Category: Wine – 20th Century History

  • Wine - 1920s & 1930s History
  • Wine - 1940s & 1950s History
  • Wine - 1960s History

Outstanding Wines of 1960 – York Mountain

Wine and travel writer John Melville highlights York Mountain Winery as an outstanding wine of 1960; it is the only San Luis Obispo County winery listed. Explore the other California wines in his book, Guide to California Wines – A Practical Reference Book for Wine Lovers.

  • Wine - 1970s History

Wine History by Decade: 1970s

The first large scale commercial vineyards are in San Luis Obispo County, financed by serious capital investors and partnerships shaping history in San Luis Obispo County. For the previous 100 years, the vineyards and wineries were individual or family-owned enterprises.

  • Wine - 1980s History