San Diego's Wineries Are Perfect Settings for Parties, Weddings, Receptions & Corporate Events
San Diego's wineries continue to grow in popularity as they gain local, regional, national and international recognition. Blue ribbons are prominently displayed at the various award-winning wineries. In fact, San Diego County wines have even been served at the White House. The wineries are always in a festive mood. Seasonal events include art festivals, jazz concerts, grape stomps and more. San Diego's many wineries are perfect venues for parties, weddings, receptions and corporate events.
Established in 1889, Bernardo Winery is San Diego’s oldest operating vineyard and winery. Enjoy lunch inside at Cafe Merlot or dine on the patio. Also, a big attraction here are the winery’s charming village shops. They are open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
The winery is also available for that important celebration, seminar or… (read more)
The grand opening of the Blue Door Winery (18)… (read more), which is San Diego’s newest winery was celebrated on a cold and windy March day on the outskirts of Julian in San Diego’s back country. An excellent selection of reds and whites were poured to a most appreciative group of wine lovers with an pallet
Visit the Winery On Cedros for a unique opportunity to experience a fully operational winery in an urban setting, blocks from the beach. You will have the opportunity to taste hand-crafted, single-vineyard sourced, award winning wine, while enjoying our gallery exhibits featuring local artists. We proudly feature California North Coast Reds, along with Russian River… (read more)
Nestled in the hills of the San Pasqual Valley in Escondido, you’ll find the Cordiano Winery, a family-owned and operated vineyard that takes pride in the craftsmanship of good wine and of the labor practiced for ages in the old country. The winery is a lifelong dream realized; a reflection of the love and passion… (read more)
Stop by to see their showcase of local San Diego Wines & Micro Beers from our new wine/beer tasting store located in Wynola, just 3 miles past Santa Ysabel-on Highway 78-East towards Julian. Their store is located at 4456 Hwy 78-East, steps away from the Wynola Farms Marketplace. Easy access from the highway. Come and… (read more)
What is unique about Deer Park Winery is that it caters to connoisseurs of both good wines and antique cars. Their collection of one-of-a-kind American convertibles includes over 100 models.
Equally as impressive as their vintage cars are their wines, which include zinfandel, Sangiovese, merlot, California champagne and petite syrah.
They also have a gourmet… (read more)
What a delightful idea. Vacationing or having a weekend getaway at a boutique winery. Eagle’s Nest Winery, which was established in 2007, has the unique distinction of having one of the few female wine makers in the county. That being said, this award-winning winery and vacation cottage is worthy of discovery.
The Italian wine-themed villas… (read more)
The Ferraras are the the oldest active grape-growing, wine-making family in San Diego County, supplying premium quality wines to California since 1932. Because of this uniqueness, the State of California designated the Winery a State Historical Point of Interest in 1971. This California historic landmark is open for free wine tasting daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.… (read more)
They offer five tastes for ($9.50) and you can keep the wine glass. Located at the Juan St. entrance in Fiesta de Reyes in historic Old Town. This family-owned winery features locally made San Diego wines with a lovely garden room to relax and enjoy a wine tasting experience with friends. With a golden Peruvian… (read more)
This new boutique winery produces 1,000 cases annually of sauvignon blanc, white Grenache, Syrah, zinfandel, meritage a dry orange muscat and a muscat canelli. Tastings are ($6) for six tastes and you can keep the crystal souvenir wine glass.… (read more)
J. Jenkins Winery consists of a rustic “apple shed” graced by 10 acres of orchard and vineyard and a stunning view of Volcan Mountain. After many years of experimentation and development, owner Jim Jenkins invites you to taste his elegant wines.
