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Mark James Miller: The 'spirits' of the Central Coast

Lompoc Record
 10 days ago

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” — Mark Twain. Wine has long been a staple of the Central Coast. From Ventura to the border of Monterey County there are literally hundreds of wineries and fields of grapes, ready to be harvested to turn out the quality wine the Central Coast is famous for. However, the making of distilled spirits — whiskey, gin, vodka, and the like — is relatively new to the Tri-Counties. But there are now 14 distilleries in San Luis Obispo County alone, and more are sure to come.