Category: Wine History – Blog

Wine History by Decade: 1769 to 1800

The art of winemaking and the rootstock that we call the Mission Grape, belonging to the famed Vitis vinifera species of grapes, were brought to California by the Spaniards. The grape, first known as Listan Prieto, arrived in Mexico around 1540 and was planted in what is now New Mexico in the 1620s.

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July 2018

SLOPE Paints Highway 46 West

July 29 |2:00 pm to 5:00 pm PDT
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One event on July 29, 2018 at 2:00pm

Castoro Cellars, 1315 North Bethel Road
Templeton, CA 93465 United States
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S.L.O.P.E. will exhibit approximately 30 paintings at Castoro Cellars Gallery which highlight the beauty and character of Highway 46 West, highlighting Spring views including views from private property owners who are supportive of the Land Conservancy project. | Exhibit Dates: 7/8/2018 - 7/29/2018 | Opening Reception: 7/8/2018 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. | Closing Reception: 7/29/2018 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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August 2018

Phantom Project 14 at Robert Hall Winery

August 3 |1:00 pm to September 2 |5:00 pm PDT
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One event on August 3, 2018 at 5:30pm

Robert Hall Winery, 3443 Mill Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446 United States

An all-media juried art exhibition at Robert Hall Winery from the Central Coast Sculptors Group.

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Phantom Project 14 at Robert Hall Winery

August 3 |5:30 pm to 7:30 pm PDT
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One event on August 3, 2018 at 5:30pm

Robert Hall Winery, 3443 Mill Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446 United States

An all-media juried art exhibition at Robert Hall Winery from the Central Coast Sculptors Group.

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David Maislen Discusses Honey

August 13 |5:30 pm to 7:00 pm PDT
SLO Provisions, 1255 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 United States
$10.00

The Food History Project's Study Group for August will be presented by David Maislen of David's Blue Ribbon Honey.

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Somm With Me Radio Show

August 31 |5:00 pm to 6:00 pm PDT
CA United States

Ali Rush Carscaden talks with Libbie Agran on the Krush 92.5 FM.

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September 2018

The World’s Oddest Flavors

September 7 |5:30 pm to 7:00 pm PDT
San Luis Obispo Guild Hall, 2880 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 United States
$15.00

Presented by Food Historian Sarah Lohman. Please join us and discover them for yourself.

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Vanilla: An American History

September 8 |1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PDT
Cook’s Flavoring Company, 200 Sherwood Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446 United States
$25.00

Where did vanilla come from, and what came before it? All in all, you’ll be filled with facts you can bust out at your next dinner party and dazzle your friends with, as well as make informed choices when using vanilla in your kitchen. Cook's Flavoring Company has been making vanilla extract for 100 years in Paso Robles. Join us for the tour following Food Historian Sarah Lohman's presentation. This event is limited to 25 people.

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Funeral Food

September 9 |11:00 am to 1:00 pm PDT
San Luis Obispo Guild Hall, 2880 Broad Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 United States
$25.00

Although mourning traditions have changed over time and vary from place to place, what they have in common is food and drink. We’ll look at the culinary traditions surrounding funerals throughout American history, and we’ll taste beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes, and Mormon funeral potatoes. Join us for a talk on Funeral Food with Food Historian Sarah Lohman followed by a walking tour of San Luis Cemetery.

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October 2018

Food History Project: Olives and Olive Oil

October 8 |5:30 pm to 7:00 pm PDT
SLO Provisions, 1255 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 United States
$10

Learn about olive trees and the art of making olive oil from Tiber Canyon Ranch who will share their story and the history of olive oil.

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The California Food Revolution Comes to SLO County with Gary Eberle & Ian McPhee

October 14 |11:00 am to 1:30 pm PDT
McPhee’s Grill, 416 S Main Street
Templeton, CA 93465 United States
$50

Panel discussion with Ian McPhee, Gary Eberle, and Sarah Lohman. Brunch catered by Ian McPhee with wines by Gary Eberle. Location: McPhee’s Grill, 416 S Main Street, Templeton Time: 11 am to 1:30 pm Cost: $50

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