SLO Coast Wine

Roll Out the Barrels: Passport to SLO Coast Wineries

Roll Out The Barrels is our signature summer event with a lineage that spans more than 25 years. It connects the festive spirit of downtown San Luis Obispo with the rural spaces of our local wine country—and it provides a showcase for the amazing flavors and experiences that are native to SLO Coast Wine.

Passport to SLO Coast Wine, available on Friday and Saturday Jun 21-22, is the insider’s VIP ticket to exclusive barrel samples, tasting flights, open house experiences and more:

  • Two-day passport experience for up to four tasting rooms per day – choose from the 21 participating wineries (also available for Saturday only)
  • Includes complimentary tastings, barrel samples, wine specials and open house festivities at 20 participating wineries (you choose 4 per day)
  • Spans the entirety of the SLO Coast Wine region
  • Delightfully unscripted—choose your experiences at your own pace, in any order!

The price for a 2-day Passport is $75, Saturday-only is $50. Participating wineries and experiences are listed below – get your passport tickets here.

Note: Don’t miss Barrels in the Plaza in downtown SLO on Thursday, June 20, plus Deovlet and El Lugar Roll Out the Barrels Joint Dinner and Summer Solstice Wine Dinner with Cutruzzola, Piedra Creek, Peloton and Stephen Ross, both on Friday evening, June 21.

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Autry Cellars Artisan Wines

Autry Cellars Artisan Wine in SLO Coast Wine country

Both days: 11am-5pm

Come out to Edna Valley and enjoy a complimentary taste and tour, plus visit with the winemaker!

 

Baileyana, Tangent, True Myth

Baileyana, Tangent & True Myth Wines in SLO Coast Wine country

Friday: 10am-7pm

Passport holders will enjoy a complimentary flight of five featured wines, plus a bonus pour of our 2018 Reserve Pinot Noir, which is still in barrel and will not be released for another 12 months! After your tasting, why not try your hand at Bocce Ball or just grab a picnic table, a bottle of wine and enjoy the views across the vineyard to the mountains. On Friday, we will be staying open until 7pm with wines available by the glass and bottle from 5pm. Anchor & Bear will be performing original folk/rock songs layered with lush harmonies, also from 5pm. Local food truck favorite Hurricane Kitchen will have gourmet sliders and sandwiches for sale from early afternoon onwards.

Saturday: 10am-5pm

Passport holders will enjoy a complimentary flight of five featured wines, plus a bonus pour of our 2018 Reserve Pinot Noir, which is still in barrel and will not be released for another 12 months! After your tasting, why not try your hand at Bocce Ball or just grab a picnic table, a bottle of wine and enjoy the views across the vineyard to the mountains.

 

Biddle Ranch Vineyard

Biddle Ranch in SLO Coast Wine country

Friday: 11am – 6pm, music 3-6pm

Passport holders and Wine Club members will enjoy a complimentary flight of specially selected Biddle Ranch Vineyard wines, including a barrel sample of our new Single Vineyard Pinot Noir from Rincon Vineyard. Live music from Kevin Graybill from 3pm – 6pm. Wine specials for passport holders.

Saturday: 11am-4pm

Passport holders and Wine Club members will enjoy a complimentary flight of specially selected Biddle Ranch Vineyard wines, including a barrel sample of our new Single Vineyard Pinot Noir from Rincon Vineyard. Olive oil sampling form We Olive and Chocolate sampling from Mama Ganache from 1pm – 4pm. Wine specials for passport holders.

 

Chamisal Vineyards

Chamisal Winery on the SLO Coast

Both days: 10am – 5pm

Learn the in’s and out’s on Chardonnay! The Chardonnay Spectrum Barrel Tasting at Chamisal Vineyards will be presenting a stylistic flight of Chardonnay and barrel samples of Chardonnay on our beautiful patios. We will be educating guests and highlighting unique and different ways on how to treat and age this traditional varietal.

 

Claiborne & Churchill Winery

Claiborne & Churchill Winery on the SLO Coast

Friday: 11am-5pm, seatings at 11am, 1pm and 3pm, after-hours 5:30pm-7:30pm

We’ve got a seat just for YOU in our barrel room! Passport holders will enjoy a VIP tasting featuring our best wines and their equivalents right from the barrel. Limited seating available at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Or join us anytime between 11am and 5pm Friday and Saturday for our signature flight and a bonus barrel sample. Our garden with bistro seating offers a picturesque view of the surrounding Edna Valley and our estate vineyard. Friday evening, join us for C&C After Hours featuring DJ Mano Gil and his Boogiebike! He’ll be spinning an array of vinyl from jazz to funk, he’s got it all. Enjoy classic wine-country games, sip C&C wines and savor street tacos from Corazon 805 Tacos. Did we mention homemade tortillas and their specialty fish tacos? C&C After Hours is free to attend 5pm-7:30pm, wine & food for purchase, wine by the glass or bottle.

