Picturesque San Luis Obispo County – part of the California wine country featured in the award-winning “Sideways” movie – boasts two distinct wine country regions, and both attract worldwide acclaim. With almost 200 wineries, many welcoming visitors to wine tasting rooms for sampling prize-winning wines, this is a delightful destination for wine lovers.
In the San Luis Obispo wine region, the cool climate and marine sediment combine to produce the most highly regarded, rich, buttery Chardonnay grapes in California wine country.
In the north, the long, hot summers and chalk and limestone hillsides of Paso Robles wine country yield award-winning reds. Superb Zinfandels and Rhone varietals reward wine tasting tours with lasting memories.
Plan your wine country vacation around the spectacular California Central Coast of San Luis Obispo County. Our mild Mediterranean climate is perfect for year-round wine tasting and wine country tours.
San Luis Obispo, California wine country is worth a visit in itself, or you can take it as an added bonus to the beaches, Hearst Castle, the Missions, the beautiful scenery, the wonderful small towns. Relaxed country drives. Friendly people. Great wines.