cellars Daily 10am-5:30pm, Templeton, 1-888-238-0725 8 8 8 8
Chamisal Vineyards Daily 10am-5pm, San Luis Obispo, (805) 541-9463 8 8
Eberle Winery Daily 10am-6pm (Daily 10am-5pm Winter), Paso Robles, (805) 238-9607 8 8
Eos Estate Winery Daily 10am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 591-8050 8 8 8 8
HammerSky Vineyards Thu-Sun 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-0930 8
Hunt Cellars Daily 10:30am-5:30pm, Paso Robles, (805) 237-1600 8 8 8
Jada 5620 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles, (805) 226-4200 8 8
J. Lohr Vineyards &Wines Daily 10am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-8900 8 8 8 8
Laetitia Vineyards & Winery Daily 11am-5pm, Arroyo Grande, (805) 481-1772 8 8 8 8 8
Le Vigne Winery Sun-Thu 11am-5pm, Fri-Sat 11am-6pm, Paso Robles, (805) 227-4000 8 8 8
Michael Gill Cellars Fri-Sun 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-1668 8 8
Opolo Vineyards Daily 10am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 238-9593 8 8 8
Peachy Canyon Winery Daily 10am-5:30pm, Templeton, (805) 239-1918 8
Pelletiere Estate Thu-Mon 11am-5pm, Tue-Wed by Appt, Paso Robles, (805) 239-9432 8
Red Soles Winery Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 226-9898 8 8
Rotta Winery Daily 10:30am-5:30pm, Templeton, (805) 237-0510 8
Roxo Port Cellars Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 238-1600

San Antonio Winery Daily 10am-6pm, Paso Robles, (805) 226-2600 8 8 8 8 8


Sinor-LaVallee Thurs-Mon12-6pm, Avila Beach, (805) 459-9595 8 8 8
Stephen Ross Wine Cellars Thu-Sun 11am-5pm, San Luis Obispo, (805) 594-1318 8 8 8 8
Tackitt Family Vineyards Fri-Sun 12-5pm, San Miguel, (805) 467-9490 8 8 8
Talley Vineyards Daily 10:30am-4:30pm, Arroyo Grande, (805) 489-0446 8 8 8 8
Vina Robles Daily 10am-6pm (Daily 10am-5pm Winter), Paso Robles, (805) 227-4812 8 8 8
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8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 For the most part, going wine
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the world, especially in California
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abound. Mostly, wine tasting is a
8 8 8 8 8 8 8 matter of doing a little research and
planning your day. Here are some
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tips that have proven to be helpful
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sensory adventure of wine tasting
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Before you start off, pack a few
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oncrackers or a baguette.
8 8 8 8 8 8 Many wineries have picnic areas
and there are plenty of delis and
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bakeries that can make up a lunch
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Be sure to nibble during the day and
8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 make time for lunch. Two tips: drink
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you do wine, and remember that
8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 you dont have to drink everything
poured into your glass.
8 8 8 Dont be afraid to ask questions.
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knowledgeable winery workers
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a stupid question, and they mean
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You can drink what you want, in the
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8 8 8 8 so; if you dont like sweet wines,
speak up. But the idea of starting
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and then sweet wines is a good
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guide.
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to try and it is not on the list, ask. Most
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8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 Many of these are cooperative
tasting rooms, where in one place
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dozen or more small-to-medium
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Coast, featuring acclaimed wineries and
their best handcrafted varietals. From the
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elegant and soft expression of Pinot Noir small-lot, estate-grown Italian varietals. The
2014 Nebbiolo Reserva exudes sexiness with
all the way to sexy, sophisticated Nebbiolo, elegance and sophistication. Notes of dried herbs,
the Central Coast winegrowing regions cranberry, thyme and sage caress your palette
and finishes silky smooth.
varying terroir produces elegant wines for 3280 Township Road, Paso Robles
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every palate. www.pelletiere.com

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LAGO GIUSEPPE CELLARS WILD HORSE WINERY
Lago Giuseppe Cellars, the enchanted winery Located in historic Templeton, Wild Horse Winery
by the lake, prides itself on Old World heritage was named for the wild mustangs that roamed
and rich romance. Theres no doubt you will be the hills east of the vineyard estate. Today, Wild
captivated instantly by the chic charm of this Horse Winery is known for exceptional Pinot
boutique winery. Reflections in the water of the Noirs. They focus on small vineyards along the
ancient oak trees will beckon you back to dreams Central Coast in order to bring you the best the
and into the mystic. region has to offer. Stop by and try one (or all
Welcome to the world of Lago Giuseppe! five) of our Pinots, including our winery only
reserves.
8345 Green Valley Road, Templeton 1437 Wild Horse Winery Court | Daily 11am-5pm
(805) 400-0785 | www.lagogiuseppe.com (805) 434-2541 | www.wildhorsewinery.com

PETITE SIRAH ARNEIS


RED SOLES WINERY P.S. CELLARS
Bursting with flavors of rich dried blueberry, P.S. Cellars offers wines ranging from Crisp to
complimented by lovely notes of dark chocolate Intenseyou can get a hint of what is in the
and freshly roasted coffee beans, Red Soles bottle based on the label. The Arneis is a very
Winerys Petite Sirah will stop you in your tracks. fun white grape varietal (and P.S. Its Crisp due
Grown in the chalky soil of our Miracles Ranch, to the nice level of acidity even with the fairly
right in the heart of the Willow Creek AVA, the full body). Known as the little rascal, this white
Petite is a favoritevintage after vintage. From grape variety traditionally grown in Italy, is
the dark inky hue, to the fabulously long and considered difficult to grow...but we think you
velvety finish, this full-bodied wine is a definite will find it easy to drink!
palate pleaser. 13350 River Road, San Miguel
3230 Oakdale Road | Daily 11am-5pm Friday-Sunday 11am-5pm | (805) 610-0905
(805) 226-9898 | www.redsoleswinery.com www.pscellars.com

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8th Annual Wine Waves & Beyond: Central Coast Surf Classic
Pismo Beach will host the 8th Annual Wine Waves & Beyond, a
philanthropic event created by Boutique Hotel Collection, celebrating
both Classic California surf culture, and Central Coast Wines and Brews
from June 24.
Come celebrate the best that Classic California has to offer. Enjoy
three days of unforgettable events that embrace the love of Californias
traditional surfing lifestyle and culture along with exceptional wine and
food. Experience Central Coast wines, artisan brews, local California
farm-fresh and seaport-inspired cuisine, as well as great music, art
and the amiable coastal community. Wine, Waves & Beyond events
take place at several scenic venues throughout Pismo Beach and at the
Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo including:

Surf Movie Night: Big Waves on the Big Screen


Friday, June 2, at the Historic Fremont Theatre, San Luis Obispo
Join us at the historic Fremont Theater in San Luis Obispo, to kick
off this 3-day event with our Big Waves on the Big Screen Movie Night.
Kicking off his movie premiere tour, we are happy to announce that Company and delicious tastes from these local food trucks: Grilled
Chris Burkard will be premiering his movie: Under an Arctic Sky. Beer Cheese Incident, Shaka Shack, Pairing Knife, and the Ribline.
and wine will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Still Frothy. Additionally, there will be a Vintage VW display (Buses, Bugs and
More) at the Addie Street parking lot, right next to the beach. The
Rabobanks Barrel to Barrel festivities kick-off with a meet and greet followed by a cruise through
Saturday, June 3, from 2-5 p.m. (VIP 1-5 p.m.) at The Cliffs Pismo Beach and a Vintage VW display and awards ceremony. Come out
and support a great cause either as an entrant or spectator.
Resort, Pismo Beach
VW Classic Car Show Schedule:
Held on the ocean front lawn at the Cliffs Resort, Wine Waves
9:3010:15 a.m. - Meet & Greet
& Beyond truly presents a Barrel to Barrel event that cant be
10:1511:15 a.m. - Cruise thru Pismo Beach
forgotten. With live music by Joe Koenig & the Homewreckers,
11:15 a.m. - Display starts
over 40 visiting wineries and breweries, and local cuisines, come
122:45 p.m. - Spectator Judging
down for a glass of wine, tastes from the best local restaurants
3 p.m. - VW Awards
and a sunset to remember. And dont miss a chance to bid on the
Register your VW here!
Wine, Waves & Beyond themed auction! This event sells out and
WW&B Beneficiaries and Sponsors: Over the last seven years
tickets will not be available at the door. All proceeds go to support
Wine, Waves & Beyond has raised over $170,000 for local non-profit
GleanSLO. organizations. Proceeds from this years event will benefit GleanSLO.
GleanSLO is a program of the Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo
805 Surf Classic County that connects farmers and backyard growers with volunteers,
Sunday, June 3, 7 a.m. at the Pismo Pier who will harvest fruits and vegetables for local food banks that would
Local surf community non-profit, Still Frothy is in its 3rd year otherwise go to waste. The Still Frothy Surf Festival, a major sponsor of
managing the 805 Surf Classic within the WW&B event. They have WW&B, is a contest created to motivate Californias youths to turn off
planned to continue their format from last year, which included an their computers and video games and discover surfing. More sponsors
invitational team event with legendary surfers from across the 805 area of the 8th Annual Wine, Waves & Beyond include Boutique Hotel
code, and an international adaptive event, while still maintaining a Collection, Rabobank, City of Pismo Beach, New Times, KCOY, Paso
longboard component and brewmasters/winemakers challenge. Robles Wine Country and SLO International Film Festival.
To keep abreast of the latest developments and more information on
805 Classic Beach Party & VW Display the 8th Annual Wine, Waves & Beyond, please join them on Facebook
Sunday, June 4, at the Beach House at SeaVenture Resort, Pismo and Instagram.
Beach Where to Stay for WW&B: This is a well-attended and highly
Alongside the Surf Contest, there will be the 805 Classic Beach Party anticipated annual event and early reservations are recommended
featuring a free concert on the beach with live music by Boomer Surf for Pismo Beach at ClassicCalifornia.com and for Avila Beach at
Band and Shane Stoneman! VisitAvilaBeach.com. Both Pismo Beach and Avila Beach offer a wide
Come down to the SeaVenture Resort and enjoy the festive Beer variety of lodging choices accommodating every budget and lifestyle
Garden featuring the brews of local favorite Firestone Walker Brewing from hotels, motels, vacation rentals and RV/camping facilities.

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HAMMERSKY VINEYARDS
You can get a taste of history when you visit HammerSky
Vineyards to try some of their estate grown hand-crafted wines.
Some of HammerSkys Unique Wines
The winery is located on 50 acres in Paso Robles wine country Some noteworthy wines to look for in HammerSkys tasting room
with a 113 year old farmhouse as a focal point. While you sip include the 2013 Merlot, an estate wine with the taste of cranberry,
some of the Bordeaux wines HammerSky specializes in, such as red currant, hints of blueberry and raspberry, and the 2013 Cabernet
their award-winning Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, you can gaze Sauvignon, an estate wine which is 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5%
at centuries old oaks, such as one particular favorite, Uncle Dan. Merlot. It is described as containing the tastes of black cherry, black
currant, cranberry with hints of menthol and vanilla.
What Hammersky Has to Offer Another wine to try is the 2014 Straight de Barrel, a red blend
One of the things that makes HammerSky special is its historic containing 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot and 35% Petite
farmhouse. The picturesque farmhouse, which was built for a Verdot. It is described as dense and rich, with the tastes of plum
Mennonite pastor in 1904, is a popular relive for those looking and black cherry, as well as a hint of currant, red raspberry and
for a comfortable vacation spot. With bright white walls and black blueberry. The Straight de Barrel is a one of a kind experience.
shutters, it offers visitors a chance to relieve local history by getting Visitors get to try a wine in its natural state, as though it had
to experience what Paso Robles was like a century ago, while come right from the barrel. It is unrefined and unfiltered with the
enjoying modern day comforts, such as a Jacuzzi, gourmet kitchen resulting wide range of flavors. The wine is served in a clear glass,
and a Tesla charging station. allowing consumers the opportunity to see the sediment and lees
that reside in each bottle.
Tasting Room With a View HammerSky is located at 7725 Vineyard Drive in Paso Robles.
While the farmhouse provides a walk through history, the tasting The tasting room is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. It is closed
room offers a modern experience. Completed in 2011, the tasting on Wednesday..
room is airy, with tall windows and glass doors to let in natural light, For more information, call (805) 239-0930 or visit their
and it gives visitors a view of the winery. There is also an outdoor website at www.hammersky.com. You can also find HammerSky on
patio area for those wishing to sip their wine al fresco. Facebook.

