California Wine Month in San Luis Obispo
September marks California Wine Month! What better way to celebrate than visiting San Luis Obispo and sipping your way through Edna Valley? Aligning with the annual harvest season, you’ll get the chance to experience winemaking firsthand when touring San Luis Obispo wine country.
“During Wine Month in September, one of the most exciting things to see is harvest going on,” said Eric Hickey, President and Head Winemaker of Laetitia Vineyard & Winery. “You can catch a glimpse of the grapes going by, even see them being pressed, and you can smell the harvest in the air.”
Sitting an average of 5 miles from the beach, SLO wine country provides visitors with one-of-a-kind wine tasting experiences. With more than 30 wineries to choose from, you’ll enjoy a wide range of varietals from Chardonnay and Sparkling Wine to Pinot Noir and Merlot. You are sure to find a wine you love with the plethora of wineries throughout San Luis Obispo.
San Luis Obispo Wine Events
California Wine Month in San Luis Obispo is full of festive fun. Enjoy special tastings, blending seminars, vineyard tours, winemaker dinners and more as we celebrate the vintners and growers of SLO wine country. You will even get the chance to meet the people behind the wines this September.
While visiting the area, consider attending some of the many California Wine Month events going on at local vineyards in San Luis Obispo.
- Sunset in the Vineyard at Wolff Vineyards: Every Friday in September
- Sips & Songs at Claiborne & Churchill: September 7
- Pinot & Paella at Laetitia Vineyard & Winery: September 15
- Vino & Vinyasa at Biddle Ranch Vineyard: September 18
- Perinet & Paella at Tolosa: September 23
- Wine-Down Wednesday at Baileyana: September 26
- Sip ‘n Saunter in Downtown San Luis Obispo: September 28
Looking for more events? Check out SLO Wine Country’s events calendar, featuring activities happening this September.
SLO Wine Country in the News
San Luis Obispo wine country continues to make national headlines, described as laid-back, welcoming, down-to-earth and a “must visit.” Liquor.com even named San Luis Obispo one of their wine trips of 2016 and SmartAsset ranked SLO #6 on America’s Best Wine Destinations. San Luis Obispo County was also featured on Wine Institute as a great wine road trip destination. With all this buzz around San Luis Obispo, it’s the perfect time to plan your relaxing getaway to SLO for California Wine Month.
Explore San Luis Obispo wine country today and map out your trail using the San Luis Obispo Winery Map and Sparkling Wine Map, for those who enjoy their bubbly. In honor of the Golden State’s month-long wine celebration, we hope to see you this September in San Luis Obispo!