Schedule Overview

Celebrate the allure of California’s Central Coast at the 2013 Sunset Savor the Central Coast. Nestled midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, this four-day culinary experience will showcase local winemakers, brew masters, chefs, artisanal food purveyors, fishermen, farmers, and entrepreneurs from this unspoiled region.

Sunset magazine experts will guide you through once-in-a-lifetime Adventure Tours for a closer look at sustainable abalone farming, take you behind the walls of Hearst Castle along with intimate vineyard visits and wine tastings. You will have exclusive access to events including Sunset at Hearst Castle where you will sample award-winning wines from Sunset’s International Wine Competition to having dinner at water’s edge at Sunset on the Sand in Pismo Beach. Cap it all off with a culinary experience under the stars in Paso Robles wine country and a run through the streets of downtown San Luis Obispo. From strolling the grounds of the Main Event to exciting Adventure Tours, this weekend is sure to inspire you to explore the bounty of San Luis Obispo County and the Central Coast.

  • Key
  • Seminar
  • Demo Stage
  • Wine Tasting
  • Beer Tasting
  • Adventure
  • Special

Main Event

Main Event at Santa Margarita Ranch

Saturday & Sunday
Sip over 200 wines, indulge in culinary bites from over 30 local chefs and learn the latest California lifestyle trends from Sunset’s expert editors in all things food and wine, lifestyle and travel.

Adventure Tours


Thursday & Friday
Discover the ruggedly beautiful and pastoral regions of San Luis Obispo County through exclusive Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast Adventure Tours. Get first-hand experience in winemaking, abalone farming, and more!

Special Events & Dinners


Looking to spend an evening out? Why not have delicious dinners hosted at a vineyard, or at the picturesque Hearst Castle, or a romantic dining experience at sunset by the beach?

Seminars at the Main Event

Winemaker Central Stage

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sunday, September 28, 2014