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.
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.
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.
Cal Poly supporters, faculty and students celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the university's new multimillion-dollar Center for Wine and Viticulture on Friday, May 4, 2018, in San Luis Obispo, California.
Libertine Brewing Co., which started in Morro Bay and has expanded to San Luis Obispo, California, will unveil its new taproom in Avila Beach on Saturday, April 28, 2018. It's also planning to open a location in Santa Barbara.
The Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest in Paso Robles, California, is holding its first ever kick-off concert June 1, 2018, featuring craft breweries and live music by Nikki Lane and The Mother Hips.
A new beer garden called The Backyard is coming to Paso Robles, California, to be located downtown next to Chubby Chandler's Pizza at 1304 Railroad St., at the corner of 13th Street. It may open by September 2018.
Meet San Luis Obispo County, California, winemaker Steve Glossner, the influential owner of PasoPort Wine Co., Pendray’s Distillery and Per Caso Cellars. He got his start at Paso Robles wineries such as Justin, Halter Ranch and Adelaida.