In addition to sun and shore, Avila Beach also offers a first-rate wine trail with complex and welcoming wineries that showcase the best of the Central Coast region. With more than 250 wineries and 32,000 acres of vineyards spanning across San Luis Obispo County wine region, this wine lover's playground has something for everyone. As one of the micro-wine tasting regions in the larger wine country, Avila Beach Wine Trail has its own casual, relaxed, and beachy atmosphere.
This esteemed Avila beach winery primarily produces Pinot grapes from their estate winery near the coast. Emphasizing the terroir, or land quality, of their estate, the wines also reflect the passion and hardwork that makes producing quality wines possible. Offering wines such as Pinor Noir, Syrah, and Chardonnay, many palates will appreciate Sinor-Lavalle’s offerings at their Avila tasting room.
This vineyard is located a five-to-ten-minute drive away from the beach in the hills in between Avila Beach and San Luis Obispo. Emphasizing their history as an apple farm, Kelsey See produces hard ciders and apple-grape blended wines. This vineyard offers plenty of space for larger groups, with indoor and outdoor seating, a lovely patio, and lawn games. Try their merlot, which has notes of ripe cherry and spice.