SLO Coast Wine

Roll Out the Barrels: SLO Coast Winery Events

We are looking forward to seeing you back to the SLO Coast for our annual Roll Out The Barrels weekend, June 24 – June 28, 2021! This year will look different than in years past—all the fun will be focused on our member wineries. They’ve each put together exclusive experiences for you to enjoy all weekend, including live music, vertical tastings, barrel and library samples, artisan food pairings, sunset tastings and so much more! The best part? You don’t need a ticket! All booking is handled by the individual winery, so contact each one for reservations below.

(And for those rare moments during Roll Out The Barrels weekend when you aren’t sipping wine, check out transportation options to get around, plus all the best food the SLO Coast region has to offer. Check out some of our favorites here!)

Thursday Only Events

Autry Cellars Artisan Wines

Thurs. June 24
5 pm – 8:30 pm

Join Autry Cellars for SLO Coast Wine’s annual Roll Out the Barrels weekend. Kick-off your weekend at Autry Cellars where we will extend our hours through the evening on Thursday, June 24th on our redwood deck overlooking the Edna Valley. Bring your take-out from your favorite restaurant and order a bottle or glass of wine to accompany your food. You can also enjoy a full tasting of our award-winning wines. Sunset will be at 8:30 pm and the evening light during the dinner hours will be amazing, reflecting on the eastern hills of the Edna Valley. You never know what you are going to see, from jackrabbits to birds of prey, to airplanes flying overhead. Autry Cellars is appointment only and has space for 10 people, so call now to make your reservation at (805) 546-8669. Request the Roll Out the Barrels Evening Tasting when requesting your spot.

Kynsi Winery

Thurs. June 24
6 pm – 9 pm

FULL MOON RISING | Join us after hours during the prettiest time of day in the Edna Valley, when the golden hills gleam. We’ll be open for a rare evening experience featuring by the glass specials and bottle service under the strawberry moon. Be on the lookout for barn owl sightings as the sun sets over the vines and the full moon rises. Reservations are required for this event and can be made by emailing events@kynsi.com.

Friday Only Events

Claiborne and Churchill

Friday, June 25
3 pm – 6 pm

HAPPY HOUR | We invite you to kick-off Roll Out the Barrels Weekend with us! Our Happy Hour Friday from 3-6 pm is the place to be! Enjoy the fun and vibrant sounds of Anchor and Bear and delicious street tacos made to order by La Parilla Mexican Grill. And since it’s Happy Hour we’ll have select wines 50% off by the glass! Sit back and relax in our spacious garden while our C&C team member serves you tableside and is there to answer all your wine questions! We look forward to your visit and don’t forget to make a reservation. Simply book online at claibornechurchill.com/visit/ or call us at (805) 544-4066.

Maidenstoen and El Lugar Wines

Friday, June 25
5 pm – 8 pm at 6465 Squire Oaks Lane, San Luis Obispo

Two small, family-owned brands producing vineyard designate wines here on the central coast. Mike of Maidenstoen had a long history of making Pinot Noir but turned to Riesling when he started his own brand. Coby cut his teeth making dry Rieslings, but turned to Pinot Noir when deciding to start his own brand. Come taste, eat, and enjoy a true family-style evening with small production Riesling and Pinot Noir. The evening will include library wines, current releases, and heavy appetizers. $50 for wine club members, $60 for non-members. Reservations required and can be made HERE. Email ellugarwines@gmail.com or mike@maidenstoenwines.com with any questions.

Stephen Ross Wine Cellars

Friday, June 25
5 pm – 7 pm,  last seating at 6:30 pm

Past, Present and Future: an early evening tasting of three vintages of Stephen Ross Pinot Noir, Stone Corral Vineyard and Chardonnay, Edna Valley.  A library selection from 2014, the current vintages and a barrel tasting of the 2020. Reservations required; $30 per person. Reserve here.

Wolff Vineyards

Friday, June 25
5 pm – Sunset

This outdoor event will start at 5pm until sunset. The Five Parts Devil band will entertain our guests and Bedas Food Truck will have a special menu with a variety of German specialties. All the Wolff Vineyards wines will be available by the glass and by the bottle, sparkling wine will be available by the bottle only. This live music event will take place in our outdoor tasting room patio and wine garden surrounded by the Chardonnay vineyard. There will be no admission fee or reservations required; our food truck will accept credit cards or cash. 

