Central Coast Wineries & Vineyards

Hit the trail—the wine trail. California’s Central Coast is a dream destination for wine lovers, with more than a dozen American Viticultural Areas, or AVAs, producing some of California’s most popular wines. Choose among hundreds of Central Coast wineries to sample California wines including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. With its endless variety, the Central Coast is California wine county you can visit again and again. SEE OUR WINERIES.

Central Coast Wineries in Ventura County

From Los Angeles, head north to the Ventura Region. Taste your way through nearly a dozen wineries in Malibu, Camarillo, Thousand Oaks, Oxnard, Ventura, Ojai, and other Ventura County gems. Winemakers here have been perfecting Central Coast wines for generations. READ MORE

Central Coast Wineries in Santa Barbara County

Drive north to Santa Barbara where you can park once and walk the Santa Barbara Downtown Urban Wine Trail. Taste your way through 11 wineries and tasting rooms in an easy afternoon. Head for the hills to explore Santa Barbara County’s famed appellations including Santa Maria Valley, Santa Ynez Valley, Sta Rita Hills, Ballard Canyon, and Happy Canyon, where you’ll find Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Ready for another urban wine walk? Find more than a dozen wine-tasting rooms in the Danish-themed town of Solvang. READ MORE

Central Coast Wineries in San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County is home to 14 major AVAs: Paso Robles, Edna Valley, Arroyo Grande Valley, and York Mountain. Hundreds of wineries—many with a focus onaromatic whites and classic Bordeaux varietals—line scenic country roads, and a focus on family owned and operated wineries means visitors are likely to chat with winemakers over a glass of wine. READ MORE

Central Coast Wineries in Monterey Bay Region

The wine country in Monterey County, Santa Clara County, and Santa Cruz County is home to nine AVAs and more than 150 vineyards making the most of the sunshine, coastal climate, and rich soils. Wine lovers will find a mix of tasting rooms and can tour wineries and sample wine throughout these counties. Or spend more time getting to know local wines and winemakers during events like the Winemakers’ Celebration in May. READ MORE