SLO Wine Bars

C’mon Get Hapy!

An interesting new place for food and wine lovers is poised to open in Pismo Beach, it’s named Hapy! There’s a new restaurant, wine and craft brew bar, and retail shop in Pismo Beach that’s about, and it’s sure make my…

The Rest of the Best Wines of 2015!

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A Salute to Wines Enjoyed in 2015! By Kathy Marcks Hardesty Many of these wines were so impressive, we returned to the tasting rooms and bought more. There’s no better compliment than going back for more! Of course, they all…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

Dry Creek SB

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines August 28, 2015 Chronic Cellars 2013 Suite Petite The Beckett Brothers, Josh and Jake, were raised in the heart of Paso Robles wine Country. That said, it’s pretty obvious which trade they would end up…

Kathy’s Choice in Fine Wines

El lugar rrv 2013

Kathy’s Choice–Four Outstanding Wines!! You won’t typically see me write a review that says that I love this Chardonnay, and yet that’s exactly how I felt out the amazing white named The Town Crier by Rendarrio in Paso Robles. And…

Foremost Wine Co. a Great New Eatery

The hottest new eatery in San Luis Obispo County! Last week I provided a bit of a teaser about this exciting new restaurant, wine shop, and tasting room opening in San Luis Obispo, just to garner your enthusiasm. But now…

Hot new wine bar/eatery in San Luis Obispo

Hot tip of the day! Your Central Coast Critic has just dined at the soft opening of one of the most contemporary new restaurant/wine bars I’ve ever seen on the Central Coast since Thomas Hill Organics opened in Paso Robles…

I Love Champagne!

Champagne and California bubblies sparkle at this Avila Beach wine bar Several years ago I wrote a column about a comparative tasting of sparkling wines, and titled it, “Call Me Bubbles.” I adore Champagne and California sparkling wines, and l…

Love Champagne?

Champagne and California bubblies sparkle at this Avila Beach wine bar   Several years ago, I titled my weekly column about a comparative tasting of sparkling wines “Call Me Bubbles” and that title still remains true. I adore Champagne and…

Luis—A Modern Wine Bar

Luis

This was first published on April 5, 2012, was Luis became a very popular lounge for wine and beer. A Cal Poly alumna returns to build her dream business, Luis Luis Wine Bar really isn’t difficult to find, and you’ve…

Tastes of the Valleys offers great local wines

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Tastes of the Valleys has always been a destination wine shop that I recommend due to it’s amazing array of top choices in Central Coast wines. About the only thing that has changed is the fact they offer many more…