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NOVEMBER 2016

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PASOLIVO
OLIVE OIL

THE LOS OLIVOS


TASTING ROOM & WINE SHOP

BIEN NACIDOS &


SOLOMAN HILLS ESTATE WINES

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THIS MONTH
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CONTENTS
TABLE
OF

November 2016
ISSUE 11, VOLUME 11

FEATURES
14 >> PASOLIVO OLIVE OIL
16 >> THE LOS OLIVOS TASTING ROOM

and Wine Shop
17 >> BIEN NACIDO & SOLOMAN HILLS ESTATE WINES

20 >> OPOLO VINEYARDS

Big, Bold Wines
22 >> ROBERT HALL WINERY
24 >> STAFFORDS CHOCOLATES

Chocolate Bliss in Los Olivos

17

WINE REGIONS
28 >> SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY

16

Paso Robles Wineries Map, 32-33

Westside, 23

San Luis Obispo Wineries Map, 29

Downtown Paso Robles, 32

Avila Beach Wineries, 36

38 >> SANTA BARBARA COUNTY


Northern Santa Barbara County Wineries Map, 39

Santa Maria: Original Roadhouse Grille, 42

Los Alamos: Bell Street Farm, 43

Foxen Canyon Wineries, 44-45

Los Olivos: Dragonette Cellars, 46-47;

J. Ludlow Vineyard, 48

Lompoc: Zotovich Estate, 49

REGULARS
10 >> WINEOLOGY BY LEN NAPOLITANO

When is it neccessary to decant wine?
8 >> WINE COUNTRY FAVORITES
12 >> CALENDAR OF EVENTS
15 >> WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCES
19 >> DOWNTOWN PASO ROBLES
26 >> WINE COUNTRY DINING
34 >> FIVE GREAT GLASSES ON THE CENTRAL COAST
58 >>



WINERY LISTINGS
Paso Robles Area, 58; San Luis Obispo, 60
Santa Maria/Foxen Canyon, Los Alamos & Los Olivos, 60
Lompoc/Buellton &Solvang, 61
Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara &Ventura County, 62

SIGNATURE VARIETALS

San Luis Obispo County, 30

Santa Barbara County, 40

Ventura County, 55

Buellton, Helix Tasting Room, 50


Solvang: Casa Cassara, 52

61 >> BREWS & SPIRITS DIRECTORY

Kalyra WIinery, 53

62 >> WINE COUNTRY DEALS & DISCOUNTS

Santa Barbara: Corks n Crowns, 54

55 >> VENTURA COUNTY

22
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Ventura County Wineries Map, 55

Cantara Cellars, 56

Magnavino Cellars, 57

63 >> CALIFORNIA MAP



San Miguel to Thousand Oaks

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Picnic Areas Bocce Walking Trail Ocean Views Tasting Daily 11-5PM

Located directly off the 101 in Arroyo Grande

453 Laetitia Vineyard Dr AG, CA 805.481.1772 laetitiawine.com

Two for One Wine Tasting (with this ad)


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Browse our shop stocked with gourmet


foods and gifts, or picnic outside and
play bocce ball with views of the vines
across the valley to the mountains.
Plus, come and meet Mythie the cow!
Open Daily 10-5
Reservations required for groups of 8 or more
5828 Orcutt Rd, San Luis Obispo
(805) 269-8200

Open 10:30-5:30

(805) 237-1600 www.huntcellars.com

In our Tasting Room, a repurposed Schoolhouse built in


1909, taste through a flight of five featured wines or
buy a glass or bottle from over thirty different white,
red, sparkling and dessert wines.

www.baileyana.com

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Specialty Tasting: Paso Port

Discover their hilltop Tasting Room on the Westside in


Paso Robles to experience the artisan wine, port and
spirits of winemaker Steve Glossner. PasoPort, specializing
in elegant port style wines, Per Cazo Cellars, small lot wines
focused on dry-farmed westside fruit and Pendrays Distillery
creating craft spirits - all under one roof! Visit and see what
theyve been up to lately, theres always something for everyone!
95 Booker Road, Templeton | (805) 239-2229 | www.pasoportwine.com
Open Thurs-Sun 11-5pm, Mon 11-4pm

WINE COUNTRY

FAVORITES

Outdoor Adventures:
Margarita Adventures

Margarita Adventures offers a uniquely


thrilling experience. Guests can embark
on excursions including Humvee nature
and wildlife tours, photography tours, and
ziplining tours on Santa Margarita Ranch.
The ziplines span more than 7,800 combined feet, starting with an epic 3,000-foot
valley crossing. Along the way, guides share
details of the ranchs remarkable natural
and cultural history and sustainable winegrowing practices.

Wine & Dine: Ancient Peaks

22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita


(805) 365-7046 / www.AncientPeaks.com

3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles | (805) 239-1616


Open Daily 10-5pm | www.roberthallwinery.com

Olive Oil: Pasolivo

In the heart of
the lovely Paso
Robles wine country lies
the beautiful Pasolivo
ranch. Their passion for
producing world-class,
healthy and natural
products comes through in every aspect. From products that
delight the senses with amazing tastes, scents and textures, to
the romantic tranquility of their ranch and their commitment to
exceptional customer service, they welcome you to be a part of
the Pasolivo experience.

8530 Vineyard Drive | Paso Robles | (805) 227-0186 | info@pasolivo.com

Take a guided tour of their 19,000


square foot wine cavern and production facility (complimentary with tasting).
Enjoy a barrel sample along your journey
to see how wine matures in the barrel. End
up in the tasting room where Robert Hall
Winerys goal is to capture the Essence of
Paso Robles. Taste their limited production Cavern Select lineonly available at
the tasting room or on their website.

Breweries: Firestone Walker

Firestone Walker Brewing Company founded in


1996 by Adam Firestone (aka the Bear) and David
Walker (aka the Lion), Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in wine country
on Californias Central Coast. Now a regional brewery,
Firestones singular purpose remainsto craft ever better
beer. Offering tours and tastings daily, right in the heart
of Paso Robles. 1400 Ramada Dr, Paso Robles

22719 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita


1-805-438-3120 | www.margarita-adventures.com

Cave Tours: Robert Hall Winery

Ancient Peaks Winerys new caf


and expanded tasting room offers a
delectable taste of the Paso Robles wine
country in quaint downtown Santa Margarita. The caf features gourmet lunch
items on Thursdays through Sundays, and
small plates daily with both indoor and
patio seating. The tasting room offers limited releases showcasing the five soil types
of the winerys estate Margarita Vineyard.

Open Daily 10-5pm (805) 225-5911 | www.firestonebeer.com

Tours: Breakaway Tours


& Event Planning

Looking to mix it up a bit


while in Wine Country?
Try Breakaways NEW Distillery
Tour and explore the Craft Spirit
movement in Paso Robles. Get a
taste of what makes these distillers all the buzz! Book your Private
Distillery Tour today and be transported in style and safety,
meet the distillers, learn their story and lift your spirits while
tasting theirs. Lunch is served with a twist and even includes a
tableside cocktail demonstration!

Door-door service | (805) 783-2929 | info@breakaway-tours.com | breakaway-tours.com

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Wineology

INTELLIGENCE FOR THE WINE CONSUMER

BY LEN NAPOLITANO

When is it necessary to decant wine?


In the course of going through a bottle of red wineor
sometimes even in the time it takes you to finish one glasshave
you ever noticed the wine improving? Perhaps more aromas are
detected, or the finish lasts longer. Thats because the wine is getting
aerated, also called opening up, and releasing its full potential in
aroma, flavor, and texture.
Decanting is the transfer of a red wine from its bottle into a
new container, either for the purpose of aeration or to separate
wine from its sediment, or sometimes both. For aerating purposes,
decanting hastens the mixture of air and wine, a good idea for some
young aromatic red wines that get more expressive when aerated.
Alternatively, you can also aerate wine by giving it time in the glass
before consuming. The unique shape of a decanterwide at the
bottom, tapering up to a skinny neckallows more rapid aeration
than simply uncorking the bottle. The decanter exposes a large
surface area of wine to air and releases more of the wines fragrant
aromas.
After pouring from bottle to decanter, let the wine stand in
the decanter for at least 20 minutes before pouring the wine into
glasses. Keep in mind, old wines lose their aromatic power quickly,
so decant very old wines minutes, not hours, before serving. If you
wait too long before pouring, you will miss much of the wines
complexity and aromatic detail.
Decanting also separates wine from sediment that forms over
time. Red wines of significant age, and some young ones, may
show black sediment at the bottom of the bottle, or clinging to its
side. It isnt a fault in the wine. Its a natural residue from phenolic
compoundstannin molecules combining with color pigments.
Or, crystal-like particles of sediment, from potassium or calcium

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tartrates, might show up in the bottle. Although, theres no harm


in drinking wine with either sediment, it isnt pleasant. Its worth
taking the extra step to decant in order to enjoy the wine without
the bitterness of sediment.
To decant older wine that contains sediment, first allow the
bottle to stand undisturbed for about 24 hours in advance of
opening, if possible, to allow the solids to settle. Shaking the bottle
before uncorking will stir up sediment and make decanting more
difficult.
To uncork an old vintage, pull the cork gentlydont twist
to avoid breaking it. Then, pour it slowly into a decanter while
simultaneously observing the wine passing through the neck of the
bottle. As soon as sediment is visible through the neck, immediately
stop pouring. To make it easier to see the wine the instant the
particles are visible, place a lit candle under the neck or hold a
flashlight against it, as many sommeliers do. You will likely end up
with a few ounces of wine and sediment remaining in the bottle.
If you prefer to decant every red wine, regardless of age, clarity,
or quality, there is certainly nothing wrong with that. With complex
red wines that feature layers of fruit and receive extended oak aging,
decanting will ensure that you get everything the wine has to offer.
Its a small step that adds big to the enjoyment of wine.
Len Napolitano is the author of Nose, Legs, Body! Know
Wine Like The Back of Your Hand, a quick
and easy guide for the wine beginner.
Available at bookstores,
online and at wineology.com.
Follow Len on...
Twitter: @wineologist, and visit his blog: noselegsbody.com.
Send your wine question to Len: wineologist@earthlink.net

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Tasting Room Open Daily

1480 North Bethel Road, Templeton


Open Daily 10am-5:30pm anhd by appt.
805-239-1918 | peachycanyon.com
Were celebrating 25 years of amazing winemaking at Peachy Canyon, where weve been making
Paso Robles wine history since 1988. Come enjoy
our award-winning estate Zinfandels alongside
exciting small lot blends. Were proud to be
Westside originals.

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10am-6pm, Summer
10:30am-5:30pm, Winter

250 Winery Road


Templeton, CA 93465
(805) 237-0510
www.rottawinery.com

TACKITT FAMILY
6640 Von Dollen Road, San Miguel
Friday-Sunday 12-5 805-467-9490
www.tackittfamilyvineyards.com
Come talk with the winemaker, enjoy the wines,
and just relax in our open country setting.
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Zaca Mesa Releases New Rhne Wine: Syrah & Cabernet Sauvignon Blend
One of oldest Santa Barbara wineries creates Super Rhne
with 2014 Toyon Syrah-Cabernet red wine blend
Zaca Mesa Winery was the third winery established in Santa
Barbara County, as well as the first in the county to plant Syrah in
1978. Since then, Zaca Mesa has continued to produce distinctive
Rhne wines that consistently receive high scores and praise industry
wide. Since 1997, Zaca Mesa has focused solely on growing worldclass examples of Syrah and other Rhne varieties through meticulous
farming and traditional winemaking techniques.
Now, Zaca Mesa introduces a new bistro-style wine thats
reminiscent of classic blends in Provence, France or Tuscany, Italy.
Blending traditional Rhne varietals with a structural favorite like
Cabernet Sauvignon creates a Super Rhne wine that pairs easily
with food and is utterly delicious.
This kind of elegant table wine rarely makes it out of France,
says Winemaker Kristin Bryden. Its what locals in the region drink
with meals every day.
Just as the Super Tuscan wines have garnered praise for their
complexity and drinkability, this Super Rhne is perfect for large
meals and is ready to drink. Kristen says We wanted to make
our own silky, fruit-driven blend that could be enjoyed by folks
immediately, with all kinds of foods.
The wines red and black fruit flavors, complex structure and silky

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tannins come from Zaca Mesa Vineyard Syrah, Mourvdre, Grenache


and Cinsault, less than 30 miles from the Pacific Ocean (Californias
Rhne Zone) and Cabernet Sauvignon from Happy Canyon AVA,
where warmer weather is ideal for Bordeaux grapes.
The name Toyon is derived from a native shrub found growing in
the sandy hills and terraces that make up the estate vineyard, and has
been a historic term for blends at the winery. Today the wine is made
from a combination of grape varietals grown on and off the estate for
optimum balance.
The 2014 Toyon blends fruit-driven aromas and flavors deliver a
beautiful array of red and black fruitscharacteristic of both Rhne
and Bordeaux grapesalong with soft, plush tannins. Its available
November 12 to purchase via wine club from the winery.
About Zaca Mesa:
Zaca Mesa Winery, located in the Santa Ynez Valley of Santa
Barbara County, California, is dedicated to estate grown and bottled
Rhne varietal wines. They craft wines with integrity using traditional
methods from grapes sustainably grown in their Santa Barbara
County vineyard. Since 1973, they have farmed and nurtured their
vineyard to produce wines that are true to the unique spirit of their
land. Still family-owned, Zaca Mesa brings old-world Syrah heritage
to the Santa Ynez Valley. For more information about Zaca Mesa
Winery call (805) 688-9339, or visit ZacaMesa.com

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS >> Wine Country This Month


PASO ROBLES AREA
PASO ROBLES
ONGOING SATURDAYS

VINA ROBLES WINERY


Saturday Live Music, 1-4pm
Every Saturday, you are invited to slow down from your week, sit back and
enjoy live music - all while savoring award-winning Vina Robles wines. Wine,
tastings and food available for purchase. 1-4pm, Vina Robles Vineyards &
Winery,
3700 Mill Rd, off HWY46E, Paso Robles.
Nov 5: You Knew Me When
Nov 12: Noach Tangeras
Nov 19: Jeff Uzzel
Dec 3: Illuminating Evening
805-227-4812, www.vinarobles.com
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NOVEMBER 5

WILD HORSE WINERY


Annual Thanksgiving Wine Club Pick Up Party
5:30-7pm, Templeton
Annual pre-holiday Wine Club Pick Up Party. Enjoy a full turkey dinner with
all the fixings paired with Cheval Sauvage Pinot Noir and other great wines.
Complimentary for Wine Club Members (up to 2)
$20 for each additional guest
1437 Wild Horse Winery Court, Templeton. 805-788-6300, Leslie Churchill
805-788-6315, leslie.churchill@wildhorsewinery.com
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ONGOING WEDNESDAYS

MISTURA RESTAURANT
Complimentary Wine Tasting
Mistura will feature select wineries to pour along with live music.
805-238-3333, misturarestaurants.com
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ONGOING

CHATEAU LETTAU WINERY


Live Music
Nov 3: Rick Brantley
Nov 4: Dulcie Michael
Nov 5: Surfeza
Nov 11: Dorian Micheal
Nov 18: Rewined
Nov 19: Nataly Lola
Nov 25: Martin Paris
Nov 26: Ted Waterhouse
Dec 2: Tim Jackson
Dec 9: Jones & Rigby
6-8pm, 840 13th #G, Paso Robles
805-238-6800, www.chateaulettau.com
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ONGOING

DANBINO VINEYARDS & CELLARS


Live Music
Nov 4: TBA
Nov 5: Crooked Eye Tommy, 8-5pm, $10/$5
Nov 11: TBA
Nov 12: The Mooks, 8-10:30pm, $10/$5
Nov 18: Salty Suites, 8-10:30pm, $15/$10
Nov 19: Unfinished Business, 8-10:30pm, $15/$10
Nov 25: TBA
Nov 26: The Muse, 8-10:30pm, $10/$5
Dec 31: New Years Eve Bash, 9pm, $30/$25
805 227-6800, carmine@danbino.com, www.danbino.com
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ONGOING SATURDAYS

BROKEN EARTH WINERY


Live Music, 1-4pm
Nov 5: Dasha
Nov 12: Billy Manzik
Nov 19: PJ Robertson
5625 CA-46, Paso Robles, 808-239-2562
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NOVEMBER 5

ASUNCION RIDGE VINEYARDS


PJ Robertson in Concert
Free. 5-8pm. Asuncion Ridge 725 12th Street Paso Robles
805-237-1425, www.AsuncionRidge.com
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NOVEMBER 12

SEVEN OXEN WINERY


The 6th Annual Garagiste Festival
The 6th Annual Garagiste Festival Grand Tasting features over 50 smallproduction winemakers pouring over 150 wines from over 20 different
varietals. Cheese & Charcuterie will be provided by Vivant Fine Cheese, along
with food samples from local artisan vendors. Come taste Seven Oxen wines
alongside fellow boutique producers!
The Paso Fairgrounds - 2198 Riverside Avenue
info@sevenoxen.coms
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NOVEMBER 12

CASTORO CELLARS
The Black Market Trust
The Black Market Trust is an American pop/vocal jazz band who combine the
sounds of the great American crooners and vocal groups with the romantic
Eastern European gypsy fire of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.
$20, Doors open at 6:30 pm Show starts at 7:30 pm
805-238-0725, www.castorocellars.com
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NOVEMBER 12

ASUNCION RIDGE VINEYARDS


David Orr in Concert
Acoustic guitar musician & relaxationist
Free. 5-8pm. Asuncion Ridge 725 12th Street Paso Robles
805-237-1425, www.AsuncionRidge.com
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NOVEMBER 18

ASUNCION RIDGE VINEYARDS


Aaron Porter in Concert
Central Coast native Aaron Porter performs original rootsy rock songs
Free. 5-8pm. Asuncion Ridge 725 12th Street Paso Robles
805-237-1425, www.AsuncionRidge.com
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DECEMBER 3

LINCOURT VINEYARDS
Holiday Open House
lincourtwines.com
805-688-8554, Tastingroom@lincourtwines.com
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DECEMBER 10

CASTORO CELLARS
The Black Market Trust
An American pop/vocal jazz band who combine the sounds of the great
American crooners and vocal groups with the romantic Eastern European gypsy
fire of jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. The Black Market Trust has created an
organic new sound that is daring, fresh and exciting yet somehow still familiar
and inviting. Combining old world romance with new world form, The Black
Market Trust brings you a simple, elegant and well-defined classic sound.
Doors open at 6:30 PM. Concert Starts at 7:30 PM. $20 per person.
805-238-0725, www.castorocellars.com
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DECEMBER 10

MITCHELLA VINEYARD & WINERY


Holiday Open House, Pop In & Be Merry!
2525 Mitchell Ranch Way, Paso Robles
info@mitchella.com, 805-239-8555
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CAYUCOS/CAMBRIA/
MORRO BAY
ONGOING

HEARST CASTLE TOURS


Led by an experienced guide, tour Hearst Castle and encounter the majesty
and beauty of this historical treasure.
800-444-4445, www.hearstcastle.org
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SAN LUIS OBISPO


ONGOING

BIKE, HIKE AND KAYAK TRIPS


Explore with Central Coast Outdoors. Bike the Pacific Coast Highway, hike Big
Sur and kayak. Trips include transportation,
picnic lunch and knowledgeable guide(s).
$79-$119 Bike rentals available. Call 888-873-5610 for
reservations. www.centralcoastoutdoors.com
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ONGOING THURSDAYS

SAN LUIS OBISPO FARMERS MARKET


Farmers Market brings the community together to shop for fresh produce,
sample San Luis Obispos delectable and varied cuisine, browse local shops,
listen to live music.
6-9pm, www.downtownslo.com, Closed Thanksgiving & Rainy Days
............................................................................................................................................
NOVEMBER 5

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS


Free community festival celebrating the culture and traditions of Dia De Los
Muertos (The Day of the Dead); loved ones are welcomed back in the a day of
music, dance, altars, poetry, art, costumes and vendor booths.
Mission Plaza. 10am-3pm, www.WilshireHCS.org
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NOVEMBER 25

SANTAS HOUSE OPENING DAY IN MISSION PLAZA


Ho, Ho, Ho! SLO Downtown Association presents Santas House in beautiful
Downtown SLO in Mission Plaza. Come visit Saint Nick at Santas House on
opening day, Friday, November 25 from 10am to 7pm. Take a photo with Santa
and enjoy family friendly entertainment throughout the day.
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ARROYO GRANDE
ONGOING WEDNESDAYS

Ice Cream Creating A Family Affair!


