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     San Luis Obispo & South County Wine Tasting
 reservations are recommended and walk-ins are welcome upon avail- ability. The last seating is at 3:30 p.m. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter Sunday. For other holiday hours, wine tasting and tapas menus, reservations, wine club, or more information visit saucelitocan- or call (805) 543-2111.
Baileyana Tasting Room offers a beautiful array of wines in a historic schoolhouse
Traveling down Orcutt Road from downtown San Luis Obispo, the Baileyana Tasting Room is the first you will encounter as you enter the Edna Valley. Housed in the historic Independence Schoolhouse built in 1909, the Tasting Room is the home of Baileyana, Tangent, True Myth and Zocker brands.
Charming both inside and out, this Tasting Room offers wine- tasting experiences designed to accommodate all visitors. With around 35 different white, red and Rosé wines to choose from, there are wines for every palette, whether
the guest is a first-time wine taster or a wine expert. For those will-
ing to adventure and discover, an amazing experience awaits! With extensive picnic grounds and views, the tasting room is family-friendly and provides a memorable and fun experience for every guest.
Veteran Winemaker Rob Takigawa is focused on bringing elegant Chardonnays, aromatic whites and Pinot Noir wines from
the cool Edna Valley and powerful reds from the warmer Paso Robles to Baileyana visitors. These wines are rich in story, and those stories are well-told by the engaging tast- ing room team.
The Baileyana Tasting Room is located at 5828 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo. It is open from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. Reservations are required. Please book on Tock or call (805) 269-8200.
Check out Claiborne and Churchill Winery
Claiborne & Churchill Winery, still run by original owners Clai- borne Thompson and Fredericka Churchill Thompson, has been pro- ducing Alsatian-style “alternative whites” in San Luis Obispo since 1983. In 1995, Clay and Fredericka built their pioneering, eco-friendly strawbale-constructed winery and opened their tasting room in the Edna Valley, and over the years they have expanded their picturesque garden area to accommodate more guests and larger parties for tastings and seasonal events.
The winery’s upscale welcom- ing tasting room is located, to
the delight of visitors, right in the barrel room, allowing the popular producer to accommodate more visitors comfortably. For guests who are interested in holding their own private parties at the winery, they take reservations for small, special events such as birthday, anniversary, and graduation parties.
Their guest cottage is perfect for couples hitting the road for a week- end, for parents visiting students at
                  Discover Uncharted California
Escape to the rolling hills of San Luis Obispo to find our charming tasting room in the heart of Edna Valley. Housed in the historic Independence Schoolhouse, this space is the perfect spot to soak in sweeping vineyard views while discovering the unique excellence of our award-winning wines.
10:00 am - 5:00 pm 805.269.8200
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