Unique Varietals

Unique Varietals

Pavi Wines

Pavi Wines - you can drink (not visit) - have some wonderful Italian varieties...almost the only people in Napa who do.

You'll find their wines on a lot of restaurant lists...it's great quality at good prices.

I especially love the Pinot Grigio ... way better than the average "nothing there" pinot grigio, very refreshing on a hot afternoon. They sell it by the glass at Calistoga Inn - I'd say it's best on the deck there!

You can also find it in St. Helena at Tra Vigne, Farmstead; in Calistoga at Brannan's; and in Rutherford at Rutherford Grill.
You can also enjoy a glass at: Napa Wine Company Tasting Room
“Cult Wine Central”
7830-40 St. Helena Hwy
Oakville, CA 94562

Toogood Estate Wine Caves

Hidden from view off a narrow two-lane road in the heart of Fair Play, this winery takes advantage of the rocky outcroppings and protected valleys indigenous to the area. Toogood Estate Winery is unique in the Sierra Foothills because it has wine caves. There were many wines to choose from and the staff made the visit fun. They mixed in educating us about the wines and their process with jokes and kept things fun.

Cockerel Family Wine Estates

It began as a dream to produce a superb Sauvignon Blanc in the Napa Valley modeled on the best traditions of the incredible Bordeaux blancs of France. In 2005 we were fortunate to locate a beautiful estate vineyard in Calistoga which was planted over 50 years ago on St. George rootstock. Back dropped by the Palisades, the old vines thrive in this dry-farmed vineyard which has deep soil that is well suited to growing Sauvignon Blanc.

The result -- our first estate grown wine Terroir Coquerel, followed by Le Petit Coquerel, and in 2008 Cockerel Family estate grown late harvest Sauvignon Blanc, La Douce Revanche. Each wine is distinctive and delicious, reflecting individually the terroir of their original Calistoga vineyard and of the elegant flavors unique to Sauvignon Blanc.

Dancing Stallion Vineyards

Dancing Stallion Vineyards and Winery. Family owned and operated, the vineyard in San Miguel Pleasant Valley is one of the first vineyards planted in the San Miguel area. With nearly 120 planted acres, Dancing Stallion Vineyards focuses on growing premium quality grapes for our own wines as well as other wineries in the Paso Robles Area.

Ambyth Estate

Artwork by Wine Artist Agata Zaborowski – Agata Art Gallery

AmByth is the Welsh word meaning 'forever'. We view it as our legacy: to live and farm to our heart's content in Templeton for the remainder of our lives...but also to farm with the future in mind, and the healthy condition of our land being left behind. AmByth Estate is Paso Robles' first and only winery to produce Demeter certified Biodynamic wines. We utilize the Biodynamic method of farming to enhance our observations of nature, and use these intimate insights as tools that allow our 20 acres of vineyards to express their true character through the grapes it produces. We want our grapes to be as unique to AmByth Estate as your thumbprint is to you.

Artwork by Wine Artist Agata Zaborowski – Agata Art Gallery

Gallery | Agata Art Gallery

Pilot Peak

The terraced landscaped setting and abundant oak trees makes for a picturesque experience.
Live music, great wines, outstanding hospitality! Where have you seen a full kitchen in the tasting room, and received a hug at the door for free wine tasting and food? The wives bake bread, amazing spicy beat balls, and put on a free spread of food and tasting that will knock your socks off. OPEN: Friday, Saturday & Sunday

La Finquita Winery & Vineyard

Whether it’s your first visit to our “little farm” or you’re a regular weekend guest, we are sure you will find something to love here at La Finquita Winery & Vineyard. Try a little bit of everything with our signature wine tasting, or settle down with a glass of your favorite or even try a glass of our infamous wine slushies. Either way, you’ll be sure to enjoy our hand-crafted wine in the relaxing atmosphere of our indoor tasting room or with the stunning views from our comfortable tasting patio.

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.

Keyways Vineyard & Winery

First stop on our wine tasting fun! Beautiful winery as soon as you pull up onto the gravel parking lot.... So many trees, flower bushes, and on the walkway, vintage wine making machines, so cool! We walked right up to the counter, tasting for two! $15 each and you get to keep the glass! The staff was really sweet, enjoyed a good conversation, and she gave us a 2 for 1 card for the next winery on our list!

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!~


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


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