Saturday: 11am-5pm, seatings at 11am, 1pm and 3pm

We’ve got a seat just for YOU in our barrel room! Passport holders will enjoy a VIP tasting featuring our best wines and their equivalents right from the barrel. Limited seating available at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Or join us anytime between 11am and 5pm Friday and Saturday for our signature flight and a bonus barrel sample. Our garden with bistro seating offers a picturesque view of the surrounding Edna Valley and our estate vineyard.

 

Croma Vera Wines

Croma Vera in SLO Coast Wine country

Both days: 12pm-4pm

In addition to your complimentary tasting flight of our Spanish varietal wines, enjoy a barrel tasting of our 2018 Grenache alongside hors d’oeuvres exclusively for Passport holders.

 

Cutruzzola Vineyards

Cutruzzola Winery on the SLO Coast

Both days: 11am-5pm

Enjoy a complimentary tasting of our Cambria-grown Pinot Noir and Riesling with cheese pairings, plus a barrel sample of our 2018 Pinot Noir.

Then, join us for the Summer Solstice Wine Dinner where you will dine amongst the barrels with four amazing wineries for $130. Stephen Ross, Cutruzzola, Peloton, and Piedra Creek are coming together for a night to pair our wines with you! This is a lively and festive evening! Prepare to be delighted by a multitude of wines and amazing food catered by Field to Table. 4 wineries, 4 courses, 12 wines, 1 wonderful Summer evening.

 

Deovlet Winery

Deovlet Winery on the SLO Coast

Friday: 12-4pm + winemaker dinner 5-8pm

Tasting room will be open from 12pm-4pm and Passport holders receive complimentary tastings and 20% off all bottle purchases.

Then, join us at Deovlet Winery for collaboration with El Lugar Wines for a winemaker dinner from 5pm-8pm.  Tickets are $50 for passport holders, Wine Club, and industry members.  Delectable apps from the well-traveled and seasoned Chef Jake Francis, plus rippin’ live music from SoCal’s inimitable Mike Wilson.

Saturday: 12-5pm

Saturday tastings will be an open house, 12-5pm.  Let’s get serious ‘talking shop’ with the winemaker, Ryan Deovlet, and assistant winemaker, Grace Kegel.  The flight of wine will include our exclusive and limited sparkling chardonnay (BUBBLES!) and an intensive look into the production of our single vineyard pinot noir and chardonnay wines… library wines included! Passport holders will receive complimentary tastings and 20% off all bottle purchases.

 

Edna Valley Vineyard

Edna Valley Vineyard in SLO Coast Wine

Both days: 12-4pm

Join us for a comparative tasting of three of our finished limited release wines in bottle and three barrel samples of those same wines. Enjoy live music by Chris Beland on Friday and Will Breman on Saturday. We’ll also have food truck fare for purchase. Tasting is included for Passport Holders. Reservations will not be accepted for this particular experience.

El Lugar Wines

El Lugar Winery on the SLO Coast

Both days: 11-4pm

Complimentary wine tasting and charcuterie for passport holders.

Then, join us at Deovlet Winery for collaboration with El Lugar Wines for a winemaker dinner from 5pm-8pm.  Tickets are $50 for passport holders, Wine Club, and industry members.  Delectable apps from the well-traveled and seasoned Chef Jake Francis, plus rippin’ live music from SoCal’s inimitable Mike Wilson.

Filipponi Ranch

Filipponi Ranch Winery in SLO Coast Wine country

Friday: 11am -5pm

Taste our wines, which include four new releases including a wine club favorite, the 2017 Mourvedre and preview our barrel samples; the 2018 Albarino and Grenache. Complimentary cheese pairings will be served.

Saturday: 11am- 5pm, music 1-4pm

Taste our wines, which include four new releases including a wine club favorite, the 2017 Mourvedre and preview our barrel samples; the 2018 Albarino and Grenache. Complimentary cheese pairings will be served. On Saturday, relax on the patio while taking in views of the SLO county side and enjoy live music by Spike and the Box (1-4pm) and “small bites” with a Latin flair.”

 

Kynsi Winery

Kynsi Winery on the SLO Coast

Friday: 11am-5pm

Compare different appellations and the influence of terroir with a Tale of Two Valleys Tasting Flight. Limited bottlings will be featured from both the Edna Valley and Santa Maria Valley AVA’s to showcase the inherent characteristics of each region. Complimentary for passport holders a club members.

Saturday: 11am-5pm, music 12-3pm

Don’t miss our release party at the winery to celebrate, drumroll please…our first ever single vineyard Grenache with live music by the Turkey Buzzards and tri-tip sliders – wine country style. Complimentary for passport holders and club members.

