Pismo Beach Travel Blog

Pismo Beach Travel Blog

How to Host a Wine Tasting

Here are some ideas and thoughts on how to host a wine tasting party. There are of course many variations from the formal sit down, no talking wine evaluation events, to the more casual "brown paper bag nights". All of course is a good way to enjoy friends and wine. Choosing a Theme The first step…

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A winter visit to the Central Coast Wine Country

A new year in our local wine country brings us bright green hillsides, cooler temperatures and less crowded tasting rooms. The rush of the most recent harvest is but a memory. The wines have finished their fermentations and our resting and waiting. If they are white they may be bottled this spring…

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Let’s Taste Some Wine!

Yes, let’s taste some wine-- but let’s do it right. We want to experience all the subtleties the grape grower and winemaker worked for to impart on their product. So let’s review the basics and get tasting! First, the wine must look good. It should be clear and bright. Young white wines should look…

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Holiday Wine Country Touring

December is a great time of year to be touring the wine country. The harvest activities are over and most of the wines have finished their fermentation. The pace has slowed and the tasting rooms are ready for visitors. And with many wineries sporting gift shops, this can be an opportunity to not…

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August Winery of the Month

August Winery of the Month: [caption id="attachment_704" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Baileyana Winery"] [/caption] Baileyana Winery4915 Orcutt Road San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 269-8200 CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO…

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Wine Happenings along the Central Coast

Wine Happenings along the Central Coast By Barrie Cleveland www.CaliforniaWineryAdvisor.com A new, major wine event is coming to the Central Coast, local wineries are hosting wine and food pairings and a new winery has opened its doors for tasting. Autry Cellars is now open for tasting among the…

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Wine Tasting on the Central Coast

July Wine Article By Barrie Cleveland CaliforniaWineryAdvisor.com Wine Deals Along the Central Coast The weather is warming up. Trips, visits and vacations are being planned. The beach is calling. July is an exciting time along the Central Coast with lots of activities, diversions and adventures…

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New Wine Releases on the Central Coast of California

On the Central Coast New Wine Releases In the beginning of each new year wineries start bottling their wine. It takes a wine a bit of time to settle down and mature and the aging process really makes a difference. After a few weeks or months in the bottle, the new vintages are released, frequently…

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Green Vines, Good Wines

When you are touring around the wine country this month you will notice the burst of green in the vineyards. After the dormant winter months the vines have started their new growth and will soon develop flowers and grape clusters. Harvest is still months away but the vine development now is critical…

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Annual Hospice du Rhone event April 29th to May 1st

Coming up this weekend is the annual Hospice du Rhone event held at the Paso Robles Event Center April 29th to May 1st. This very special three-day event attracts Rhône producers and wine enthusiasts from across the globe. Sit down tastings, seminars, dinners and grand tastings will keep your nose…

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