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Avila Beach Wineries
Iconic coastal views define the San Luis Obispo coastline, but no vista is quite as grand as the lookout from Avila
Beach. Sloping hills dip down towards the harbor, which is home to three pierstwo of which are open to the
public, and feature restaurants with menus full of fresh seafood. At local winery tasting rooms, friendly staff
pour a diverse collection of stunning Central Coast wines; take a sip while taking in the picturesque views.

The Avila Beach Farmers Market


The Avila Beach Farmers Market starting its 14th season, is open
4-8pm, and every Friday through September 29 on the downtown
promenade. It features fresh local produce, great food booths from
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Wine Tasting in Santa Barbara County

A Spirit and Passion for Winemaking


O n the southern end of the Central Coast appellation, lies Santa Barbara Countys historic
wine growing region. The first vineyard production in these rolling coastal hills dates back to
1782, when Junipero Serra planted vines on Mission land. About a hundred years later, there
was 260 acres of luscious vineyards and seventeen winemakers in Santa Barbara County. Sadly,
the Prohibition Era destroyed many of these historic vineyard sites and mostly put an end to
winemaking in the regionas was the case in many of the beautiful winegrowing regions across
the state. With that being said, the spirit and passion for winemaking never left Santa Barbara
County, and this wine growing region is alive and well today. Talented winemakers are producing
outstanding and pure terroir driven wines from the five American Viticultural Areas (AVAs), planted
mostly to Burgundian, Rhne and Bordeaux grape varieties.
Although the movie Sideways is said to have put San Barbara Countys wine growing region on
the map in 2004, especially the Santa Maria Valley AVA, it is the high quality of the wine across
the county that has continued to uphold this bountiful regions reputation. Sprawling vineyards
and gently rolling hills create a picturesque scene for visitors and locals alike, who visit the many
wineries, tasting rooms and wine bars in the area. In the five AVAs, wine tasters will find a nice
range of wine styles amongst the Burgundian, Rhone and Bordeaux varietals that are produced.
In the more northern region, cool climate Burgundian varietals reign, such as Pinot Noir and
Chardonnay, due to the maritime influence. This ensures a long temperate growing season which
the Burgundian varietals crave. With ample amount of sunlight, the grapes ripen very slowly
perfect for producing terroir driven wines with pure varietal characteristics. In the southern region,
there is more of a diurnal shift with warmer nights and cooler days. This area sees less fog and has
different soil types than what is found closer to the coast. The Bordeaux and Rhine varieties flourish
in this warmer climate and the sandy soils with limestone and chalk impart a wonderfully desirable
minerality in the wines.
The wineries in Santa Barbara County boast a concentration of incredibly passionate and talented
winemakers; join them year round at their many events, celebrations and festivals, as well as in
their tasting rooms.

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A single bottle contains: Bien Nacido/Solomon Hills Estate Thu-Mon 11-5, 2963 Grand Ave, B, Los Olivos, (805) 318-6640 8
750 ml of wine which is 25.6 ounces
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four or maybe five glasses.
Casa Cassara Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7:30, Solvang, (805) 688-8691 8 8 8

= Coquelicot Daily 11-5, Sat 10-5, Los Olivos, (805) 688-1500 8 8 8 8

Costa De Oro Winery Daily 11-6, Fri 11-8, Santa Maria, (805) 922-1468 8 8 8

Dragonette Cellars Thu-Mon 11-5, Los Olivos, (805) 693-0077 8 8

Firestone Vineyard Daily 10-5; Tours 11:15, 1:15 & 3:15, Los Olivos, (805) 688-3940 8 8 8 8

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Kalyra Daily 11-5, Santa Ynez, (805) 693-8864 8 8 8 8 8

LaMontagne Winery Fri-Sun 12-5, Lompoc, (805) 291-6643 8 8 8

Larner Vineyard & Winery Daily 11-5, Los Olivos, (805) 688-8148 8

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give you 797 gallons of juice (or thirteen-
and-a-half barrels) which is pretty close to Zotovich Vineyards & Winery Fri-Sun 10-4, Lompoc, (805) 736-1600 8 8
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A Walk Around Tasting is
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tasting. Your host brings along
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garden area of the winery to pour
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another place within the winery
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experience that can be part of a
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Tasting. Your guide takes a wine
thief, a special siphon placed
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to extract tasting samples of a
8 8 8 maturing wine. The sample allows
you to taste what the wine is like
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full potential.

Why make an appointment?
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Some wineries are so small
that they need to know when you
8 8 are coming so someone will be
there to greet you. Others have
8 8 8 8 sit-down tastings that start and
end at specific times. Its always
a good idea to schedule your
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appointments well in advance.

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Santa Maria
Costa de Oro Tasting Room
Costa de Oro Tasting Room is located right off of Highway 101 accounts, like Roys Hawaii. Now these wines, a white and a red, are
in Santa Maria. This site pays tribute to the history behind Costa De available in the tasting room by the glass and by the growler (these can
Oro it was the strawberry stand for Gold Coast Farms, the parent be refilled). Costa de Oro wine club members receive discounts on keg
company of Costa De Oro, which has been farming Santa Maria since wines, bottled wines and merchandise.
1978. Gold Coast Vineyard was planted to 20 acres of Pinot Noir and
10 acres of Chardonnay in 1989, and these grapes were sold to the
areas best wineries including Au Bon Climat. Gary Burk, Costa de
Oro co-owner and winemaker, was fortunate to work in the winery
with Jim Clendenen from 1994-2002, and during this time he began
to make his own wine. Gary started with just one barrel of Chardonnay
and one barrel of Pinot Noir.
Today, Costa de Oro produces more than 6000 cases featuring
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the estate Gold Coast Vineyard.
The best place to experience the wines is at the tasting room, where
guests can taste five wines for only $10. In addition to regular tasting
room hours (normally 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily), each Friday evening,
Costa de Oro hosts Friday Night Wine Downs featuring live music
from local musicians. Another facet to the Costa de Oro portfolio is
their Wine on Tap. Kegged wine, wine stored and shipped inside five
gallon kegs instead of bottles, has been gaining popularity throughout
the past several years. Costa de Oro started kegging wine for high-end

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To Solvang (11 miles)
Los Alamos
Visit Bell Street Farm Eatery & Market
Bell Street Farm is an acclaimed eatery and market in the heart
of wine country in historic Los Alamos. A must-see destination for
residents and visitors alike, the country chic setting offers a warm
and inviting atmosphere to enjoy a meal, snack, regional beers or
to sample local wines.
I work with local artisans, food purveyors, winemakers and
farmers to create a distinct dining and retail experience at Bell
Street Farm, says Jamie Gluck, owner of Bell Street Farm. The
space is an expression of my lifelong passion for fine foods and we
use only the freshest ingredients found along the California Coast.
The eatery was designed in 2011 and reflects elements found
from the original 1916 building with a modern charm. Gluck
scoured the area to find materials and design elements that would
work with the design. He works with California artisans and
manufacturers to create Bell Street Farm pottery (Los Alamos
ceramicist Ramona Clayton), hand moisturizer and soap (custom
blends from California Baby Organics), extra virgin olive oil and Located by the distinctive flagpole in the heart of Los Alamos,
red wine vinegar, granola, chicken rub (house-made) and many Bell Street Farm is just 45 minutes north of Santa Barbara and 75
other select products. miles from Paso Robles. The eatery and market is open Thursday
Listed by Yelp as #28 among the countrys Top 100 restaurants, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m.
Bell Street Farms menu offerings include sandwiches with locally to 5:00 p.m. and Monday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Contact Jamie
made breads and California cheeses, farm fresh salads with 101
Gluck at (805) 344-4609 or jamie@bellstreetfarm.com to inquire
vegetables and greens from local farms, renowned crispy house- about to-go orders or special events.
roasted porchetta, rotisserie Red Bird Farm chicken, unique salads
and house-made cookies, pots de creme, sweets and coffee drinks.
All retail offerings are carefully selected to reflect the local area
experience and include picnic baskets, table cloths, candles and
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perfect place to enjoy a meal, snack or a wine tasting.
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Foxen Canyon
Firestone Vineyard
A Historical Site
Founded in 1972, Firestone was the first major estate winery
established in this pastoral Central Coast AVA. Over the past 40
years it has evolved into one of the regions most popular and
successful producers thanks to a portfolio of wines that offer
serious quality at reasonable prices.
Estate Vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley
Although not a household name, the Santa Ynez Valley actually
has the greatest concentration of wineries in Santa Barbara County.
Prior to Prohibition, the valley had roughly 5,000 acres under
vine. It took until nearly four decades after repeal for commercial
viticulture to reestablish itself. Santa Ynez Valley was granted AVA The combination of a long growing season and low-nutrient
(American Viticultural Area) status in 1983 and today boasts more soils allows the estate to cultivate an astonishing range of wines.
than 7,500 acres devoted to vines. Firestones reds include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec,
The Local Terroir Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Petit Verdot and Pinot Noir from the
The viticultural highlight of Firestone is its 340 acres of estate Sta. Rita Hills. The whites consist of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc,
vineyards set along a series of mesas composed of sandy loam with Riesling and Gewrztraminer.
rocky sub-soils. These well-draining soils minimize vine vigor,
which leads to great concentration, accuracy, balance and structure Firestone Tasting Room
ountry in all of the wines. Firestone boasts one of the most popular tasting rooms in Santa
COSTA DE ORO Barbara County. The lovely visitors center has an expansive island
BETTERAVIA FOXEN CYN bar backed by a large picture window that looks out on the vines.
They recently celebrated the release of their new 2014 Santa Ynez
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Los Olivos
Dragonette Vineyard and Winery dynamically and organically farmed. Once a plot is chosen, John
and Brandon are hands on in the vineyards daily, making all
vineyard decisions. They farm each row in every vineyard where
A Committed Triumvirate the grape will eventually bear the Dragonette name.
In 2005, brothers John and Steve Dragonnette, along with their A visit to the tasting room, where Dragonettes highly trained
close friend Brandon Sparks-Gillis, wine geeks extraordinaire, founded staff tours you through the current releases is a treat, both to
Dragonette Cellars. Santa Barbara County was their destination, with the palate and to understanding the devotion that goes into
a vision and commitment to produce the finest wines, reflective of the making these small production ultra-premium wines. After a sip
diverse terroir, giving special attention to farming practices and care of of Radian Pinot Noir, the MJM Syrah or any of these wines, you
the land. Their success is evident by the wines produced, the ratings will instinctively understand their unique appeal. No shortcut is
and awards they have received and validated by their loyal followers, taken, no barrel is ever rushed to bottling. Buy the wines now
which is ultimately the true test of success. to enjoy with your favorite food, or lay them down to age. Either
way, you will have a singular experience with each sip and each
A Simple Philosophy bottle produced by Steve, John and Brandon, for your enjoyment.
The beauty of their wines is mirrored in the simplicity of their As noted by Jeb Dunnuck in Robert Parkers The Wine
philosophy, we are wine growers, not winemakers say Steve Advocate, These are beautiful, distinctive and incredibly high
Dragonette, who coaxes the grapes to produce all they can to echo quality wines across the board, and at the top end are some of
the characteristics of the individual varietal, clone and plot of land the most impressive wines I was able to taste from Santa Barbara
they come from. County. (Issue #226: Aug 31, 2016)
In their quest and commitment to produce only the best, Visit Dragonette Cellars tasting room 11am-5pm daily at 2445
Dragonette Cellars sources from the premier vineyards in the Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos. For wine club and special event
area. Fruit is purchased from vineyards such as Vogelzang and information at www.DragonetteCellars.com or call (805) 693-0077.
Grassini Family Vineyards (within the Happy Canyon AVA for

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Los Olivos
Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Vineyards
New Tasting Room A Step Above
For decades, the highly acclaimed Bien Nacido and Solomon A forty year commitment to the community and environment
Hills Vineyards have been a source of quality fruit for such notable has garnered an unparalleled reputation for Bien Nacido &
labels as Au Bon Climant, Qupe, Sin Qua Non, Longoria, Hitching Solomon Hills:
Post and other much-admired wineries. After decades of building Vineyards are SIP certified (learn about SIP Certified Vineyards, at
an award winning reputation for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah www.sipcertified.org).
and Grenache, Bien Nacido launched their own label several years Grapes and produce are farmed, enabling the family to keep
workers employed year round.
ago, and opened a tasting room in the fall of 2015.