The Doc Burnsteins Ice Cream Lab Show is a live performance that involves the
whole audience! Live performances every Wednesday 7pm. Invent a new flavor
and watch it being made.
805-474-4068, www.docburnsteins.com
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ONGOING SATURDAYS

Arroyo Grande Farmers Market


Farm fresh produce & flowers, art show and live entertainment in the Arroyo
Grande City Hall parking lot at 214 East Branch Street.
12-2:30pm, 805-473-2250, www.arroyograndevillage.org
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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY


SANTA MARIA
FOXEN CANYON/LOS OLIVOS
ONGOING LAST FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH

Friday Night Winemaker Series at Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe
A local guest winemaker will mingle with guests while pouring his or her wine,
during the dinner service. Chef Chris Joslyn will create the nightly specials to
pair with the wines that the featured winemaker will pour. No reservation or cost
to participate. Dinner reservations are highly recommended
805-688-7265. www.losolivoscafe.com, 2879 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos
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ONGOING LAST SUNDAY OF MONTH

ZACA MESA WINERY AND VINEYARD


Sunday Concert Series
12-3pm, Free
805.688.9339 x 308, www.zacamesa.com,
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ONGOING SATURDAYS

COSTA DE ORO WINERY


Saturdays @ CDO!
Live music, complementary cheese selection w/ wine bottle purchase. 5-7pm.
Santa Maria, 805-922-1468, www.cdowinery.com
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ONGOING FRIDAYS

COSTA DE ORO WINERY


Friday Night Wine Downs @ CDO!
Wine by the glass, bottle or tap.
Santa Maria, 805-922-1468, www.cdowinery.com
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NOVEMBER 5

FIRESTONE VINEYARD
Level 1: WSET Award in Wine Course
9am-5pm, (805) 688-3940
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NOVEMBER 10-13

ANDREW MURRAY VINEYARDS


37th Annual Los Olivos Day in the Country
Winery locations is 5249 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos. No RSVP needed.
10:30am5 pm, 805-686-9604, www.andrewmurrayvineyards.com
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SANTA YNEZ/SOLVANG
ONGOING WEDNESDAYS

SOLVANG FARMERS MARKET


Fresh produce, flowers and foods. First Street, Solvang.
2:30-6pm www.sbfarmersmarket.org
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ONGOING THIRD WEDNESDAYS

SOLVANG WINE & BEER WALK


Sample two wines at five participating wine tasting rooms, a specialty logo
glass and a map to help you navigate your way through all the fun! 21+ only $20,
3-7pm, www.solvangthirdwednesday.com
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ONGOING THIRD WEDNESDAYS

SOLVANG THIRD WEDNESDAY


Over 60 stores, restaurants, wine tasting rooms & professional offices offer
special discounts and sales all day! Shop and discover Solvangs unique stores
and boutiques while enjoying craft beer, local wine and great food at the various
stops along the way. www.solvangthirdwednesday.com
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ONGOING THURSDAYS

WANDERING DOG WINE BAR


Blind Tasting Thursdays
Challenge your palate while having fun with friends and learning about wine.
You can make it as serious or as casual as youd like. No reservations needed,
4-7pm. www.wanderingdogwinebar.com, 805-686-9126
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LOS ALAMOS/LOMPOC/
BUELLTON
ONGOING WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY

TERRAVANTTHE WINERY RESTAURANT


Live Music
6-9pm, Buellton. 805-686-4742. info@avantwines.com, www.avantwines.com
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ONGOING SATURDAYS

ZOTOVICH WINERY
Food Truck and Entertainment
Happy Hour all day! 11am-5pm, Enjoy $5 glasses of AVA wines
Zotovich Tasting Room. 805-736-1600, www.zotovichvineyards.com
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ONGOING FRIDAYS (YEAR ROUND)

Lompoc Farmers Market


Farmers and vendors gather every Friday afternoon in Old Town Lompoc (Corner
of South I St & West Ocean Ave) to sell fresh-picked seasonal produce, fresh
cut flowers, succulents, baked goods,and more. The Market runs year round,
rain or shine, from 2-5pm (winter hours) and 2-6pm (Spring through Fall).
805-735-6716
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SANTA BARBARA
ONGOING THURSDAYS

Pali Santa Barbara Tasting Room Happy Hour


Enjoy $5 glasses of fresh wine from the tap. 4-8pm, Pali Wine Co, Santa
Barbara, 805-560-7254, www.paliwineco.com
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VENTURA COUNTY
ONGOING FIRST WEEKEND OF EACH MONTH

CANTARA CELLARS
Barrel Sample Weekend
Camarillo, 805-484-9600, cantaracellars.com
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ONGOING DAILY

FOUR BRIX WINERY


Pizza and Wine at the BrixHouse
Continuing the tradition, gourmet pizza will be available daily in the BrixHouse.
Not just your plain cheese pizza, which will be available. These gourmet pizzas
may include roasted artichokes, proscuitto, spinach, specialty cheeses, even a
gluten free option. Menu varies monthly, but one thing will never change how
great they taste with wine! Stop by the BrixHouse and enjoy some pizza and
wine with the BrixHeads! 805-256-6006 or info@fourbrixwine.com
www.fourbrixwine.com, Ventura
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ONGOING SUNDAYS

FOUR BRIX WINERY


Sunday morning Yoga Wine Down in the Cellar
Join in every Sunday morning at Four Brix Winery for Sunday Wine Down. Jessy
from Ventura Pop Up Yoga will lead us through an hour long vinyasa flow at
11:45am. This is the perfect mid-day yoga option in an intimate setting.
$10. 805-256-6006 or info@fourbrixwine.com
www.fourbrixwine.com, Ventura
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NOVEMBER 3-5

American Wine Society: 2016 National Conference


Hilton Orange County in Costa Mesa, www.americanwinesociety.org
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Award-Winning Olive Oils


Nestled in Paso Robles wine country, Pasolivo has been creating
world-class olive oil since 2000, providing customers with the best
tasting, freshest and highest quality California olive oil. With all
production done on property, Pasolivo is situated amongst towering
oaks, flocks of wild turkeys and deer, and warm hospitality. With
over 6500 olive trees, the sustainably farmed California olives are
handpicked at their prime, and then pressed within hours at their
on-site olive mill.
Modeling the Mediterranean climate of Spain and Italy, Paso
Robles offers the perfect terrain and weather for growing olives, with
a combination of temperate coastal weather and rich, fertile soil.
Producing extra virgin olive oil, each bottle has a seal that indicates
harvest date, with a shelf life of two years (8-12 months once
opened). Purchased in 2012 by the Dirk family, guests are invited to
grab a picnic table, a bottle of wine, and savor the tranquility.

Healthy Living & Culinary Uses


The benefits of premium extra virgin olive oil are endless, from
decreasing the risk of heart disease and strokes to its moisturizing
and rejuvenating benefits. Handcrafting the healthiest olive oil
possible, Pasolivo olive oil is rich in antioxidant content, with the
hallmark grassiness and pungency of true extra virgin olive oil. A
delicious addition to any meal, the naturally occurring polyphenols
are heart-healthy for every diet.
Pasolivo has created unique and bold flavored blends,
incorporating real herbs and fruit, with no artificial flavorings or
preservatives. Inspired by Chef Elizabeth Whitt, Pasolivo offers

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a wide array of recipes for the culinary consumer. Winning the


2016 Best In Class and Gold award for the Basil Olive Oil, their
Basil Olive Oil is blended with 400 pounds of fresh basil per ton of
olives. Subtle and sweet, the olive oil has a grassy, peppery finish,
perfect for pairing with salads, pasta or grilled meat. Combine with
the Blackberry Balsamic Vinegar for a winning combo.

Chef Inspired Gifts & Artisan Products


In addition to their award-winning olive oils, Pasolivo has a wide
selection of artisanal foods and beauty products, partnering with
neighboring farmers and small businesses. Reflecting the health
and sustainability of the land, each item is made from all-natural
and organic ingredients, many local to the Paso Robles area. For the
bathroom, make sure to try one of the beautifully rustic olive oil
bar soaps or their signature lathering olive oil hand soap. For the
kitchen, guests can sample salts, herb and spice blends, vinegars,
mustards, jams and more. From fresh tapenades to gourmet salts
and hand-cut pasta, each item pairs beautifully with the flavorful
olive oils.
Press Club members can enjoy priority access to limited
edition products, invitations to members-only events, 15% off
all purchased in store or online products, all direct to their door.
Members will receive three shipments per year in March, June and
September (with access to a special December holiday shipment).
Each shipment includes two signature olive oils, a hand-selected
item and complimentary chef recipes, all fully customizable.
BY RACHEL HOMMEL

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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

Mill Tastings & Tours


Guests are invited to sample olive oil in the idyllic orchards, situated
on over 140 acres of rolling hills. Offering complimentary tastings
and tours, guests can learn about the heart healthy benefits of olive
oil, while touring the fully operating mill. During harvest, guests can
watch Olio Nuovo being pressed, sold fresh daily in limited quantities. The Pasolivo ranch is open daily from 11am-5pm.
Additionally, their downtown Paso Robles tasting room offers
complimentary tastings, open Thursday-Monday 10am-6pm. In each
location, guests are encouraged to be a part of recipe creation and
share their favorite pairings. Team members can also assist customers
with ideas of how to use their award-winning olive oil.

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, waived with bottle purchase.
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.
Featuring Fire-Roasted pizzas (Italian sausage, Margherita and
Chefs Special), Oyster Service (Raw, Rockefeller, Rasino), Mezze
Platter (cured meats and artisanal cheeses), Seasonal Salad and their
famous Cevapi Sausage Platter served with warm pita and kajmak!
7110 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, (805) 238-9593

Loring Wine Company


New Cookie + Wine pairing!
Pasolivo Ranch
8530 Vineyard Drive
Paso Robles, CA 93466
(805) 227-0186

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Downtown Paso Robles


1229 Park Street
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 226-8800

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
many times to compliment the flavors of the Pinots, Chardonnays and
Divergence blend. Cookies include Lemon Pistachio, Cherry Almond, Goat
Cheese Gouda and Chocolate Carmel and more (by Mela Foods).
420 East Hwy 246, Buellton
(805) 691-1300, www.loringwinecompany.com

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Feature
The Los Head
Olivos Tasting Room
& Wine Shop
Chris Benzinger, owner, tasting room attendant, and employee
of The Los Olivos Tasting Room has been serving up Central
Coast wines, focusing on Pinot Noir, for 30 years. Being the first
independent tasting room in Los Olivos, Chris has been passionate
about Pinot Noir from way before it became a cult varietal about
10 years ago.

The tasting menu varies as does the inventory. For $10 you will
taste nine individual wines from the Central Coast, most from the
Santa Ynez Valley. Your tasting will end with a unique intriguing
dessert wine. On my visit, Chris concluded my tasting with a Saint
James Raspberry Regaleand I couldnt wait to get home to try it
over vanilla ice cream!

A Personalized Wine Club

Pinot and More


A Different Concept Tasting Room
Dont expect a conventional winery tasting room. This is a
wine shop that offers select tastings; and if its Pinot Noir you want,
along with other central coast limited production wines, you have
come to the right place. At any given time there is upwards of
100 wines (about 85% Pinot Noir) in stock. Many of the wines
Chris stocks are from wineries that dont have tasting rooms, and
with such limited production, they are extremely hard to procure.
Dont be surprised to see labels such as Saxum, Alban, Sea Smoke,
Denner among the many choices. While you sip, Chris will give
you a veritable education on not only Pinot Noir, but the wines,
vineyards, terroir, micro climates and exceptionalism of the Santa
Ynez Valley.
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Unlike traditional club shipments that have set wines, you select
your customized shipment based on quantity, frequency and price
point. What you receive will depend on Chris current and ever
changing inventory. Wine club members have described receiving
club shipments is like looking forward to opening presents on
Christmas morninga wonderful surprise.
BY DON SONDERLING

If you want top quality, hard to find wines, and love Pinot Noir, dont miss
a visit to The Los Olivos Tasting Room and Wine Shop.

Los Olivos Tasting Room

Open 7 days a week 11:00am-5:00pm


2905 Grand Ave
Los Olivos, Ca 93441
Tel: (805) 688-7406
www.thelosolivostatgingroom.com
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BIEN NACIDO &


SOLOMON HILLS
ESTATE WINES
New Tasting Room
For decades, the highly acclaimed Bien Nacido and Solomon
Hills Vineyards have been a source of quality fruit for such notable
labels as Au Bon Climant, Qupe, Sin Qua Non, Longoria, Hitching
Post and other much-admired wineries. After decades of building
an award winning reputation for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah
and Grenache, Bien Nacido launched their own label several years
ago, and opened a tasting room in the fall of 2015.

New Wine Club


While remaining focused on providing fruit to many of the areas
most prestigious wineries, Bien Nacido has recently launched their
own Bien Nacido-Solomon Hills Estate Wine Club. Being small
production (under 2000 cases), the wine club will fill up quickly,
and requests will then transition to a wait list. Releases will be in
the fall and spring. Membership will offer many special benefits.
In addition to complimentary tastings members will have the
opportunity to set up private tastings with the vineyard manager
or winemaker. An annual summer BBQ is planned, and pick up
parties at the vineyard will offer club members the opportunity to
meet the Miller family and winemaking team. As the Bien Nacido
team gets to personally know the members and their interests, more
specifically focused wine events will be organized.