Saturday Only Events

Center of Effort

Sat. June 26 (Open for tastings Sat & Sun)
10 am 

Join us at the Center of Effort for Roll Out the Barrels as we trace the journey of a bottle of our wine. We will begin with a visit to key blocks in our sustainably farmed estate vineyard. Trace the steps of our vineyard crew to get a feel of the sandy soil that helps define our wines. Learn about the history of our property and the role that it played in the birth of the Edna Valley AVA. Tour our cellar, where grapes are transformed into wine, to learn firsthand about the key steps in harvest, fermentation and aging processes. Conclude your experience by enjoying a tasting of four current release wines and a delicious picnic lunch while you take in our expansive views of the Santa Lucia Mountains. $40 Insider Member; $65 Non-Insider Member. Reservations Required: centerofeffortwine.com/event/roll-out-the-barrels-celebration-at-center-of-effort/

We are also open by reservation for tastings Saturday and Sunday. To schedule a tasting, visit centerofeffortwine.com/welcome/

Verdad & Lindquist Family Wine Cellar

Sat. June 26 (Open for tastings Thurs-Mon)
11 am – 1 pm

Biodynamic Wine Tasting hosted by winemakers Bob and Louisa Lindquist. Enjoy a tasting featuring 6 different varietal wines from Verdad Wine Cellars & Lindquist Family Wines, hosted by winemakers Bob and Louisa Lindquist.

Bob and Louisa will be taking you through a flight of 6 different Demeter Certified Biodynamic wines made from grapes grown on organic and biodynamic certified vineyards. There are strict winemaking standards that must be adhered to in order to use this esteemed certification which allows on no additives of any kind other than a tiny amount of S02 to keep the wine sound. These wines exhibit distinct, expressive aromas and pure, lively flavors which uniquely reflect the vineyards and sites where they are grown. Price $35 Seating is limited! Call (805) 270-4900 to make your reservation.

Sunday Only Events

Claiborne & Churchill Winery

Sun. June 27
11 am – 2 pm

You don’t want to miss our delicious wine country brunch served al fresco in our relaxing garden patio. To complement your food, enjoy our “house flight” which features everything from our aromatic white wines and dry rosé to our hand-crafted Pinot Noirs and Rhône reds. We even have all white wine and all red wine flight options too! Enjoy all of this with full tableside service by a knowledgeable C&C team member and live music by Chris Beland. Reservations are required for this 90-minute wine and food lover’s experience! Simply book online at claibornechurchill.com/visit/ or call us at (805) 544-4066.

Events All Weekend

Absolution Cellars

Thurs. June 24 – Sun. June 27
12 pm – 6 pm

Exclusive Roll Out the Barrels Library Tasting Flight with the Winemaker – 6 wines from the 2014-2016 Vintages – $20.  Reservations Required. We will do our best to accommodate walk-ins but can’t guarantee availability without a reservation. Reserve here.

Baileyana

Sat. June 26 – Sun. June 27
10 am – 5 pm

Enjoy an exclusive tasting flight at Baileyana that includes wines from our vault and a sneak peak of some yet-to-be-released wines! Driftwood Seafood will be on site with fresh ceviche and oysters for sale on Saturday and Sunday. “Sunday Funday” includes live music by Devin Walsh from 2-4 pm. Reservations required: exploretock.com/baileyanatastingroom

Chamisal

Thurs. June 24 – Sun. June 27
10 am – 5 pm

Enjoy our Estate Patio Experience for Roll Out the Barrels this year. You’ll sample five wines, including current releases of our exceptional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, while overlooking our beautiful estate vineyard. $35 per person. Reservations required: chamisalvineyards.com/visit/

Edna Valley Vineyard

Fri. June 25 – Sun. June 27
11 am – 5 pm

Experience Edna Valley Vineyard! Join us for our Heritage Experience ($35) to taste our limited-release Chardonnay and Pinot Noir alongside gourmet cheeses. Each pairing complements and enhances the characteristics of our signature varietals and provides a special glimpse into the history of Edna Valley Vineyard and our exceptional winemaking region. Reservations are required for this experience. Space is limited. For reservations please call: (805)544-5855 ext. 1.

