Great Flavors lets you know about upcoming events that sound especially tasty, and the Flavor Team provides reviews of select happenings. From the local favorites (SLO Farmer's Market anyone?) to the quiet gems and unusual happenings up and down the Central Coast, we're your source for outings that fill your life with great flavors.
If you can pry yourself away from Pismo Beach, an alfresco dinner, Bishop’s Peak, or wine tasting, there are even more things to experience as part of your great-flavored life here on the Central Coast.
The Flavor Team spotlights upcoming events and shares reviews of select outings. We share the funky and the formal (wear a suit or dress…with flip-flops), the annual favorites and the new fun kids in town. So many options makes it easy to add great flavors to your calendar.
Central Coast Events
- Roll Out the Barrels 2017: Three SLO Days of Celebrating Summer and Central California Coastal Wines
Like a good vintage wine, the SLO Wine Country Association’s annual “Roll Out the Barrels” festival has aged well and continues to improve with time. While we think of the vibrant Central Coast wine region and its ever-increasing reach and recognition as always being so, there was a time before AVAs and before the quality […]
- Some Ciders and Cheeses Meet in a Pub, and Here’s What Happened [Bristols Cider House and Fromagerie Sophie Pairing Event]
Ever wondered if hard ciders play well with cheeses from the around the world? Learn the outcomes of this uncommon pairing. Spoiler alert: deliciousness ahead. Event Recap: Cider and Cheese Pairing, June 3, 2017 Hand-crafted ciders made true to English standards? Hand-crafted cheeses from around the world? Both in one place overflowing with the friendly […]
- 2nd Annual Central Coast Cider Festival [16 Local Cider Crafters]
Feature Video Some of the best cider crafters and brewers on the Central Coast and our California neighbors in one room with dinner and music, you say? We’re in! Hard Cider. Easy Decision. Flavor Team members Kara and Andrew heeded the call and excitedly signed up for the 2nd Annual Central Coast Cider Festival in […]
- SpringFest: Wolff Vineyards and Beda’s Biergarten pair great German food and Edna Valley wine*
*including the elusive Teroldego On April 2, Wolff Vineyards and Beda’s Biergarten paired up for pairings of a deliciously different sort at SpringFest 2017. Held at the lovely Wolff Vineyards, perched on the side of a hill with an unobstructed view of the Edna Valley, the event drew a good crowd. From young couples to […]
- Photo Essay: Talley Vineyards Spring Fling — March 26, 2017
It’s the coastal breeze that encourages Talley Vineyards’ Pinot Noir and Chardonnay to express their character as they transition from vine to bottle, and that same breeze welcomed participants lucky enough to find themselves at the Spring Fling, held March 26 at Talley Vineyards. Dotted with tables holding flights of Talley Vineyards wines and signature […]