A Step Above
A forty year commitment to the community and environment
has garnered an unparalleled reputation for Bien Nacido &
Solomon Hills:
Vineyards are SIP certified (learn about SIP Certified
Vineyards, at www.sipcertified.org).
Grapes and produce are farmed, enabling the family to keep
workers employed year round.
Consistent recognition by the wine press: Jeb Dunnick (The
Wine Advocate) recently awarded scores of 90-94 to half a dozen
2013 releases; and Antonio Galloni gave high praise to the 2012
Bien Nacido Syrah (96 points) as well as the 2013 Bien Nacido and
Solomon Hills Chardonnays (both receiving 95 points).
Dont miss an opportunity to take home a bottle. Visit the tasting
room Thursday through Monday, 11am-5pm.
2960 Grand Ave, Unit B
Los Olivos
(805) 318-6640
www.BienNacidoEstate.com

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Sip. Sparkle. Shop Solvang. Holiday Shopping & Cheer-full Events


Solvang, the California Central Coasts answer to Christmas
Town, is welcoming holiday revelers from both near and far, with
multiple merchant-driven events and happenings in November
and December: the town will continue its holiday shopping
extravaganza, Shop, Mingle & Jingle, spreading it over two
weekends Friday through Sunday, December 2 through 4, 2016
and Friday through Sunday, December 9 through 11 in addition
to two monthly Solvang Third Wednesdays on Wednesday,
November 16 and Wednesday,
December 21, turning Solvang
into a veritable holiday
shopping wonderland.
All of the seasons shopping
and entertainment opportunities
will encompass discounts and deals at Solvang merchants of all
sorts, such as art shops and galleries; book-sellers, wine tasting
rooms, wine and beer bars, clothing, shoes and accessories
boutiques; home furniture, dcor and hardware purveyors;
jewelers and antique stops; and eateries, bakeries and specialty
food stores. Solvang also boasts ample free parking, the perfect
accompaniment to a day and night of savvy savings.
During Solvangs fourth annual Shop, Mingle & Jingle,
December 2-4 and December 9-11, dozens of the towns
merchants will welcome celebratory shoppers with open houses,
extended hours, exclusive Shop, Mingle & Jingle deals, free gift
wrapping and/or gratis, edible goodies. And in an effort to entice
visitors to Sip. Sparkle. Shop Solvang. into the night some of
the Shop, Mingle & Jingle participants will also feature live music
and entertainment during the special event.
Visitors and locals who opt to Shop Solvang early, can stock
up on holiday gifts during the November edition of Solvangs
monthly Third Wednesday, November 16, which will include
monthly Third Wednesday deals at local merchants including
boutiques of all sorts, restaurants and gourmet food purveyors;
the weekly Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market; Solvang
Third Wednesday discounts at local hotels; and the Solvang Third
Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk.
The Solvang Third Wednesday Wine & Beer Walk is a monthly,
ticketed activity (just $20 per person), running 3pm to 7pm every
Third Wednesday; it includes two wine or beer tastings at five
venues of participants choice, a logo glass and map to guide tasters
to crowd-pleasing Solvang watering holes. Cash-only Wine & Beer
Walk tickets may be purchased on each Solvang Third Wednesday
at Wandering Dog Wine Bar (1539-C Mission Drive), the Olive
House (1661 Mission Drive) and Sort This Out Cellars (1636
Copenhagen Drive); tickets may also be purchased in advance, at
solvang-wednesday-wine-beer-walk.eventbrite.com.
Novembers Solvang Third Wednesday will also include the
announcement of the 2016 Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrow Fest
winner.
Shoppers who miss Solvangs December Shop, Mingle & Jingle

event weekends, may catch up with last-minute holiday gift-buying


deals during Decembers Solvang Third Wednesday, December 21.
And as always, guests left weary from their shopping holidays
and wine (and beer) walking, may take advantage of Third
Wednesday deals at some of Solvangs best hotels, like 20% off of
their nights stay (with a qualifying stay).
For a detailed rundown of businesses participating in Solvangs
Shop, Mingle & Jingle, their associated offerings or deals, and a
schedule of live music, open
houses and other events set to
occur during the two-weekend
promotion, visit: www.
solvangthirdwednesday.com/
shop-mingle-jingle.
Held the third Wednesday of every month, Solvang Third
Wednesday is a special promotion in partnership with the Solvang
Chamber of Commerce. Dozens of shops, restaurants, wine tasting
rooms, beer bars, activities and professional offices offer special
sales and discounts all day.
More information, and a listing of discount offers and events,
visit www.solvangthirdwednesday.com. Visit Solvang Visitors
Center, 1639 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang. Questions may also be
directed to Anna Ferguson-Sparks, Stiletto Marketing, at 1-877327-2656 or info@stilettomarketing.com.

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ANGLIM

740 Pine Street | 805-227-6813


Thurs-Mon: 11-6pm; Tues-Wed by appt. or chance
www.anglimwinery.com

ARROYO ROBLES WINERY

1240 Park Street | 877-759-WINE


Open daily 11-7pm,
www.arroyorobles.com

ASUNCION RIDGE VINEYARDS

725 12th Street | 805-237-1425


Sun-Thurs 12pm-6pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-8pm, or by appt.
www.asuncionridge.com

BODEGAS PASO ROBLES

729 13th Street | 805-237-3780


Thurs-Mon 12pm-6pm; Tues-Wed by appt.
www.bodegaspasorobles.com

The charming and historic downtown of


Paso Robles is home to over 17 unique tasting
rooms, representing over 200 different wines.
We are small production, boutique, and
award winning wineries featuring the talent
of many of our areas finest winemakers.

DIABLO PASO

827 13th Street | 805-975-6185


Sun & Mon 11:30am-6pm; Thurs 11:45am-8pm,
Fri-Sat 11:45am-10pm. www.DiabloPasoWines.com

DOMAINE DEGHER

827 13th Street | 805-296-2562


Sun & Mon, Thurs 12pm-7pm; Sat-Sun 12pm-10pm
www.MojoCellars.com

CHATEAU LETTAU

Swirl, sip, and experience the unique offerings


of Paso Robles Downtown Wineries.

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LXV Wine Lounge

RIVERSIDE AVENUE

RAILROAD

PINE STREET

STREET

9TH STREET

DERBY WINE ESTATES

525 Riverside Avenue | 805-238-6300


Daily 11-5pm, Winery tours offered daily
www.derbywineestates.com

PARK

SPRING STREET
OAK STREET

10TH STREET

710 Pine Street | 805-227-6800


Thurs-Mon 11-6pm, Extented hours for live music
www.danbino.com

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Seven Oxen
Pianetta
Bodegas
LDT Cellars
Grizzly Republic 13TH ST
Diablo Paso/Domaine Degher
Arroyo Robles Chateau The Rabbit Hole
Parrish Family Vineyard
Lettau
Asuncion Ridge Frolicking Frog
12TH STREET

CITY PARK

DANBINO CELLARS

PASO ROBLES STREET

PARK STREET

OAK STREET

15TH STREET

840 13th Street #G | 805-238-6800


Sun-Thurs 11-7pm, Fri-Sat 11-8pm
www.chateaulettau.com

8TH STREET
7TH STREET

Anglim
DAnbino Cellars
Derby

Roxo

739 12th Street | 805-466-0779


Inside Siegels Jewelry Store, Thurs-Sat 1-5pm
& By Appt., www.frolickingfrogwine.com

GRIZZLY REPUBLIC WINES

840 13th Street #F | 805-237-1378


Sun-Thurs 12:30-6pm; Fri-Sat 12:30-7pm
www.grizzlyrepublicwines.com

LDT CELLARS

831 13th Street | 805-712-8883


Thurs-Mon 12-7pm, Tues-Wed 12-5pm
Winery Tours, www.LDTCellars.com

LXV WINE LOUNGE

1306 Pine Street #B | 805-296-1902


Thurs-Sun 1-7pm or by appt.
Spice pairings, patio seating. www.lxvwine.com

THE RABBIT HOLE

PARRISH FAMILY VINEYARD

SEVEN OXEN

PIANETTA WINERY

1244 Pine Street | 805-286-4692


Open daily 11-5pm
www.rabbitridgewinery.com
1313 Park Street | 805-704-0959
Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12pm-5pm; Sun 11am-4pm
www.sevenoxen.com

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FROLICKING FROG CELLARS

1220 Park Street | 805-286-4028


Sun, Mon, Thurs 1-5pm; Fri-Sat 1-7pm
www.parrishfamilyvineyard.com
829 13th Street | 805-226-4005
Sun-Thurs 12-6pm, Fri-Sat 11am-7pm
www.pianettawinery.com

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OPOLO
VINEYARDS
Big, Bold Wines add to a Fun & Educational Experience
To visit Opolo Vineyards is to take a step into an unforgettable experience. After an
idyllic drive through vineyards and beautiful countryside, guests are welcomed into a
tasting room full of culture and tradition, with an equally present sense of uniqueness
and individuality.
Co-owners Rick Quinn and Dave Nichols started the winery in 1999 as a passionate
hobby. Years later, that passion for winemaking is more evident than ever, and is enjoyed
by thousands of wine lovers throughout the world.
The team at Opolo Vineyards has made it their goal to show that wine tasting does
not have to be intimidating. The tasting room is inviting and the staff is passionate,
friendly and knowledgeableproving that wine tasting can be both educational and fun.
Opolo grows nearly 300 acres of grapes on both the east and west sides of Paso
Robles. This provides a wide range in climate, soil and growing potential, which allows
Opolo to produce 20 different varietals. At any given time, more than thirty wines can be
found on the Opolo tasting list. Unique single varietals are an Opolo specialty, as well as
creative and delightful blends.
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Overall Philosophy
Great timesaward-winning wines!

Plan Ahead
Opolos Harvest Party has gained notoriety as the best Harvest Party in Paso
Robleskick off your shoes and stomp grapes while enjoying traditional Serbian
music, dancers, food and of course, plenty of Opolo wine.

WineEnthusiast

93 Points

Hammersky Estate Grown


ZInfandel & Cabernet Sauvignon

Where It All Started


The name Opolo comes from a Ros-style wine made on the Dalmatian Coast, and
acts as a tribute to co-owner Rick Quinns Serbian heritage. In the tasting room,
however, it is common knowledge that Opolo means fun.

Wine Tasting at Opolo


$10 Tasting Fee (waived with two bottle purchase, complementary for club
members)
Please call (805) 238-9593 to make reservations for groups of eight or more.
Pairings on the Patio: Enjoy wine paired with tasty, seasonal bites from the
Opolo menuoffered daily from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Thanks to our friends and family


for all your support and for helping
us achieve continued high levels
of excellence.
Doug Hauck
2010
Cabernet Sauvignon
Paso Robles

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Zinfandel
Paso Robles

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Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


7110 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles,CA 93401
(805) 238-9593 | www.opolo.com
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7725 Vineyard Dr., Paso Robles

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ROBERT HALL WINERY


The Essence of Paso Robles
Robert Hall Winery is proof that hard work, determination and attention to
detail really can make dreams come true. The winery was the vision of Robert
L. Hall, a man who after a successful career dabbling in a number of ventures,
moved to Paso Robles to plant vineyards and produce a nationally distributed
line of food-friendly, age-worthy wines.
The winery sources fruit from 300 acres of estate vines in addition to
purchasing fruit from other quality growers spread across the Paso Robles AVA.
Using 100% Paso Robles grapes, winemaker Don Brady delivers The Essence of
Paso Robles in each one of the varietals and blends produced. He has worked
with the same vineyard blocks for thirteen years and has developed a consistent
house style. The wines are offered at an extremely good value for premium
winethis was one of Roberts missions since he wanted consumers to be able
to enjoy the wine every day with friends and family.

Friends and Family Enjoying Wine Together


The hospitality center and tasting room were also built with a vision of
friends and family enjoying wine together. The many picnic areas offer places
to sit and relax while enjoying the spectacular views of the surrounding, oakstudded vineyards. Ideally suited for events, the winery often hosts winemakers
dinners, port and cigar events and wine club parties.
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Guided Cavern Tour, Barrel Tasting


Come visit Robert Hall Winery and take an
educational guided tour of their 19,000 square
foot wine cavern and production facility
(complimentary with tasting). End up in the
tasting room where Robert Hall Winerys goal is
to capture the Essence of Paso Robles in their
wines. Taste their limited production Cavern
Select lineonly available at the tasting room
or on their website.

Wine Tasting and Tours


The winery launched the Cavern Select line three years ago as a direct to consumer
offering of very limited production wines only available in the tasting room, through the
wine club, or on the winerys website. The wine tasting ($10) features the Cavern Select
line predominately in the tasting list. Other wines are available for purchase. Cabernet
Sauvignon is the winerys most widely produced wine, however they make a number of
dry whites, dry reds and dessert wines including several Rhone varietals and blends.
The tasting room staff are extremely knowledgeable and are not only happy to answer
any questions, they will also take you on a tour of the wine cavern and production
facilities. While touring the cavern, guests learn about the various sizes of oak barrels
and how wine is made at Robert Hall Winery. These tours are available every day as a
complimentary perk to make each guests visit special.

Robert Hall Wines & Bocce


Bring your glass outside and play a little bocce.
But beware, this game of leisure is serious fun at
Robert Hall. There are two spectacular regulation
bocce courts in the old world style, with crushed
oyster shells and a layer of oyster shell flour. The
great thing about bocce is that all ages can join
in, so bring the whole family. Call 805.239.1616
ext. 13 to reserve a court or email tastingroom@
roberthallwinery.com

Wine of the Month


Each month the winery features a wine as the wine of the month and offers a 10%
discount. The wine of the month for November is Robert Halls Cuve de Robles, a
Rhone-style blend. This wine pairs perfectly with a wide range of food and is an ideal
bottle to bring to Thanksgiving Dinner.
Although Robert died at the age of 85 last year, the winery will continues to operate
following his vision. The dedicated staff, who were proud to have worked with the man
who followed his dreams, are still offering hospitality to guests in the manner Robert
taught them.

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Open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles, CA 96446
(805) 239-1616 | www.roberthallwinery.com
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STAFFORDS CHOCOLATES
Chocolate Bliss in Los Olivos

Housed in an historic 100 year old water tower, in a town


known primarily for its abundance of wine tasting rooms, sits a
small retail shop on San Marcos Road, and unless you stumble
upon it or are fortunate enough to have had someone recommend
it, you may easily miss it. What a shame that would be! Staffords
Chocolates compliments the boutique wines and fine foods of
this area, offering a delectable (possibly hedonistic) assortment of
gourmet chocolates that will put you into chocolate nirvana.
Since 2011, the Taylor family, Rob, along with his wife Leslee,
children Meredith and Ben and sister Amy Freedman, have faithfully
carried on the legacy of Larry Stafford, who opened his epicurean
chocolate shop in Porterville, in 1987. Committed to offer only the
finest, purest, chocolates to the pleasure seeking chocolate lover, no
effort is spared to offer a first class quality product.

Qualityand Locality
Supporting the local community is of paramount importance.
Wherever possible, fruits, nuts and dairy products are sourced from
small, local growers, farmers, wineries (for the wine infused truffles)
and breweries (for the beer brittle), located in the San Joaquin and
Santa Ynez Valleys. Each chocolate piece is painstakingly hand
dipped, using all natural ingredients with no preservatives. Quality
speaks for itself, in fact, the English Toffee has won the Peoples
Choice award three years running.

Variety-The Chocolate of Life


There is no shortage of variety for the chocolate foodie to choose
from: Nuts and chews, English toffee, almond brittle, beer brittle,
truffles, pecan turtles, sea salt caramels and a variety of specialty
items are only part of the selection. Salivating yet? Because, just
wait until you sink your teeth into a Staffords original Ooey Gooey
bar (from a 100 year old recipe), for the most decadent chocolate
experience you can imagine. Once your sense of sight, smell and
taste is aroused, your only decision will be: What do I buy, and how
much! When in Los Olivos, a visit to Staffords Chocolates is a must!
You can find Staffords Chocolates at 2902 San Marcos Rd.,
Unit D, Los Olivos. They are open daily Monday and Thursday
11am to 4pm, and weekends 11am to 5pm. For more information
contact: (805) 688-2893 or www.staffordschocolates.com

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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

buellton

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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PASO ROBLES
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

Estrella 815 12th St; 805.226.5406
Latin Cuisine
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

Roberts 1218 Pine St; 805.226.5556
American Cuisine
Thomas Hill Organics 1313 Park St; 805.226.5888
Contemporary American Cuisine

Villa Creek 1144 Pine St; 805.238.3000
Spanish Cuisine

SAN LUIS OBISPO


Cafe Roma 1020 Railroad Ave; 805.541.6800
Firestone Grill 1001 Higuera; 805.783.1001
Luna Red 1009 Monterey St; 805.540.5243
Mamas Meatball 570 Higuera St; 805.544.0861
Novo 726 Higuera St; 805.543.3986
Palazzo Giuseppes 1010 Court St; 805.541.9922

MORRO BAY
Dorns 801 Market Ave; 805.772.4415
PISMO BEACH AREA
A.J. Spurs 1760 El Camino Real, Grover Beach; 805.489.7770
Steamers 1601 Price St; 805.773.4711

Dining Alfresco
Fine Italian Restaurant

Discover Why
Paso Loves Italian!
Dinner 7 nights a week

www. ilcortileristorante.com

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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
2375 Alamo PintadoAve, Los Olivos; 805.688.4820
New American
Sissys Uptown Cafe 112 South I Street, Lompoc; 805.735.4877
Traditional American Cuisine
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
Bouchon 9 West Victoria St, Santa Barbara; 805.730.1160
Wine Country Cuisine
CaDario 37 East Victoria St, Santa Barbara; 805.884.9419
Italian Cuisine
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
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

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
Sugar Beets 455 South A St, Oxnard; 805.240.7777
New American Cuisine
Tierra Sur Restaurant 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard; 805.983.1560
Mediterranean
Bella Victorian Bistro 2135 Ventura Blvd, Camarillo; 805.383.8800

Call for details

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Il Cortile Ristorante Earns Wine Spectator Restaurant Award in 2016 for Third Consecutive Year

BUELLTON

The Hitching Post II


Restaurant & Winery

Reservations:
805-688-0676
Photo By Jeremy Ball

Il Cortile Ristorante has been honored for its outstanding wine


program in Wine Spectators 2016 Restaurant Wine List Awards.
The restaurant is recognized among eight other winners from San
Luis Obispo County and thousands from all over the globe as a top
destination for wine lovers.
We are proud of our wine list inspired by the food created by
Chef Santos, said Carole MacDonal, owner and managing partner
of Il Cortile Ristorante. Wine completes the dining experience. Our
list offers exquisite wines from Paso Robles, the Central Coast and
selections from Italys many wine regions.
Wine Spectator began its program to recognize the worlds best wine
lists in 1981. There are three levels: the Award of Excellence, the Best of
Award of Excellence and the Grand Award.
Il Cortile Ristorante has won the Award of Excellence, for three consecutive years 2014, 2015 and 2016. This award recognizes restaurants
whose wine lists feature a well-chosen assortment of quality producers
along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style.
Il Cortile Ristorante is located in Paso Robles, a top destination for
exquisite wines, picturesque landscapes and beautiful weather the
perfect pairing for Executive Chef Santos MacDonalds rustic Italian
cuisine. Owned and operated by Chef Santos and his wife Carole, the
menus are seasonally inspired and created with the freshest ingredients.
Chef Santos makes an array of exceptional homemade pastas, fresh
seafood, top quality meats and antipasti. Located at 608 12th St # 101,
Paso Robles, (805) 226-0300, www.IlCortileRistorante.com.

www.HPwines.com
BUELLTON

West Coast BBQ at its Best


and World Class Wines!
Wines
PASO ROBLES

SAN LUIS OBISPO

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ts no wonder the people here call it


SLO. No one is in any hurry in the
cafes or on the sidewalks, and ce
rtainly 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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The Flour House Blooms in SLO Wine Country


Theyre not talking about the corner florist
when they say that The Flour House SLO offers
items that are simple, light and fresh. Indeed, this
new sidewalk cafe that opened in the heart of
downtown San Luis Obispo earlier this summer
calls itself an authentic Napoletana experience
. . . one that is simple and healthful because it
reflects the way real Italians have cooked and
eaten for generations. Owned by a husband-andwife team (one Italian by birth and the other by
blood), the restaurant offers a modern aesthetic
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his dishes on the only authentic, imported Stefano
Ferrara wood-burning pizza oven to be found
between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Add to
that fresh local produce; gluten-free pasta options;
and local wines; and The Flour House is a serious
staple for area residents and visitors alike.
Their hours for dinner are Sunday though
Thursday, 310pm; Friday & Saturday,
310:30pm. And lunch: FridaySunday,
11:30am2:30pm. You can find them at 690
Higuera St., Downtown San Luis Obispo, (805)
544-5282 or check out: www.flourhouseslo.com.