New Wine Club Awards


2014 BNV Chardonnay: 94 pts, Wine Enthusiast and 90 pts,
While remaining focused on providing fruit to many of
Antonio Galloni
the areas most prestigious wineries, Bien Nacido has recently
2012 BNV Pinot Noir: 92 pts, Antonio Galloni; 92 pts, Wine
launched their own Bien Nacido-Solomon Hills Estate Wine
Enthusiast; 92 pts, Wine Advocate and 91 pts, Wine & Spirits
Club. Being small production (under 2000 cases), the wine club
2013 BNV Syrah: 93 pts, Antonio Galloni and 93 pts, Wine
will fill up quickly, and requests will then transition to a wait
Advocate.
list. Releases will be in the fall and spring. Membership will offer 2014 SHV Chardonnay: 94 pts, Wine Enthusiast; 92 pts Antonio
many special benefits. In addition to complimentary tastings Galloni
members will have the opportunity to set up private tastings 2012 SHV Pinot Noir: 94 pts, Antonio Galloni; 94 pts, Wine
with the vineyard manager or winemaker. An annual summer Enthusiast, 91 pts, Wine Advocate
BBQ is planned, and pick up parties will offer club members the Dont miss an opportunity to take home a bottle. Visit the tasting
opportunity to meet the Miller family and winemaking team. room Thursday through Monday, 11am-5pm at 2960 Grand Ave,
As the Bien Nacido team gets to personally know the members Unit B in Los Olivos. If you need more information call (805) 318-
and their interests, more specifically focused wine events will be 6640 or go to www.BienNacidoEstate.com.
organized.

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Los Olivos
J Ludlow Vineyards
Small Production and Dedication to Craft
J Ludlow Vineyard, up in the idyllic Los Olivos area, is
the home away from home for owners Allan and Jane Jones.
Originally from Cardiff, Wales, the couple fell in love with the
Santa Ynez Valley during one of their many trips to California.
Stumbling upon a beautiful ranch in Happy Canyon, they quickly
developed an interest in wine, purchasing Westerly Stud Farm in
2007. Keeping production small, their dedication to their craft is
evident by their numerous awards and recent accolades.

Los Olivos Tasting Room


Their Los Olivos tasting room, opened April 2014, is a new
player in the area, producing delightful and memorable wines itself is named after the street Allan was born on. And of course,
unique to the Los Olivos region. With high ceilings, big windows, the 2008 Jane Merlot, a gold medal winner at the Los Angeles
and a welcoming atmosphere, it is the perfect place to grab a glass International Wine Competition, is named after his beloved wife.
of their award-winning wine. Sourcing most of their grapes from Other unique wine club highlights include a Pinot Grigio and
Camp 4 and La Presa Vineyards in the Valley, the winery strives Primitivo Rose, perfect for any summer picnic.
to keep things local and family-run, dedicated to great taste and a Heavily involved in charity, the jigsaw logo signifies their
sheer enjoyment of wine. commitment to fighting autism and Aspergers worldwide (a
common symbol in healthcare and popular culture). In their native
All in the Family country, Allan and Jane Jones own Beechwood College, a specialist
Family ties inspire each varietal, including their wine club aptly residential college for students dealing with these very conditions.
entitled The Old Ludlowdian. One of their most popular sellers, They also work closely with the Koegel Autism Center at UC
Kemsley Cabernet Sauvignon is named after Allan, who holds Santa Barbara and make a donation to the center for every botle of
the prestigious title of Lord Kemsley in Great Britain. The winery Sauvignon Blanc sold in the tasting room. >> BY RACHEL HOMMEL

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Wine Country This Month >> LOMPOC
Lompoc
LaMontagne Winery
Pinot with Personality Tasting: The LaMontagne Way
A visit to LaMontagne winery in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto will Kimberly is not only passionate about the wine she produces, she is
stimulate your senses in many different ways! Kimberly Smith, owner also a purist. Avoiding blending, she crafts only single vineyard, single
and winemaker, will greet you with a huge, effusive smile, her raucous clone wines reflecting the terroir the grape comes from. As Kimberly says,
laughter, and take you step by step through her love of wine and the the wines are ready to bottle when they sing. You will experience these
enticing line up of award winning wines she crafts for her wine loving singing wines when you visit the tasting room. To display the character
fans. Each bottle is reflective of Kimberlys unique geographical tongue, of the wine, each wine tasting experience is complemented with a small
relying on her unique sense of taste and smell, to craft her wines every charcuterie and gourmet bread plate.
step of the way from vineyard to bottle. Her success is evident by the
annual succession of awards LaMontagne wines have received since the
The Wine Club Family
initial release in 2010. Each bottle has a personality of its own, and its one Everyone entering the tasting room instantly becomes part of the family;
you are certain to enjoy and appreciate. joining the wine club you cement your relationship, guaranteeing yourself
an ongoing supply of these small lot production gems. There are different
Passion and Perfection Driven shipment options to choose from, but the most unique factor is that you pick
A foodie and wine lover, Kimberly will tell you she would purchase the wine you want in the shipment. In addition to free tastings and access to
($50) bottles of wine, and pour them down the drain; they were not newly released vintages, Kimberly puts on two blow out parties each year
exciting and possessed no personality. Following serious health issues, for club members, opening up her home. Each January she hosts a Paella
in 2006 she started taking classes at Alan Hancock College, and was and Pinot event, and in August is the annual Pork & Pinot event, which
fortunate to meet Wes Hagen of Clos Pepe. Hagen mentored Kimberly for features a pig roast paired with award winning Pinots. Kimberly describes
three years, encouraging her to make her own wine. The initial Pinot Noir, Pork & Pinot as hedonism at its best. Sign up for the wine club now so you
a 2010 Theron spent 18 months in barrel being released in mid-2012. dont miss this upcoming happening on August 20th. LaMontagne wines are
This first release won Double Gold at Affairs of the Vine, Pinot Shoot Out. mostly available only through the tasting room and wine club. Due to the
The path was set for this never intended to be a winemaker passionate small production of these premium wines, the wine club is approaching full
woman, and she has never looked back. capacity. >> DON SONDERLING

LAMONTAGNE WINERY ZOTOVICH ESTATE VINEYARD & WINERY


1509 E Chestnut Avenue, Lompoc 300 North 12th Street, Unit 1D, Lompoc
(805) 291-6643 | lamontagnewinery.com ( 805) 736-1600 | www.zotovichcellars.com
Friday Sunday 12-5pm Friday Sunday10am-4pm
Their family name, LaMontagne, meaning the Mountain, A family owned and operated boutique winery.
appropriately describes their quest to produce wines of We grow, produce and bottle estate Syrah, Chardonnay and Pinot
exceptional quality that represent the vintage and the place in Noir. Were new to the Lompoc Wine Ghetto. Stop in to meet us!
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Botanic Garden located at River View Park.


Buelltons unique collection of boutique wineries offers a (805) 691-1300
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you will be entertained by live performances in the winery from
up and coming musicians. Meet the winemakers, taste amongst New at Loring Wine Company
the barrels and be one with the process. Whether you enjoy the Reserve Wine Tasting Flights : : Half Price Tasting on Mondays
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Solvang/Sta.Ynez
Casa Cassara Winery & Vineyards
Casa Cassara Winery & Vineyards, located in the heart of the
Sta. Rita Hills appellation is a true family affair. With the first vines
planted in 1986, the hilltop 35 acre estate specializing in Pinot
Noir, has just added some cool climate Syrah and Grenache. Sitting
on the eastern edge of the Sta. Rita Hills at 800-foot elevation, the
climate offers the perfect backdrop for award winning Pinot Noir.
Mikael Sigouin has been Casa Cassaras winemaker for several
months now and they are very excited about the new direction that
he is taking them. Along with their signature Pinot Noir and some
of the usual suspects like Dago Red, Sauvignon Blanc and Syrah,
Casa Cassara will be adding some Italian varietals to their menu.
For 2016 you can expect to see an Arneis, an Italian white wine, a
new Sangiovese/Barbera Rose, a really nice Nebbiolo and of course
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Lions Peak Winery


Make Mine Cabernet Sauvignon!
When you step inside Lions Peaks tasting room, in downtown
Solvang, it becomes apparent that there is an artist expression that
is connected with Lions Peak. A collection of library Cabernet
Sauvignon, Bordeaux Meritages and single varietal wines, which
date back to their first commercial 1994 vintage, are on the wine For theUltimate BoutiqueWine Tasting Experience
HAND-CRAFTED BORDEAUX AND RHONE WINE SELECTIONS
racks, as well as their current releases. There is a rich history of
awards to be seen from the most renowned wine competitions in
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Lions Peaks 45-year-old historical boutique Estate Cabernet
We offer complimentary tasting per person with bottle purchase.
Sauvignon hillside vineyard is located in the Paso Robles AVA
and is a spectacular sight to see! When asked, Jennifer Arant
the owner, sommelier and winemaker, what makes Lions Peaks
Cabernet Sauvignon so special? She said, The old vines are loved
and nurtured. There is an eco-system that exists at this hillside
vineyard. We are one with nature. We have a great vineyard, and
the wine tells you this story!
LP specializes in Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet
Franc, Merlot, Bordeaux blends and dessert wines. Jennifer is
at the tasting room most weekends to talk about her wines and
how the eclectic labels were designed and of how she entered the
world of wine.
If you are lucky, she will share her stories about the early
years at Lions Peak, and offer her Southern hospitality to you by
opening one of the library wines for you to experience the terroir
and how special the vineyard is.
The Lions Peaks tasting room is located at 1659 Copenhagen
Dr. Suite A, which is right in the heart of little Denmark and
cannot be missed with its authentic thatched roof! The interior
of the tasting room is welcoming and cozy and is an artistic
expression of Jennifers interior design background. LP offers a
collection of exquisite and unique wine glasses from Murano Italy,
and branded wine-related accessories.
The tasting room offers diverse selections of wine tasting
options from $10 to $20. Their ultra-premium flight of award-
winning red wines which have received gold and silver medals
feature our: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc,
Merlot and two Meritages. Or if you prefer, you may select their
Sun - Thu Noon to 6 pm
standard red or white flights or their chocolate and dessert wine
Fri & Sat - Noon to 7:30 pm
pairing. You are also welcomed to relax and have a glass of Closed Tuesday during winter
Cabernet Sauvignon or any of their other fine wines.
Visit Lions Peak Vineyards from 11am to 6pm daily with The Tasting Room is Kid and Dog Friendly
extended hours on Saturday at 1659 Copenhagen Drive Suite A,
Solvang. For more information call (805) 693-5466 or go to 1607 Mission Dr, Ste 112, Solvang | (805) 688-8691
www.ccwinery.com
www.lionspeakwine.com.

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Santa Barbara Wineries
California Wine Festival July 13-15
Dont miss the 14th Annual California Wine
Festival, in beautiful Santa Barbara, one of the
largest outdoor wine festivals in the state! This
beautiful city is the original home of the CWF,
a spectacular gathering of wine, food, music
and fun at the beach! California wines. A hip
crowd of thousands of wine lovers flock to our
three-day Festival, making this one of the most
desirable consumer wine events of the year!

