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Are you a red wine fanatic on the hunt for some of the best vintages in Edna Valley on the Central Coast this summer? We’ve got the guide for you! Keep reading for the top 4 best wineries in Edna Valley for red wine.

1. Chamisal Vineyards

With over eight different types of bold and flavorful Pinot Noirs, three different Grenache wines, and two Syrahs, Chamisal Vineyards in Edna Valley is a favorite of red wine enthusiasts! You could spend an entire summer afternoon tasting the wide variety of red wines. They’re also only ten minutes from downtown San Luis Obispo and only 13 minutes from Pismo Beach – making it an ideal stop in your summer plans.

Fun fact, did you know that they were the first winery in Edna Valley to plant grapevines in 1973? Making it an ideal stop for red wine lovers and history buffs. All-around it’s definitely worth a visit when you’re on the Central Coast!

Tasting Fee: $30 Per Person – Estate Patio Experience
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2. Claiborne & Churchill Winery

Founded in 1983, Claiborne & Churchill Winery is a small, premium family-owned vineyard in the heart of Edna Valley. They pride themselves in offering only the best Pinot Noirs and excellent Grenaches. Which makes every sip a delight! You’re encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and bask in the sunshine, enjoying the cool breeze blowing in from the nearby beaches, like Pismo Beach and Avila Beach.

Tasting Fee: $22.50 Per Person – House Flight
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3. Tolosa

If you like deep, rich red wines, then you’ll love the Perinet Experience at Tolosa Winery in Edna Valley. This experience offers rich Syrahs, Cabernet Sauvignons, and Merlots, all the way from Tolosa’s sister winery in the Priorat region of Spain (90 miles from Barcelona). Now that’s something to raise a glass to! Looking for something from the coast? You’re in luck! They also offer a wide array of Pinot Noirs and Syrahs from their Edna Valley vineyards in their 1772 Flight.

Tasting Fee: $25 Per Person – Perinet Experience | $25 Per Person -1772 Flight
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4. Baileyana, Tangent & True Myth Tasting Room

Grab your picnic blankets, this winery is one of our favorites for a summer picnic in Edna Valley! Not only are they dog-friendly which makes them extra woof-tastic, but they pour some incredible reds. They have over 30+ red and white wines to choose from! Here’s a bonus fact, about this Edna Valley winery, their estate Paragon Vineyard was one of the first Central Coast vineyards to become SIP Certified? Definitely extra bonus points in our book!

Tasting Fee: Currently Bottle Purchases Only And $5 Per Person (With Complimentary Wine Glasses)
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Explore Edna Valley With A Wine Tour

Make sure you can get the full Edna Valley wine tasting experience with a wine tour! We have professional drivers with vehicles of all sizes (from a luxury sedan to a Limo Bus) to transport you safely. Our team of travel concierges are standing by to help recommend some of the best wineries in Edna Valley for red wine. You can give them a call to set up a wine tour or learn more at (805) 620-7233, or fill out the form below for a complimentary wine tour quote.

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