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Ancient Peaks 22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita, (805) 365-7045

Baileyana Winery Daily 10am-5pm, San Luis Obispo, (805) 269-8200

Broken Earth 5625 Hwy 46, Paso Robles, (805) 239-2562

Calcareous Vineyard Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-0289

Castoro Cellars Daily 10am-5:30pm, Templeton, 1-888-238-0725

Chamisal Vineyards Daily 10am-5pm, San Luis Obispo, (805) 541-9463

Eberle Winery Daily 10am-6pm (Daily 10am-5pm Winter), Paso Robles, (805) 238-9607

Eos Estate Winery Daily 10am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 591-8050

Hunt Cellars Daily 10:30am-5:30pm, Paso Robles, (805) 237-1600

Jada 5620 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles, (805) 226-4200

J. Lohr Vineyards &Wines Daily 10am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-8900

Laetitia Vineyards & Winery Daily 11am-5pm, Arroyo Grande, (805) 481-1772

Le Vigne Winery Sun-Thu 11am-5pm, Fri-Sat 11am-6pm, Paso Robles, (805) 227-4000

Opolo Vineyards Daily 10am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 238-9593

Peachy Canyon Winery Daily 10am-5:30pm, Templeton, (805) 239-1918

Red Soles Winery Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 226-9898

Rotta Winery Daily 10:30am-5:30pm, Templeton, (805) 237-0510

Roxo Port Cellars Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 238-1600

Michael Gill Cellars Fri-Sun 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 239-1668

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

Sinor-LaVallee Thurs-Mon12-6pm, Avila Beach, (805) 459-9595

Stephen Ross Wine Cellars Thu-Sun 11am-5pm, San Luis Obispo, (805) 594-1318

Tackitt Family Vineyards Fri-Sun 12-5pm, San Miguel, (805) 467-9490

Talley Vineyards Daily 10:30am-4:30pm, Arroyo Grande, (805) 489-0446

Vina Robles Daily 10am-6pm (Daily 10am-5pm Winter), Paso Robles, (805) 227-4812

Wild Horse Winery & Vineyards Daily 11am-5pm, Paso Robles, (805) 434-2541

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Good to Know Before


Heading to the Wineries
BY CHARLES NEAVE
For the most part, going wine
tasting is about the easiest thing in
the world, especially in California
where wineries and tasting rooms
abound. Mostly, wine tasting is a
matter of doing a little research and
planning your day. Here are some
tips that have proven to be helpful
and are designed to help make the
sensory adventure of wine tasting
all the more enjoyable.
Before you start off, pack a few
essentials. Water (plenty of
water) and something to snack
oncrackers or a baguette.
Many wineries have picnic areas
and there are plenty of delis and
bakeries that can make up a lunch
for you, or make your own.
Be sure to nibble during the day and
make time for lunch. Two tips: drink
at least twice as much water as
you do wine, and remember that
you dont have to drink everything
poured into your glass.
Dont be afraid to ask questions.
Time again I have heard
knowledgeable winery workers
say that there is no such thing as
a stupid question, and they mean
that.
You can drink what you want, in the
order you want. If you like reds, say
so; if you dont like sweet wines,
speak up. But the idea of starting
with whites, then going on to reds
and then sweet wines is a good
guide.
If there is a particular wine you want
to try and it is not on the list, ask. Most
tasting rooms are happy to pour a
little if you show enthusiasm.
Look for tasting rooms in towns.
Many of these are cooperative
tasting rooms, where in one place
you might find wines from a
dozen or more small-to-medium
premium producers.

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njoy five great glasses on the Central


Coast, featuring acclaimed wineries
and their best handcrafted varietals. From
the elegant and soft expression of Pinot
Noir all the way to rich, decadent Port,
the Central Coast winegrowing regions
varying terroir produces elegant wines
for every palate.

ZINFANDEL
HAMMERSKY VINEYARDS
In the heart of Paso Robles westside, HammerSky
Vineyards offers it allfrom award winning
wines to hospitality and comfort. Made from
100% estate grown fruit, this Zinfandel is a soft
ruby red with tastes of dark raspberry and a touch
of burnt caramel. The wine starts with bright
acidity and finishes smooth. There is a balance
of ripe fruit and spicy pepper. HammerSky
Zinfandels are distinct to the Linne Calodo
limestone that their vines grow in so happily.
7725 Vineyard Drive | Thurs - Sun 11am-5pm
(805) 239-0930 | www.hammersky.com

PETITE SIRAH

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SANGIOVESE
PELLETIERE ESTATE VINEYARD & WINERY
Pelletiere Estate is a luxury boutique winery
located on a cozy corner in the heart of the famed
Willow Creek District. Our stunning tasting room
and chic Farmhouse Vacation Rental offer the
complete Paso Robles wine country experience.
The 2010 Sangiovese Riserva possesses deep and
generous color highlights with an affable nose
of warm cherry compote, fresh raspberry and
deep violet. The palate is plush and refined with
creamy oak and a long, nuanced finish.
3280 Township Road | Thu-Mon 11am-5pm
(805) 239-9432 | www.pelletiere.com

PINOT NOIR
WILD HORSE WINERY
Located in historic Templeton, Wild Horse Winery
was named for the wild mustangs that roamed
the hills east of the vineyard estate. Today,
Wild Horse Winery is known for exceptional
Pinot Noirs. We focus on small vineyards along
the Central Coast in order to bring you the best
the region has to offer. Stop by and try one (or
all five) of our Pinots, including our winery only
reserves.
1437 Wild Horse Winery Court | Daily 11am-5pm
(805) 434-2541 | www.wildhorsewinery.com

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

RED SOLES WINERY


Bursting with flavors of rich dried blueberry,
complimented by lovely notes of dark chocolate
and freshly roasted coffee beans, Red Soles
Winerys Petite Sirah will stop you in your tracks.
Grown in the chalky soil of our Miracles Ranch,
right in the heart of the Willow Creek AVA, our
Petite is a favoritevintage after vintage. From
the dark inky hue, to the fabulously long and
velvety finish, this full bodied wine is a definite
palate pleaser.

HAMMERSKY VINEYARDS
Made from 100% estate grown fruit, this
Cabernet Sauvignon has a beautiful, rich ruby
color with a clean, crisp nose that is full of red
fruit and vanilla. The mouthfeel is rich and
full, while complex flavors of black raspberry,
cinnamon, earth and leather intermingle on
the palate. This is a true Paso Robles Cab with
recognizable HammerSky Vineyards terroir, and
the vines grow in soil that compares favorably
with that of Frances Bordeaux region.

3230 Oakdale Road | Daily 11am-5pm


(805) 226-9898 | www.redsoleswinery.com

7725 Vineyard Drive | Thurs - Sun 11am-5pm


(805) 239-0930 | www.hammersky.com

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San Antonio Winery Nominated for Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine
On the cusp of its 100th anniversary, Riboli Family Wine Estates
founding winery is only one of five wineries in the United States to
be nominated for this prestigious award.
Riboli Family Wine Estates is proud to announce its founding
winery, San Antonio Winery, which was established in 1917, has
been nominated for the 2016 American Winery of the Year Award
by Wine Enthusiast.
In the nomination, Wine Enthusiast cites San Antonios creativity,
the Riboli familys rich history and calls it a leader on the forefront
of California winegrowing and winemaking.
My entire family is deeply honored to be nominated for
American Winery of the Year, says fourth-generation family
Winemaker, Anthony Riboli. I am especially excited since the
nomination occurred on my grandfathers 95th birthday! This
nomination is especially timely and significant for us since San
Antonio Winery will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2017.
Founded in Los Angles in 1917, the Riboli family survived
Prohibition by making sacramental wine, and as a result San
Antonio continues to be the only fully operational winery in the
metropolis. This same innovation and vision is what allowed the
family to see the world-class potential in Paso Robles and Monterey,
where they have been sourcing grapes and establishing vineyards
since the 1980s.
Just recently, Riboli Family Wine Estates celebrated the Grand
Opening of its new environmentally-friendly winery in Paso Robles,
which will serve as the production home for the familys portfolio
including San Antonio Winery, San Simeon, Maddalena, Opaque,
and others.
We are tremendously proud of our Los Angeles roots, says
Anthony Riboli. And we are equally proud of growing our presence
in Paso Robles and Monterey. Our family has been committed
to these two burgeoning regions since the early 1980s, and we
work tirelessly to innovate both in the vineyards and with our
winemaking.

The winners will be announced in the Wine Enthusiasts special


Best of Year issue (December 31st Issue), and honored at a blacktie gala in Miami on Monday, January 30, 2017.
About San Antonio Winery & Riboli Family Wine Estates:
Established in downtown Los Angeles in 1917, San Antonio Winery,
founding winery of Riboli Family Wine Estates, continues a proud
heritage of winemaking in Los Angeles and Paso Robles that spans
four generations of the Riboli family. The familys commitment to
producing award-winning wines has included investing in vineyards
in Californias most prestigious regions, including the Rutherford
AVA of Napa Valley, Santa Lucia Highlands and Arroyo Seco AVAs
of Monterey County and the El Pomar District and Creston AVAs of
Paso Robles. Most recently the Riboli Family has been committed to
growing its presence in the award-winning Paso Robles wine region,
opening a state-of-the-art winery in 2016. Follow San Antonio
Winery and Riboli Family Wine Estates on Facebook, Twitter,
and Instagram, or visit SanAntonioWinery.com and RiboliWines.
com. The award-winning wines in the Riboli Family Wine Estates
portfolio can be enjoyed at their three tasting rooms located at:
2610 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles, CA; 737 Lamar Street in Los
Angeles, CA; 2802 S. Milliken Avenue in Ontario, CA.

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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
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PINOT NOIR, SYRAH
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805-459-5959
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Alapay Cellars
Heavenly Wines from the Central Coast
Avila Beach, long known for being an oceanfront destination,
where the relaxation is key, has been the home for Alapay Cellars
since 2001. Owners Rebecca and Scott Remmenga founded Alapay
(which translates to heavenly or world-above in the Chumash
Native Americans Samala language) and set upon a course in
crafting limited-production wines which highlight the vast flavor
profiles of the vineyards of the Central Coast.
A visit to the Alapay Tasting Room offers guests an opportunity
to peruse the wide selection of whimsical wine gifts and accessories,
all while enjoying tastes of the winerys menu of wines. With more
than ten wines to choose from, guests can taste through the Limited
Release menu of seven wines or add on the Reserve wine tasting
which includes three additional wines.
A tasting experience at Alapay is an adventure of discovering the
terroir of the Central Coast wine growing appellations. The journey
includes both a 2014 Central Coast Chardonnay and a 2014 Bien

Nacido Reserve Pinot Noir. For Rhone enthusiasts a single varietal


Cinsault offers beautiful notes of cherry, strawberry and spice. The
Reserve Syrah is a long-standing favorite of Scotts and the recipient
of the 2016 Double-Gold at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine

Sinor-LaVallee: A Story of Terroir


Sinor-LaVallee, founded in 1997 by Mike Sinor and Cheri
LaVallee-Sinor, is a chapter in an adventure which began when they
met while attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. What started out
as college jobs at local wineries, soon became their passion as they
became more immersed in the craft of winemaking and studying
the art of Pinot Noir. This led to travels abroad, where the couple
not only married in France, but continued their appreciation of the
magnificent terroir of Burgundy and its acclaimed wines. Known
for his determination and enthusiasm, Sinor is recognized as one of
the Central Coasts most highly rated and recognized winemakers
and the recipient of the acclaimed Winemaker of the Year award
for San Luis Obispo County in 2012. Self-taught in the craft of
winemaking, Sinor is winemaker who truly believes great wines
begin in the vineyard.

Bassi Vineyard
Throughout the years Sinor-LaVallee has sourced fruit from
many acclaimed vineyards such as Talley-Rincon, Byron and
Aubaine properties. With the commencement of vintage 2013,
all of the winerys offerings are derived from the estates Bassi
Vineyard. With its close proximity of 1.2 miles from the Pacific
Ocean, the Bassi Vineyard in Avila Valley is paradisiacal. A hilltop
seascape of San Luis Bay to the west welcomes the morning
coastal fog as it casts its maritime influence, combined with
oceanic soils to tell a story of the land -- rich in history, with
viticulture influences which result in complex wines that intrigue
and delight with their layers of aromas and taste, inviting you to

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discover more. Organically farmed with biodynamic inputs, the


Bassi Vineyards plantings of Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Albario,
Syrah and the iconic Pinot Noir, have limited yields lending to a
natural intensity that is a true expression of the location. Sinor
feels that Our wines naturally reflect their pronounced coastal
terroir, as well as the impassioned viticulture handwork that we
bring to our vines and soils.The effect of these elements is highly
local and personalthe hallmarks of Sinor-LaVallee. Our focus
is in learning the story (Terroir)of our Estate vineyard and telling
that story through our wines. The message is the vineyard; the
messenger is the wine.

Tasting Experience
The Sinor-LaVallee Tasting Room is located in picturesque
Avila Beach, a short one block from the beach. With its sunny
location and panoramic view, the tasting room is the perfect
sojourn for wine enthusiasts. An impressive selection of wines
by-the-glass or a $10 Tasting Flight of the winerys White label,
Black (Reserve) label and SLO Estate series are available, along
with a limited quantity of library selections. Wines include a
Chardonnay, Albario, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Syrah and Cuvee.
You can also enjoy a delicious cheese plate from Fromagerie
Sophie, thoughtfully paired with Sinor-LaVallee wines.
Sinor-LaVallee is located at 550 1st Street, Avila Beach. The
tasting room is open ThursdayMonday 12-6pm, with extended
hours in the summer. You may call (805) 459-9595, email: www.
sinorlavallee.com and or check them out on Facebook.
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A Spirit and Passion for Winemaking


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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:

750 ml of wine which is 25.6 ounces


made from about 2.4 pounds of
grapes (39 oz.) and is enough for
four or maybe five glasses.

One standard oak barrel of wine


holds: 295 bottles of wine (or 59 gallons) made from 740 pounds of grapes
which works out to almost but not
precisely - 24 cases of wine.

ml bottles (or 24 half bottles) or 307.2


ounces total, which comes from 30 pounds
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also less, depending on a variety of farming


and winemaking practices, and on the varietal and the vineyards location) which will
give you 797 gallons of juice (or thirteenand-a-half barrels) which is pretty close to
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Carivintas Winery Mon-Fri 12-7, Sat-Sun 11-7, Solvang, (805) 693-4331

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

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

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

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

Foley Wines Daily 10-5, Lompoc, (805) 737-6222

Helix Daily 12-5, Buellton, (805) 693-8864

Hitching Post Mon-Fri 4-9:30, Sat-Sun 3-9:30, Buellton, (805) 688-8403

J Ludlow Daily 11-5, Los Olivos, (805) 688-8989


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

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

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Lincourt Vineyards Daily 10-5, Solvang, (805) 688-8554

Lions Peak Vineyards Mon-Fri 11-7, Sat-Sun 11-8, Solvang, (805) 693-5466

Loring Wine Co./Cargasacchi Thu-Mon 10-4:45, Buellton, (805) 691-1300

Martian Ranch & Vineyard Wed-Sun 11-5, Los Alamos, (805) 344-1804

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Toretti Family Vineyard Thu-Mon 12-5:30, Los Olivos, (805) 688-8002

Zaca Mesa Daily 10-4, Los Olivos, (805) 688-9339 x308

Zotovich Vineyards & Winery Fri-Sun 10-4, Lompoc, (805) 736-1600

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Wine Bar Tasting

The most common tasting


experience is a Wine Bar Tasting.
You step up to the bar where
typically a list of wines being
poured is displayed. Expect to
pay a tasting fee between $10$40. Some tasting bars will offer
you the option to taste a library
or reserve wine. Exercising this
option increases the fee, but will
allow you to taste very unique,
old or rare wines.

Sit Down Tasting


A Sit Down Tasting usually
requires an appointment, and
there may be a slightly higher
fee than a wine bar fee. Seated in
an elegant room, you are poured
several wines by your winery
host. Expect your host to describe
the unique characteristics of each
wine and how it was made.

Walk Around Tasting

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A Walk Around Tasting is


a combination of a tour and a
tasting. Your host brings along
several bottles of wine on your
tour, and may take you to a
garden area of the winery to pour
the first round. Then you move to
another place within the winery
to sample the next wine. This
experience continues until all the
wines are tasted.

Barrel Tasting

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experience that can be part of a
tour or a Walk Around is a Barrel
Tasting. Your guide takes a wine
thief, a special siphon placed
into a hole in the top of a barrel
to extract tasting samples of a
maturing wine. The sample allows
you to taste what the wine is like
in the middle of developing its
full potential.
Why make an appointment?
Some wineries are so small
that they need to know when you
are coming so someone will be
there to greet you. Others have
sit-down tastings that start and
end at specific times. Its always
a good idea to schedule your
appointments well in advance.

