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Mandeville Vineyards

Painting by Agata Zaborowski women enjoying wine

Larry Gilman is the hands-on owner and farmer of MANDEVILLE VINEYARDS. Larry had a vision for the vineyard when the location of his future vineyard was impassible, and almost impossible to get uphill behind the family house.
Larry is an actor and director and has won awards for directing THE ZOO STORY, with Woody Harrelson.

He has performed and directed in NY, and LA, and has been on Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional theater, television and movies. It is fair to say Larry is a  busy man. Yet Larry has a passion for life and to be in his life, rather than watching it simply passing him by. With no guarantee of success to follow his passion, Larry and his family have set off to make the best wine, with the most hands-on, and the best grapes, that the climate and soil will allow. 

San Antonio Winery

A winery in Los Angelas? Yes!  Whether you arrive for a tour, meal, or celebration at San Antonio Winery you will discover the variety and quality of their collection of fine wines in the only producing winery in Los Angeles. The San Antonio Winery in LA offers 4 wine flight tastings and winery tours. *

Hours:
Mon      12:00pm to 4:00pm
Tues     12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed      12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thur     12:00pm to 4:00pm
Fri        12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sat       11:00am to 5:00pm
Sun      11:00am to 5:00pm

Tours and tastings are on the hour, tour 30 to 45 minutes

Laguna Canyon Winery

Laguna Canyon Winery is currently featuring three brands that are available in their two tasting rooms and 15 states throughout the United States. Their main premium brand 'Laguna Canyon', 'Purple Paws' and Wyland Cellars. A portion of all Purple Paws wine sales go the care of homless pets. Marine artist 'Wyland' embellishes the Wyland Cellars brand and a portion of the sales go to the Wyland Foundation which supports clean rivers, oceans, the environment and the protection of sea life. Our founder John Krause has made several visits to Laguna Canyon Winery when he would commute between San Diego and Orange County. Do yourself a favor when visiting Laguna Canyon Winery and be sure to try a few of their red blends. *

Hours:
Mon      Closed
Tues     11:00am to 6:00pm
Wed      11:00am to 6:00pm
Thur     11:00am to 6:00pm
Fri        11:00am to 6:00pm
Sat        11:00am to 6:00pm
Sun       11:00am 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

 

Moraga Vineyards

Moraga Vineyards is a wine growing estate in the Santa Monica Mountains at an elevation of 600 to 900 feet, five miles from the Pacific Ocean in the Los Angeles community of Bel Air. Owners and native Californians, Tom and Ruth Jones have lived on the 16-acre Moraga Canyon property since 1959, purchasing a small horse ranch originally built by Victor Fleming, director of Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz. Scott Rich is the winemaker producing wines from the vineyards fruit.

Hours:

Not open to public. Wines maybe purchased online

Agua Dulce Vineyards

Agua Dulce Winery is a 90 acre, fully operational winery and vineyard, featuring daily wine tasting and tours and wines. You will find Agua Dulce Vineyards just 45 minutes north of downtown Los Angeles and this winery has earned the honor of being Los Angeles County’s leading fine wine grower and producer. *

Hours:

Daily 10am - 5:30pm

Galleano Winery

Tour the Cucamonga Valley’s last (at one time there were over 60) remaining Prohibition Era winery still operating at its original location by its founding family. Wine grapes were planted in the Cucamonga valley by European immigrants, and by the 1930′s vineyards stretched from the Santa Ana River to the San Gabriel Mountains, growing lush in the alluvail fan of deep sandy soil deposited by rivers that flowed down mountain canyons and onto the Cucamonga Valley floor. The average age of the vineyards in the Valley is 90 years, producing much sought after “old vine” wine grapes. At Galleano Winery you can enjoy premium Zinfandels,, Rhone Varietals, a glass of Rose, a nice white and a few dessert wines.*

Hours:

Mon - Sun 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

 

 

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

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

 

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