The cheesiest: The Mac and Cheese Festival is slated for June 18 and is not to be missed, especially if you are a fan of the universally adored comfort food (plus, there’s local beer!) Slurp down samples from a slew of local Central Coast chefs all vying to win the honor of first place Get tickets at themacandcheesefest.com) … Is it just me or are there just too many wines and too many cheeses to pair them all? If the relationship between hard and soft, stinky and blue have you feeling a bit perplexed, you may wan to check out FARMstead ED’s new class with Seven Oxen wines and Fromagerie Sophie this June 26 (farmsteaded.com).
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Chill, dude: The Rhone Rangers are breaking out the chilled white wine for a summer varietal night sure to refresh and revive the senses. It’s all going down this June 21, so get your tickets now and ensure that you get to taste the best local viognier, grenache blanc, marsanne, and more from more than a dozen Paso Robles wineries … So the Firestone Walker International Beer Fest is over. Don’t be sad! The local brewery has more up its sleeve, including a collaboration pilsner with Russian River Brewing Co.! StiVO is now on tap at the brewery as well as at a range of beercentric hangouts for a limited time … BubblyFest by the Sea has announced it will pop the cork this Oct. 6 through 8 in Avila Beach, so mark your calendar and get ready for a little fizzy fall fun.
Foremost Wine Company of SLO is working with the legendary Outstanding in the Field for a lush dinner at Adelaida Cellars this June 18. (If you have not dined in a gorgeous setting like this, you should: Go to outstandinginthefield.com.) … Castoro Cellars will host Allen Stone for a standing-room-only concert this Aug. 7 (castorocellars.com) … SLO Wine Country is gearing up for Roll Out the Barrels this June 23 to 25 and its main event, Barrels in the Plaza (June 23 in Mission Plaza) promises to be cool, casual, and delicious. Get tickets at slowine.com and be sure to explore the winemaker dinner and “adventures in SLO Wine Country” going on throughout the weekend.
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