The Navigator and I made our annual trip to Yosemite, just after Thanksgiving. We had the park almost to ourselves. Most of the people who were there, were there for the same reason, the 37th annual Grand Grape Celebration. We met some “Wine Line” readers from Modesto and Fresno who were delighted to be there. So were we. Here’s why.
San Luis Obispo County, California, breweries including SLO Brew, Central Coast Brewing, BarrelHouse Brewing and Firestone Walker are selling Resilience IPA beer to raise money for Camp Fire wildfire victims.
Paso Robles, California, restaurant Tin Canteen opened in Tin City industrial park in SLO County in October 2018, serving wine, beer and a local, seasonal menu including Italian food such as pizza and pasta.
Pop rock star Rick Springfield will perform a solo concert at Paso Robles, California, winery Rava Wines and Events on March 16, 2019. He’s the Grammy Award winning music icon behind hit song Jessie’s Girl.
Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, California, is serving a Helus Lager beer to honor Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus, who was killed in the Borderline Bar & Grill shooting in Thousand Oaks.
Wine Enthusiast magazine included wines from three San Luis Obispo County, California, wineries in its Top 100 Wines of 2018 list. The vintages from Stolo in Cambria and Villa Creek and Paix Sur Terre in Paso Robles.
SLO Brew, Firestone Walker Brewing Co., BarrelHouse Brewing Co. and Central Coast Brewing are SLO County CA breweries that will brew Sierra Nevada Brewing’s Resilience IPA on Tuesday, Nov. 27. All proceeds from the beer will go toward helping Camp Fire victims.
Dust Bowl Brewing Company, which has two taprooms in Turlock, expands to a third in Monterey. The craft beer brewery hopes to become a regional force to be reckoned with as it prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Fossil Wine Bar opens in downtown Atascadero, California, on Entrada Avenue on Friday, November 2, 2018. The new San Luis Obispo County business will serve small-label wine, craft beer, cider, sake and mead.
E.&J. Gallo Winery of Modesto, California, has purchased part of the vacant Seneca Foods fruit cannery for wine production. The rest was bought by G3 Enterprises, founded by Gallo family to serve the industry.
A thief stole a military truck from Central Coast Brewing’s Higuera Street location in San Luis Obispo, California, on Wednesday night, SLO police say. An officer saw the vehicle at the brewery Thursday morning.
Wine & Spirits magazine included wines from two Paso Robles, California, wineries in its Top 100 Wines of 2018 list. The SLO County vintages are a rosé from Tablas Creek Vineyard and a red blend from kukkula.
A new Lonely Planet travel book “Wine Trails: United States and Canada,” includes wineries Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo, California. The guide, published in October 2018, covers wine tasting and other activities.
Move over, Paso Robles. San Luis Obispo, California, one of Wine Enthusiast magazine’s top 10 wine destinations for 2018, is making waves with upgraded wineries, new tasting room experiences and cool climate grapes.