Welcome to Your Independent Guide to the Wine Country. Find detailed information on hundreds of wineries, read reviews, map your journey or write your own winery reviews. Note: Write six winery reviews and we will send you a free gift.
Start by Clicking on a Wine Region, then browse the wineries-- or use the winery search box. The Advanced Search lets you select wineries by ambiance, amenities, wine types or even tasting fees.
There is a lot here. Check us out. Cheers!
SLO International Film Festival
San Luis Obispo Film Festival will showcase a wide array of wonderful shorts, documentaries, feature length and student films. Enjoy exciting VIP events, award ceremonies, receptions, workshops and our Red Carpet events. Tickets (805) 546-FILM (3456)
Paso Robles - Try our 100 percent estate grown wines; blending the subtle differences of east and west side Paso Robles grapes. The wines are fruit forward with soft tannins and are a good value. Visit our country casual farm house.
Host a Tasting Party
There are a number of ways to host a wine tasting party and it depends of course on how formal you want to be, if you are going to have food to sample, and what kind of wine focus do you want. These events can be elegant and regal or professional and sober (must you spit at the table?) or just great fun.
I have created a list of things to consider and some specific tasting ideas and plans. If you live in the wine country you might ask if a winemaker or winery staff person could lead a tasting. The wine buyer at your local market or wine shop might love the opportunity to be involved.
Lake County Wine Country Video
Enjoy this beautiful video highlighting Lake County's winegrape growing region. Features local winegrape growers and winemakers.
Taste for Free Maps - Sonoma
Complimentary wine tasting lets you taste for free. So if the wine does not suit your taste you won't have to pay. Here are maps of wineries with free tasting in Sonoma and links to other regional maps. View more...
In the Grape Land of Lodi
Lodi is a major California grape growing region with over 75,000 acres of vineyards and almost 60 wineries. Its vineyards grow over 40% of all the California Zinfandel, including many 100 year old vines, and dwarf every other region. Its grape growing history goes back to the mid 1800’s. Today it has a thriving industry with dozens of wineries, many with excellent visitor facilities... View more...
Cheese and wine can be a wonderful experience bringing out the best of both foods. However there are times when the wrong cheese can make that $45 bottle of Cab taste flat and dull. Here are some tips to help you make the right choices... View more...