first vineyards in California were established by Spanish
You can still see grape vines at some of the California's
missions today. Here
we see a vineyard stretching out toward the town of San
and wine making are a major industry on California's Central
Coast. The vineyards were first concentrated in the North
County of San Luis Obispo County in the Paso Robles and
Templeton area, but are now also in the South County.
and serving fine wines is a favorite past time for the
tourist and residents to the Central Coast. Our wines
rival those found anywhere in the World.
Coast is located between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
It includes the well known towns of Santa Barbara and
San Luis Obispo, and is an area sought out by many to
visit or to live. It is ideal for short or longer vacations.
Coast may be reached by air in San Luis Obispo, Santa
Barbara, or Santa Maria. Rental cars are available for
anyone arriving either by air or train. Ask about tours
which may be available for wineries and wine tasting.
See the map for general
to Coast Country Arts for more about what
this area offers. Several wine tasting rooms exist in
the North County near Templeton and Paso Robles, in the
and Arroyo Grande Valleys just south of
San Luis Obispo, and south of Arroyo Grande off 101. To
locate the wine tasting rooms in the Edna Valley follow
the signs which direct the visitor from one wine tasting
room to the next. Also ask for the guides to help you
find the wineries and vineyards of the Central Coast.
Central Coast has the arts, the sights, and recreation
for all ages. Come let us accommodate you any time of