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Santa Maria
Original Roadhouse Grill Boasts Mouth-Watering Grill Menu
Original Roadhouse Grill boasts a mouth-watering grill menu,
full-service saloon, satellite horse racing and lets you throw your
empty peanut shells on the ground.
The Original Roadhouse Grill prides itself on an extensive menu
that features favorites such as slow-roasted bourbon tri-tip, fall-offthe-bone baby back ribs and fresh, hand-cut steaks from high-quality USDA Midwestern beef. There are also several steak alternatives
including (but not limited to), Whiskey River Salmon, BBQ chicken, turkey and veggie burgers, and an entire menu section dedicated
to bison steaks, ribs and burgers.
The Original Roadhouse Grill offers a range of choices for diners
of all ages and appetites, with a section of the menu called a little
less dinner for smaller portioned meals under $12.99, over 20
menu items under $10. The daily Happy Hour features a selection
of items from 2:00. to 7:00 p.m. on weekdays and 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
on Saturdays and Sundays.
Thursday through Sunday, racing fans can enjoy the Official
California Wagering Facility in a separate and newly enclosed bar,
dining and patio area.
The Original Roadhouse Grill is located at 1423 South Bradley
Road in Santa Maria. They are open from 11am to 10pm Sunday
through Thursday, and 11am to 11pm Friday and Saturday.

For more information about upcoming specials and events, visit


www.originalroadhousegrill.com or call (805) 614-0586.

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Los Alamos
Visit Bell Street Farm Eatery & Market

Located by the distinctive flagpole in the heart of Los Alamos,


Bell Street Farm is just 45 minutes north of Santa Barbara and 75
miles from Paso Robles. The eatery and market is open Thursday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. and Monday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Contact Jamie
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Martian Ranch & Vineyard is a Demeter certified, biodynamically farmed
estate winery located just one mile south of Los Alamos on Alisos Canyon
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Bell Street Farm is a culinary destination in Santa Barbara County
wine country. This delicious eatery/market is located in Los Alamos,
California and is surrounded by gorgeous vineyards and farmland. With
the freshest cuisine and comfortable design, Bell Street Farm is the
perfect place to enjoy a meal, snack or a wine tasting.

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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
red wine vinegar, granola, chicken rub (house-made) and many
other select products.
Listed by Yelp as #28 among the countrys Top 100 restaurants,
Bell Street Farms menu offerings include sandwiches with locally
made breads and California cheeses, farm fresh salads with
vegetables and greens from local farms, renowned crispy houseroasted 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
more. Bell Street Farm also offers custom-designed picnic baskets
for groups of two to 200 and holds 3rd Saturdays suppers and
custom dinners and parties, both on-site and at unique locations.

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Foxen Canyon
The Foxen Canyon Wine Trail
A Road of Definition

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Every wine region has that one specific place, an area that clearly
defines the whole of the region in terms of how it best expresses
and interprets the wine. In Santa Barbara County that wine region
is Foxen Canyon. The Foxen Canyon Wine Trail is home to 15
tasting rooms along its languid path, all of which are flanked by
row upon row of vineyards, which is one of the reasons people
flock here, to get the full wine country experience.
But unlike other wine trails, Foxen Canyon is still agriculture
driven. You wont find any stores, gas stations, restaurants or
shopping. What you will find are bucolic lazy roads which
undulate into flat valleys and ascends to hilltops where the views
of open land, roaming cattle, quail and turkey vultures, verdant
vineyards, mature oak trees and blue skies beckon; a postcard to
the past of what California used to be like. The beans and barley
plantings of older times have been replaced by grapevines but
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Los Olivos
Dragonette Cellars
A Committed Triumvirate
In 2005, brothers John and Steve Dragonnette, along with their
close friend Brandon Sparks-Gillis, wine geeks extraordinaire,
founded Dragonette Cellars. Santa Barbara County was their
destination, with a vision and commitment to produce the finest
wines, reflective of the diverse terroir, giving special attention to
farming practices and care of the land. Their success is evident by
the wines produced, the ratings and awards they have received and
validated by their loyal followers, which is ultimately the true test
of success.

A Simple Philosophy
The beauty of their wines is mirrored in the simplicity of their
philosophy, we are wine growers, not winemakers say Steve
Dragonette, who coaxes the grapes to produce all they can to echo
the characteristics of the individual varietal, clone and plot of land
they come from.
In their quest and commitment to produce only the best,
Dragonette Cellars sources from the premier vineyards in the
area. Fruit is purchased from vineyards such as Vogelzang and
Grassini Family Vineyards (within the Happy Canyon AVA for
their Sauvignon Blanc), Fiddlestix, John Sebastiano, Radian and
Stolpman, among others. The dedication to quality, achieved
through a devotion to the planted vine is paramount. First, the

Dragonettes look for vineyards that are sustainably, bio 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 the grape will
eventually bear the Dragonette name.
A visit to the tasting room, where Dragonettes highly trained
staff tours you through the current releases is a treat, both to
the palate and to understanding the devotion that goes into
making these small production ultra-premium wines. After a sip
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2933 San Marcos Avenue, Suite 101 | Los Olivos, CA | 805.688.8002

STAFFORDS FAMOUS CHOCOLATES

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of Radian Pinot Noir, the MJM Syrah or any of these wines, you
will instinctively understand their unique appeal. No shortcut is
taken, no barrel is ever rushed to bottling. Buy the wines now
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
bottle produced by Steve, John and Brandon, for your enjoyment.
As noted by Jeb Dunnuck in Robert Parkers The Wine Advocate,
These are beautiful, distinctive and incredibly high quality
wines across the board, and at the top end are some of the most
impressive wines I was able to taste from Santa Barbara County.
(Issue #226 Aug 31, 2016)
Visit Dragonette Cellars tasting room 11:00am-5:00pm daily at
2445 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos.
Visit the website for winery, wine club and special event
information at www.Dragonettecellars.com or call (805) 693-0077.

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Los Olivos
J. Ludlow Vineyard
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
unique to the Los Olivos region. With high ceilings, big windows,
and a welcoming atmosphere, it is the perfect place to grab a glass
of their award-winning wine. Sourcing most of their grapes from
Camp 4 and La Presa Vineyards in the Valley, the winery strives
to keep things local and family-run, dedicated to great taste and a
sheer enjoyment of wine.

Looking Ahead
In the near future, J Ludlow plans to plant more than 80 acres
of their grapes, focusing predominately on Bordeaux varietals of
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc. When choosing
varietals, they wanted wines that would highlight varietals

uncommon to the region, while sharing their passion for French


wines. Though the couples background is in coffee production,
they have successfully transformed a new agricultural product
blending their taste and passion for the region.

All in the Family


Family ties inspire each varietal, including their wine club aptly
entitled The Old Ludlowdian. One of their most popular sellers,
Kemsley Cabernet Sauvignon is named after Allan, who holds
the prestigious title of Lord Kemsley in Great Britain. The winery
itself is named after the street Allan was born on. And of course,
the 2008 Jane Merlot, a gold medal winner at the Los Angeles
International Wine Competition, is named after his beloved wife.
Other unique wine club highlights include a Pinot Grigio and
Primitivo Rose, perfect for any summer picnic.
Heavily involved in charity, the jigsaw logo signifies their
commitment to fighting autism and Aspergers worldwide (a
common symbol in healthcare and popular culture). In their native
country, Allan and Jane Jones own Beechwood College, a specialist
residential college for students dealing with these very conditions.
They also work closely with the Koegel Autism Center at UC
Santa Barbara and make a donation to the center for every botle of
Sauvignon Blanc sold in the tasting room.
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Zotovich Estate Vineyard & Winery

excellence . Ratings by reviewers like Stephen Tanzer, Robert Parker


and Antonio Galloni show that critics as well as consumers find
their varietals noteworthy.
The Zotovich tasting room is located at 300 North 12th Street,
Suite 1D, Lompoc. The tasting room is open Friday-Sunday from
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment. For more information,
call (805) 736-1600 or email info@zotovichvineyards.com.

LAMONTAGNE WINERY
1509 E Chestnut Avenue, Lompoc
(805) 291-6643 | lamontagnewinery.com
Friday Sunday 12-5pm
Their family name, LaMontagne, meaning the Mountain,
appropriately describes their quest to produce wines of
exceptional quality that represent the vintage and the place in
which they were grown.

ZOTOVICH ESTATE VINEYARD & WINERY


300 North 12th Street, Unit 1D, Lompoc
( 805) 736-1600 | www.zotovichcellars.com
Friday Sunday10am-4pm
A family owned and operated boutique winery.
We grow, produce and bottle estate Syrah, Chardonnay and Pinot
Noir. Were new to the Lompoc Wine Ghetto. Stop in to meet us!

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may be a small, family- run entity,
but its handcrafted wines produce big
results. Wine critic Antonio Galloni gave
both Zotovichs 2013 Pinot Noir and
Chardonnay 93 points, with the 2013
Syrah receiving a 95.
The road to success wasnt easy
however. Steve Zotovich said that he
didnt walk into a ready-made and
profitable vineyard. When he first
bought the vineyard in 2004, it needed a
lot of work. The weeds in the vineyard
were taller than the vines, he said. He
removed a grove of eucalyptus, and
made many other improvements. We started out grassroots to get
to where we are today, Zotovich said.
He credits his winemaking team, now headed by Dan SchulerJones with emphasizing the production of serious wines. The
current winemaking focuses on showcasing the incredible quality
of the grapes from Zotovich Vineyard and constantly striving for

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Buellton
Helix Tasting Room
Helix Tasting Room is the newest tasting room in Buellton.
Located in the up and coming development area known as
Industrial Way, Helix bring a fresh feel and new offerings to the
valley tasting room options. Serving Kalyra Winemaker Mike
Browns sparkling and dessert wines Helix offerings are quite
different than traditional tasting room selections. Add to this, the
unique Speakeasy Club Card (not your mothers wine club) with
password protected special taste offerings, this tasting room is as
edgy as its upcycled dcor.
Offering a unique style, non-traditional events and a Vintage
Barware Trailer for shopping this tasting room boasts a relaxed
atmosphere and a rustic patio for hanging out with friendsadd
a glass of sparkling wine and this is so NOT LA in a good way is
the phrase most often heard.
Perfect for bachelorette parties, Sunday picnic brunch and predate night sips of 239 cocktails (a unique aperitif wine mixer served
only at Helix) this spot is the evolution of wine tasting at its best.
Helix tasting room is open Friday through Sunday noon5pm,
at 140 Industrial Way. Gather your friends and make Helix your
destination spot for the weekend activities. For more information,
visit www.evolutionofwine.com.

MOSBY
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9496 Santa Rosa Road Buellton, CA 93427
805 688-2415

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winemaker, with Kyles help Dan was able to procure the services of
Mikael Sigouin of Kaena Wine, Mikael is well known in California
as well as his native Hawaii for the quality of his wines. He is
affectionately known by his peers and fans as The Grenache King.
The interesting thing about this story is that back in 1999 and 2000
when Casa Cassara wines were made at the Kahn Winerys custom
crush facility in Buellton, Mikael worked there, so this is not the
first time he has been involved with Casa Cassara Wines. Dan and
Bridget are excited to begin this new chapter in the story of Casa
Cassara Winery and Vineyards.
Dan Cassaras top recommendations include the 2012 Estate
Pinot Noir; the wine opens up with bright, fresh fruit and finishes
with a hint of toasted oak-a true representation of Casa Cassara.
Additionally the 2014 Chardonnay from Vernas Vineyard in Los
Alamos is perfect for summer; soft, well rounded, bright, aromatic
and very clean, this wine is a pure expression of Chardonnay. The
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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.
Dan Cassara the owner has some exciting news, winemaker
Kyle Knapp has been offered the position of head winemaker at
one of Lompocs premier wineries and though it saddens them to
see him go, they understand that this is an offer that he cannot
pass up and wish him all of the best, as far as Dan and Bridget are
concerned Kyle, Savanna, Milo and Andi along with Nancy and JC
are family and family is forever. Now on to the news about the new

KALYRA

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Solvang
Kalyra Winery
Nestled among hundreds of acres of rolling vineyards is
the original Kalyra Winery. With some of the most sweeping
views in the Santa Barbara wine country, Kalyra Winery offers
a laid-back beachcombers vibe to its tasting room and gift
shop. Winemaker, Mike Brown, an Australian who fell in love
with California, is known far and wide for his amazingly broad
selection of wines which includes red/white and dessert wines as
well as sparkling wine and his newest evolution of wine 239
(a wine mixer like no other). Mike Browns flair is blending the
best of Santa Barbara varietals with Australia, Portugal, France
and Spain to produce value priced wines that wine aficionados
of all levels can enjoy.
Youll be served from the bar featured in the Sideways movie
and enjoy browsing the extensive Kalyra Boutique, located next
to the tasting room. Its full length porch and side lawn offer a
fantastic, tranquil picnic spot for your full tasting day as well.
Kalyra loves dogs and while they cannot be inside the tasting
room, you are welcome to bring leashed dogs on our porch or side
lawn during your visit.
Open seven days, Kalyra is a working vineyard, so lots to see
and do throughout the year, especially during the harvest season in
October. Kalyras Grape Stomp event (just one of many events this
vineyard hosts) has been voted one of the best in the Central Coast
and is a not to be missed event for those who want to experience
the sensation and fun of bare foot grape stompingas
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Kalyra Winery is a destination for wine enthusiasts around the
world on a mission to find A Wild & Pleasant Place. Located at
343 N. Refugio Rd., Santa Ynez, and are open Monday through
Friday, 11-5pm and Saturday through Sunday 10-5pm. For more
information, call (805) 693-8864 or visit www.kalyrawinery.com

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CORKS N CROWNS Offers Guests a
360 Tasting Experience
Corks n Crowns tasting room, a quaint space located steps
from the Pacific Ocean, offers guests a 360 tasting experience.
With an impressive offering of wines being sold, both domestic
and international varietals, there promises to be something for
even the most selective consumer.
When you arrive at Corks n Crowns, youre greeted by one of
their knowledgeable and friendly team members who will explain
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offerings, such as the Ros flight, seem to peak the interest
of customers and their palate. In the summer heat, dedicated
vacationers and locals alike take comfort on the patio with a glass
of bubbly or pint of beer.
Corks n Crowns hosts popular events such as Wine n Waffles,
Palate Wrecker IPA Night and their annual Ros Soire (check the
website for whats coming up!). When visiting Corks n Crowns,
as a vacationer or a local, youre sure to walk away with fun facts,
and planning a return visit soon!
Offering guests six wine club optionsincluding a brand new
Craft Beer Club for beer fansenjoy new offerings on a monthly,
bi-monthly or quarterly schedule, with additional perks and
discounts.
Stop by the coolest tasting room in the Funk Zone and see
what all the buzz is about! Corks n Crowns is located at 32
Anacapa Street in Santa Barbara. They open daily at 11:00 a.m.
For more information, call the tasting room at (805) 845-8600 or
visit their website at www.corksandcrowns.com.

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Alma Sol Winery (818) 231-2749


1321 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, #108, Thousand Oaks
Fri 6-9pm, Sat 1-6pm, Sun 2-5pm
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Cantara Cellars (805) 484-9600


126 North Wood Road, #104,Camarillo
Thu-Sun 11am-6pm

Four Brix Winery (805) 256-6006


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

Herzog Wine Cellars (805) 983-1560


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

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Magnavino Cellars (805) 983-2500


961 North Rice Ave, #5, Oxnard
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Panaro Brothers Winery (805) 654-1577


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

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Ventura

No need to travel hours by train or plane to escape to wine country; residents of Southern California
can get in the car and drive (often less than an hour) to Ventura County, where more than 9
wineries call home. Grapes are grown locally in Camarillo, Malibu and Oxnard in addition to
being brought in from top wine growing regions all over California. The winery personnel are
exceptionally friendly and welcoming. Take a day off to enjoy the cool ocean breezes and valley
warmth with the wines produced in your backyard.

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Ventura County
Cantara Cellars Offers Elegant Wines and Tasty Bites
Cantara Cellars is nestled in the Southern California town of
Camarillo. Only a twenty minute drive from the stunning shoreline
and a forty minute drive from the Los Padres National Forest,
Cantara Cellars prime location makes them the perfect winery
destination in Ventura County. Whether youre on your way to the
beach or mountains, or coming back from, theres always time for a
visit to Cantara Cellars for a splash of elegant wine and indulgence
in some tasty bites.
Cantara Cellars has been a family operation since the beginning,
when husband and wife, Mike (featured in the picture below) and
Chris Brown, started the winery in 2002; since then, they have
been perfecting their winemaking craft and honing their passion
for premium made Lodi wines. Their Chardonnay fruit comes from
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other Lodi vineyards to increase their varietal selection. They also
source fruit from Amador County vineyards, specifically for their
production of Tempranillo.
Today, they produce ten varietals, which can be enjoyed in the
tasting room via flights or by the glass, alongside cheese plates
and small bites. With favorites like Zinfandel and Merlot, Italian
specialties like Barbera and Sangiovese, and the ever popular
Chardonnay, Cantara Cellars has the perfect selection of wines for
everyone. For an exclusive experience, consider a private event or
tasting by appointment. Enjoy meeting Winemaker, Mike Brown,
and visit with family and friends in the comfortable tasting room
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FOUR BRIX WINERY


2290 Eastman Avenue, #109, Ventura
Thursday 12-5pm, Friday 12-8pm, SaturdaySunday 12-5pm
(805) 256-6006 | www.fourbrixwine.com
Four Brix Winery is an urban winery located in the heart of Ventura,
specializing in internationally-inspired wine blends.
They produce wines based upon their favorite grape growing regions:
Italy, France, Spain and California. The word brix is a term for
measurement of sugar in grapes; therefore, Four Brix equal four sweet spots for great wine!
With a total production around 2,500 cases, these wines are very limited and in high demand.