Filipponi Ranch

Fri. June 25 – Sun. June 27
12 pm – 5 pm

Join Filipponi Ranch as we celebrate Roll out the Barrels. On Saturday, relax on the patio while tasting wine, enjoying views of the SLO county side, and listening to live music (1:00 to 4:00 pm).  Try our wines, which include two new releases: the 2019 Edna Valley Chardonnay and the 2018 Edna Valley Grenache. We will also have barrel samples to preview. We look forward to serving you and having lots of fun too! $15.00 Tasting fee, Walk-ins welcome! Reservation suggested by email: info@filipponiranch.com or phone (805) 903-3567

Kynsi

Fri. June 25 – Sun. June 27
11 am – 5 pm

Friday thru Sunday will showcase celebratory tasting flights for Roll out the Barrels weekend. Reservation link: kynsi.com/visit

Laetitia Vineyard & Winery

Thurs. June 24 – Sun. June 27
12 pm – 4 pm

Join us for a special library magnum tasting of our 2014 La Colline, Les Galets, and La Coupelle Single Vineyard Pinot Noirs, served alongside a custom paired sampling of cheeses. $45 per person with advanced reservations. Reservations required: laetitiawine.com/visit

Piedra Creek Winery

Thurs. June 24 – Sat. June 26
11 am – 3 pm

Piedra Creek Winery is thrilled to welcome guests to our freshly updated tasting patio at our estate vineyard, San Floriano. Our current tasting menu includes a selection of white, rose and red wines from our vineyard. We’re also pleased to offer an elevated experience of a four (five with a pink?) year vertical of Lagrein. $50 4-year vertical tasting of estate Lagrein for Roll Out the Barrels; $15 Current offering tasting. To make reservations contact us at (805) 541-1281 or info@piedracreek.com.

Saucelito Canyon Vineyard

Thurs. June 24 – Mon. June 28
5:30 pm – 7 pm

SUNSET SESSIONS | Enjoy the golden hour in the beautiful Edna Valley! Taste a lineup of reserve wines alongside a seasonal snack from our favorite, SLO Provisions. Be the first to sample the 2020 Estate Zinfandel before it’s bottled!  Live music from local artists, nightly on rotation. Commemorate the occasion with a photo op in front of our Idlewild dried floral barrel wall! Limited seating; reserve your spot early!  $30 general/ $15 Wine Club. Tickets available now!

Sinor-LaVallee

Thurs. June 24 – Sun. June 27
12 pm – 6 pm

Join us in beautiful Avila Beach for freshly shucked Morro Bay Oyster Co’s Pacific Golds alongside our estate-grown wines on our newly opened outdoor patio! We will have enticing offers for wine to take home as well! Reservations are recommended if seating is preferred. Reservation site: sinorlavallee.com

Talley Vineyards

Thurs. June 24 – Sun. June 27
11 am – 4:30 pm

Participants who book the Talley Estate Experience, $30/person (waived with 2 bottle purchase), will receive an additional complimentary tasting of two library selections from the 2014 vintage: Rosemary’s Chardonnay and Rincon Pinot Noir. Reservations by phone are required for this experience. Reservations: (805) 489-0446 ex. 22 – Reference “Roll Out the Barrels”

Tolosa

Thurs. June 24 – Sun. June 27
11 am, 1:30 pm, 4 pm

Soak it up! Join us on the Tolosa Terrace as we toast to summer! Enjoy a Wine Tasting of our Signature 1772 Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines, while we complete the experience with a Barrel Sample of our Flagship Primera Pinot Noir 2020! The tasting fee is $35 per person and waived with a two bottle purchase. Cheese & charcuterie plates are available for purchase. We are unable to accommodate groups larger than 8. All tasting experiences require a reservation. We have seating available daily at 11 am, 1:30 pm, and 4 pm. Reservations by phone at (805) 782-0500 or online at exploretock.com/tolosawinery

All Roll Out the Barrels Activities