He plans to expand the production of his spectacular cabernet sauvignon, merlot, chardonnay, Syrah,… (read more)
Lenora Winery began growing winegrapes and making wines in 1999. Its five acre vineyard produces eight different kinds of winegrapes in The Valley of the Sun. Lenora Winery’s excellent premium wines may be enjoyed in its wine tasting room overlooking the vineyard or in its picnic
area with grape arbor and barbeque. Lenora Winery’s winemaker… (read more)
Mahogany Mountain Vineyard and Winery is a small, family-owned and operated winery specializing in limited production of handcrafted premium Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot, Syrah and Zinfandel. Their vineyards are located on 43 acres in a picturesque and sunny high valley (1,500 ft. elevation) in Ramona, California surrounded by mountains. Their microclimate is… (read more)
Open for free wine tasting, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily with extended summer hours. They also offer free tours daily. Special annual events include a blues festival featuring Rob Bower in mid-July, their famous Grape Stomp (mid-September) and their Art and Wine Tasting Festival harvest celebration in the fall.
Located in the middle of a beautiful… (read more)
This is Orfila’s second wine-tasting location and is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday and weekends 10 a.m.–5 p.m. They also sell delicious Julian apple pies ciders. You can taste six different reds and whites for ($10). The Julian Tasting Room showcases great wines, as well as beautiful gifts near the historic village of Julian, which is… (read more)
Orfila Vineyards & Winery (3)… (read more), which is San Diego County’s most popular winery, is nestled in the pristine San Pasqual Valley agricultural preserve just 30 minutes from downtown San Diego. It is on the way to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. So locals and visitors often visit both attractions when visiting this region
Pamo Valley Winery is a licensed and bonded wholesale winery that markets its wines to restaurants, stores, events and wine clubs. They also do off-site events, visit their website for more information. Their wines are produced entirely by hand, “the old fashion way”. They produce their wines with locally grown grapes.
The Pyramid Vineyards & Winery is a boutique winery that produces red and white wines including Syrah, Blanc de Syrah and Merlot wines. To schedule a tour the vineyard and winery, or to order wine, call the winery directly.… (read more)
Salerno Winery is a boutique winery featuring handcrafted wines. It is owned and operated by Herman and Rose Salerno. Their wines have won many international medals including the San Diego International and Dallas Morning News wine competitions. Plus, they ship within California and to most states.… (read more)
San Pasqual Winery is the only active producing winery within the San Diego city limits. Their tasting room is open Sat. noon–4 p.m. Tastings cost $8.50 for 6 tastes.
The San Pasqual Winery was established in 2000 and is one of over a dozen local wineries prospering within San Diego county. What’s unique about this… (read more)
This award-winning winery produces premium handcrafted, classic European red wines and traditional California whites, which are aged two or more years in an underground 1,500-sq. ft. cellar. The tasting room is the first commercially permitted straw bale building in San Diego County.
It’s open for tasting Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For ($8) you can choose… (read more)
If you’re looking for a special place for your wedding, this is the place. The owners have an extensive background in the restaurant business, which is a big plus. The cost for wine tasting is ($3), which includes a complimentary souvenir wine glass. Shadow Mountain is an ideal grape-growing location with an elevation of 3,500 feet, and it’s blessed with Pacific Ocean breezes and cool, dry nights.
The winery sells its wine to wholesalers only during the week 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Located in the Twin Oaks Valley in North San Diego County, this eight-acre vineyard has a 3,500-sq. ft. winery where Syrah, viognier and cabernet sauvignon are estate bottled.
Although no wine tasting is offered at the winery, their wines are sold… (read more)
The Witch Creek wine tasting room is located in the historic and picturesque village of Carlsbad. It’s near the beach on Old Highway 101. Here you can sample wines for ($6), which includes a complimentary Witch Creek Winery logo glass. The wines produced by Witch Creek Winery are from a small-lot fermentation and oak-aged, ensuring… (read more)
Here in San Diego County’s only 100-year-old gold rush mining town is where you can enjoy a quaint wine-tasting experience. Sample their wines for ($6), which includes a complimentary Witch Creek Winery logo glass. Use their coupon to get two wine tastings for the price of one.… (read more)
Founded in 1993, award-winning Witch Creek Winery is