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Naggiar Vineyards & Winery

There is a style consistent here at Naggiar Vineyards & Winery from wine to wine. This tells me that they have a winemaker who knows what he is doing. There is no luck here these people have an approach to winemaking that is sustainable. The tasting room is extremely inviting and very well done. The views are more Napa like than Foothill. The odd thing is that the winery is in the middle of no where. In Grass Valley but the drive is lovely and only 20 min from Auburn.

Cantiga Wine Works

Cantiga Wineworks! A small, family-operated winery based in the Sierra Foothills of California. Cantiga Wine Works is committed to recapturing the art of making wine that benefits from long periods of cellaring, and to crafting a food-friendly style, thus reclaiming wine’s rightful place on the dinner table.

Flying Suitcase Wines

Flying Suitcase Wines logo

A wonderful little urban winery in San Carlos, CA. It was so nice to be able to speak with the owner Vikki Vinther and her associates while visiting wineries in the area (short video). A good variety of flavorful and enjoyable wines awaits you. Flying Suitcase Wines is a small, family-run winery owned and managed by Vikki and Anders Vinther producing around 1000 cases per year. The winery name is a nod to winemaker Anders’ Danish heritage and is inspired by a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale of the same name. Flying Suitcase Wines produces a range of varietals specializing in Syrah. This urban winery houses a unique tasting room with a homely vibe.  Family-friendly too!  There is a kids’ play area so you can bring the little ones. Please tell Vikki "hello" for us at CaCorks when you stop by. California Corks members welcome!~

Hours:


Mon-Thurs     Closed
Fri       4:00pm to 7:00pm
Sat       1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sun      1:00pm to 5:00pm

Sierra Ridge Vineyards

We intended on just tasting a few wines but to our surprise we were being served by the owner John, he kept opening up wines for us to try. Before we knew it we were sitting out side at one of the tables with full glasses and talking about his passion for making wines.

It was such a beautiful day he offered to take us on a tour of the vineyards, as we walked the estate we discussed the grapes, soil, vines and the care taken to produce these delightful wines.

Bella Luna Estate Winery

Some would say "Bella Luna Winery" started some 38 or so years ago in the hearts and minds of its founders, Kevin Healey and Sherman Smoot. Kevin just returned from honorably serving his country in Viet Nam and Sherm was training as a Navy fighter pilot preparing to go to Viet Nam. Having grown up together as best friends in the Paso Robles AVA, both developed a real passion for wine.

A. Nonini Winery

A. Nonini Winery logo

A. Nonini Winery (aka Fresno's best-kept secret) was founded in 1936 by Antonio and Angiolina Nonini, and the business carries on managed by the fourth generation. We were pleased to tour the winery, starting with the 1941 Garolla grape crusher from Italy and ending with the finished product resting in the redwood tanks, which can easily be arranged by calling James Jordan.  They also have facilities for hosting special events. Be sure to try the Nonini Winery's Ruby Cabernet. The winery opens it's tasting room from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.~

Hours:

Mon - Sat - 9:00AM to 4:00PM
Sunday                Closed

Graziano Family of Wines

urrent labels for the Graziano Family of Wines are Saint Gregory, Monte Volpe, Enotria and Graziano. The four labels are crafted to preserve each variety's integrity by employing time honored Old World cellar practices perfected by the gentle application of modern technology.

Drytown Cellars

Drytown Cellarss is a must go to spot when you are in the Plymouth area doing some winetasting.This sweet little find because the people are the most casual and friendly folks.The owner & winemaker, Allen and his wife Suzanne are such a pleasure.The wines are some of the best out there for the price.Especially fond of the Reserve Zin,Cab Franc,Red on Red and Primitivo

Roblar Winery

Roblar Winery wines reflect the diversity of Santa Ynez Valley, with an east-west transverse range that allows the Pacific Ocean a significant influence with near-daily fog and crisp ocean breezes. This cooler climate leads to wines with firm structure, plenty of secondary flavors, and great potential for aging.

Old County Cellars

Old County Cellars is a great little urban winery own and operated by a group of friends that just happened to love wines and emersed themselves in winemaking back in 2010. One day enjoying their luscious Carmeros Pinot Noir they decided; "Let's do this" and Old County Cellars was born. After two years of leasing space from another local winery, Old County Cellars opened their own tasting room in San Carlos California. Fun people and fun wines. We look forward to doing a video review of a few of their wines in the future but you can get a little peek from this breif video of the visit we made during the 3rd Annual Mid Peninsula Wine Walk by just clicking HERE. Be sure to tell Dan, Jim, Jeff and Toni a big hello from California Corks when you stop by and enjoy a few of their great wines.~

Hours:

Mon-Fri     Closed
Sat       1:30pm to 5:30pm
Sun       1:30pm to 5:30pm

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