Three Unique Events in Santa Barbara


Old Spanish Nights Tasting
Thursday, July 13, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Limited to just 300 ticket-holders, this summer night under the stars. A silent
15 E De La Guerra St. is the toughest ticket in town! Californias auction of fine wines, exotic super-sized-
A true celebration of wines, foods and music best winemakers dust off their rare and wine bottles including dozens of magnums,
true to Santa Barbaras Spanish roots. The reserve level bottles in a wine-lovers fantasy double magnums and special luxury wine
historic De La Guerra Adobe Courtyard, site of night of sipping the good stuff! Some wines trips will raise money for The Foodbank of
the original Spanish fiesta in downtown Santa being poured are impossible to buy and Santa Barbara County.
Barbara, provides the perfect setting for this are no longer in distribution. A sparkling Beachside Wine Festival
exciting evening of wine and food festivities. Champagne reception greets guests who Saturday, July 15, 1-4 p.m. (VIPs 12p.m.)
A large contingent of wineries will showcase will then be treated to Napa trophy Cabs, 236 E. Cabrillo Blvd
their world-class wines accompanied by a spicy rare bottles from Sonoma, old vine wines This is CWFs signature wine event.
array of appetizers from top local restaurants. from the high Sierras and the best from Thousands of wine lovers pour into Santa
Colorful Flamenco dancers, accompanied by Californias Central Coast and Santa Barbara Barbaras sun-splashed beachside location
blazing guitars and hot Latin sounds will keep County. Top chefs from Santa Barbaras most for a day of sun, sea, wine, food and music.
everyone caliente throughout the event. popular restaurants will prepare amazing Hundreds of premium California wines
Sunset Reserve & Rare Wine Tasting hot and cold gourmet appetizers while live are served up along with the best of the
Friday, July 14, 6:30 to 9 p.m. music keeps things cool. The charming regional microbreweries, local top chefs,
Chase Palm Park Plaza Sat TA the Carousel old-world carousel at Chase Palm Park Plaza food purveyors and vendors of all things
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Ventura County
Herzog Wine Cellars
A History of Excellence
The story of Herzog Wine Cellars began in the mid 1800s,
when Phillip Herzog made wine for Emperor Franz Joseph of
the Austro-Hungarian Court. The wines were so respected, that
Phillip was made a baron. Generations later, after emigrating
from Europe to New York and eventually California, the direct
descendants of Baron Phillip Herzog continue the family legacy,
producing an assortment of premium kosher wines that are
today, sold worldwide.
A visit to Herzog Wine Cellars, located in Oxnard, is indeed
rooms and the modern and efficient bottling line.
an experience in history, winemaking, gastronomy and is a total
After the tour, step into the well-appointed tasting
pleasure.
room, sit at the inviting bar or at one of the larger
tables. Taste through an assortment of Herzog wines,
TouringTastingTapas while your attendant explains the history of Herzog,
Enter the modern, state of the art facility and begin by taking their philosophy, and walks you through a sampling
the self-guided winery tour. Notice the photos, news clippings, and of Herzogs wines.
articles that line the walls, telling the history of Herzog, and the If you are there in the afternoon (3:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday-
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Four Brix Winery (805) 256-6006


2290 Eastman Ave, #109, Ventura
Fri 4-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Herzog Wine Cellars (805) 983-1560


3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard
Sun-Thu 10:30am-9pm, Fri 10:30am-4pm 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Magnavino Cellars (805) 983-2500


961 North Rice Ave, #5, Oxnard
Most Fridays 5-8pm, Sat 11am-6pm, Sun 12-6pm 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Panaro Brothers Winery (805) 654-1577


4517 Market St, #7, Ventura
Thu 3-9pm, Fri 3-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-7pm 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

*Wines are subject to availablity and release

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addition to the a la carte menu, there is a special wine tasters CANTARA CELLARS
menu, including pairings of special reserve wines. Reservations are 126 North Wood Road, #104,Camarillo
ThursdaySunday 11am-6pm
suggested for lunch and dinner. (805) 484-9600 | www.cantaracellars.com
Check the website for special events, and restaurant information. Cantara Cellars is a local winery and tasting room producing a wide
Plan an hour or an evening. Wine and dine. You will be delighted selection of award-winning red and white wines. Located in the in the heart of Ventura County, theyre just a short
and your senses will be well satisfied. drive from wherever you are. Cantara Cellars specializes in wines made from grapes grown in the Lodi Appellation in
Northern California. Each wine they make expresses both their passion for making fine wines and their enjoyment
126 of the distinctive flavors found in Lodi grapes. Their wine lounge features wine flights, wine by the glass, cheese
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Four Brix Winery is an urban winery located in the heart of Ventura,
specializing in internationally-inspired wine blends. HERZOG WINE CELLARS
They produce wines based upon their favorite grape growing regions: 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard
Italy, France, Spain and California. The word brix is a term for SundayThursday 10:30am-9pm, Friday 10:30am-4pm
measurement of sugar in grapes; therefore, Four Brix equal four sweet spots for great wine! (805) 983-1560 | www.herzogwinecellars.com
With a total production around 2,500 cases, these wines are very limited and in high demand.
Discover nationally awarded local wines, a luxurious tasting bar,
private tasting rooms and a gift boutique. Treat yourself to 5-star
PANARO BROTHERS WINERY dining within the winery at Tierra Sur, Ventura Countys highest rated
4517 Market Street, #7, Ventura restaurant.
Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3-7pm, SaturdaySunday 11am-7pm
(805) 654-1577 | www.panarobros.com MAGNAVINO CELLARS
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winemaking with New World innovation. As fifth genertation Italian winery
Most Fridays 5-8pm, Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12-6pm
Americans, the family pays homage to their heritage; Vito Panaro tends to (805) 983-2500 | www.magnavinocellars.com
the vineyard and is the winemaker, while his brother David manages the Savor the Wine, Treasure the Experience. Escape to Magnavino Cellars
business. Their handcrafted single varietals truly showcase the beauty of 2-FOR-1 TASTING
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California wine made in a traditional Italian style. Let the highly trained staff of Magnavino Cellars guide you through the tasting of their wines, tour the facility, and
make your time at Magnavino Cellars a memorable one.

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>> Wine Country This Month

PASO ROBLES AREA WINERIES DOMAINE DEGHER 8650 Centra Road, Paso Robles; 805-296-2562 Open by appointment only
Donati Family Vineyard 2720 Oak View Road, Templeton; 805-238-0676 Open daily 10-5
Aaron Wines 3050 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-369-2037 Fri-Sun 11-5:30
Donatoni Winery 3225 Township Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-0620 Sat-Sun 12-5 or by Appt
Adelaida Cellars 5805 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-8980 Open daily 10-5
Dover Canyon Winery 4520 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-0101 Thu-Sun 11-5
Alta Colina 2725 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-4191 Thu-Sun 11-5
Dubost Winery 9988 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8463 Fri-Sun 11-5
AmByth Estate 510 Sequoia Lane, Templeton; 805-305-9497 Open by appointment only
Dunning Vineyards Estate 1953 Niderer Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-4763 Thu-Mon 11-5
ANCIENT PEAKS WINERY 22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita; 805-365-7045 Thu-Mon 11-5:30 Tooth and Nail Winery 3090 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-369-6100 Wed-Mon 11-6
ANGLIM 740 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-227-6813 Thu-Mon 11-6 or by Appt EBERLE WINERY 3810 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-238-9607 Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6
AronHill Vineyards 3745 W. Hwy 46, Templeton; 805-434-3066 Open daily 11-5 Complimentary Tasting and Cave Tours Gourmet Picnic Lunch VIP Tour, Tasting &Cheese Plate $35
cluse Wines 1520 Kiler Canyon Road; Paso Robles; 805-238-4998 Fri-Sun 11-4
ARROYO ROBLES 1240 Park Street, Paso Robles; 877-759-WINE Open daily 11-7
Enfold Wines 855 Windwood Road, Paso Robles; 805 239-2856 Open by appointment only
ASUNCION RIDGE 725 12th Street, Paso Robles; 805-237-3780 Open daily 12:30-6, Fri-Sat until 8
August Ridge 8790 E. Highway 41, Creston; 805-239-2455 Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5 EOS 2300 Airport Road, Paso Robles; 805-591-8050 Open daily 10-5
B & E Vineyards 6950 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-286-5835 Fri-Sun 11-5 or by Appt General Tasting $10 Private Tasting $15 Private Seated Tasting & Lunch $35
Barr Estate Winery 6950 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-286-5835 Fri-Sun 11-5 or by Appt Private Seated Tasting & Buffet Style Lunch $45
Barrel 27 Wine Co 3525 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1245 Open daily 11-5 Epoch Estate Wines 7505 York Mountain Road, Templeton; 805-237-7575 Open daily 11-4
Bassetti Vineyards 1191 North Green Valley Road, Cambria; 805-927-1925 Open by appointment only FS Cellars 1337 Vendels Circle, Paso Robles; 805-226-8989 Thu-Sun 11-6
Bella Luna 1850 Templeton Road, Templeton; 805-434-5477 Fri-Mon 10-5
Falcon Nest Winery 5185 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-0227 Open daily 10-7:30
Field Recording 460 Marquita Ave, Paso Robles; 805-503-9660 Daily 11-5
Bianchi Winery 3380 Branch Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9922 Open daily 10-5
First Crush Winemaking 2975 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-434-2772 By appointment only
Black Hand Cellars 766 Main Street, Suite B, Cambria; 805-927-9463 Open daily 11-5 Four Lanterns Winery 2485 West Hwy 46, Paso Robles; 949-300-5437 Thu-Mon 11-5, Tue-Wed by Appt
BODEGAS PASO ROBLES 729 13th Street, Paso Robles; 805-237-3780 Open daily 12:30-6, Fri-Sat to 8 Four Sisters Ranch 2995 Pleasant Road, San Miguel; 805-467-2417 Thu-Sun 11-5
Bon Niche Cellars 2627 Golden Eagle Way, San Miguel; 805-286-7798 Open by appointment only Fratelli Perata 1595 Arbor Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-2809 Open by appointment only
Booker Vineyard 2640 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-7367 Thu-Sun 11-5 FROLICKING FROG 739 12th Street, Paso Robles; 805-466-0779 Thu-Sat 12-5
Brecon Estate 7450 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-239-2200 Open daily 11-5 Frolicking Frog 14490 San Miguel Road, Atascadero; 805-466-0779 Open by appointment only
Brian Benson Cellars 2915 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-9463 Fri-Sun 11-5 Gelfand Vineyards 5530 Dresser Ranch Place; Paso Robles; 805-239-5808 Open by appointment only
Brochelle Vineyards 2323 Tuley Court #130, Paso Robles; 805-237-4410 Ext, 1 Fri-Sun 11-5 Giornata Wines 470 Marquita Ave, Paso Robles; 805-434-3075 Open by appointment only
Brochelle Vineyards 6996 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-4410 Ext. 2 Open daily 11-5 Glunz Family 8331 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-238-1400 Open daily 10-6
BROKEN EARTH 5625 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-239-2562 Open daily 10-5 Graveyard Vineyards 6990 Estrella Road, San Miguel; 805 467-2043 Thu-Mon 11-5
Burbank Ranch 5685 El Pomar Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-0631 Fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 11-5 GreMark Vineyards 5325 Rancho La Loma Linda, Paso Robles; 805-237-0154 Open by appointment only
Grey Wolf Cellars 2174 Hwy 46 West, Paso Robles; 805-237-0771 Open daily 11-5:30
CALCAREOUS VINEYARD 3430 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-0289 Open daily11-5
General Tasting $10 VIP Wine Tasting & Tour $35 Food & Wine Pairing GRIZZLY REPUBLIC WINES 840 13th Street, Paso Robles; 678-372-7288 Daily 12:30-6, Fri-Sun to 7
Caliza Winery 2570 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1480 Thu-Sun 11-4:30 or by Appt Halter Ranch Vineyard 8910 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9455 Open daily 11-5
Caparone Winery 2280 San Marcos Road, Paso Robles; 805-467-3827 Open daily 11-5, Closed Wed
HAMMERSKY VINEYARDS 7725 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-239-0930 Thu-Sun 11-5
Carina Cellars 3525 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-252-0860 Fri-Mon 11-5 Hansen Vineyard 5575 El Pomar Drive, Templeton; 805-239-8412 Fri-Sun 11-5
Carmody McKnight Estate Wines 11240 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-9392 Open daily 10-5 Harmony Cellars 3255 Harmony Valley Road, Harmony; 805-927-1625 Sumer 10-5:30, Winter 10-5
Cass Vineyards 7350 Linne Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-1730 Open daily 11-5 Hearst Ranch 442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon; 805-927-4100 Open daily 11-5
Hearthstone Vineyard 5070 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-2544 Thu-Mon 11-5
CASTORO CELLARS 1315 North Bethel Road, Templeton; 805-238-0725 Open daily 10-5:30 Herman Story Wines 1227 Paso Robles Strett, Paso Robles; 805-237-2400 Thu-Sun 11-4 or by Appt
General Tasting $5 Disc Golf Course $5 Hidden Oak 4671 South El Pomar, Templeton; 805-237-9315 Fri-Sun 11-5
Cayucos Cellars 131 N Ocean Avenue, Cayucos; 805-995-3036 Open daily 11-5:30, Closed Tue Hope Family Wines 1585 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-4112 Thu-Mon 10-4
Cellar 360 7000 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-226-7133 Fri-Sun 10-5 or by Appt Hug Cellars 2323 Tuley Road, Paso Robles; 805-226- 8022 Tues & Wed by appt., Thu-Mon 11-5
Cerro Prieto 3432 Los Tablas Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8448 Open by appointment only
Changala Winery 3770 Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9060 Fri-Mon 11-5
HUNT CELLARS 2875 Oakdale Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1600 Open daily 10:30-5:30
J&J Cellars 2850 Ranchita Canyon, San Miguel; 805-467-2891 Fri-Sun 11-5
CHATEAU LETTAU 840 13th Street, Suite G, Paso Robles; 805-238-6800 Thu-Mon 1-7,Fri-Sat 1-8 J Dusi Wines 1401 Hwy 46 West, Paso Robles; 805 226-2034 Open daily 11-5
Chateau Margene 4385 La Panza Road, Creston; 805-238-2321 Fri-Mon 11-5
Chronic Cellars 2020 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-7848 Open daily 11:30-5:30 J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINES 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-8900 Open daily 10-5
Cinquain Cellars 6404 Independence Ranch Place, San Miguel; 805-400-5978 Open by appointment only Jack Creek Cellars 5265 Jack Creek Road, Templeton; 805-226-8283 Thu-Mon by Appt only
Clautiere Vineyard 1340 Penman Springs Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-3789 Thu-Mon 11-5 Jada Winery 5620 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-226-4200 Open daily 11-4:45
Clavo Cellars 315 South Main Strett, Templeton; 805-226-0174 Open daily 12-5 Justin Winery 11680 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-6932 Open daily 10-5
Kaleidos 3770 Willow Creek, Paso Robles; 805-226-0828 Fri-Sun 11-5
Clayhouse Wines 2180 W Centre St, Shandon; 805-238-7055 Open by appointment only
Kiamie Wine Cellars 9750 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8333 Open daily 11-5
Clos Solene Wines 3050 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-0478 Open by appointment only
Kukkula 9515 Chimney Rock Road, Templeton; 805 227-0111 Fri-Sun 11-5
Croad Vineyards 3550 Vinedo Robles Lane, Paso Robles; 805-226-9899 Thu-Mon 11-5 LAventure Winery 2815 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-1588 Thu-Sun 11-4 or by Appt
Cypher Winery 3750 Hwy 46 West, Templeton; 805-237-0055 Open daily 11-6 Lago Giuseppe 8345 Green Valley Road, 46W, Templeton; 805-237-7300 Open by appointment only
DANBINO CELLARS 710 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-227-6800 Thu-Mon 11-6 Laraneta Vineyards 2602 Templeton Road, Templeton; 805-434-5090 Open by appointment only
Daou Vineyards 2777 Hidden Mountain Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-5460 Open daily 11-5 Law Estate Wines 3885 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9200 Open daily 10-4 by Appt only
Dark Star Cellars 2915 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-9463 Open daily 10-5 LDT CELLARS 831 13 th Street, Paso Robles; 805-712-8883 Mon, Wed, Thu 11:30-6, Fri-Sun 11-8
Denner Vineyards & Winery 5414 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-239-4287 Open by appointment only Le Cuvier 3333 Vine Hill Lane, Paso Robles; 800-549-4764 Open daily 11-5
DERBY WINE ESTATES 525 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles; 805-238-6300 Open daily 11-6 LE VIGNE WINERY 5115 Buena Vista Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-4000 Sun-Thu 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-6
Reserve Tasting $10 Cheese or Chocolate Flight $15
DIABLO PAS0 827 13th Street, Paso Robles; 805-975-6185 Sun & Mon 11:30-6; Thurs 11:45-8, Fri-Sat 11:45-10 Private VIP Tour with Barrel Tasting & Cheese Pairing $35
Doce Robles 2023 Twelve Oaks Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-4766 Open daily 10-5:30 Linne Calodo 3030 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-0797 Open by appointment only

