National Wine and Cheese Day is July 25, and a perfect excuse to find yourself at one of the many wine bars or restaurants around San Luis Obispo County (as if we needed a reason!). Don’t know where to go to celebrate? Check out one of the eight options below and raise a glass on Thursday to wine and cheese’s big day!
15C Wine Shop and Bar
15C Wine Shop and Bar opened in 2007 in downtown Templeton, and has been serving small production Central Coast wines ever since. Open every Monday – Saturday this is the perfect north county location to stop in for an incredible glass of wine paired with one of their delicious charcuterie boards and celebrate National Wine and Cheese Day!
Pier Front Wine & Brew
Pier Front Wine & Brew in Avila Beach has one of the best views of the ocean from their “living room” or outdoor patio. Serving local wines and beers visitors can come out and relax with a glass of your favorite varietal, snack on one of their amazing charcuterie plates, and discover why wine and cheese deserve their own national day.
480 Front Street
Avila Beach, CA 93424
Stax Wine Bar and Bistro
Stax Wine Bar and Bistro started as a wine bar only in Morro Bay, but over the years they crafted an incredible menu that perfectly compliments their selection of wines…including amazing cheeses! Try something a little different on National Wine and Cheese Day with their Caprese Crostini and enjoy the view of beautiful Morro Bay while you’re there.
Morro Bay, CA 93442
Vivant Fine Cheese
Vivant Fine Cheese in Paso Robles has the cheese part of National Wine and Cheese Day covered, but did you know they also have a tasting room? Not only can you discover your new favorite cheese while there, you can pair it with a glass of your favorite wine too (and get a cookie to top it off!).
The Station SLO
The Station SLO isn’t just a wine bar; they carefully curate the best wines from around the world, and provide a space for art, music, and events in downtown San Luis Obispo. At The Station SLO you can expect to find some of the best wines and incredible charcuterie plates to pair with your favorite varietal, and really celebrate National Wine and Cheese Day.
Fossil Wine Bar
Fossil Wine Bar opened in Atascadero in 2018, and has been serving an incredible selection of wines at a dinosaur-themed location. Their unique location also maps to the most unique pairing for National Wine and Cheese Day: Mac and Cheese!
5992 Entrada Avenue
Atascadero, CA 93422
Tastes of the Valleys
Tastes of the Valleys has over 1,000 wine selections to choose from, which you can have by the glass or flight at their location in Pismo Beach. This all but ensures you’ll find your favorite varietal that you can then pair with their delicious cheese plate making National Wine and Cheese Day an everyday celebration!
Robin’s Restaurant in Cambria features many of the local wines grown and produced right here in San Luis Obispo County, and visitors can find something on their menu to compliment your favorite varietal while there, including their amazing Cheese and Charcuterie Plate. Also featuring local businesses this is the perfect way to celebrate National Wine and Cheese Day with the incredible food and drink from our very own backyards.