 

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

Laetitia Winery Pinot Noir on the SLO Coast

Both days: 11am-4pm

Join us for a fun-filled weekend at Laetitia Vineyard & Winery. From 11-4PM we will be featuring flights of our world class Pinot Noir along with our award-winning Sparkling wines. Guests will have the opportunity to taste a freshly disgorged sparkling wine (with no dosage) Au Natural! Enjoy a bottle of wine alongside light fare from one of our talented chefs.

 

Niner Wine Estates

Niner Wine Estates in SLO Coast Wine country

Both days: 10am-5pm

Join Niner Wine Estates during this Passport Weekend to taste their estate grown wines. They farm almost eighty acres of grapevines at Jespersen Ranch in the Edna Valley including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Albarino and Sauvignon Blanc.

 

Peloton Cellars

Peloton Winery in SLO Coast Wine country

Friday: 10am-5pm, dinner

Taste our lineup plus a special Library Release. Plus get 6 and 12-pack purchases (mix and match) at a discounted rate.

Then, join us for the Summer Solstice Wine Dinner where you will dine amongst the barrels with four amazing wineries for $130. Stephen Ross, Cutruzzola, Peloton, and Piedra Creek are coming together for a night to pair our wines with you! This is a lively and festive evening! Prepare to be delighted by a multitude of wines and amazing food catered by Field to Table. 4 wineries, 4 courses, 12 wines, 1 wonderful Summer evening.

Saturday: 10am-6pm

Taste our lineup plus a special Library Release. Plus get 6 and 12-pack purchases (mix and match) at a discounted rate.

 

Saucelito Canyon Vineyards

Saucelito Canyon Winery in SLO Coast Wine country

Both days: 11am-4pm

Come be a part of our annual two-day summer Rosé Party! Rosé specials, live music by Billy Manzik, handmade tacos by the infamous Lua’s Catering & the kickoff of our seasonal summer case offerings! .

 

Sinor-LaVallee Estate Wines

Sinor-LaVallee Winery on the SLO Coast

Both days: 12-6pm

Complimentary tasting at our tasting room in beautiful Avila Beach for all passport holders. We will also be pouring a barrel sample of our premier vintage of Grenache!

 

Stephen Ross Wine Cellars

Stephen Ross Cellars in SLO Coast Wine country

Both days: 11am-5pm

Our famous Aroma Bar is back! Train and test your senses with our large assortment of real world items often used to describe wine aromas. Meet seasoned winemaker Stephen Ross Dooley in the cellar, who will offer a tasting of our 2018 Stone Corral Pinot Noir from barrel. There is a special “futures” pricing on this wine, and the wine will be released spring of 2020. In addition, we will open a wheel of Grana Padano Parmesan paired with locally made baguettes.

On Friday evening, join us for the Summer Solstice Wine Dinner where you will dine amongst the barrels with four amazing wineries for $130. Stephen Ross, Cutruzzola, Peloton, and Piedra Creek are coming together for a night to pair our wines with you! This is a lively and festive evening! Prepare to be delighted by a multitude of wines and amazing food catered by Field to Table. 4 wineries, 4 courses, 12 wines, 1 wonderful Summer evening.

 

Talley Vineyards

Talley Winery Pinot Noir on the SLO Coast

Friday: 11am-3pm

Passport holders will enjoy a complimentary tour and flight of specially selected Talley Vineyards wines, including an exclusive barrel sample. Tours will be held at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Don’t forget to take advantage of our special 15% discount on all wine purchases.

Saturday: 1-3pm, music 1-3pm

Passport holders are encouraged to join us for some fun in the sun! Enjoy live music, lawn games, and a complimentary tasting that will feature single vineyard selections, estate wines, and an exclusive barrel sample. All passport holders receive a 15% discount on all wine purchases.

 

Tolosa Winery

Tolosa Winery Pinot Noir on the SLO Coast

Both days: 11am-4pm, tour times 11am, 1pm, 3pm

Passport holders will experience a complimentary Progressive Tour and Tasting with a barrel sample of Tolosa’s flagship Pinot Noir Primera.

 

Wolff Vineyards

Wolff Vineyards in SLO Coast Wine country

Friday: 11 am-5 pm, sunset 5:30pm to sundown

Come and celebrate the beginning of summer at our scenic tasting room with sweeping views of the Edna Valley. The outdoor flower garden and festive atmosphere of Wolff Vineyards well known hospitality for wine enthusiasts and families will be the highlight of your day. Special discounts will be available. Friday evening, join us for Sunset in the Vineyard. Enjoy wine and food for purchase and live music from 5:30 pm until sundown.

Saturday: 11 am-5 pm

“Meet the Wolff’s family and Adorable Small Animals” We will have local breeders bring their well-behaved mini donkeys, pony’s and alpacas for families enjoyment from 11am to 4pm. Various alpaca wool accessories will also be available for sale. Enjoy our estate produced wines while sampling our special Syrah infused meatball sliders. Special discounts will be available.

 

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