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Locatelli 8585 Cross Canyons Road, San Miguel; 805-467-0067 Fri-Sun 1l-4 Sarzotti Winery 180 Bella Ranch Road, Templeton; 805-226-2022 Thu-Sun 11-5 or by Appt
Loma Linda Vineyards 5155 Rancho La Loma Linda Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-7172 Open by appointment only Sculpterra Winery 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8881 Open daily 10-5
Lone Madrone 5800 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-0845 Open daily 10:30-5
SEVEN OXEN 1313 Park Street, Paso Robles; 805-704-0959 Thurs-Sat 12-5, Sun 11-4
LXV WINE LOUNGE 1306-B Pine Street, Paso Robles; 530-763-3821 Thu-Sun 1-7 Sextant Wines 2324 Hwy 46W, Paso Robles; 805-542-0133 Open daily 10-5
McPrice 3525 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1245 Open daily 11-5 Shadow Run Vineyard 2720 La Panza Road, Creston; 805-227-0554 Fri-Sun 10:30-5
Maloy ONeill 5725 Union Road, Paso Roble; 805-238-6430 Open daily 10-5 Shale Oak Winery 3235 Oakdale Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-4800 Open daily 10-5
MICHAEL GILL CELLARS 4125 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-1668 Fri-Sun 11-5 Sharps Hill 835 12th Street (Poured at Vinoteca), Paso Robles; 805-227-7154 Mon-Thu 4-9, Fri-Sat 4-11
Midnight Cellars 2925 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-8904 Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-5:30 Stacked Stone Cellars 1525 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-7872 Fri-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5
Minassian-Young 4045 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-7571 Thu-Mon 11-5 Stanger Vineyards 7970 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-0621 Open daily 11-5
Mitchella Vineyard 2525 Mitchella Ranch Way, Paso Robles; 805-239-8555 Thu-Sun 12-5 or by Appt Stanger Vineyards 5225 Hwy 41 (at Creston Road), Creston; 805-238-4777 Sat-Sun 11-5
Mondo Cellars 3260 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles; 805-226-2925 sOpen daily 11-6 Starr-Ranch Winery 9320 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805 227-0144 Open by appointment only
Moonstone Cellars 801 Main Street, Suite, Cambria; 805-927-9466 Open daily 11-5 Steinbeck 5940 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-1854 Thu-Mon 11-5
Nadeau Family Vintners 3860 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-3574 Fri-Sun 11-5 Still Waters Vineyards 2750 Old Grove Lane, Paso Robles; 805-237-9231 Thu-Mon 11-5
Nicora Winery 2945 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-400-0039 By appointment only Summerwood Winery 2175 Arbor Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-1365 Open daily 10-5, Sat-Sun until 6
Niner Wine Estates 2400 Highway 46 West, Paso Robles;805-239-2233 Open daily 10-5 Tablas Creek 9339 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1231 Open daily 10-5

OPOLO VINEYARDS 7110 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-9593 Open daily 10-5 TACKITT FAMILY 6640 Von Dollen Road, San Miguel; 805 467-9490 Fri-Sun 12-5
General Tasting $10 Food & Wine Pairing Terry Hoage 870 Arbor Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-2083 Thu-Mon 11-4
ONX Winery 2910 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-434-5607 Thu-Mon 10-4 Thacher Winery 8355 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-0087 Thu-Mon 11-5 or by Appt
Oso Libre Winery 7383 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-3378 Wed-Mon 11-5 Tobin James Cellars 8950 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-2204 Open daily 10-6
Tolo Cellars 9750 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-2282 Thu-Mon 11-5 or by Appt
PARRISH FAMILY 1220 Park Street, Paso Robles; 805-286-4028 Thu-Mon 1-6:30, Fri-Sat 1-7:30
Treana Winery 1585 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-4112 Thu-Mon 10-4
PASOLIVO 1229 Park Street, Paso Robles; 805-226-8800 Thu-Mon 10-6 Turley Wine Cellars 2900 Vineyard Drive, Templeton; 805-434-1030 Open daily 9-5
8530 Vineyard Dr., Paso Robles; 805-227-0186 Open daily 11-5 Twilight Cellars 110 Orchard Hill Road, San Juan Bautista; 805-238-7143 Thu-Sun 11-5
PASO PORT WINE CO. 95 Booker Road, Templeton; 805-239-2229 Thu-Mon 11-5 Venteux Vineyards 1795 Las Tablas Road, Templeton; 805-369-0127 Open daily 10-5
Paso Robles Wine Club 800 Pine St, Suite 101, Paso Robles; 866-238-6400 Open daily 10-6 Via Vega Vineyard & Winery 2378 Adobe Road, Paso Robles; 805-423-2190 Fri-Sat 11-4, Sun 11-2, or by Appt
Paso Underground 1140 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-237-0799 Fri-Sat 1-7, Sun 1-5, or by Appt Victor Hugo Winery 2850 El Pomar Drive, Templeton; 805-434-1128 Open by appointment only
Villicana Winery 2725 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-9456 Thu-Sun 11-5
PEACHY CANYON WINERY 1480 North Bethel Road, Templeton; 805-239-1918 Open daily 10-5:30 Villa Creek Cellars 5995 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-7145 Fri-Sun 11-5 or by Appt
General Tasting $10
Villa San-Juliette 6385 Cross Canyon Road, San Miguel; 805-550-0522 Thu-Mon 11-5, Tue-Wed by Appt
Pear Valley 4900 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-2861 Open daily 11-5
PELLETIERE ESTATE 3280 Township Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-9432 Thu-Mon 11-5, Tue-Wed by Appt
VINA ROBLES 3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-4812 Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6
Estate Tasting $7 Reserve Tasting $10 Private Wine & Chocolate Experience $20
Penman Springs 1985 Penman Springs Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-7959 Thu-Sun 11-5
Private Wine & Cheese Experience $20 Gourmet Lunch Tasting $35 Charcuterie Plate $30
Per Cazo Cellars 5325 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805 227-4949 Open by appointment only
Vines on the Marycrest 5050 Mustard Creek Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-0378 Fri-Sat 11-5, Sun 10-4
PIANETTA 829 13th Street, Paso Robles; 805-226-4005 Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 11-7 Vino Vargas 950 Indian Dune Road, San Miguel, ; 805-369-1440 By appointment: 10-5pm
Pipestone 2040 Niderer Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-6385 Thu-Mon 11-5 Vintage Cowboy 10 East Pozo Road, Santa Margarita; 805-286-7172 Sat-Sun 11-5
Pithy Little Wine Co. 1244 Pine Street, Suite B, Paso Robles; 805-546-1059 Mon-Fri 12-6, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5 Vista Del Rey 7340 Drake Road, Paso Robles; 805-467-2138 Open most Sundays 11-5 or by Appt
Poalillo Vineyards 7970 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-0621 Open daily 11-5 Westberg Cellars 1140 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-238-9321 Fri-Sun 12-3
Pomar Junction 5036 South El Pomar Drive, Templeton; 805-238-9940 Open daily 11-5 Whalebone Vineyard 8325 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles 805-239-9020 Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5:30
Powell Mountain Cellars 3050 Blue Rock Rd, Paso Robles; 805-434-8097 Open Fri 12-5, Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4 or by appt. Wild Coyote Winery 3775 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-610-1311 Open daily 11-5
Proulx 5424 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-226-2800 Thu-Mon 11-5
WILD HORSE WINERY 1437 Wild Horse Winery Court, Templeton; 805-434-2541 Open daily 11-5
RABBIT HOLE 1244 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-286-4692 Open daily 11-6, weekends open late General Tasting $5 A Grape to Glass Experience $15
Rabbit Ridge 1172 San Marcos Road, Paso Robles; 805-467-3331 Thu-Sun 11-5 Windward Vineyard 1380 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-2565 Open daily 10:30-5
Ranchero Cellars 1140 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-423-3765 Open Fri & Sat 1-7, Sun 1-5 Zenaida Cellars 1550 Hwy 46 West, Paso Robles; 805-227-0382 Open daily 11-5
Ranchita Canyon Vineyard 3439 Ranchita Canyon Road, San Miguel; 805 467-9448 Fri-Mon 11-5 ZinAlley 3730 Hwy 46 West, Templeton; 805-238-0959 Fri-Sun 11-5
Rangeland Wines 10425 Klau Mine Road, Paso Robles; 805-674-9232 Open by appointment only
Rendarrio Vineyards 2323 Tuley Court, Suite 110, Paso Robles; 805-610-7659 Fri-Sun 11-5 SAN LUIS OBISPO WINERIES
RED SOLES 3230 Oakdale Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9898 Open daily 11-5 ALAPAY CELLARS 415 First Street, Avila Beach; 805-595-2632 Open daily 10:30-6
Rio Seco 4295 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-8884 Open daily 11-5 General Tasting $10
RiverStar Vineyards 7450 Estrella Road, San Miguel; 805-467-0086 Thu-Mon 11-5 Autry Cellars 5450 Edna Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-546-8669 Open daily 11-5
RN Estate Winery 7986 North River Road, Paso Robles; 805-610-9802 Open by appointment only
BAILEYANA, TANGENT & MYTH TASTING ROOM
ROBERT HALL WINERY 3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-1616 Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6 5828 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-269-8200 Open daily 10-5
Rockin R Wine 8500 Union Road, Suite C, Paso Robles; 805-835-8529 Fri-Sun 11-5
Rocky Creek Cellars 8687 Apple Road, Templeton; 805-238-1919 Open daily 11-5 BARNWOOD WINE 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande; 888-809-VINE Open daily 11-5
Biddle Ranch Vineyard 2050 Biddle Ranch Rd, San Luis Obispo; 805-543-2399 Thu-Mon 11-5
ROTTA WINERY 250 Winery Road, Templeton; 805-237-0510 Open daily 10:30-5:30 BISHOPS PEAK 3031 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-489-0446 Open daily 10:30-4:30
General Tasting $10
Center of Effort Wine 2199 Corbett Canyon Road, Arroyo Grande; 805-782-9463 Open by appointment only
ROXO PORT CELLARS 6996 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-1600 Open daily 11-5 Cerro Caliente 831 A Via Esteban, San Luis Obispo; 805-544-2842 Fri-Sun 11-5
SAN ANTONIO WINERY 2610 Buena Vista, Paso Robles; 805-226-2600 Open daily 10-6 CHAMISAL VINEYARDS 7525 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-541-9463 Open daily 10-5
Complimentary Tasting of 3 Wines Artisan Series Tasting $15 Classic Tasting Flight $15 Estate Tasting Flight $25
San Marcos Creek 7750 North Hwy 101, Paso Robles; 805-467-9260 Open daily 11-5 Chateau Margene 845 Embarcadero, Unit G, Morro Bay; 805-225-1235 Open daily 12-7