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PANARO BROTHERS WINERY


4517 Market Street, #7, Ventura
Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3-7pm, SaturdaySunday 11am-7pm
(805) 654-1577 | www.panarobros.com
Panaro Brothers Winery combines the authenticity of Old World Italain
winemaking with New World innovation. As fifth genertation Italian
Americans, the family pays homage to their heritage; Vito Panaro tends to
the vineyard and is the winemaker, while his brother David manages the
business. Their handcrafted single varietals truly showcase the beauty of
California wine made in a traditional Italian style.

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Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 1-6pm, Sunday 2-5pm
(818) 231-2749 | www.almasolwinery.com
Alma Sol is a family-owned and operated,
micro-boutique winery, sourcing premium fruit from top
vineyard sites in California, with a special interest and focus on
the beautiful Paso Robles appellation. From the very beginning, the
mission has been to craft exceptional Bordeaux wines, both single varietals and special blendsthough they will
occasionally be inspired to produce limited releases of non-Bordeaux varietals as well.

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Ventura County
Magnavino Cellars
In 2008, Robert and Barbara Wagner achieved their dream of
opening a winery. Since then, the husband and wife team have
never looked back. Magnavino Cellars is a great place to visit for
fantastic wine, and a perfect location to gather with friends and
share conversation, smiles and laughter. At Magnavino Cellars, wine
is a celebration of life and love, and Robert and Barbara strive to
make each guests experience enjoyable.
The passion they have for their vines is admirable. In the cellar,
they work with stainless steel, and American and French oak
barrels to achieve the flavor profile and complexity they desire
for their wines. The result is award-winning wines with beautiful
characteristics. In the past three years, MagnavinoCellars has won
sixty-five medals from international wine competitionsincluding
two time Best of Class for the 2010/2011 Petite Sirah at the San
Francisco International Wine Competition, a Platinum medal for
the Old Vine Zinfandel and many Gold and Silver medals at other
competitions.
The tasting room is inspired by ancient Italian villas that cover
the landscape in Italy. Here, friends and family gather to share the
experience of great wine and good company. In fact, the tasting
room is so beautiful that Magnavino Cellars often hosts events
to bring friends and family together for celebratory occasions.
Guests can even book the tasting room for private events and enjoy
Magnavino wine in the luxury of this glorious space.

With an incredible selection of varietals, Magnavino Cellars will


surely live up to your expectations. Taste everything from unique
varietals such as Pinot Gris and Ros of Grenache, to classic varietals
like Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Chardonnay. Whichever
wines you taste, your palate will will enjoy the fine craftsmanship in
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CANTARA CELLARS
126 North Wood Road, #104,Camarillo
ThursdaySunday 11am-6pm
(805) 484-9600 | www.cantaracellars.com
Cantara Cellars is a local winery and tasting room producing a wide
selection of award-winning red and white wines. Located in the in the heart of Ventura County, theyre just a short
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
of the distinctive flavors found in Lodi grapes. Their wine lounge features wine flights, wine by the glass, cheese
plates and other small bites. Visit for tastings and tours, or call to schedule a private event or tasting by appointment. Taste their wines, meet the winemaker and have a special day of wine tasting.

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HERZOG WINE CELLARS


3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard
SundayThursday 10:30am-9pm, Friday 10:30am-4pm
(805) 983-1560 | www.herzogwinecellars.com
Discover nationally awarded local wines, a luxurious tasting bar,
private tasting rooms and a gift boutique. Treat yourself to 5-star
dining within the winery at Tierra Sur, Ventura Countys highest rated
restaurant.

MAGNAVINO CELLARS
961 North Rice Avenue, #5, Oxnard
Most Fridays 5-8pm, Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12-6pm
(805) 983-2500 | www.magnavinocellars.com
Savor the Wine, Treasure the Experience. Escape to Magnavino Cellars
for the warmth of Tuscany and their award-winning wines of California.
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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PASO ROBLES AREA WINERIES


Aaron Wines 3050 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-369-2037


Adelaida Cellars 5805 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-8980
Alta Colina 2725 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-4191
AmByth Estate 510 Sequoia Lane, Templeton; 805-305-9497

Fri-Sun 11-5:30
Open daily 10-5
Thu-Sun 11-5
Open by appointment only

ANCIENT PEAKS WINERY 22720 El Camino Real, Santa Margarita; 805-365-7045 Thu-Mon 11-5:30
ANGLIM 740 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-227-6813
Thu-Mon 11-6 or by Appt

AronHill Vineyards 3745 W. Hwy 46, Templeton; 805-434-3066

ARROYO ROBLES 1317 Park Street, Paso Robles; 877-759-WINE


ASUNCION RIDGE 725 12th Street, Paso Robles; 805-237-3780







Open daily 11-5

Open daily 11-7


Open daily 12:30-6, Fri-Sat until 8

August Ridge 8790 E. Highway 41, Creston; 805-239-2455


B & E Vineyards 6950 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-286-5835
Barr Estate Winery 6950 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-286-5835
Barrel 27 Wine Co 3525 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1245
Bassetti Vineyards 1191 North Green Valley Road, Cambria; 805-927-1925
Bella Luna 1850 Templeton Road, Templeton; 805-434-5477
Bianchi Winery 3380 Branch Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9922
Black Hand Cellars 766 Main Street, Suite B, Cambria; 805-927-9463

Fri 12-5, Sat-Sun 11-5


Fri-Sun 11-5 or by Appt
Fri-Sun 11-5 or by Appt
Open daily 11-5
Open by appointment only
Fri-Mon 10-5
Open daily 10-5
Open daily 11-5

BODEGAS PASO ROBLES 729 13th Street, Paso Robles; 805-237-3780 Open daily 12:30-6, Fri-Sat to 8
Bon Niche Cellars 2627 Golden Eagle Way, San Miguel; 805-286-7798
Booker Vineyard 2640 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-7367
Brecon Estate 7450 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-239-2200
Brian Benson Cellars 2915 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-9463
Brochelle Vineyards 2323 Tuley Court #130, Paso Robles; 805-237-4410 Ext, 1
Brochelle Vineyards 6996 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-4410 Ext. 2

BROKEN EARTH 5625 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-239-2562


Burbank Ranch 5685 El Pomar Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-0631

Open by appointment only


Thu-Sun 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Open daily 11-5

Open daily 10-5


Fri 12-5, Sat & Sun 11-5

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
Caliza Winery 2570 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1480
Caparone Winery 2280 San Marcos Road, Paso Robles; 805-467-3827
Carina Cellars 3525 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-252-0860
Carmody McKnight Estate Wines 11240 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-9392
Cass Vineyards 7350 Linne Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-1730

CASTORO CELLARS 1315 North Bethel Road, Templeton; 805-238-0725






General Tasting $5 Disc Golf Course $5


Cayucos Cellars 131 N Ocean Avenue, Cayucos; 805-995-3036
Cellar 360 7000 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-226-7133
Cerro Prieto 3432 Los Tablas Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8448
Changala Winery 3770 Willow Creek Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9060

CHATEAU LETTAU 840 13th Street, Suite G, Paso Robles; 805-238-6800











Chateau Margene 4385 La Panza Road, Creston; 805-238-2321


Chateau Margene 845 Embarcadero, Unit G, Morro Bay; 805-225-1235
Chronic Cellars 2020 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-7848
Cinquain Cellars 6404 Independence Ranch Place, San Miguel; 805-400-5978
Clautiere Vineyard 1340 Penman Springs Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-3789
Clavo Cellars 315 South Main Strett, Templeton; 805-226-0174
Clayhouse Wines 2180 W Centre St, Shandon; 805-238-7055
Clos Solene Wines 3050 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-0478
Croad Vineyards 3550 Vinedo Robles Lane, Paso Robles; 805-226-9899
Cypher Winery 3750 Hwy 46 West, Templeton; 805-237-0055

DANBINO CELLARS 710 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-227-6800




Daou Vineyards 2777 Hidden Mountain Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-5460


Dark Star Cellars 2915 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-9463
Denner Vineyards & Winery 5414 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-239-4287

Thu-Sun 11-4:30 or by Appt


Open daily 11-5, Closed Wed
Fri-Mon 11-5
Open daily 10-5
Open daily 11-5

Open daily 10-5:30


Open daily 11-5:30, Closed Tue
Fri-Sun 10-5 or by Appt
Open by appointment only
Fri-Mon 11-5

Thu-Mon 1-7,Fri-Sat 1-8


Fri-Mon 11-5
Open daily 12-7
Open daily 11:30-5:30
Open by appointment only
Thu-Mon 11-5
Open daily 12-5
Open by appointment only
Open by appointment only
Thu-Mon 11-5
Open daily 11-6

Thu-Mon 11-6
Open daily 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Open by appointment only

DERBY WINE ESTATES 525 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles; 805-238-6300


Open daily 11-6
DIABLO PAS0 827 13th Street, Paso Robles; 805-975-6185 Sun & Mon 11:30-6; Thurs 11:45-8, Fri-Sat 11:45-10
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Doce Robles 2023 Twelve Oaks Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-4766

Open daily 10-5:30

DOMAINE DEGHER 8650 Centra Road, Paso Robles; 805-296-2562







EBERLE WINERY 3810 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-238-9607




Open by appointment only

Donati Family Vineyard 2720 Oak View Road, Templeton; 805-238-0676


Donatoni Winery 3225 Township Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-0620
Dover Canyon Winery 4520 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-0101
Dubost Winery 9988 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8463
Dunning Vineyards Estate 1953 Niderer Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-4763
Tooth and Nail Winery 3090 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-369-6100

Open daily 10-5


Sat-Sun 12-5 or by Appt
Thu-Sun 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Thu-Mon 11-5
Wed-Mon 11-6

Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6

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
Enfold Wines 855 Windwood Road, Paso Robles; 805 239-2856

Fri-Sun 11-4
Open by appointment only

EOS 2300 Airport Road, Paso Robles; 805-591-8050











General Tasting $10 Private Tasting $15 Private Seated Tasting & Lunch $35
Private Seated Tasting & Buffet Style Lunch $45
Epoch Estate Wines 7505 York Mountain Road, Templeton; 805-237-7575
FS Cellars 1337 Vendels Circle, Paso Robles; 805-226-8989
Falcon Nest Winery 5185 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-0227
Field Recording 460 Marquita Ave, Paso Robles; 805-503-9660
First Crush Winemaking 2975 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-434-2772
Four Lanterns Winery 2485 West Hwy 46, Paso Robles; 949-300-5437
Four Sisters Ranch 2995 Pleasant Road, San Miguel; 805-467-2417
Fratelli Perata 1595 Arbor Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-2809

Open daily 10-5

Open daily 11-4


Thu-Sun 11-6
Open daily 10-7:30
Daily 11-5
By appointment only
Thu-Mon 11-5, Tue-Wed by Appt
Thu-Sun 11-5
Open by appointment only

FROLICKING FROG 739 12th Street, Paso Robles; 805-466-0779

Thu-Sat 12-5

Frolicking Frog 14490 San Miguel Road, Atascadero; 805-466-0779


Gelfand Vineyards 5530 Dresser Ranch Place; Paso Robles; 805-239-5808
Giornata Wines 470 Marquita Ave, Paso Robles; 805-434-3075
Glunz Family 8331 Hwy 46E, Paso Robles; 805-238-1400
Graveyard Vineyards 6990 Estrella Road, San Miguel; 805 467-2043
GreMark Vineyards 5325 Rancho La Loma Linda, Paso Robles; 805-237-0154
Grey Wolf Cellars 2174 Hwy 46 West, Paso Robles; 805-237-0771

Open by appointment only


Open by appointment only
Open by appointment only
Open daily 10-6
Thu-Mon 11-5
Open by appointment only
Open daily 11-5:30

GRIZZLY REPUBLIC WINES 840 13th Street, Paso Robles; 678-372-7288 Daily 12:30-6, Fri-Sun to 7
Halter Ranch Vineyard 8910 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9455

Open daily 11-5

HAMMERSKY VINEYARDS 7725 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-239-0930








Hansen Vineyard 5575 El Pomar Drive, Templeton; 805-239-8412


Harmony Cellars 3255 Harmony Valley Road, Harmony; 805-927-1625
Hearst Ranch 442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon; 805-927-4100
Hearthstone Vineyard 5070 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-2544
Herman Story Wines 1227 Paso Robles Strett, Paso Robles; 805-237-2400
Hidden Oak 4671 South El Pomar, Templeton; 805-237-9315
Hope Family Wines 1585 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-4112
Hug Cellars 2323 Tuley Road, Paso Robles; 805-226- 8022

HUNT CELLARS 2875 Oakdale Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1600



J&J Cellars 2850 Ranchita Canyon, San Miguel; 805-467-2891


J Dusi Wines 1401 Hwy 46 West, Paso Robles; 805 226-2034

Thu-Sun 11-5

Fri-Sun 11-5
Sumer 10-5:30, Winter 10-5
Open daily 11-5
Thu-Mon 11-5
Thu-Sun 11-4 or by Appt
Fri-Sun 11-5
Fri-Sat 10-4
Thu-Mon 11-5

Open daily 10:30-5:30


Fri-Sun 11-5
Open daily 11-5

J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINES 6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-8900 Open daily 10-5









Jack Creek Cellars 5265 Jack Creek Road, Templeton; 805-226-8283


Jada Winery 5620 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-226-4200
Justin Winery 11680 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-6932
Kaleidos 3770 Willow Creek, Paso Robles; 805-226-0828
Kiamie Wine Cellars 9750 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8333
Kukkula 9515 Chimney Rock Road, Templeton; 805 227-0111
LAventure Winery 2815 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-1588
Lago Giuseppe 8345 Green Valley Road, 46W, Templeton; 805-237-7300
Laraneta Vineyards 2602 Templeton Road, Templeton; 805-434-5090
Law Estate Wines 3885 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9200

Thu-Mon by Appt only


Open daily 11-4:45
Open daily 10-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Thu-Sun 11-4 or by Appt
Open by appointment only
Open by appointment only
Open daily 10-4 by Appt only

LDT CELLARS 831 13 th Street, Paso Robles; 805-712-8883

Mon, Wed, Thu 11:30-6, Fri-Sun 11-8


Le Cuvier 3333 Vine Hill Lane, Paso Robles; 800-549-4764
Open daily 11-5
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


Private VIP Tour with Barrel Tasting & Cheese Pairing $35

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Linne Calodo 3030 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-0797


Locatelli 8585 Cross Canyons Road, San Miguel; 805-467-0067
Loma Linda Vineyards 5155 Rancho La Loma Linda Drive, Paso Robles; 805-227-7172
Lone Madrone 5800 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-0845

Open by appointment only


Fri-Sun 1l-4
Open by appointment only
Open daily 10:30-5

Thu-Sun 1-7

LXV WINE LOUNGE 1306-B Pine Street, Paso Robles; 530-763-3821



McPrice 3525 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1245


Maloy ONeill 5725 Union Road, Paso Roble; 805-238-6430

Open daily 11-5


Open daily 10-5

MICHAEL GILL CELLARS 4125 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-1668







Midnight Cellars 2925 Anderson Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-890


Minassian-Young 4045 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-7571
Mitchella Vineyard 2525 Mitchella Ranch Way, Paso Robles; 805-239-8555
Mondo Cellars 3260 Nacimiento Lake Drive, Paso Robles; 805-226-2925
Moonstone Cellars 801 Main Street, Suite, Cambria; 805-927-9466
Nadeau Family Vintners 3860 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-3574
Nicora Winery 2945 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-400-0039
Niner Wine Estates 2400 Highway 46 West, Paso Robles;805-239-2233

OPOLO VINEYARDS 7110 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-9593




Open daily 10-5

General Tasting $10 Food & Wine Pairing


ONX Winery 2910 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-434-5607
Oso Libre Winery 7383 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-3378

Thu-Mon 10-4
Wed-Mon 11-5

PARRISH FAMILY 1220 Park Street, Paso Robles; 805-286-4028


PASOLIVO 1229 Park Street, Paso Robles; 805-226-8800

Thu-Mon 1-6:30, Fri-Sat 1-7:30


Thu-Mon 10-6
Open daily 11-5

8530 Vineyard Dr., Paso Robles; 805-227-0186

PASO PORT WINE CO. 95 Booker Road, Templeton; 805-239-2229



Fri-Sun 11-5

Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-5:30


Thu-Mon 11-5
Thu-Sun 12-5 or by Appt
Open daily 11-6
Open daily 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
By appointment only
Open daily 10-5

Thu-Mon 11-5

Paso Robles Wine Club 800 Pine St, Suite 101, Paso Robles; 866-238-6400
Paso Underground 1140 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-237-0799

Open daily 10-6


Fri-Sat 1-7, Sun 1-5, or by Appt

PEACHY CANYON WINERY 1480 North Bethel Road, Templeton; 805-239-1918 Open daily 10-5:30

General Tasting $10


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

Penman Springs 1985 Penman Springs Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-7959


Per Cazo Cellars 5325 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805 227-4949

PIANETTA 829 13th Street, Paso Robles; 805-226-4005

Thu-Sun 11-5
Open by appointment only

Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 11-7

Pipestone 2040 Niderer Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-6385


Pithy Little Wine Co. 1244 Pine Street, Suite B, Paso Robles; 805-546-1059
Poalillo Vineyards 7970 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-0621
Pomar Junction 5036 South El Pomar Drive, Templeton; 805-238-9940
Powell Mountain Cellars 3050 Blue Rock Rd, Paso Robles; 805-434-8097
Proulx 5424 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-226-2800

Thu-Mon 11-5
Mon-Fri 12-6, Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Open Fri 12-5, Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4 or by appt.
Thu-Mon 11-5

RABBIT HOLE 1244 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-286-4692

Open daily 11-6, weekends open late

Rabbit Ridge 1172 San Marcos Road, Paso Robles; 805-467-3331


Ranchero Cellars 1140 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-423-3765
Ranchita Canyon Vineyard 3439 Ranchita Canyon Road, San Miguel; 805 467-9448
Rangeland Wines 10425 Klau Mine Road, Paso Robles; 805-674-9232
Rendarrio Vineyards 2323 Tuley Court, Suite 110, Paso Robles; 805-610-7659

