Take an irresistible journey towards the congenial tasting rooms of a massive and unspoiled paradise. With The Ca Directory of Fine Wineries: Central Coast as your guide, you wander through renowned Santa Barbara County, home to the landmark cellars of Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, and Santa Rita Hills. You meander the scenic right back roadways of San Luis Obispo on the way to Edna Valley’s premier wineries. You travel to austere Paso Robles, where in actuality the winemakers themselves pour you a glass of their distinctive blends. This fully updated, third edition of The Ca Directory of Fine Wineries: Central Coast is an essential, up-to-date guide to boutique tasting rooms, working ranches, warehouse wineries, and intimate, family-owned vineyards.
This book includes: pages of 50 central coast destination wineries — describing their wines, settings, and rural architecture; features of the wineries’ distinctive offerings, from theater shows and concerts to food-and-wine pairings to outdoor barbecues, inviting gardens, bocce ball courts, and picnic areas; more than 170 color pictures by well-known photographer Robert Holmes; sidebars listing guidelines, vineyard tours, wine tastings and blendings, special cooking occasions, and nearby destinations; full-page maps showing the 50 profiled locations, plus more than 100 additional wineries within the