SLO Coast in the Fall

Harvest on the Coast

Grand Tasting, Live Auction & Surf's Up Sunday
The Grand Tasting & Live Auction is a beachfront extravaganza of food and wine, culminating in a spirited live auction. It all takes place on Saturday, November 2 at Avila Beach Resort as you taste new releases and delectable bites from more than 50 local wineries and chefs, all in a beautiful open-air setting. After the Grand Tasting, you may attend the adjacent Live Auction featuring the best wines, experiences and vacations coming out of SLO Coast Wine. Your ticket also includes access to Surf’s Up Sunday on November 3, featuring winery open houses across the SLO Coast Wine region. Get details on participating wineries here. Grand Tasting: Noon to 2:30 p.m.; Live Auction 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. / $90 ($130 with reserved table seating at Live Auction). It gets even better when you stay in Avila Beach, which gives you access to the private Avila Beach Experience on Saturday with VIP tastings and food pairings by Gardens of Avila Restaurant. Go to to book your perfect room.
Friday, November 1st, 5:30 to 8:30pm
Crafted on the Coast Winemaker Dinner
Enjoy an amazing multi-course dinner hosted by local winemakers amid the charming ambiance of Filipponi Ranch Cellars. Here, Chef Jeffery Scott will dazzle your palate with delectable dishes, all paired with incredible wines selected by our host winemakers. This is one feast you’ll never forget. $160 all inclusive. Get details on the dinner here.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
SOLD OUT - Harvest on the Coast Live Auction Table
This ticket includes access to the Grand Tasting (noon to 2:30pm) and a seat at a table with full service for the Live Auction (2:30 to 4:00pm). Also included is Surfs Up Sunday, a complimentary day of wine tasting at participating wineries.
Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Go Coastal and Celebrate the End of Harvest with our Vintners!

The weekend kicks off Friday, November 1st with our “Crafted on the Coast” collaborative winemaker dinner – get details on the dinner here. Then on Saturday, November 2nd, hit the coast at our Grand Tasting and Wine Auction, located beachside at Avila Beach Resort–featuring wine tasting, artisan foods, and live music by Ricky Montijo. All food and wine is included in your grand tasting ticket!

The live auction features a broad selection of rare wines, culinary treats and SLO Coast Wine destination experiences, with a full line-up of silent auction items. We have auction table seating available for groups of 10, so you can place your stake at the auction. You’ll also receive complimentary food and wine service throughout the live auction (limited tickets available), plus you’ll have a chance to raise a paddle and support local charities in SLO County.

Grab your wineglass & wristband, and head out to the SLO Wine Country tasting rooms for free wine tasting all day Sunday, November 3rd during our Surf’s Up Sunday. Each tasting room will feature free tastings, wine specials, live music and more – get details here. The best part of Sunday? It’s completely complimentary with your grand tasting ticket purchase – please keep your wristband and glass for your visit!

Stay in Avila Beach and gain access ot the Avila Beach Experience to enjoy VIP tasting and food pairing by the Gardens of Avila restaurant.  Go to to find your perfect paradise!

It’s the perfect time to stock your cellar for the holidays!


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This is a 21 and older event.

What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?

SLO Coast Wine has teamed up with local lodging partners in Avila Beach, most of which are within walking distance to the Grand Tasting and Live Auction event on Saturday, November 3rd.

On-site parking at the Avila Beach Resort is included in your ticket price.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

No outside food or alcohol is permitted.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

805-550-2506 or

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, tickets can be transferred to another individual.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, contact

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes, tickets do not have to match the name of the holder. If you have purchased a Auction Table for 10, please call 805-550-2506 to transfer tables.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You can bring your printed ticket or can show your ticket on your smartphone.

What is the refund policy?

Refunds are available until October 4th, 2019.

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