Stephen Ross Wine Cellars

San Luis Obispo Small Production Urban Winery

upcoming Events

The Stonehaus Winemaker Tasting - June 6, 2017 4 - 7:30, Westlake Village, CA

Stephen Ross will be pouring wines for the Stonehaus "Tuesday Tasting" series.  Join us as we show off our wines at this amazing establishment.  Have bite to eat, taste our wines, relax.  

Annual Barrel Adopter Dinner - April 22nd, 2017; 6:30pm

Bien Nacido Vertical Lunch May 20th; 12pm

We have been sourcing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Bien Nacido Vineyards since 1995.  Bien Nacido Vineyards are located in the Santa Maria Valley.  The wines are consistently fantastic and known for their ageability.   Join winemaker Stephen R. Dooley for a seated tasting of two vertical flights, followed by lunch. 

$65/person (limited to 26 people)

Past Events

Stephen Ross Winemaker Dinner by Claud Beltran & Company LLC Production April 4th, 2017; 6:30pm-9:30pm

Winemaker Stephen Dooley and Chef Claud Beltran
Claud & Co. Bacchus' Kitchen
1384 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91104
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Focus Dinner: Edna Valley Collective Dinner - World of Pinot Noir March 3rd; 7:30pm

Bacara Resort & Spa / Directors Lounge

Join the Edna Valley Collective wineries – Baileyana, Center of Effort, Tolosa, Claiborne & Churchill, Stephen Ross Wines and Niner for a special five-course dinner. Taste the unique flavor of Edna Valley AVA through the wines and food in this culinary immersion.

Pinot Noir by the Sea Grand Tasting - World of Pinot Noir - March 4th; 3:30pm

Bacara Resort & Spa / Bacara Ballroom

Featuring a different roster of wineries from California and even more wines from our international and regional participants, the Grand Tasting continues the World of Pinot Noir tradition of Pinot Noir by the Sea. The Grand Ballroom and Terraces will be the setting for more than 120 producers of our alluring grape. Chef Vincent Lesage and his culinary team will pull out all the stops for tasty pinot inspired appetizers as you taste. Fromagerie Sophie will be there with their incredible cheese tasting and our Silent Auction returns with a new slate of magnums, verticals and special bottlings. Enjoy the view of the Pacific from the Terraces as you immerse yourself in the World of Pinot Noir!

#RoséAllDay - March 24th; 11am-6:30pm

The wait is over!!! Stop by the tasting room Friday, March 24th and be the first to get your hands on our 2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir
Available for pick-up starting: Friday, March 24th, 2017
Shipping date: Monday, March 27th, 2017

Sip Sip Hooray! - February 18th and 19th; 11am - 5pm

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Annual Wine Club Pick-Up Party - January  22nd, 2017 

SLO Wine Country's Harvest on the Coast Celebration - November 4-6th, 2016

Grand Tasting and Wine Auction - Nov. 5th; 12-4pm

It's a Harvest Party at the Beach!  Join our local winemakers and local celebrity chefs at our Grand Tasting and Wine Auction on Saturday, November 5th at the Avila Beach Resort.  Our beachside grand tasting at the Avila Beach Resort features over 50 wineries and restaurants dishing out handcrafted wines and cuisine with live music by the Tipsy Gypsies. Purchase your early admission ticket to get in at 11am, and enjoy exclusive library, large format and reserve wines during the first hour only! 


Surf's Up Sunday Nov. 6th; 11-5pm

FREE for all Wine Club, Barrel Adopter and Harvest on the Coast wrist band holders (must have wristband AND wine glass)







Sold Out! - Tamalpie's 4th Wine Dinner of the Year - July 12th, 2016; 7:30pm-9:00pm

10% of all the proceeds from this month's event will benefit the Marine Mammal Center. Their mission is to advance global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education. 

Tickets are $65 per person which includes a delicious three course meal, three wines, tax and gratuity. 

Sold Out! - Tapas at Two June 25th, 2016; 2-4pm

ta·pas; small Spanish savory dishes.

Join us on Saturday to celebrate the 26th Annual Roll Out the Barrels weekend! Stephen Ross will be featuring our Spanish varieties from the Edna Valley, and an educational and comparative vertical of three vintages of Stone Corral Estate Pinot Noir, paired with an assortment of hearty Tapas, prepared by Willow Market.

$40 per person
Contact Sarah Boone, or call 805.594.1318 for more information.

Annual Barrel Adopter Dinner - April 16th, 2016; 6:30pm

Wine 4 Paws - April 9 - 10, 2016; 11am - 5pm

Join us on this special weekend as we raise funds for the animals at Woods. Enjoy our wines while supporting a great cause - pet loving wine drinkers can help our four-legged friends. All of our tasting fees ($12) during the weekend of April 9th will be donated to Woods!

No advance tickets needed, just show up!

Past Events

Pinot & Provisions - Valentine's Day Weekend, February 13th and 14th

Join us at Stephen Ross Wine Cellars; Saturday, February 13th or Sunday, February 14th for a special tasting flight and lunch! 
$20 fee; includes tasting and lunch

SLO Provisions will be preparing two lunch options for you to eat here while you taste, or take to go! 
Option 1: Baguette sandwich with prosciutto, Manchego cheese & tomato jam
Option 2: Baguette sandwich with portobello mushrooms, oven-roasted tomatoes, lemon-herb aioli & smoked mozzarella cheese
**Both options will include a farro and white bean salad, as well as a cookie!**

Annual Wine Club Pick-Up Party - January 24th, 2016; 2-4:30pm

Now that the dark days of winter are upon us,
it is time to PARTY!   

We're switching things up this year and hosting our pick-up party on a Sunday.
Escape the cold winter and join us in the cellar for wine, food and live music!
Sunday, January 24th; 2-4:30pm

Joe White from Willow will be here serving fresh pressed paninis, accompanied by Erin Montgomery's musical trio, and of course our wine.

Holiday Open House - December 3rd, 2015; 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Complimentary wine tasting, festive food and Holiday cheer!

Slider Sunday - November 8th, 2015; 11am - 5pm
Join us at the winery as we kick off our work boots and celebrate the end of Harvest 2015!! We will be featuring two yummy sliders by new hot spot eatery SLO Provisions. Frenchi Sliders; a Parisian street-style sandwich with ham, Brie, apple, on a buttered baguette and a bite-size rotisserie chicken sando.

Don’t miss our Holiday 6 pack special!!
Build your own 6 pack (or more) and receive 15% off
2012 Pinot Noir, Stone Corral Vineyard Estate six pack, 20% off