San Luis Obispo ready to kick off California Wine Month

California
Wine Month
kicks off  the harvest wine season. San Luis Obispo will offer wine connoisseurs many tasting events, winemaker dinners,
or harvest celebrations in September and throughout the fall.

Visitors can begin planning their tasting itineraries at SanLuisObispoVacations.com
where they’ll find wine event
listings, a printable
wine country map,
and details on 37 hotels
that provide centrally located jumping off points to the county’s
prestigious wine country.


Downtown hotels–which include B&Bs, larger chain hotels and economy
lodges–lie just minutes away from Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande
appellation wineries (such as recent San
Francisco Chronicle
standouts Baileyana and Chamisal) while several
hotels offer tasting and touring packages to the entire area wine country.

For
example, Sands Inn & Suites offers a Vineyard
Limo Tour Package
, Courtyard Marriott offers a Wine
Tasting with Wine Line Tours Package
,
and the Embassy Suites
offers a Wine
Wrangler Tour Package.

The
downtown hotels also provide proximity to major wine country events like the
Taste of San Luis (September 15, 2010), and
Sunset’s “Savor the Central Coast” featuring the Sunset’s Western Wine Awards (September 30- October 4, 2010).

September “California Wine Month” kicks
off harvest wine season stretches into November and features numerous
individual winery events such as barrel tasting, winemaker dinners, blending
seminars, and grape stomping, as well as county and appellation-wide
celebrations. A selection is highlighted below; find a more comprehensive
listing of wine country events at www.SanLuisObispoVacations.com/Events.

 

September Wine Events:

September 3, Tolosa Winery “Friday Focus Tasting: Pinot
Noir”: www.tolosawinery.com

September10 – 12, Edna Valley Vineyard’s 30th Anniversary
Celebration: www.ednavalleyvineyard.com

September 11, Eberle Winery, Paso Robles, Bocce Ball Tournament:  www.eberlewinery.com

September 11 & 25, October 9, Talley Vineyards “Pinot Noir
Experience”: www.talleyvineyards.com

September 15, Taste of San Luis, San
Luis Obispo
: www.downtownslo.com

September 19, Taste of the Central
Coast
, Arroyo Grande: www.fcni.org

September 19 – 20, Pallet to Palate, Shell Beach:
www.pallettopalate.com

September 30 – October 3, Savor the Central
Coast, San Luis Obispo County:
www.savorthecentralcoast.com

Throughout September, Robert Hall Winery, Paso Robles, 15% off
purchases and complimentary tasting for California
residents: www.roberthallwinery.com

 

Harvest Wine Events:

October 9, Annual Wine and Roses Bike Race, Templeton: www.templetonchamber.com

October 15 – 17, Harvest Wine Weekend, Paso Robles: www.pasowine.com

October 22, CRAVE wine event, Paso Robles: www.pasowine.com

November 5 – 7, Harvest Celebration Weekend “SLO Wines
Rock,” San Luis Obispo:
www.slowine.com

 

Find More
Individual Winery Events at www.SanLuisObispoVacations.com

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