Meet the winemaker, then head to the Merrimaker: Blue Heron in Baywood will partner with Harmony Cellars for a summer winemaker series on the patio this July 21. For tickets and info go to harmonycellars.com ... The bar at Hatch Rotisserie in Paso Robles is churning out some seriously chill cocktails. Try the Irish Bramble, with Jameson whiskey, fresh lemon, local honey, ginger beer, and garden mint (hatchpasorobles.com) ... Meet your fave local brewers at the California Mid-State Fair! Guests will have the opportunity to meet the best brewers on the Central Coast and taste their beers this July 25, and the evening will end with the Craft Beer Awards, announcing the Brewmaster of the Year. Candidates in the running are Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker Brewing, Brendon Gough of Central Coast Brewing, and Kevin Ashford of Figueroa Mountain Brewing. Get your tickets over at eventbrite.com or purchase at the door. Δ
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