Three farmers are attempting to be the first in San Luis Obispo County to grow black truffles, a difficult venture in California. The rare fungi, which are native to Southern Europe, are prized by chefs and gourmet food lovers.
Domino's, the Michigan-based pizza chain, announced that people can nominate their city in hopes the chain will help fund fixes to potholes, roads and streets. Residents can nominate their town at the Paving for Pizza website.
San Luis Obispo County-based Firestone Walker Brewing's Pivo Pilsner beer was named the best summertime brew in California by Popular Mechanics. Judges say the beer may be the best Pilsner in the world. Runner-up: Sierra Nevada Kellerweis.
Harmony in San Luis Obispo County, California, will host the inaugural Harmony Wine and Beer Festival on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The event in the tiny Central Coast town features local wineries, craft breweries food trucks and live music.
Negranti Creamery, the family-owned sheep's milk ice cream business based in Paso Robles, will open a shop at the SLO Public Market, located at the corner of South Higuera and Tank Farm Road in San Luis Obispo, California.
The new Malene Wines tasting room opens Friday, June 1, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California, next to SLO winery Chamisal Vineyards in Edna Valley. The vintage Airstream trailer will sell rosé wines made from Central Coast grapes.
Chamisal Vineyards and Malene Wines winemaker and general manger Fintan "Fin" du Fresne is launching Winery Mechanical Systems, a business dedicated to repairing and servicing Central Coast winery equipment.
Napa's Alpha Omega Winery, owned by SLO, California, attorney Robin Baggett, settled a sexual harassment lawsuit over a fundraiser yacht cruise that allegedly had drugs and sex workers. One of the winery's investors is Rep. Devin Nunes.
A Napa Valley winery settled a sexual harassment claim with an employee in a case that alleges a fundraiser linked to the company's top investors featured cocaine and sex workers on a fundraiser yacht cruise. Alpha Omega Winery is owned by Robin Baggett, a major benefactor of Cal Poly, and its investors include his friend Rep. Devin Nunes.
Love food? UCCE Master Preservers program is teaching cooks how to make homemade jelly, pickles, jerky and other preserves safely in a class that runs from July 31 to Oct. 23, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California.
The Paso Robles Wine Festival returned for its 36th year with the Grand Tasting on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Downtown City Park in Paso Robles, California. More than 70 wineries poured at the event.
"John Wick" star Keanu Reeves and "Stranger Things" cast member Winona Ryder filmed part of new movie "Destination Wedding" at Dubost Vineyard & Winery in Paso Robles, California, in August 2017. The trailer for the romantic comedy was released May 16, 2018.
Calwise Spirits of San Luis Obispo announced that it is opening a distillery, tasting room and cocktail bar near Tin City in Paso Robles in June 2018. The SLO County craft liquor maker is known for California inspired rum and gin.