Serious wine snobs probably won’t find much to like about Four Vines tasting room in Templeton (San Luis Obispo County).
First off, they serve their wines in Riedel tumblers – yes, stemless (oh, the shame). Most are etched with catchy monikers, some named for the wines, like “biker,” or “zinbitch” if you’re a Zinfandel fan, and you get to take them home after paying a tasting fee. Hey, at least it isn’t a Mason jar.
But if you’re truly attempting the relaxed tri-tip lifestyle here on the Central Coast, getting hung up about glassware is so freaking Bay Area. Let it go. Catch a wave. Have a good time.