RED SOLES 3230 Oakdale Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-9898


Rio Seco 4295 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-8884
RiverStar Vineyards 7450 Estrella Road, San Miguel; 805-467-0086
RN Estate Winery 7986 North River Road, Paso Robles; 805-610-9802

Thu-Sun 11-5
Open Fri & Sat 1-7, Sun 1-5
Fri-Mon 11-5
Open by appointment only
Fri-Sun 11-5

Open daily 11-5


Open daily 11-5
Thu-Mon 11-5
Open by appointment only

ROBERT HALL WINERY 3443 Mill Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-1616 Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6

Rockin R Wine 8500 Union Road, Suite C, Paso Robles; 805-835-8529


Rocky Creek Cellars 8687 Apple Road, Templeton; 805-238-1919

ROTTA WINERY 250 Winery Road, Templeton; 805-237-0510


Open daily 10:30-5:30

General Tasting $10

ROXO PORT CELLARS 6996 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-1600
SAN ANTONIO WINERY 2610 Buena Vista, Paso Robles; 805-226-2600

Fri-Sun 11-5
Open daily 11-5

Complimentary Tasting of 3 Wines Artisan Series Tasting $15

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San Marcos Creek 7750 North Hwy 101, Paso Robles; 805-467-9260
Sarzotti Winery 180 Bella Ranch Road, Templeton; 805-226-2022
Sculpterra Winery 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-8881

Open daily 11-5


Thu-Sun 11-5 or by Appt
Open daily 10-5

SEVEN OXEN 1313 Park Street, Paso Robles; 805-704-0959

Thurs-Sat 12-5, Sun 11-4

Sextant Wines 2324 Hwy 46W, Paso Robles; 805-542-0133


Shadow Run Vineyard 2720 La Panza Road, Creston; 805-227-0554
Shale Oak Winery 3235 Oakdale Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-4800
Sharps Hill 835 12th Street (Poured at Vinoteca), Paso Robles; 805-227-7154
Stacked Stone Cellars 1525 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-7872
Stanger Vineyards 7970 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-238-0621
Stanger Vineyards 5225 Hwy 41 (at Creston Road), Creston; 805-238-4777
Starr-Ranch Winery 9320 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles; 805 227-0144
Steinbeck 5940 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-1854
Still Waters Vineyards 2750 Old Grove Lane, Paso Robles; 805-237-9231
Summerwood Winery 2175 Arbor Road, Paso Robles; 805-227-1365
Tablas Creek 9339 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-1231

Open daily 10-5


Fri-Sun 10:30-5
Open daily 10-5
Mon-Thu 4-9, Fri-Sat 4-11
Fri-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5
Open daily 11-5
Sat-Sun 11-5
Open by appointment only
Thu-Mon 11-5
Thu-Mon 11-5
Open daily 10-5, Sat-Sun until 6
Open daily 10-5

TACKITT FAMILY 6640 Von Dollen Road, San Miguel; 805 467-9490

Fri-Sun 12-5

Terry Hoage 870 Arbor Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-2083


Thacher Winery 8355 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles; 805-237-0087
Tobin James Cellars 8950 Union Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-2204
Tolo Cellars 9750 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-226-2282
Treana Winery 1585 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-4112
Turley Wine Cellars 2900 Vineyard Drive, Templeton; 805-434-1030
Twilight Cellars 110 Orchard Hill Road, San Juan Bautista; 805-238-7143
Venteux Vineyards 1795 Las Tablas Road, Templeton; 805-369-0127
Via Vega Vineyard & Winery 2378 Adobe Road, Paso Robles; 805-423-2190
Victor Hugo Winery 2850 El Pomar Drive, Templeton; 805-434-1128
Villicana Winery 2725 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-9456
Villa Creek Cellars 5995 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles; 805-238-7145
Villa San-Juliette 6385 Cross Canyon Road, San Miguel; 805-550-0522

Thu-Mon 11-4
Thu-Mon 11-5 or by Appt
Open daily 10-6
Thu-Mon 11-5 or by Appt
Fri-Sat 10-4
Open daily 9-5
Thu-Sun 11-5
Open daily 10-5
Fri-Sat 11-4, Sun 11-2, or by Appt
Open by appointment only
Thu-Sun 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5 or by Appt
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
Private Wine & Cheese Experience $20 Gourmet Lunch Tasting $35 Charcuterie Plate $30
Vines on the Marycrest 5050 Mustard Creek Road, Paso Robles; 805-237-0378
Vino Vargas 950 Indian Dune Road, San Miguel, ; 805-369-1440
Vintage Cowboy 10 East Pozo Road, Santa Margarita; 805-286-7172
Vista Del Rey 7340 Drake Road, Paso Robles; 805-467-2138
Westberg Cellars 1140 Pine Street, Paso Robles; 805-238-9321
Whalebone Vineyard 8325 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles 805-239-9020
Wild Coyote Winery 3775 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles; 805-610-1311

Fri-Sat 11-5, Sun 10-4


By appointment: 10-5pm
Sat-Sun 11-5
Open most Sundays 11-5 or by Appt
Fri-Sun 12-3
Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5:30
Open daily 11-5

WILD HORSE WINERY 1437 Wild Horse Winery Court, Templeton; 805-434-2541

Open daily 11-5

Open daily 10:30-5


Open daily 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5

General Tasting $5 A Grape to Glass Experience $15


Windward Vineyard 1380 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles; 805-239-2565
Zenaida Cellars 1550 Hwy 46 West, Paso Robles; 805-227-0382
ZinAlley 3730 Hwy 46 West, Templeton; 805-238-0959

SAN LUIS OBISPO WINERIES


ALAPAY CELLARS 415 First Street, Avila Beach; 805-595-2632

General Tasting $10


Autry Cellars 5450 Edna Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-546-8669

BAILEYANA WINERY 5828 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-269-8200


BARNWOOD WINE 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande; 888-809-VINE

Biddle Ranch Vineyard 6985 Ontario Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-543-2399
BISHOPS PEAK 3031 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-489-0446
Center of Effort Wine 2199 Corbett Canyon Road, Arroyo Grande; 805-782-9463
Cerro Caliente 831 A Via Esteban, San Luis Obispo; 805-544-2842

Open daily 11-5

CHAMISAL VINEYARDS 7525 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-541-9463

Open daily 10-6

Classic Tasting Flight $15 Estate Tasting Flight $25


Claiborne & Churchill 2649 Carpenter Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-544-4066

Open daily 10:30-6


Open daily 11-5

Open daily 10-5


Open daily 11-5
Thu-Sun 11-5

Open daily 10:30-4:30


Open by appointment only
Fri-Sun 11-5

Open daily 10-5


Open daily 11-5

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Clesi Wines 1850 Calle Joaquin Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-286-5073
Cuvee Champagne Bar 550 1st Street, Avila Beach; 805-727-4144
Edna Valley Vineyard 2585 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-544-5855
Filipponi Ranch Cellars 1800 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo; 805-903-3567
Kelsey See Canyon 1947 See Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-595-9700
Kynsi Winery 2212 Corbett Canyon Road, Arroyo Grande;805-544-8461

Fri-Sun 11-5
Fri 4-10, Sat 1-10, Sun 12-7
Open daily 10-5
Sat-Sun 12-4
Open daily 11-5:30
Thu-Mon 11-5

LAETITIA VINEYARDS 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-481-1772




Peloton Cellars 470 Front Street,Avilia Beach; 805-627-1080


Phantom Rivers 211 East Branch Street, Arroyo Grande; 805-481-WINE
Piedra Creek Winery 6425 Mira Cielo Drive, San Luis Obispo; 805-541-1281
Sans Liege Wines 870 Price Street, Pismo Beach; 805-773-2770
Saucelito Canyon 3080 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-543-2111
Sextant Wines 1653 Old Price Cnyn Road, San Luis Obispo; 866-833-WINE

Thu-Mon 12-6

with extended hours in the summer

Core Tasting Flight $10 Distinctive Menu Tasting Flight $18 Private Hosted Group Tasting of 7+ $15
Tangent Winery 5828 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-269-8200
Taste of the Valleys 911 Price Street, Pismo Beach; 805-773-8466
Tolosa Winery 4910 Edna Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-782-0500
Wolff Vineyards 6238 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-781-0448
William James 911 Price Street (at Taste of the Valleys), Pismo Beach; 805-773-8466

Open daily 10-5


Sun-Thu 12-9, Fri-Sat 12-10
Open daily 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Sun-Thu 12-9, Fri-Sat 12-10

ANDREW MURRAY 5249 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-696-9604

Open daily 10:30-5:30

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
Ca Del GreVino 400 East Clark Avenue, Orcutt; 805 937-6400
Cambria Estate Winery 5475 Chardonnay Lane, Santa Maria; 805-938-8091
Core Wine 145 South Gray Street, Suite 103, Orcutt; 805-937-1600

Tue-Sat 11-9, Sun 11-7


Open daily 10-5
Mon & Wed-Sun 12-6

COSTA DE ORO 1331 South Nicholson Avenue, Santa Maria; 805-937-1468

Daily 11-6, Fri until 8

General Tasting $10 VIP Tasting $25 (Monday-Friday) Wine on Tap $7/Glass Friday Night Wine Down $12
Cottonwood Canyon 3940 Dominion Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-8463
Mon-Thu 10-5, Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun 11-5
Demetria 6701 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-686-2345
Open by appointment only
Fess Parker 6200 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-1545
Open daily 10-5

FIRESTONE VINEYARD 5000 Zaca Station Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-3940
















Featured Wine Flight $10 Reserve Wine Flight $15 Private Tasting Groups of 10+ $15 (w/Tour add $5) - Reservations required
Tours depart daily at 11:15am, 1:15pm & 3:15pm
Foxen Vineyard 7200 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-4251
Open daily 11-4
Golden Bear Wines 2115 South Blosser, Suite 114, Santa Maria; 805-623-5956
Open Wed-Sun 11-5
Kenneth Volk Vineyards 5230 Tepusquet Road, Santa Maria; 805-938-7896
Thu-Mon 10:30-4:30, Tue-Wed by appt.
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
Presquile Wine 5391 Presquile Drive, Santa Maria; 805-937-8110
Fri 11-6, Sat-Thu 11-5
Rancho Sisquoc 6600 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-934-4332
Mon-Thu 10-4, Fri-Sun 10-5
Riverbench Vineyards 6020 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria; 805-937-8340
Open daily 10-4
Sagebrush Annies 4211 Hwy 33; Maricopa; 661-766-2319
Sat-Sun 11:30-5
Sierra Madre Vineyard 2570 Prell Road, Santa Maria; 805-922-3100
Open by appointment only
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
Wine Country 130 North Broadway Street, Suite A; Orcutt; 805-688-9339
Thu-Sat 1-8, Sun 1-6

ZACA MESA WINERY 6905 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-9339

Open daily 11-5

General Tasting $10

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Open daily 10-4

Casa Dumetz Wines 388 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-344-1900


Frequency Wines 488 Bell Street, Suite B, Los Alamos; 805-344-1222
Municipal Winemakers 423 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-931-6864

Fri-Sat 11-6, Sun-Mon 11-5


Thu 12-7, Fri-Sat 11-7, Sun 11-6
Fri-Sun 12-6
Fri-Sun 12-7

MARTIAN RANCH & VINEYARD 9110 Alisos Canyon Road, Los Alamos; 805-344-1804 Wed-Sun 11-5

LOS OLIVOS WINERIES

Open daily 11-5


Mon, Thu, Sat 12-6, Fri 12-8, Sun 11-4
Sun-Thu 12-5 , Fri 12-9, Sat 12-7
Open by appointment only
Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8
Open daily 10-5
Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10-5

SANTA MARIA/FOXEN CANYON WINERIES






Open daily 11-5

General Tasting $10

BELL STREET FARM 406 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-344-4609

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
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

STEPHEN ROSS WINE CELLARS 178 Suburban Road, San Luis Obispo; 805-594-1318 Thu-Sun 11-5
TALLEY VINEYARDS 3031 Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-489-0446
Open daily 10:30-4:30

SINOR-LAVALLEE WINES 550 1st Street, Avila Beach; 805-459-9595


BEDFORD WINERY 448 Bell Street, Los Alamos; 805-344-2107

Open daily 11-5

NADIA WINE 453 Laetitia Vineyard Drive, Arroyo Grande; 805-481-1772







LOS ALAMOS WINERIES

Alexander & Wayne 2922 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-9665

Open daily 11-6

ANDREW MURRAY 2901 Grand Avenue, Suite A (Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-693-9644 Open daily 11-5



General Tasting $12 Wine & Chocolate Flight $20


Arthur Earl 2922 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-693-1771
Artiste 2948-E Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-686-2626
Beckmen Vineyards 2670 Ontiveros Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-8664

Open daily 11-6


Open daily 11-5:30
Open daily 11-5

Bernat 2879 Grand Avenue (at Los Olivos Caf), Los Olivos; 805-794-5217

Open daily 11:30-8

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
Blair Fox Cellars 2902 San Marcos Avenue, Suite B, Los Olivos; 805-691-1678
Fri-Sun 12-5 or by Appt
Brander Vineyard 2401 Refugio Road, Los Olivos; 805-688-2455
Winter daily 11-4, Summer daily 10-5
Brophy Clark Cellars 2905 Grand Avenue (at Los Olivos Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-929-4830
Open daily 11-5
Byron 2367 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-938-7365
Open daily 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Carhartt Vineyard 2990-A Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-0685
Open daily 11-5
Carina Cellars 2900-A Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-2459
Thu-Mon 11-5
Cinque Stelle 2982-Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-686-4101
Open daily 11-5
Consilience 2923 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-691-1020



COQUELICOT 2884 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-1500

Sun-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-5

Daniel Gehrs Winery 2939 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 800-275-8138


Dreamcote Wine Co. 2933 San Marcos Avenue, #107, Los Olivos; 805-691-1200

Winter daily 10-5, Summer daily 10-6


Fri-Mon 11-5

DRAGONETTE 2445 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-693-0077




Thu-Mon 11-5

Epiphany Cellars 2974 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 866-354-9463


Evans Ranch 2901 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-0558
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company 2466 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Suite C; Los Olivos; 805-694-2252

Open daily 11-5:30


Open daily 10-5
Open daily 11-9

J LUDLOW VINEYARD 2890 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-8989



Open daily 11-5

Kaena Wine 2890 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-451-6037


Lane Tanner Wines 2905 Grand Ave (at Los Olivos Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-688-7406

Open daily 11-5


Open daily 11-5

LARNER VINEYARD & WINERY 2900 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-8148 Open daily 11-5

Longoria Wines 2935 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 866-759-4637

Open daily 11-4:30

LOS OLIVOS TASTING ROOM 2905 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-7406









General Tasting $10


Qup Wines 2963 Grand Avenue, Suite B, Los Olivos; 805-686-4200
Refugio Ranch Vineyards 2990 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-5400
Saarloos & Sons 2971 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-1200
Samsara 2466 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-331-2292
Semler Malibu Family 2363 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-8105
Stolpman Vineyards 2434 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-0400
Tensley/Lea Wines 2900 Grand Avenue, Suite B, Los Olivos; 805-688-6761
Tercero Wines 2445 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Suite 104, Los Olivos; 805-245-9584
Tessa Marie/ E&T Wines 2901-C Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-688-6081

TORETTI FAMILY 2933 San Marcos Avenue, Suite 101, Los Olivos; 805-688-8002


Tre Anelli 2923 Grand Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-686-3000


Verdad & Ethan 2963-B Grand Avenue (at Qup Wines Tasting Room), Los Olivos; 805-686-4200
Zinke Wine Co. 2366 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos; 805-691-9718

Open daily 11-5

Open daily 11-5


Thu-Mon 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-6
Open daily 11-6
Thu-Mon 11-5
Thu-Tue 11:30-5
Open daily 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Thu-Mon 12-5
Thu-Mon 11:30- 5

Thu-Mon 12-5:30
Open daily 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Open daily 11-5

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LOMPOC/BUELLTON WINERIES

















Alma Rosa 181-C Industrial Way, Buellton; 805-691-9395


Ampelos Cellars 312 No 9th St, Lompoc; 805-736-9957
Arcadian Winery 1515 E Chestnut Ave, Ste B, Lompoc; 805-737-3900
Artisan Uprising 1505 E Chestnut Ct, Ste. E, Lompoc; 805-208-7206
Ave Winery 300 No 12th St. Suite 4C, Lompoc; 805-430-5685
Babcock Winery 5175 E Hwy 246, Lompoc; 805-736-1455
Bratcher Winery 1515-B E. Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-737-3900
Brewer-Clifton 329 No F St, Lompoc; 805-735-9184
Clos Pepe 1505 E Chestnut Ave (at Taste of Sta. Rita Hills), Lompoc; 805-735-8774
Cold Heaven Cellars 92 Second St, Ste A, Buellton; 805-686-1343
Conarium Wines 1591 E. Chestnut Ave., Lompoc; 202-257-2171
Crawford Family Wines 92 Second St, Stes G & H, Buellton; 805-698-3889
DAlfonso Curran 4457 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc; 805-739-WINE
DVine 107 Ocean Ave, Lompoc; 805-735-8771
Dierberg Estate/Star Lane 1280 Drum Canyon Rd, Lompoc; 866-652-8430
De Su Propia 1591 E. Chestnut Ct, Ste A, Lompoc; 805-345-9355
Fiddlehead Cellars 1597 E Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-742-0204
Flying Goat Cellars 1520 E Chestnut Ct, Unit A, Lompoc; 805-736-9032

Open daily 11-4


Thu-Sun 11-5
Thu-Fri 1-4pm, Sat-Sun 12-4
Thu-Mon 11-5
Fri-Sun 12-5
Winter daily 10:30-4, Summer daily 10:30-5
Fri-Sun 11-5
Fri-Sun 11-4
Thu-Sun 11-5
Fri-Mon 12-5
Fri-Sun 12-5
Fri-Sun 12-5, Weekdays by Appt
Open by appointment only
Tue-Thu 3-9, Fri-Sat 3-11
Open daily 11-5
Open by appointment only
Fri 12-5, Sat 11-5, Sun 12-4
Thu-Mon 11-4

FOLEY ESTATES 6121 East Hwy 246, Lompoc; 805-737-6222


Open daily 10-5

Estate Tasting $10 Wine & Cheese Pairing $40

HELIX 140 Industrial Way; Buellton; 805-693-8864


Fri-Sun 12-5
HITCHING POST WINES 406 East Hwy 246 (at Hitching Post Restaurant), Buellton; 805-688-0676

Open daily from 4-9:30


Holus Bolus / Black Sheep Finds - 1500 E. Chestnut Ct., Lompoc; 805-637-1005
Huber Cellars 4892 Hapgood Rd, Lompoc;805-736-3854
Jalama Wines 308 North 9th Street, Suite C; Lompoc; 805-735-8937
JCR Vineyard Jalama Caon Ranch, Lompoc
Ken Brown Wines 157 West Hwy 246, Buellton; 805-688-9400
Kessler-Haak 300N. 12th St. Ste 4D, Lompoc; 805-735-2283
Lafond Vineyard 6855 Santa Rosa Rd, Buellton; 805-688-7921

Sat-Sun 12-5 and by Appt.


