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Vino Con Brio

In 1999, this family bonded their winery called Vino Con Brio, meaning “Wine with Passion” in Italian. Matzin was their other label for their Old Vine Zinfandel Wines. Vino Con Brio specialized in Rhone, Italian and out of the ordinary varietals, such as Pinotage, that are so well-suited to Lodi's climate.

Vino Con Brio is now closed.
The Matson Family has retired and the property is now owned by Mettler Family Vineyards.

Biotano Family Wines

Boitano Family Wines is operated by four generations of family. The Boitano family started growing Sangiovese grapes in their Mokelumne Hill vineyard in 1999. The six generation mother lode family comes together annually to prune in early spring and harvest in fall.

Baehner Fournier

This small winery produces wines that can be tasted at The Good Life Cellars. This small family winery and vineryard fbelongs to Dr. Bob Baehner and his wife Vickie and their focus is exclusively Bordeaux styled wines. The estate is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot on hillsides. The thin and rocky soild, high winds, hot days and cool nights re a combining fource of the these vines and the wines produced from them. The Winemaker, Steve Clfton oversees the farming and crafts the wines at his {almina Winery. The estate produces approximately 20 barrels from which are bottled pure varietals of each of the grapes.

Englemann Cellars

Bret and Elainea Engelmann started Engelmann Cellars in 2000 in an old raisin shed that his grandfather built on the 200 acre family vineyard back in 1957. Together Bret and Elainea have brought wine prduction up to 3,000 cases with 85 % sold directly to winelovers in the tasting room or online.

William James Cellars

Today, Robin Bogue with the help of her dad, Bill, run the day to day business at William James Cellars. From grape to glass, the enjoyment of wine is purely subjective. William James Cellars produce wines that stand alone but also love the beauty of food and wine that pairs well together. Enjoy!
Robin’s Manifesto: I am a goddess, and my body is my temple; so therefore I drink wine!

Vineyard Grant James

Come taste the beauty of Vineyard Grant James wine on our stone veranda overlooking our Sangiovese vineyard and the hills of the Ramona Valley. You will be welcomed with pure hospitality and have the opportunity to experience luxury wine in a perfect relaxed countryside setting. We hope that you come to visit us in Ramona, California for the chance to enjoy our wine and share in the simple pleasures of good wine and good people.
While you're here be sure to try our popular and award winning wines, including: Viognier, Rose of Syrah, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Nebbiolo, Merlot, Syrah and Petite Sirah.

Ramona Ranch Winery

Sample handcrafted wines made with grapes from the beautiful vineyards of San Diego County at Ramona Ranch Vineyard and Winery located in the heart of the Ramona Valley American Viticulture Area (AVA). Taste award winning reds, a dry rose and interesting whites in our quaint tasting room or on our lovely view tasting terrace, often along with artisan cheese samples. Family owners/wine-makers Micole Moore and Teri Kerns focus on vineyard specific, single varietal wines like their Double-Gold Estate Tannat, Paccielo Reserve Sangiovese and smooth drinking Cadillac Cab. White wines include a dry Muscat, Viognier and a newly released Dessert wine called “Indulgence,” made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc.

J. Jenkins Winery

The inspiration for the winery was born thirty plus years ago after Jim Jenkins visited the wine country of California while serving his internship at UCSD. The dream was kept alive with amateur winemaking, as he practiced Pediatrics in San Diego. During that time, he was closely associated with the San Diego Amateur Winemaking Society and he attended enology courses at UC Davis. He retired from Pediatrics after 28 years of practice to pursue his dreams full time.

Honeyrun Winery

if you are all about mead-type beverages, this is a perfect stop in the chico area. they have all types of honey wines, including blackberry, raspberry and elderberry wines! Family-owned HoneyRun Winery brings you delicious berry and fruit honey wines.

Birdstone Winery

Tony and Kimberly Kirk established Birdstone Winery with the goal of producing world-class wines from Madera-appellation grapes. A friends and family effort from the start, Birdstone’s winemaking team includes Tony, Kimberly and their sons Travis & Conner. It’s not uncommon to find Tony & Kim’s siblings, parents or friends behind the bar in the Tasting Room or helping to crush grapes during harvest.

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