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Southern California

The Blending Lab Winery

Try a unique experience. The Blending Lab Winery is an off-winery tasting room in the heart of Los Angles, near the original Farmer's Market. While this little winery sources wine-grapes from around California they make sure the wine is being made right there in Los Angles. Have you ever wanted to try your hand at wine blending? The Blending Lab Winery offer classes in Wine Blending so that you can create your very own blend.*

Hours:
Mon      closed (private events only)
Tues     closed
Wed      5:00pm to 9:00pm
Thur     5:00pm to 9:00pm
Fri        5:00pm to 9:00pm
Sat       2:00pm to 9:00pm
Sun      2:00pm to 9:00pm

 

 

Hamilton Oaks Vineyard

Hamilton Oaks Winery was started in 1988 when the family planted Cabernet Sauvignon vines on the hillside and produced their first wine in 1991. Ron & Connie Tamez made wine for friends and family for 12 years drinking it and giving it away like so many that went from hobby to selling the wines produced. In 2002 Hamilton Oaks became commercial and they have been producing award winning wines for 10 years. In addition Ron & Connie have established a great venue for weddings and special event. 

Hours:

Fri -    3pm to 8pm

Sat - 11a.m to 5pm

Thompkin Cellars

NOTICE: Thompkin Cellars website seems to be down as of March 2020. This listing will be updated in the near furture or removed from the directory once confirmation has been completed.

Thompkin Cellars is a small family run winery located in Southern California (Costa Mesa). The vineyards for the fruit used to produce Thompkin Cellars wines are located in Los Alamos (Cabernet Franc, Grenache, Mourvedre, Estrella clone Syrah, and Petite Sirah), and Santa Ynez (Merlot, Estrella clone Syrah). Their focus is on caring for the vineyards as in their words "wine is ultimately made in the vineyard", so they take a "hands-off" approach in production while providing tender loving care to the grapes that will ultimately be used in their blended and vintage wines.

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Labyrinth Winery

Labyrinth WInery is a premium producer of Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir and Big French / Spanish Reds from Paso Robles. The team at Labyrinth believes that world-class wines need to be accompanied by world-class service. In addition to a comfortable and welcoming environment to taste the wines poured, you will fine a sincere endeavor to make your visit special so that you feel like a long lost friend. At Labyrinth Winery Eddie and Stephanie Schwatz "craft wines that make your palate sing." *

Hours:
Mon      Closed
Tues     Closed
Wed       3:00pm to 8:00pm
Thur      3:00pm to 8:00pm
Fri         3:00pm to 8:00pm
Sat       12:00am to 8:00pm
Sun      12:00am to 6:00pm

Cantara Cellars

Cantara Cellars is a tasting room producing a broad selection of award winning red and white wines located in the in the heart of Ventura County. Chris and Mike Brown’s winery specializes in producing wines from grapes they have selected from the Lodi Appellation in Northern California know for in Zinfandel and a host of other varietals. Each wine expresses both the passion for making fine wines, and enjoyment of the distinctive flavors found in Lodi grapes that this couple has a passion for. Cantara Cellars began in 2002 as a private winery at Mike and Chris Brown's Moorpark home. Beginning with just 250 pounds of Chardonnay hand harvested from Mike's parent's vineyards in Lodi California, they fermented their first 18 gallons of wine! Over the next few years they opened a public tasting room in October 2007. 

Hours:
Mon      Closed
Tues     Closed
Wed       3:00pm to  9:00pm
Thur      3:00pm to  9:00pm
Fri         3:00pm to 10:00pm
Sat      12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sun     12:00pm to  7:00pm

 

Clos Des Amis

Clos Des Amis Wines, loosely translates to "Circle of Friends". Circle of Friends presents the beginning and what has become a passion to hunt down only Ventura County grapes in various boutique vineyards and producing revolutionary results. Clos De Amis is one of several wineries that we have discovered with a passion to seek out and work with small vineyards that dot a particular region in California. Winemaker Bruce Freeman has been pain-stakingly working with Vineyard Developer Martin Rameriez locatng the "sweet spots" to plant Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Grenache, Riesling and Chardonnay grapes.

Wines are available to members and online sales.

Joseph Flilppi Winery

At Joseph Filippi WInery history and tradition of the Filippi winegrowing family continues and flourishes today with each new vintage as 4th generation Joseph 'J.P.' Filippi and his son Jared build upon over 90 years in the historic Cucamonga-Guasti winegrowing area. Since 1994, the Filippis have revitalized old vineyards and undertaken new vine plantings. They continue working to restore the historic Ellena Bros./Regina Winery with the City of Rancho Cucamonga.

Hours:
Mon      Closed
Tues     12:00pm to 8:00pm
Wed      Closed
Thur     12:00pm to 5:00pm
Fri        12:00pm to 8:00pm
Sat       12:00pm to 8:00pm
Sun      12:00pm to 6:00pm

Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery

Founded in 1998, Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery is one of the Best-Kept Secret destinations in Orange County, California. Newport Beach Vineyards & Winery is the first within the appellation to revitalize the tradition of making wine, well established in Anaheim at the turn of the nineteenth century. While not open to the public as a tasting room, Newport Beach Vineyards & Winer is open for private events and tastings by appointment only. *

Hours:
Mon     10:00 to 5:00pm
Tues    10:00 to 5:00pm
Weds    10:00 to 5:00pm
Thurs   10:00 to 5:00pm
Fri-      10:00 to 5:00pm
Sat-     Closed
Sun-    Closed

 

Castle Rock Winery

Castle Rock Winery buys grapes from approximately 40 grape growers, all renowned for their expertise and consistency. In each case, vineyard practices are carried out under the guidance and instruction of Castle Rock Team, all to ensure that quality standards are maintained from start to finish.

Hours:

Not Open to Public

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