Fri-Sat 11-5, Sun 11-4 & by Appt
Fri-Sun 12-5 & by Appt
Open by appointment only
Thu-Mon 11-4:30
Fri-Sun 12-5
Open daily 10-5

LAMONTAGNE WINERY 1509 East Chesnut Avenue, Lompoc; 805-291-6643


Fri-Sun 12-5

La Vie Vnyds 308 No 9th St, Ste D, Lompoc; 805-291-2111

Fri-Sun 11-5

LORING WINE CO. & CARGASACCHI 420 East Hwy 246, Buellton; 805-691-1300 Thu-Mon 10-4:45





Regular Tasting $10 Regular Tasting & Cookie Pairing $15


Reserve Single Vineyard Tasting $13 Reserve Single Vineyard Tasting &Cookie Pairing $18
Lutum Wines 300 N. 12th St. Unit 1-C, Lompoc; 805-345-6544
Melville Vineyard 5185 East Hwy 246, Lompoc; 805-735-7030
Montemar Wines 1501 E Chesnut Ct, Ste. E, Lompoc; 805-735-5000
Moretti Wine Company/Taste of Sta Rita Hills 1595 E Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-735-4400

MOSBY WINERY 9496 Santa Rosa Road, Buellton; 805-688-2415


New Vineland/Pierdrassi 1501 E Chestnut Ave, Lompoc; 805-736-6784
Pali Wine Co. 1036 West Aviation Dr, Lompoc; 805 736-7200
1501 EChestnut Ct, Ste. C, Lompoc ; 805-735-2354
Palmina 1520 E Chestnut Ct, Lompoc; 805-735-2030
Piedrasassi Wine & Bread 1501-1503 E. Chestnut Ct, Ste A, Lompoc; 805-736-6784
Point Concepcin Wines 1601 W Central Ave, Lompoc; 805-588-1545
Samsara 1500 E. Chestnut Ct, Ste A, Lompoc; 805-331-2292
Sanford Winery 5010 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc; 805-735-5900
Scott Cellars 316 North F St, Lompoc; 805-736-6161
Stolpman Vynds 1700-B Industrial Way, Lompoc; 805-736-5000
Standing Sun Winery 92 2nd St, Ste D, Buellton; 805-691-9413
Sweeny Canyon Buellton; 805-688-2415

Open by appointment only


Open daily 11-4
Thurs & Sun 12-5, Fri & Sat 12-7
Thu-Sun 11-5

Mon-Fri 10-4, Sat-Sun 10-5


Fri-Sun 12-5
Sat-Sun 11-4, Mon-Thu by Appt
Thu-Sun 11-6, Fri & Sat 12-7, Mon 11-2
Thu-Sat 11-5, Sun-Mon 11-4
Open by appointment only
Open by appointment only
Fri-Sun 12-5
Sun-Thu 11-4, Fri-Sat 11-5
Fri-Sun 12-5
Fri-Sun 11-4
Thu-Mon 11-5 & by Appt
Open by appointment only

TERRAVANT 35 Industrial Way, Buellton; 805-686-4742


Happy Hour Monday-Friday from 3-5pm Custom Wine Blending Live Music Thursday-Saturday

Open daily 11-9

TASTE OF STA. RITA HILLS 1505 East Chestnut Avenue, Lompoc; 805-735-8774



Thorne Wines 35 Industrial Way (at Terravant The Winery Restaurant), Buellton; 805-693-1483
Transcendence 313 North F St, Lompoc; 805-455-9589
Turiya Wines 313 North F St, Lompoc; 805-478-7016
Tyler Winery 300 North 12th S, Unit 4A, Lompoc; 805-741-7281

ZOTOVICH 300 North 12th Street, Suite 4B, Lompoc; 805-736-1600

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Thu-Sun 11-5

Open daily 11-9


Fri-Sun 12-5ish
Open by appointment only
Fri-Sun 11-4

Fri-Sun 11-4

Taste Handcrafted...

Brews & Spirits

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY


BREWING COMPANIES
927 Beer Company 821 Cornwall St, Cambria; 805-203-5265
Firestone Walker Brewing Co 1400 Ramada Dr, Paso Robles; 805-225.5911

Open daily 12-7


Daily 11-6

(call ahead, may be closed for construction)

Libertine Pub 1234 Broad St, San Luis Obispo; 805-548-2337


Little Tree Brewing 191 S Oak Park Blvd #3, Grover Beach; 805-668-2038
Bang the Drum Brewery 950 Orcutt Rd, San Luis Obispo; 805-242-8372
BarrelHouse Brewing Company 3055 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-296-1128
SLO Brew 855 Aerovista Place, San Luis Obispo; 805-543-1843
Tap It Brewing Company 675 Clarion Ct, San Luis Obispo; 805-545-7702
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company 462 E. Grand Ave, Arroyo Grande, 474-8525
DISTILLERIES
Bethel Road Distillery 1266 N Bethel Rd, Templeton; 805-610-2178
Krobar Craft Distillery 2174 CA-46, Paso Robles; 805-467-9463
Opolo Distillery 7110 Vineyard Dr, Paso Robles; 805-238-9593
Pendrays Distillery 95 Booker Rd,Templeton; 805-239.2229
Re:Find Handcrafted Spirits 2735 Adelaida Rd, Paso Robles; 805-239-9456
Red Soles Stillhouse 3230 Oakdale Rd, Paso Robles; 805-226-9898
Wine Shine 3064 Limestone Way, Paso Robles; 805-286-4453

Tue-Wed 4-9, Thu 4-10, Fri-Sat 11-11, Sun 11-8


Fri 3-10, Sat, 12-10, Sun 12-5
Mon-Thu 2-10, Fri-Sat 12-12, Sun 12-10
Mon-Thu 2-8, Fri-Sat 11-9, Sun 11-8
Opening Soon!
Daily 12-8, Th-Sat 12-10
Sun-Wed 11-10, Thu-Sat 11-11
Opening soon!
By appointment
Sun-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-5:30
Mon 11-4, Thu-Sun 11-5
Daily 11-5
Daily 11-5
Fri-Sun opens at 1

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY


BREWING COMPANIES
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company 45 Industrial Way, Buellton; 805-694-2252

Mon-Thu 1-9, Fri-Sun 11-9


2446 Alamo Pintado Ave, Los Olivos, 805-694-2252
Mon-Thu 1-9, Fri-Sun 11-9
137 Anacapa Street, Suite F, Santa Barbara; 805-694-2252
Sun-Thu 11-11, Fri-Sat 11-12
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
Hollister Brewing Company 6980 Camino Real Marketplace, Goleta; 805-968-2810
Daily 11-10
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
Pure Order Brewing 41- N Quarantina St, Santa Barbara; 805-966-2881
Thu-Fri 3-7, Sat-Sun 12-7
Santa Barbara Brewing Company 501 State St, Santa Barbara; 805-730-1040
Sun-Wed 11:30-11, Thu-Sat 11:30-2am
Solvang Brewing Company 1547 Mission Dr, Solvang; 805-688-2337
Daily 11am-2am
Telegraph Brewing 418 N Salsipuedes St, Santa Barbara; 805-963-5018
Tue-Thu 3-9, Fri 2-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-7

DISTILLERIES
Ascendant Spirits Inc. 37 Industrial Way, Suite 103, Buellton; 805-691-1000
Cutlers Artisan Spirits 137 Anacapa Suite D, Santa Barbara; 805-845-4040

Fri 4-8, Sat-Sun 1-7


Thu 1-6, Fri-Sat 1-9, Sun 1-6

VENTURA COUNTY
BREWING COMPANIES
Casa Agria Specialty Ales 701 N Del Norte Blvd #310, Oxnard; 805-485-1454
Thu-Fri 5-9, Sat 2-9, Sun 12-6
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
Institution Ale Company 438 Calle San Pablo, Camarillo; 805-482-3777
Tue-Thu 4-10, Fri 1-10, Sat 12-10, Sun 12-6
Island Brewing Company 5049 6th St, Carpinteria; 805-745-8272
Mon-Thu 2-9, Fri 12-10, Sat 11-10, Sun 11-9
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
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
Sundowner Brewery 30961 Agoura Rd, Westlake Village; 818 706-1807
Thu-Fri 4:30-9, Sat 2-9, Sun 2-6
Surf Brewery 4561 Market St, Ventura; 805-644-2739
Mon-Thu 4-9, Fri 1-9, Sat 12-9, Sun 12-7
Topa Topa Brewing Co. 104 E Thompson Blvd, Ventura; 805-628-9255
Mon-Thu 12-9, Fri-Sat 12-10, Sun 11-8
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
DISTILLERIES
Birdview Distillery 167 N Aviador St, Ste D, Camarillo; 310-435-1930

Cantara Cellars 126 North Wood Road, #104, Camarillo; 805-484-9600


Thu-Sun 11-6

By appointment Sat 11-5

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SOLVANG WINERIES
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
Blackjack Ranch 2205 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-455-1412
Thu-Mon 11-5
Buttonwood Winery 1500 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-688-3032
Open daily 11-5
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
CARIVINTAS WINERY 476 First Street, Solvang; 805-693-4331
Mon-Fri 12-7, Sat-Sun 11-7
Dog & Kid Friendly
CASA CASSARA 1607 Mission Drive Suite, 112, Solvang; 805-688-8691 Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7:30
Dascomb Cellars 1659 Copenhagen Drive, Suite C, Solvang; 805-691-9175
Open daily 12-7
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
LINCOURT VINEYARDS 1711 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-688-8554
Open daily 10-5

General Tasting $10

LIONS PEAK VINEYARD 1659 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-693-5466 Mon-Fri 11-7, Sat-Sun 11-8

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
Sun-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7:30
Presidio Vineyard 1603 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-693-8585
Open daily 11-6
Open daily 10:30-5
Rideau Vineyard 1562 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang; 805-688-0717
Royal Oaks 1582 Mission Drive, Solvang; 805-693-1740
Thu-Mon 10-5 (open 10-7 third Wednesay of each month)
Rusack Vineyard 1819 Ballard Canyon Road, Solvang; 805-688-1278
Open daily 11-5
Sevtap Winery 1576 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-693-9200
Sun, Mon, Thu 11-8, Fri-Sat 11-9
Shoestring Winery 800 East Hwy 246, Solvang; 800-693-8612
Fri-Sun 10-4
Sort This Out Cellars 1636 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-688-1717
Sun-Thu 10-7, Fri-Sat 10-10
Toccata (Mandolina) Wines 1665 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang; 805-686-5506
Open daily 11-5:30
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

SANTA YNEZ WINERIES






Bridlewood Estate 3555 Roblar Avenue, Santa Ynez; 805-688-9000


Carr Winery 3563 Numancia Street,#101, Santa Ynez; 805-688-5757
Central California Wines 3553 Sagunto Street, Suite A, Santa Ynez; 805-691-4094
Gainey Vineyard 3950 East Hwy 246, Santa Ynez; 805-688-0558
Imagine Wine 3563 Numancia Street, #103, Santa Ynez; 805-688-1769

Open daily 11-5


Open daily 11-6
Wed-Sun 12-5, Fri-Sat 12-6
Open daily 10-5
Open daily 11-5

KALYRA WINERY 343 North Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 805-693-8864





Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5

Reeves Ranch Vineyard 4000 West Oak Trail Rdoad, Santa Ynez; 805-688-7245
Roblar Winery 3010 Roblar Avenue, Santa Ynez; 805-686-2603
Sunstone 125 Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 800-313-9463
Vincent Vineyards 2370 N. Refugio Road, Santa Ynez; 805-691-4200

Open by appointment only


Open daily 11-5
Open daily 11-5
Thu-Sun 11-4

SANTA BARBARA WINERIES






Area 5.1 137 Anacapa Street, #B, Santa Barbara; 805-770-7251


Au Bon Climat 813 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-963-7999
Carr Winery 414 North Salsipuedes Street, Santa Barbara; 805-965-7985
Cebada Vineyard & Winery 5 E. Figueroa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-451-2570
Conway Family 217-G Stearns Wharf (at Deep Sea), Santa Barbara; 805-618-1185

Mon-Thu 12-7, Fri-Sun 12-8


Open daily 12-6
Mon-Sat 11-8, Sun 11-6
Thu-Sun 12-6, or later
Sun-Wed 12-8, Thu-Sat 12-9

CORKS N CROWNS 32 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-845-8600
















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
Deep Sea Tasting room 217-G Stearns Wharf; Santa Barbara; 805-618-1185
Drake & Chatter WInes 32 Anacapa St. #B/C; 805-680-4009
DV8 Cellars 28 Anacapa Street, #C;, 805-966-6601
Fox Wine Co. 120 Santa Barbara St. 805-699-6329
Grassini Family 813 Anacapa Street, #6, Santa Barbar; 805-897-3366
Happy Canyon Vineyard 30 El Paseo, Santa Barbara; 805-232-3549
Jaffurs Wine Cellars 819 East Montectio Street, Santa Barbara; 805-962-7003
Jamie Slone Wines 23 East De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara; 805-560-6555
Kalyra by the Sea 212 State Street, Santa Barbara; 805-965-8606
Kunin Wines 28 Anacapa Street, Suite A, Santa Barbara; 805 963-9633
Lafond Winery 111 East Yanonali Street, Santa Barbara; 805 845-2020
Les Marchands 131 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-284-0380

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Margerum 813 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-845-8435


Open daily 12-6
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
Oreana Winery 205 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-962-5857
Open daily 11-5
Pali Wine Comapny 116 E. Yanonali Street, Santa Barbara; 805-560-PALI
Mon-Thu 12-7pm, Fri 12-8, Sat 11-8, Sun 11-7
Riverbench Winery 137 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-324-4100
Mon-Sun 11-6
Sanford Winery 1114 State Street, #C, Santa Barbara; 805-770-7873
Sun-Mon, Wed-Thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7, Tues by Appt.
Santa Barbara Winery 202 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara; 805-963-3633
Open daily 10-5
Santa Barbara Wine Collective 131 Anacapa Street, #C, Santa Barbara; 805-456-2700
Tu-thu 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-7, Sun 11-6
Sanguis Wines 8 Ashley Avenue, Santa Barbara; 805-845-0920
Fri-Mon by Appt only
Silver Wines 724 Reddick Street, Santa Barbara; 805-963-3052
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
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
Whitcraft Winery 36A South Calle Cesar Chavez, Santa Barbara; 805-730-1680
Fri-Sun 12-4, Mon-Thu by Appt only

VENTURA COUNTY WINERIES


Aldabella Winery - 31111 Via Colinas, Westlake Village; 818-991-9463

Back Patio Cellars-930 Flynn Rd., Camarillo; 805-388-3457


Bella Victorian Vineyard 2135 East Ventura Boulevard, Camarillo; 805-383-8800
Camarillo Custom Crush 300 South Lewis Road, Suite C, Camarillo; 805-484-0597

Fri 6-9, Sat 1-6, Sun 2-5

Friday 4-7, Sat -Sun 11-5


Wed-Thu 11:30-7, Fri-Sat 11:30-8, Sun 11:30-4
Sat-Sun 11-5

CANTARA CELLARS 126 North Wood Road, #104, Camarillo; 805-484-9600


Casa Barranca 208 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai; 805-640-1255

Thu-Sun 11-6

Wed, Thu, Sun 12-6, Fri-Sat 12-8

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
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

Labrynth Winery 607 East Main Street, Suite D, Ventura; 805-585-2238

Wed-Sun 11:30-8

MAGNAVINO CELLARS 961 North Rice Avenue, #5, Oxnard; 805-983-2500 Most Fridays 5-8, Sat 11-6, Sun 12-6

Ojai Beverage Co. & Tasting Room 655 East Ojai Avenue, Ojai; 805-646-1700
Old Creek Ranch Winery 10024 Old Creek Road, Ojai Valley; 805-649-4132

Open daily 10-9


Open daily 11-5

PANARO BROTHERS WINERY 4517 Market Street, #7, Ventura; 805-654-1577





Thu 3-9pm, Fri 3-7, Sat-Sun 11-7

General Tasting $10

Plan B Wine Cellars 3520 Arundell Circle, #107, Ventura; 805-233-1453


Rancho Ventavo Cellars 741 South A Street, Oxnard; 805-483-8084
San Vicente Cellars 741 Lakefield Road, Suite A, Westlake Village; 805-379-3554
Sunland Vintage 1321 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, #108, Thousand Oaks; 805-379-2250

Sat-Sun 12-5, Fridays by Appt


Fri-Sun 11-6 & by Appt
Fri 1-6, Sat-Sun 12-6
Thu-Fri 6-9, Sat 1-6, Sun 1-5

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Fri5-10, Sat 1-11, Sun 1-5

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