Recent News

SLO Wine Country in the news! Check out these great features from online, local, and national distributions.

January 6, 2017

Good News about SLO Wine Country & Big Brothers Big Sisters

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO Wine Country recently announced the results from its annual fundraiser, Harvest on the Coast, which took place in November.

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October 18, 2016

California Wine of the Week: Wolff Vineyards 2013 Petite Sirah, Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo County

Santa Cruz Sentinel

For a petite sirah on the lighter side, try Wolff Vineyards estate grown 2013 Petite Sirah from Edna Valley. The petite sirah is the first planted in the Edna Valley, turning out a unusual cool climate version.

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September 15, 2016

SLO Wine Surf Report

SLO Wine Country

Check out what's on tap in SLO Wine Country...

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August 30, 2016

California Wine of the Week: Talley 2013 Chardonnay, Arroyo Grande Valley a rich and warm offering

Santa Cruz Sentinel

A rich, aromatic chardonnay with tropical notes makes a refined wine from Talley Vineyards. One of the oldest farming families in Arroyo Grande, the Talleys turned to grapes in the 1970s, specializing in pinot ...

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August 24, 2016

9 wines from San Luis Obispo introduce you to a region you should know

Chicago Tribune

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August 23, 2016

California Wine of the Week: Laetitia Vineyard and Winery 2014 Estate Pinot Noir, Arroyo Grande Valley

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Laetitia Vineyard and Winery 2014 Estate Pinot Noir, Arroyo Grande Valley

Laetitia Vineyard and Winery produces estate grown pinot noir, chardonnay and sparkling wines from their property, which overlooks th...

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August 21, 2016

Pleasurable Summer Wines - Part II

The Written Palete

As summer’s end is quickly upon us here are some white wines and Rosés to finish out your summertime enjoyment. These refreshing wines are part two of a series of pleasurable summer wines I discovered over t...

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August 1, 2016

Central Coast Sparkling Wine Map: SLO & SB County Bubbles Trails

Cali Coast Wine Country

If you love Champagne, Sparkling Wine, Prosecco, Cava and Bubbles, we’ve got you covered!

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July 30, 2016

Take is SLO

The Fresno Bee

From pinot to chardonnay to gewurztraminer, wineries in San Luis Obispo region offer guests a variety of tastes

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July 25, 2016

‘Stars of Pinot’ shine in Los Angeles

Paso Robles Daily News

Wines from San Luis Obispo County were amongst a stellar lineup of pinot noirs at the annual Stars of Pinot tasting held at the Sofitel Hotel in Los Angeles on July 20. Presented by Wine LA, a wine education en...

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July 20, 2016

Cali sparkler has a French pedigree

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Up the coast in Arroyo Grande, just six miles south of Pismo Beach, is a little corner of France. Champagne to be exact.

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July 13, 2016

San Luis Obispo Roll Out the Barrels Wine Weekend

Tasting Page

A great way to sample some of the 28 wineries in San Luis Obispo is by attending the Roll Out the Barrels wine weekend where you can get up close and personal with many of the winemakers.

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July 11, 2016

Need a Tasting Getaway? Go SLO!

Seaside Courier

If you’re looking for a summer road trip that won’t take you too far afield and has some spectacular wines and California coastal weather, I’ve got just the place for you.

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June 30, 2016

Pismo Dreamin'

Sacramento Magazine

This beachside city has a vibe all its own. Go for the beach, the wine, the food and the fun.

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June 24, 2016

Getaway: A wine lover’s weekend along California’s Central Coast

The Press Democrat

The heart of the California Central Coast is a mere four hours south of San Francisco, with stunning seaside villages like Cambria, Morro Bay, and Avila Beach. But it also is home to a remarkable cool-climate w...

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June 16, 2016

Roll Out the Barrels brings four days of wine events to SLO

The Tribune

The 26th annual wine celebration kicks off Thursday, June 23, in Mission Plaza. Open houses, special tastings and new wine events are set for Friday through Sunday.

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June 16, 2016

Five Epic Ways to Play at Pismo Beach

Mercury News

This is California as you remember it, a place where you can still build a bonfire on the beach, hop into a dune buggy and stroll along a 1,200-foot long wooden pier chewing saltwater taffy.

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June 14, 2016

Exceptional vines make award-winning grapes from Central Coast’s cool climate maritime terrior


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June 5, 2016

Roll Out the Barrels in SLO

NBC Bay Area

Greet the first days of summer at a mission-close cuisine confab.

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May 31, 2016

A Cool, Cali Coastal Wine with Spanish Roots

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Few things shape and define our culture in California more than the Pacific. And nowhere does it affect the wine more than the small Central Coast region of San Luis Obispo, where its 35 or so wineries are, on ...

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May 29, 2016

Have a Barrel of Fun

Santa Maria Times

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the annual Roll Out the Barrels event each summer. It’s hard to believe, but I’ve attended it for the last 20 years and it’s a great event that I always look forwar...

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May 26, 2016

Winemakers say grape-growing season off to promising but tenuous start

The Tribune

Next few weeks will be critical in determining the yield of this week’s crop. Winemakers say the vineyards are already healthier than last year.

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May 2, 2016

Chardonnay Symposium on the Central Coast

NCB Los Angeles

Are those light whites some of your favorite sips? Mark mid-May on the calendar.

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April 1, 2016

The Best Vineyard Views in California

Wine Enthusiast

Extreme geography is the modern mantra of wine, but nothing is more challenging and beautiful than vineyards with ocean views. From treatises on the influence of fog to mission statements about steady seaside b...

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February 24, 2016

Traveler's Guide to San Luis Obispo County

Wine Country

Two major viticultural areas—Arroyo Grande and Edna Valley—make up this region, while Paso Robles is just to the north.

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February 23, 2016

Relax on the Avila Wine Trail

The Modesto Bee

San Luis Obispo wine country has more than 30 wineries that are less than 5 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

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June 1, 2015

Coastal Energy (Feature: Page 70)

The SOMM Journal

Ocean, acid, energy - the keystones of the SOMM Journal's Sommelier Camp in April, 2015 and through which, our visitors fell in love with SLO Wine Country and the SLO life.

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