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Claiborne & Churchill 2649 Carpenter Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-544-4066 Open daily 11-5 LOS ALAMOS WINERIES
Clesi Wines 1850 Calle Joaquin Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-286-5073 Fri-Sun 11-5
Cuvee Champagne Bar 550 1st Street, Avila Beach; 805-727-4144 Fri 4-10, Sat 1-10, Sun 12-7 BEDFORD WINERY 448 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-344-2107 Open daily 11-5
Edna Valley Vineyard 2585 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-544-5855 Open daily 10-5 General Tasting $10
Filipponi Ranch Cellars 1800 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo; 805-903-3567 Sat-Sun 12-4
Kelsey See Canyon 1947 See Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-595-9700 Open daily 11-5:30
BELL STREET FARM 406 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-344-4609 Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun-Mon 11-5
Kynsi Winery 2212 Corbett Canyon Road, Arroyo Grande;805-544-8461 Thu-Mon 11-5 Casa Dumetz Wines 388 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-344-1900 Thu 12-7, Fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6
Frequency Wines 488 Bell Street, Suite B, Los Alamos; 805-344-1222 Fri-Sun 12-6
LAETITIA VINEYARDS 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-481-1772 Open daily 11-5
Municipal Winemakers 423 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-931-6864 Fri-Sun 12-7
Luis Wine Bar 1021 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo; 805-762-4747 Mon-Thu 3-11, Fri 3-Midnight, Sat 12-Midnight, Sun 12-11
Monarch Grove Winery 180 Hwy One, Grover Beach; 805-709-4875 Thu-Mon: Mar-Oct 12-6, Nov-Feb 12-5 MARTIAN RANCH & VINEYARD 9110 Alisos Canyon Road, Los Alamos; 805-344-1804 Wed-Sun 11-5
Monterey Street Wine Co. 1255 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo; 805-541-1255 Tue-Wed 1:30-7, Thu-Sat 1:30-9
Morovino 76 Landing Passage, Avila Beach; 805-627-1443 Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu 12-5, Fri-Sat 12-6 LOS OLIVOS WINERIES
NADIA WINE 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-481-1772 Open daily 11-5 Alexander & Wayne 2922 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-9665 Open daily 11-6
Peloton Cellars 470 Front Street,Avilia Beach; 805-627-1080 Mon, Thu, Sat 12-6, Fri 12-8, Sun 11-4 ANDREW MURRAY 2901 Grand Avenue, Suite A (Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-693-9644 Open daily 11-5
Phantom Rivers 211 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande; 805-481-WINE Sun-Thu 12-5 , Fri 12-9, Sat 12-7 General Tasting $12 Wine & Chocolate Flight $20
Piedra Creek Winery 6425 Mira Cielo Drive, San Luis Obispo; 805-541-1281 Open by appointment only
Arthur Earl 2922 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-693-1771 Open daily 11-6
Sans Liege Wines 870 Price Street, Pismo Beach; 805-773-2770 Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8
Artiste 2948-E Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-686-2626 Open daily 11-5:30
Saucelito Canyon 3080 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-543-2111 Open daily 10-5
Beckmen Vineyards 2670 Ontiveros Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-8664 Open daily 11-5
Sextant Wines 1653 Old Price Cnyn Road, San Luis Obispo; 866-833-WINE Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10-5
Bernat 2879 Grand Avenue (at Los Olivos Caf), Los Olivos; 805-794-5217 Open daily 11:30-8
SINOR-LAVALLEE WINES 550 1st Street, Avila Beach; 805-459-9595 Thu-Mon 12-6
with extended hours in the summer BIEN NACIDO 2963 Grand Avenue, Unit B, Los Olivos; 805-318-6640 Open Thu-Mon 11-5
Bin 2860 2860 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-693-8537 Sun-Thu 11-7, Fri-Sat 11-8
STEPHEN ROSS WINE CELLARS 178 Suburban Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-594-1318 Thu-Sun 11-5 Blair Fox Cellars 2902 San Marcos Avenue, Suite B, Los Olivos; 805-691-1678 Fri-Sun 12-5 or by Appt
TALLEY VINEYARDS 3031 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-489-0446 Open daily 10:30-4:30 Brander Vineyard 2401 Refugio Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-2455 Winter daily 11-4, Summer daily 10-5
Core Tasting Flight $10 Distinctive Menu Tasting Flight $18 Private Hosted Group Tasting of 7+ $15 Brophy Clark Cellars 2905 Grand Avenue (at Los Olivos Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-929-4830 Open daily 11-5
Taste of the Valleys 911 Price Street, Pismo Beach; 805-773-8466 Sun-Thu 12-9, Fri-Sat 12-10 Byron 2367 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-938-7365 Open daily 11-5
Tolosa Winery 4910 Edna Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-782-0500 Open daily 11-5
Carhartt Vineyard 2990-A Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-0685 Open daily 11-5
Wolff Vineyards 6238 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-781-0448 Open daily 11-5
Carina Cellars 2900-A Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-2459 Open daily 11-5
William James 911 Price Street (at Taste of the Valleys), Pismo Beach; 805-773-8466 Sun-Thu 12-9, Fri-Sat 12-10
Cinque Stelle 2982-Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-686-4101 Thu-Mon 11-5
SANTA MARIA/FOXEN CANYON WINERIES Consilience 2923 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-691-1020 Open daily 11-5

COQUELICOT 2884 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-1500 Sun-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-5
ANDREW MURRAY 5249 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-696-9604 Open daily 10:30-5:30
Daniel Gehrs Winery 2939 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 800-275-8138 Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6
Rhne Zone Flight $15 Grape to Glass Tour $18 (w/Chocolate Pairing add $8, w/Cheese Plate add $15)
Private Hosted Group Tasting of 8+ $15
Dreamcote Wine Co. 2933 San Marcos Avenue, #107, Los Olivos; 805-691-1200 Fri-Mon 11-5
Ca Del GreVino 400 East Clark Avenue, Orcutt; 805 937-6400 Tue-Sat 11-9, Sun 11-7 DRAGONETTE 2445 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-693-0077 Thu-Mon 11-5
Cambria Estate Winery 5475 Chardonnay Lane, Santa Maria; 805-938-7318 Open daily 10-5 Epiphany Cellars 2974 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 866-354-9463 Open daily 11-5:30
Core Wine 145 South Gray Street, Suite 103, Orcutt; 805-937-1600 Mon & Wed-Sun 12-6 Evans Ranch 2901 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-0558 Open daily 10-5
COSTA DE ORO 1331 South Nicholson Avenue, Santa Maria; 805-937-1468 Daily 11-6, Fri until 8 Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company 2466 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Suite C; Los Olivos; 805-694-2252 Open daily 11-9
General Tasting $10 VIP Tasting $25 (Monday-Friday) Wine on Tap $7/Glass Friday Night Wine Down $12 J LUDLOW VINEYARD 2890 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-8989 Open daily 11-5
Cottonwood Canyon 3940 Dominion Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-8463 Thu-Mon 11-5, Closed: Tue & Wed Kaena Wine 2890 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-451-6037 Open daily 11-5
Demetria 6701 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-686-2345 Open by appointment only Lane Tanner Wines 2905 Grand Ave (at Los Olivos Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-688-7406 Open daily 11-5
Fess Parker 6200 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-1545 Open daily 10-5
LARNER VINEYARD & WINERY 2900 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-8148 Open daily 11-5
FIRESTONE VINEYARD 5000 Zaca Station Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-3940 Open daily 11-5
Featured Wine Flight $10 Reserve Wine Flight $15 Private Tasting Groups of 10+ $15 (w/Tour add $5) - Reservations required LOS OLIVOS TASTING ROOM 2905 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-7406 Open daily 11-5
Tours depart daily at 11:15am, 1:15pm & 3:15pm General Tasting $10
Foxen Vineyard 7200 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-4251 Open daily 11-4 Qup Wines 2963 Grand Avenue, Suite B, Los Olivos; 805-686-4200 Open daily 11-5
Golden Bear Wines 2115 South Blosser, Suite 114, Santa Maria; 805-623-5956 Open Wed-Sun 11-5 Refugio Ranch Vineyards 2990 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-5400 Thu-Mon 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-6
Kenneth Volk Vineyards 5230 Tepusquet Road, Santa Maria; 805-938-7896 Thu-Mon 10:30-4:30, Tue-Wed by appt. Saarloos & Sons 2971 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-1200 Open daily 11-6
Koehler 5360 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-693-8384 Open daily 10-5
La Fentre 2705 Aviation Boulevard, Santa Maria; 310-977-5615 Open by appointment only
Samsara 2466 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-331-2292 Thu-Mon 11-5
Presquile Wine 5391 Presquile Drive, Santa Maria; 805-937-8110 Fri 11-6, Sat-Thu 11-5 Semler Malibu Family 2363 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-8105 Thu-Tue 11:30-5
Rancho Sisquoc 6600 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-934-4332 Mon-Thu 10-4, Fri-Sun 10-5 Stolpman Vineyards 2434 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-0400 Open daily 11-5
Riverbench Vineyards 6020 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-8340 Open daily 10-4 Tensley/Lea Wines 2900 Grand Avenue, Suite B, Los Olivos; 805-688-6761 Fri-Sun 11-5
Sagebrush Annies 4211 Hwy 33; Maricopa; 661-766-2319 Sat-Sun 11:30-5 Tercero Wines 2445 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Suite 104, Los Olivos; 805-245-9584 Thu-Mon 12-5
Sierra Madre Vineyard 2570 Prell Road, Santa Maria; 805-922-3100 Open by appointment only
Tessa Marie/ E&T Wines 2901-C Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-6081 Thu-Mon 11:30- 5
Tantara Vineyard 4747 Ontiveros Lane, Santa Maria; 805-938-5051 Open by appointment only
Tres Hermanas Winery 9660 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-8451 Open daily 10-5 TORETTI FAMILY 2933 San Marcos Avenue, Suite 101, Los Olivos; 805-688-8002 Thu-Mon 12-5:30
Wine Country 130 North Broadway Street, Suite A; Orcutt; 805-688-9339 Thu-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6 Tre Anelli 2923 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-686-3000 Open daily 11-5
ZACA MESA WINERY 6905 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-9339 Open daily 10-4 Verdad & Ethan 2963-B Grand Avenue (at Qup Wines Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-686-4200 Open daily 11-5
General Tasting $10 Zinke Wine Co. 2366 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-691-9718 Open daily 11-5

