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     San Luis Obispo & South County Wine Tasting
 silver medal-winning American oak and Hungarian oak brandies, awarded by the California Mid- State Fair.
With over 18 years of winemak- ing experience, Autry became a commercial winemaker 10 years ago and a fully licensed brandy distiller in 2012. A visit to Autry Cellars is about discovery. He says people who visit his tasting room, “come for the wine and discover the brandy.” At Autry Cellars, visitors gain access to impressive wines
and brandies that are available exclusively in the tasting room. Every wine is unique, and each is produced only in small quantities.
Visit Autry Cellars tasting room at 5450-B Edna Road in San Luis Obispo; open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily,, (805) 546-8669.
Saucelito Canyon tasting room is the destination for the finest Zinfandel
Along with a selection of amaz- ing red and white wine blends, Saucelito Canyon Vineyard makes one of the finest Zinfandel wines from historic dry-farmed old vines.
The Saucelito Canyon tasting room on Biddle Ranch Road is the perfect destination for tasting some of the vineyard’s top selections. The tast- ing room specializes in Zinfandels that express the natural qualities of our historic estate vineyard in the Arroyo Grande Valley.
A visit to the tasting room is
a great way to be introduced to Saucelito Canyon wines. Enjoy tast- ings, a bottle of wine and a choice
of tapas boxes or picnic boxes while soaking up the beautiful Central Coast weather. Non-alcoholic bev- erages are also available.
Join the wine club for great discounts and special wine club member perks.
Saucelito Canyon Tasting Room is located at 3080 Biddle Ranch Road, San Luis Obispo. 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.
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
                  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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