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Sunset Savor the Central Coast Video

The latest video for the 2nd Annual Sunset Savor the Central Coast. Highlights include a schedule of the major events during the 4 day event. September 29 through October 2, 2011.

Central Coast Wine Events in June

Wow it’s June and the weather is warming, the winemakers are bottling and the wine grapes are ripening. Love all those green rows of vines; they are especially nice when our hills turn brown, er, I mean golden.

Brown or golden we are lucky to have the green. The central coast has been cattle county for decades and it’s been only the last 30 or so years that vineyards in the coastal areas have sprung up in abundance painting the hills emerald green.

It was in the early 1970s when the first commercial vines were planted in the Edna Valley. Chamisal Vineyard on Orcutt Road, the small Niven Vineyard on Biddle Ranch Road and the large Niven owned Paragon Vineyard in the Edna Valley proved that the region could grow exceptional grapes for wine making.  Edna Valley and Arroyo Grande Valley no host over a thousand acres of vines.

Party Time: If you are looking for a grand tasting event this month check out the Atascadero Wine Festival at the Lake Park and Zoo coming up on June 26. It is a fundraiser for the Charles Paddock Zoo. Over 80 wineries and food providers will be sharing their wares under the trees lakeside. A favorite Central Coast event of winemakers and wine tasters.

Central Coast Wine Event in Avila Beach for Morovino Wines

There will be another Central Coast Wine Event in the Pismo Beach area.
Take the short drive over to Avila Beach and enjoy live music at Morovino Wines on Saturday, April 24 from 5-7pm. The winery is just a block from the sand and has a collection of Italian theme wines poured by owners Andrea and David Bradford.

6th Annual Taste of Pismo 4-25-2010

EXPECT THE BEST
The 6th Annual Taste of Pismo brings together the most delicious food and superb local wineries in one exceptional location. Invite your friends and make new ones during one of the best afternoons in Pismo Beach.

APRIL 25,2010
1PM – 5PM
DINOSAUR CAVES PARK
PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA

Chances are – no matter where you live – you already know that Pismo Beach, California is paradise. Sandy beaches, glorious sunshine, glassy waves capped in white foam and the friendliest people around make this coastal community a destination for visitors from all over the world. It’s also a great place to live and work and the people at the restaurants,wineries and businesses want to share the best of the best with everyone at the Taste of Pismo!

SOURCE: tasteofpismo.com

CLICK HERE TO SEE MORE INFO ON THE TASTE OF PISMO AND OTHER PISMO BEACH EVENTS

Central Coast Wine Activities for April

The central coast has lots of wine activities going on this month including a number of wine festivals, special winery events, and winemaker dinners.

Coming up April 10/11 is Wine 4 PawsVisit wineries throughout SLO County to help raise funds and awareness for Woods Humane Society. Nearby wineries include, Clairborne & Churchill, Chamisal, Salisbury, Saucelito Canyon, Steven Ross Wine Cellars and Cerro Caliente.

On April 16-18 Earth Day Food & Wine Festival takes over the historic Santa Margarita Ranch with over 200 purveyors of award-winning, sustainable produced food and wine. This is a popular event that includes music and an auction while leaving only a small carbon footprint.

Also on April 17 is the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival in nearby Lompoc. Over 100 wineries will be celebrating the arrival of Spring pouring their latest wines complemented by local wine country cuisine. This is a grand party at River Park in Lompoc.