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With all of the grape varieties and range of climates, wine harvest is always transpiring somewhere around the world, but on the Central Coast, 2015 wine harvest came early, starting in early August and ending in October. Harvest in San Luis Obispo comes with quite a celebration to say the least, making the season extra fun for both winemakers and wine tasters alike while enjoying the best of California wine.

Once the vineyard crew has picked the ripe grapes off of the vines, the fruit of their labor is handed off to the winemakers for crush, fermentation, and bottling. Harvest commemorates an entire year worth of work throughout the wine industry. Now, comes the time for you to join in and celebrate 2015 wine harvest in San Luis Obispo Wine Country.

Weather in San Luis Obispo

With a marine climate and moderate temperatures, San Luis Obispo Wine Country possesses a long, balanced growing season. San Luis Obispo offers warm weather and consistent sunny skies, bound to make for an enjoyable wine tasting experience whether on a vineyard’s outdoor patio or exploring the best Edna Valley wineries.

Best San Luis Obispo and Edna Valley Wineries

Edna Valley and San Luis Obispo have a wide variety of wineries to visit from small production, family-owned vineyards to nationally distributed wineries. Within a 15 minute drive from Downtown San Luis Obispo, you can indulge in a down-to-earth wine tasting experience and explore beautiful Edna Valley.

Download a map of wineries in Edna Valley and San Luis Obispo and plan out your unique wine tasting adventure. Need some help deciding where to taste? Browse SLO Wine’s Wine Trails for some suggested loops whether tasting by the beach or traveling the urban wine trail.

Wine Bars in San Luis Obispo

In case you want to sample from multiple wineries all at once, head over to a local wine bar in the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo and taste countless varieties.

Best Wine Festivals in 2015: SLO Wine Country’s Harvest on the Coast

Celebrate San Luis Obispo Wine Country at one of the best wine festivals in California, Harvest on the Coast, where you can live it up with the winemakers of San Luis Obispo. Experience the fun of 2015 wine harvest yourself and plan an affordable weekend getaway to the Central Coast.

  • Friday, November 6th: “Crafted on the Coast” Winemaker Dinner with Chef Julie Simon of Foremost Wine Co. at Biddle Ranch Vineyard House
  • Saturday, November 7th: Grand Tasting and Wine Auction
  • Sunday, November 8th: Slider Sunday

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