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Pismo Beach Travel Log

Chardonnay Symposium

May 16-18: The Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa in Pismo Beach, California is the new home for The Chardonnay Symposium, the country's premier event for education and celebration of Chardonnay wines. Offering a Grand Tasting, seminars, and a fabulous dinner at Lido at Dolphin Bay, The Symposium brings…

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What’s In that Glass of Wine?

Ever wonder what exactly is in wine? Yes, you know it has grape juice, some yeast and maybe the grape skins if you’re making red wine. But what else can be in there? Would it be far fetched to think that egg whites, mega purple coloring, gelatin and even water could be in that tasty bottle of…

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Pismo Beach October Wine & Waves Blog Post

By Barrie Cleveland, California Winery Advisor.com If you want to taste wine from dozens of local wineries in one location, make plans to attend the San Luis Obispo Vintners Association Rockin Harvest Festival on November 4-6. Wine dinners, special winery events and the Grand Tasting and Auction in…

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Wineries Flush with Grapes & Optimism

By Barrie Cleveland, California Winery Advisor.com The Fall season along the Central Coast is a favorite time of year for many locals and out of town visitors. The summer crowds have returned home, the weather is good and there are still plenty of activities and events to enjoy. The grape harvest is…

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Pismo Beach Wine & Waves - Wine Post for July

By Barrie Cleveland Winery Advsisor.com Summer is here and I am loving the beach as the water warms up and the days at the coast are longer, allowing more morning activities, afternoon adventures, evening escapes and memorable meals at our local eateries. Recently, on a beautiful clear day I was…

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Central Coast Top Six Wine Events

By Barrie Cleveland, The Winery Advisor Spring is fast approaching in the wine country and that means lots of great wine events to attend. Along the central coast we have plenty to choose from over the next couple of months. Here are six events to check out before summertime. Paso Robles is…

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September Wine Blog

Get out into wine country this month. Yes, this is the time to pack a lunch, grab a driver and head out and visit the central coast wineries. The vineyards are bright green and lay heavy with clusters of plumb, juicy wine grapes. Wineries and growers have been preparing for the harvest and many will…

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Pismo Beach Wine Country Blog

There is a new wine tasting room on the scene in Edna Valley offering a range of wines to taste including lesser-known varietals. Autry Cellars, which has been making wine since 2007, moved from their urban San Luis Obispo location to a new facility in the heart of Edna Valley at the intersection of…

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