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LOMPOC/BUELLTON WINERIES
Alma Rosa 181-C Industrial Way, Buellton; 805-691-9395 Open daily 11-4 Taste Handcrafted...
Brews & Spirits
Ampelos Cellars 312 No 9th St, Lompoc; 805-736-9957 Thu-Sun 11-5
Arcadian Winery 1515 E Chestnut Ave, Ste B, Lompoc; 805-737-3900 Thu-Fri 1-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4
Artisan Uprising 1505 E Chestnut Ct, Ste. E, Lompoc; 805-208-7206 Thu-Mon 11-5
Ave Winery 300 No 12th St. Suite 4C, Lompoc; 805-430-5685

Babcock Winery 5175 E Hwy 246, Lompoc; 805-736-1455
Fri-Sun 12-5
Winter daily 10:30-4, Summer daily 10:30-5
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
Bratcher Winery 1515-B E. Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-737-3900 Fri-Sun 11-5
BREWING COMPANIES
Brewer-Clifton 329 No F St, Lompoc; 805-735-9184 Fri-Sun 11-4
927 Beer Company 821 Cornwall St, Cambria; 805-203-5265 Open daily 12-7
Clos Pepe 1505 E Chestnut Ave (at Taste of Sta. Rita Hills), Lompoc; 805-735-8774 Thu-Sun 11-5
Cold Heaven Cellars 92 Second St, Ste A, Buellton; 805-686-1343 Fri-Mon 12-5 Firestone Walker Brewing Co 1400 Ramada Dr, Paso Robles; 805-225.5911 Daily 11-6
Conarium Wines 1591 E. Chestnut Ave., Lompoc; 202-257-2171 Fri-Sun 12-5 (call ahead, may be closed for construction)
Crawford Family Wines 92 Second St, Stes G & H, Buellton; 805-698-3889 Fri-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by Appt Libertine Pub 1234 Broad St, San Luis Obispo; 805-548-2337 Tue-Wed 4-9, Thu 4-10, Fri-Sat 11-11, Sun 11-8
DAlfonso Curran 4457 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc; 805-739-WINE Open by appointment only Little Tree Brewing 191 S Oak Park Blvd #3, Grover Beach; 805-668-2038 Fri 3-10, Sat, 12-10, Sun 12-5
DVine 107 Ocean Ave, Lompoc; 805-735-8771 Tue-Thu 3-9, Fri-Sat 3-11 Bang the Drum Brewery 950 Orcutt Rd, San Luis Obispo; 805-242-8372 Mon-Thu 2-10, Fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 12-10
Dierberg Estate/Star Lane 1280 Drum Canyon Rd, Lompoc; 866-652-8430 Open daily 11-5 BarrelHouse Brewing Company 3055 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-1128 Mon-Thu 2-8, Fri-Sat 11-9, Sun 11-8
De Su Propia 1591 E. Chestnut Ct, Ste A, Lompoc; 805-345-9355 Open by appointment only SLO Brew 855 Aerovista Place, San Luis Obispo; 805-543-1843 Opening Soon!
Fiddlehead Cellars 1597 E Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-742-0204 Fri 12-5, Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4 Tap It Brewing Company 675 Clarion Ct, San Luis Obispo; 805-545-7702 Daily 12-8, Th-Sat 12-10
Flying Goat Cellars 1520 E Chestnut Ct, Unit A, Lompoc; 805-736-9032 Thu-Mon 11-4 Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company 462 E. Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, 474-8525 Sun-Wed 11-10, Thu-Sat 11-11
FOLEY ESTATES 6121 East Hwy 246, Lompoc; 805-737-6222 Open daily 10-5 DISTILLERIES
Estate Tasting $10 Wine & Cheese Pairing $40 Bethel Road Distillery 1266 N Bethel Rd, Templeton; 805-610-2178 Opening soon!
HELIX 140 Industrial Way; Buellton; 805-693-8864 Fri-Sun 12-5 Krobar Craft Distillery 2174 CA-46, Paso Robles; 805-467-9463 By appointment
Opolo Distillery 7110 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles; 805-238-9593 Sun-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-5:30
HITCHING POST WINES 406 East Hwy 246 (at Hitching Post Restaurant), Buellton; 805-688-0676 Pendrays Distillery 95 Booker Rd,Templeton; 805-239.2229 Mon 11-4, Thu-Sun 11-5
Open daily from 4-9:30
Re:Find Handcrafted Spirits 2735 Adelaida Rd, Paso Robles; 805-239-9456 Daily 11-5
Holus Bolus / Black Sheep Finds - 1500 E. Chestnut Ct., Lompoc; 805-637-1005 Sat-Sun 12-5 and by Appt.
Red Soles Stillhouse 3230 Oakdale Rd, Paso Robles; 805-226-9898 Daily 11-5
Huber Cellars 4892 Hapgood Rd, Lompoc;805-736-3854 Fri-Sat 11-5, Sun 11-4 & by Appt
Wine Shine 3064 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-286-4453 Fri-Sun opens at 1
Jalama Wines 308 North 9th Street, Suite C; Lompoc; 805-735-8937 Fri-Sun 12-5 & by Appt
JCR Vineyard Jalama Caon Ranch, Lompoc Open by appointment only SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Ken Brown Wines 157 West Hwy 246, Buellton; 805-688-9400 Thu-Mon 11-4:30
Kessler-Haak 300N. 12th St. Ste 4D, Lompoc; 805-735-2283 Fri-Sun 12-5 BREWING COMPANIES
Lafond Vineyard 6855 Santa Rosa Rd, Buellton; 805-688-7921 Open daily 10-5 Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company 45 Industrial Way, Buellton; 805-694-2252 Mon-Thu 1-9, Fri-Sun 11-9
LAMONTAGNE WINERY 1509 East Chesnut Avenue, Lompoc; 805-291-6643 Fri-Sun 12-5 2446 Alamo Pintado Ave, Los Olivos, 805-694-2252 Mon-Thu 1-9, Fri-Sun 11-9
La Vie Vnyds 308 No 9th St, Ste D, Lompoc; 805-291-2111 Fri-Sun 11-5 137 Anacapa Street, Suite F, Santa Barbara; 805-694-2252 Sun-Thu 11-11, Fri-Sat 11-12
Longoria Wines 415 E. Chestnut Avenue, Lompoc; 866-759-4637 Open daily 11-4:30 560 E. Betteravia Suite B, Santa Maria; 805-694-2252 Mon-Wed 11-9, Thu-Sat 11-11, Sun 10-9
Firestone Walker Brewing Company 620 Murray Ave, Buellton; 805-697-4777 Mon-Thu 2-7, Fri-Sat 11-8
LORING WINE COMPANY 420 East Hwy 246, Buellton; 805-691-1300 Thu-Mon 10-4:45 Hollister Brewing Company 6980 Camino Real Marketplace, Goleta; 805-968-2810 Daily 11-10
Regular Tasting $15/$7.5 on Mondays Regular Tasting & Cookie Pairing $22
Shanty Irish Brewing Co. 241 S. Broadway St., Orcutt; 805-934-3777 Mon-Thu 11:30-11:30, Fri-Sat 11:30-2am, Sun 11:30-11
Lutum Wines 300 N. 12th St. Unit 1-C, Lompoc; 805-345-6544 Open by appointment only
Pure Order Brewing 41- N Quarantina St, Santa Barbara; 805-966-2881 Thu-Fri 3-7, Sat-Sun 12-7
Melville Vineyard 5185 East Hwy 246, Lompoc; 805-735-7030 Open daily 11-4
Santa Barbara Brewing Company 501 State St, Santa Barbara; 805-730-1040 Sun-Wed 11:30-11, Thu-Sat 11:30-2am
Montemar Wines 1501 E Chesnut Ct, Ste. E, Lompoc; 805-735-5000 Thurs & Sun 12-5, Fri & Sat 12-7
Solvang Brewing Company 1547 Mission Dr, Solvang; 805-688-2337 Daily 11am-2am
Moretti Wine Company/Taste of Sta Rita Hills 1595 E Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-735-4400 Thu-Sun 11-5
Telegraph Brewing 418 N Salsipuedes St, Santa Barbara; 805-963-5018 Tue-Thu 3-9, Fri 2-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-7
MOSBY WINERY 9496 Santa Rosa Road, Buellton; 805-688-2415 Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10-5
DISTILLERIES
New Vineland/Pierdrassi 1501 E Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-736-6784 Fri-Sun 12-5
Ascendant Spirits Inc. 37 Industrial Way, Suite 103, Buellton; 805-691-1000 Fri 4-8, Sat-Sun 1-7
Pali Wine Co. 1036 West Aviation Dr, Lompoc; 805 736-7200 Sat-Sun 11-4, Mon-Thu by Appt
1501 EChestnut Ct, Ste. C, Lompoc ; 805-735-2354 Thu-Sun 11-6, Fri & Sat 12-7, Mon 11-2 Cutlers Artisan Spirits 137 Anacapa Suite D, Santa Barbara; 805-845-4040 Thu 1-6, Fri-Sat 1-9, Sun 1-6
Palmina 1520 E Chestnut Ct, Lompoc; 805-735-2030
Piedrasassi Wine & Bread 1501-1503 E. Chestnut Ct, Ste A, Lompoc; 805-736-6784
Thu-Sat 11-5, Sun-Mon 11-4
Open by appointment only
VENTURA COUNTY
Point Concepcin Wines 1601 W Central Ave, Lompoc; 805-588-1545 Open by appointment only BREWING COMPANIES
Samsara 1500 E. Chestnut Ct, Ste A, Lompoc; 805-331-2292 Fri-Sun 12-5 Casa Agria Specialty Ales 701 N Del Norte Blvd #310, Oxnard; 805-485-1454 Thu-Fri 5-9, Sat 2-9, Sun 12-6
Sanford Winery 5010 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc; 805-735-5900 Sun-Thu 11-4, Fri-Sat 11-5 Five Threads Brewing Co 31133 Via Colinas, Westlake Village; 805-457-5990 Wed-Thu 3:20-10, Fri 3:30-11, Sat 11:30-11, Sun 1-6
Scott Cellars 316 North F St, Lompoc; 805-736-6161 Fri-Sun 12-5 Institution Ale Company 438 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo; 805-482-3777 Tue-Thu 4-10, Fri 1-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-6
Stolpman Vynds 1700-B Industrial Way, Lompoc; 805-736-5000 Fri-Sun 11-4 Island Brewing Company 5049 6th St, Carpinteria; 805-745-8272 Mon-Thu 2-9, Fri 12-10, Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9
Standing Sun Winery 92 2nd St, Ste D, Buellton; 805-691-9413 Thu-Mon 11-5 & by Appt Madewest Brewing Co. 1744 Donlon St, Ventura; 805-947-5002 Mon-Wed 3:30-9, Thu 3:30-10, Fri 1-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-7
Sweeny Canyon Buellton; 805-688-2415 Open by appointment only Poseidon Brewing Company 5777 Olivas Park Dr, Ventura; 805-477-0239 Tue-Thu 4-9, Fri 2-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-7
Rincon Brewery 5065 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria; 805-684-6044 Sun-Thu 11-9:30, Fri-Sat 11-10
TERRAVANT 35 Industrial Way, Buellton; 805-686-4742 Open daily 11-9
Sundowner Brewery 30961 Agoura Rd, Westlake Village; 818 706-1807 Thu-Fri 4:30-9, Sat 2-9, Sun 2-6
Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 3-5pm Custom Wine Blending Live Music Thursday-Saturday
Surf Brewery 4561 Market St, Ventura; 805-644-2739 Mon-Thu 4-9, Fri 1-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 12-7
TASTE OF STA. RITA HILLS 1505 East Chestnut Avenue, Lompoc; 805-735-8774 Thu-Sun 11-5 Topa Topa Brewing Co. 104 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura; 805-628-9255 Mon-Thu 12-9, Fri-Sat 12-10, Sun 11-8
Thorne Wines 35 Industrial Way (at Terravant The Winery Restaurant), Buellton; 805-693-1483 Open daily 11-9 Twisted Oak Tavern 30105 Agoura Rd, Agoura Hills; 818-735-0091 Mon-Thu 11:30-10, Fri 11:30-1am, Sat 11-1am, Sun 11-10
Transcendence 313 North F St, Lompoc; 805-455-9589 Fri-Sun 12-5ish
Turiya Wines 313 North F St, Lompoc; 805-478-7016 Open by appointment only DISTILLERIES
Tyler Winery 300 North 12th S, Unit 4A, Lompoc; 805-741-7281 Fri-Sun 11-4 Birdview Distillery 167 N Aviador St, Ste D, Camarillo; 310-435-1930 By appointment Sat 11-5
ZOTOVICH 300 North 12th Street, Suite 4B, Lompoc; 805-736-1600 Open daily 11-5

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SOLVANG WINERIES Margerum 32 El Paseo, Santa Barbara; 805-845-8435 Open daily 12-6
Municipal Winemakers 28 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-931-6864 Open daily 11-6
Baehner-Fournier Vineyard 1539-C Mission Drive (at Wandering Dog), Solvang; 805-688-7118 Mon-Thu 1-8, Fri-Sat 11-10, Sun 11-8 Oreana Winery 205 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-962-5857 Open daily 11-5
Blackjack Ranch 2205 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-455-1412 Thu-Mon 11-5 Pali Wine Company 116 E. Yanonali Street, Santa Barbara; 805-560-PALI Mon-Thu 12-7pm, Fri 12-8, Sat 11-8, Sun 11-7
Buttonwood Winery 1500 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-688-3032 Open daily 11-5 Riverbench Winery 137 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-324-4100 Mon-Sun 11-6
Cali Love Wine 1651 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-688-1678 Mon 11-7, Tue-Thu 12-7, Fri 12-8, Sat 11-8, Sun 11-7 Sanford Winery 1114 State Street, #C, Santa Barbara; 805-770-7873 Sun-Mon, Wed-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7, Tues by Appt.
CARIVINTAS WINERY 476 First Street, Solvang; 805-693-4331 Mon-Fri 12-7, Sat-Sun 11-7 Santa Barbara Winery 202 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-963-3633 Open daily 10-5
Dog & Kid Friendly Santa Barbara Wine Collective 131 Anacapa Street, #C, Santa Barbara; 805-456-2700 Tu-thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7, Sun 11-6
CASA CASSARA 1607 Mission Drive Suite, 112, Solvang; 805-688-8691 Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7:30 Sanguis Wines 8 Ashley Avenue, Santa Barbara; 805-845-0920 Fri-Mon by Appt only
Dascomb Cellars 1659 Copenhagen Drive, Suite C, Solvang; 805-691-9175 Open daily 12-7 Silver Wines 724 Reddick Street, Santa Barbara; 805-963-3052 Open by appointment only
Good Life 1672 Mission Drive, Solvang; 805-688-7111 Sun-Thu 12-8, Fri-Sat 12-10
Harrison-Clarke 2825 Tapadero Road, Solvang, 805-686-0850 Open by appointment only
Standing Sun The Bodega 16 E. De La Guerra, Santa Barbara; 805 691-9413 Thu-Sun 1-6
Summerland 2330 Lillie Avenue, Summerland; 805-565-WINE Open daily 11-7
LINCOURT VINEYARDS 1711 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-688-8554 Open daily 10-5
General Tasting $10 The Valley Project 116 E Yanonali Street, Santa Barbara; 805-453-6768 Mon-Sun 12-7
Vogelzang Vineyard 1129 State Street, Suite 3E, Santa Barbara; 805-568-0900 Open by appointment only
LIONS PEAK VINEYARD 1659 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-693-5466 Mon-Fri 11-7, Sat-Sun 11-8
Whitcraft Winery 36A South Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara; 805-730-1680 Fri-Sun 12-4, Mon-Thu by Appt only
Lucas & Lewellen 1645 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-686-9336 Open daily 11-6


Lucky Dogg Winery 1607 Mission Drive, Suite 102, Solvang; 805-691-9774 Dog & Kid Friendly
Presidio Vineyard 1603 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-693-8585
Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7:30
Open daily 11-6
VENTURA COUNTY WINERIES
Rideau Vineyard 1562 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-688-0717 Open daily 10:30-5 Aldabella Winery - 31111 Via Colinas, Westlake Village; 818-991-9463 Fri5-10, Sat 1-11, Sun 1-5
Royal Oaks 1582 Mission Drive, Solvang; 805-693-1740 Thu-Mon 10-5 (open 10-7 third Wednesay of each month) Alma Sol Winery 1321 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, #108, Thousand Oaks; 818-231-2749 Fri 6-9, Sat 1-6, Sun 2-5
Rusack Vineyard 1819 Ballard Canyon Road, Solvang; 805-688-1278 Open daily 11-5 Back Patio Cellars-930 Flynn Rd., Camarillo; 805-388-3457 Friday 4-7, Sat -Sun 11-5
Sevtap Winery 1576 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-693-9200 Sun, Mon, Thu 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-9 Bella Victorian Vineyard 2135 East Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo; 805-383-8800 Wed-Thu 11:30-7, Fri-Sat 11:30-8, Sun 11:30-4
Shoestring Winery 800 East Hwy 246, Solvang; 800-693-8612 Fri-Sun 10-4 Camarillo Custom Crush 300 South Lewis Road, Suite C, Camarillo; 805-484-0597 Sat-Sun 11-5
Sort This Out Cellars 1636 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-688-1717 Sun-Thu 10-7, Fri-Sat 10-10
CANTARA CELLARS 126 North Wood Road, #104, Camarillo; 805-484-9600 Thu-Sun 11-6
Toccata (Mandolina) Wines 1665 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-686-5506 Open daily 11-5:30 Casa Barranca 208 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai; 805-640-1255 Wed, Thu, Sun 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8
Viking Garden Cellars 448 Alisal Road, Suite E; Solvang; 805-688-2670 Open daily 11-9
Wandering Dog 1539 Mission Drive, Solvang; 805-686-9126 Mon-Thu 1-8, Fri 1-10, Sat 11-10, Sun 11-8
FOUR BRIX WINERY 2290 Eastman Avenue #109, Ventura; 805-256-6006 Fri 4-8, Sat-Sun 12-5
General Tasting $10 Gourmet Pizza on Friday, Saturday & Sunday Food Trucks Every First Friday of the Month
SANTA YNEZ WINERIES Giessinger Winery 365 Santa Clara Street, Fillmore; 805-524-5000 Mon & Thu 12-5, Tue & Wed 12-3:30, Sat 11-6, Fri & Sun 11-5
HERZOG WINE CELLARS 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard; 805-983-1560 Sun-Thu 10:30-9, Fri 10:30-4
Bridlewood Estate 3555 Roblar Avenue, Santa Ynez; 805-688-9000 Open daily 11-5 Labrynth Winery 607 East Main Street, Suite D, Ventura; 805-585-2238 Wed-Sun 11:30-8
Carr Winery 3563 Numancia Street,#101, Santa Ynez; 805-688-5757 Open daily 11-6 MAGNAVINO CELLARS 961 North Rice Avenue, #5, Oxnard; 805-983-2500 Most Fridays 5-8, Sat 11-6, Sun 12-6
Central California Wines 3553 Sagunto Street, Suite A, Santa Ynez; 805-691-4094 Wed-Sun 12-5, Fri-Sat 12-6 Ojai Beverage Co. & Tasting Room 655 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai; 805-646-1700 Open daily 10-9
Gainey Vineyard 3950 East Hwy 246, Santa Ynez; 805-688-0558 Open daily 10-5 Old Creek Ranch Winery 10024 Old Creek Road, Ojai Valley; 805-649-4132 Open daily 11-5
Imagine Wine 3563 Numancia Street, #103, Santa Ynez; 805-688-1769 Open daily 11-5
PANARO BROTHERS WINERY 4517 Market Street, #7, Ventura; 805-654-1577
KALYRA WINERY 343 North Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 805-693-8864 Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5 General Tasting $10 Thu 3-9pm, Fri 3-7, Sat-Sun 11-7
Reeves Ranch Vineyard 4000 West Oak Trail Rdoad, Santa Ynez; 805-688-7245 Open by appointment only Plan B Wine Cellars 3520 Arundell Circle, #107, Ventura; 805-233-1453 Sat-Sun 12-5, Fridays by Appt
Roblar Winery 3010 Roblar Avenue, Santa Ynez; 805-686-2603 Open daily 11-5 Rancho Ventavo Cellars 741 South A Street, Oxnard; 805-483-8084 Fri-Sun 11-6 & by Appt
Sunstone 125 Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 800-313-9463 Open daily 11-5 San Vicente Cellars 741 Lakefield Road, Suite A, Westlake Village; 805-379-3554 Fri 1-6, Sat-Sun 12-6
Vincent Vineyards 2370 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 805-691-4200 Thu-Sun 11-4 Sunland Vintage 1321 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, #108, Thousand Oaks; 805-379-2250 Thu-Fri 6-9, Sat 1-6, Sun 1-5

SANTA BARBARA WINERIES


Area 5.1 137 Anacapa Street, #B, Santa Barbara; 805-770-7251 Mon-Thu 12-7, Fri-Sun 12-8
DEALS & DISCOUNTS
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Au Bon Climat 813 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-963-7999 Open daily 12-6 SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
Carr Winery 414 North Salsipuedes Street, Santa Barbara; 805-965-7985 Mon-Sat 11-8, Sun 11-6 36 | ALAPAY CELLARS 15% OFF PURCHASES WITH AD
Cebada Vineyard & Winery 5 E. Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-451-2570 Thu-Sun 12-6, or later 5 | EBERLE WINERY COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTING
Conway Family 217-G Stearns Wharf (at Deep Sea), Santa Barbara; 805-618-1185 Sun-Wed 12-8, Thu-Sat 12-9 7 | HUNT CELLARS 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD
CORKS N CROWNS 32 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-845-8600 Open daily 11-6 10 | TACKITT FAMILY VINEYARDS 10% OFF PURCHASES WITH AD
Gold Wine Flight $8 Platinum Wine Flight $15 Pinot Noir Flight $12 International Wine Flight $8 Diamond Wine Flight $20
Cottonwood Canyon 224 Anacapa Street, Suite 1A, Santa Barbara; 805-963-1221 Fri-Mon 12-5 SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
Deep Sea Tasting room 217-G Stearns Wharf; Santa Barbara; 805-618-1185 Sun-Wed 12-8, Thu-Sat 12-9 46 | ANDREW MURRAY VINEYARDS 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD
Drake & Chatter WInes 32 Anacapa St. #B/C; 805-680-4009 Mon-Fri 1-6, Sat-Sun 12-6 52 | CARIVINTAS WINERY 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD
DV8 Cellars 28 Anacapa Street, #C;, 805-966-6601 Sun-Mon, Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7 51 | HELIX 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD
Fox Wine Co. 120 Santa Barbara St. 805-699-6329 Thu-Mon 11-6 47 | J LUDLOW VINEYARD 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD
Grassini Family 813 Anacapa Street, #6, Santa Barbara; 805-897-3366 Open daily 12-6 46 | LARNER VINEYARDS & WINERY 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD
Happy Canyon Vineyard 30 El Paseo, Santa Barbara; 805-232-3549 Open Daily 12-6
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Jaffurs Wine Cellars 819 East Montectio Street, Santa Barbara; 805-962-7003 Open Daily 11-5
Jamie Slone Wines 23 East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara; 805-560-6555 Open daily 12-6
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KALYRA BY THE SEA 212 State Street, Santa Barbara; 805-965-8606 Mon-Thu 12-7, Fri-Sun 12-8
Kunin Wines 28 Anacapa Street, Suite A, Santa Barbara; 805 963-9633 Open daily 11-7 64 | ZACA MESA WINERY 2 FOR 1 TASTING WITH AD

Lafond Winery 111 East Yanonali Street, Santa Barbara; 805 845-2020 Sun-Thu 10-6, Fri-Sat 10-7
VENTURA COUNTY
Les Marchands 131 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-284-0380 Sun-Thu 11-10, Fri-Sat 11am-12 Midnight
Margerum 813 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-845-8435 Open daily 12-6
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