Old Spanish Trail Auto Highway Wine Trail Adventure Guide

FLORIDA
San Sebastian Winery
157 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 826-1594

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Make this your first stop and you will hit the Trail knowing more about grapes, vineyard management, wine making and tasting than the above average bear. They pay exceptional attention to making your experience with them one to remember.

Admire the architecture of the 2nd largest winery in Florida, originally constructed by Henry Flagler ion 1923.

Winery tours and tasting:
Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The winery and retail store are open until 6 p.m.

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Three Oaks Winery
3348 FL-79
Vernon, FL 32462
(850) 535-9463

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Owned and operated by the Biddle family, Three Oaks Winery uses its own line of grapes, including Conquistador and Muscadine, to produce wine that is smooth and refreshing. All of our products are Florida wines, and except for our port, they are all low-alcohol.

Wednesday –  Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Chautauqua Vineyards
364 Hugh Adams Rd
Defuniak Springs 32435
(850) 892-9539

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Do take the time to visit the city where many turn-of-the-century homes still stand, gracing the shores of a perfectly round lake. The winery proves you can take a light-hearted, whimsical approach to wine.

Open every day, 9am-5pm

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ALABAMA
Perdido Vineyards
22100 County Road 47
Perdido, AL 36562
(251) 937-9463

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Whoopee! Fortified wines from grapes at 16.5% and 19% abv, especially designed for grapes and other local Alabama fruits. Private label bottling and local Artists to design wine labels representing local history and features.

Monday through Saturday - 10:00 AM to 5:00PM

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LOUISIANA
NOLA Tropical Winery
Riverwalk
500 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.561-6010

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Stop to enjoy the Riverwalk and enjoy a glass of wine or a smoothie. A wide variety of area wines and you many discover one that will lead you to add another winery to your driving adventure.

Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm
Sunday: 10am - 7pm

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Pontchartrain Vineyards
81250 Old Military Rd.
Bush, LA 70431
(985) 892-9742

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Pontchartrain Vineyards is the only winery in the state producing table wines exclusively from traditional bunch/wine grapes. Bring your lunch and have a picnic! Check out their Jazz'n the Vines concert schedule for an evening visit.

Wednesday - Sunday from Noon to 4 pm.

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Casa de Sue Winery
14316 Hatcher Rd.
Clinton, LA 70722
224-683-1010

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The first winery of Louisiana produces muscadine and blueberry wines from organically grown grapes.

Visit in June to pick organic blueberries and August and September to pick organic grapes. Call (225) 683-1010 for dates and prices.

Open just about any time but please call before you come to make sure we will be around.

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TEXAS
Piney Woods Wine Trail
19 Wineries in Eastern Texas
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Bruno and George Winery
400 Messina Rd.
Sour Lake, TX 77659
409-963-8235

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The owners make this a hard working winery and all they ask is that you call ahead to arrange for a tour and tasting of the results. About 18 miles and 20 minutes north from Beaumont and I-10.  Sour Lake is an historic area.

By Appointment

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Yepez Winery
12739 FM 12739
Baytown, TX 77520
(281) 804 - 3410

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Nestled between vineyards, the adobe style winery creates a vision of the Southwest. Sample the rare Blanc du Bois and Black Spanish grapes. And they have olives too.

Friday & Saturday: 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Sundays: 2:00pm-6:00pm
And later in the summer

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Whistling Duck Vineyards & Winery
1213 CR 273
Weimar, TX 78962
512-913-4813

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This is where you go when you want carefully blended nature, fine wine, friendly Texas hospitality, and a tranquil country setting. Their motto  is “Porch Sittin’, Wine Sippin’, Country Trippin’ – FUN!”

Friday, 4pm-8pm
Saturday, 12pm-6pm
Sunday, 1pm-6pm
All other times, by appointment

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Rohan Meadery
6002 FM 2981
LaGrange, TX 78945
979-249-5652

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Freshest and most unique, natural Texas meads, wines & ciders that you will ever encounter. The farm is home to Rohan Meads, Blue Mule Wines & Blissful Folly Hard ciders & fruit wines. All products are small batched and made on-site. Rohan Meadery is Texas' oldest meadery and specializes in the recreation of mankind's' oldest fermented libation - mead.

Thursdays - Sundays 12 - 6 pm.
Wednesdays by appointment only

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Rosemary's Vineyard & Winery
5521 TX-71 East
La Grange, TX 78945
979-249-2109 (winery)

281-728-9737 (mobile)

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29.900375, -96.779458

A small family owned and operated business and proud to be "Fayette County's first little winery". For this reason, our quality standards are high. Hand picked and processed onsite by the family since 2006.

Mon-Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Saddlehorn Winery
958 FM 1948 N
Burton, Texas 77835
979-289-3858

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MAP - 28 miles from La Grange in Historic Washington County. Near popular tourist attractions.

The winery and tasting room are on a 390 acre ranch in a 12,000 sq ft horse barn. Active on Facebook.

Everyday: 11am-6pm.

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Majek Vineyard
12508 FM 957
Schulenburg, TX 78956
210-413-8912

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Historic family property with a legacy of Grandpa’s Czech homemade wine and 
sausage. Kick back in the old barn or outside with a view of the vineyard. Get away from the city and enjoy the big Texas sky, the constant southerly breeze, the beauty of the cardinals in the cedar trees. Their website has personality!

Fridays: 4pm-7pm
Sat-Sun: noon-6pm

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Blue Lotus Winery &
Texas Mead Works

5151 FM 20
Seguin, TX 78155
(830) 379-9463

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Vineyards worth bragging about. Taking on the world to offer fine wines made from various grape species not found in many vineyards.

Thurs - Sun: 12pm to 5pm

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TRAVEL SUGGESTION:

Short Cut and easy way to visit the Wine Road 290 and the Hill Country Wineries listed in the Orange section below.

You will, however, bypass the heart of San Antonio which is rich in OST history.

If this is your only trip on the OST, please visit San Antonio and then head north on US 281 to Johnson City to catch the major Texas wine trails.

From I-10 at Seguin

1 - North on State 46 Highway to New Braunfels and Gruene (pronounced Green)

2 - West on State Highway 46 to US Highway 281

3 - North on US Highway 281 to Johnson City

4 - West on State Highway 290 to Fredricksburg

5 - Your Choice: South on State Highway 16 or US 87 or US 290 to return to I-10

Fredericksburg Wine Road 290
17 Hill Country Wineries
Johnson City to Fredericksburg
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Texas Hill Country Wineries
51 Wineries includes Wine Road 290

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Kerrville Hills Winery 
3600 Fredericksburg Rd 
Kerrville, Texas 78028 
(830) 895-4233

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Relaxing and fun environment, situated at the top of a hill high above Kerrville and the Guadalupe River Valley. The winery and tasting room are built on the footprint of a Kerrville homestead.

Thursday – Monday
11 am – 6 pm

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Lost Maples Winery
34986 Ranch Rd 187
Vanderpool, TX 78885
(830) 966-5131

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One hour, 60 miles, south of the OST
The reviews say that it is worth the trip

Wednesday - Sunday
1 pm-7 pm

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Ste. Genevieve Winery
101 E Callaghan St.
Fort Stockton, TX 79735
(432) 336-9463

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The winery is quite large—68,000 square feet and 4 stories high. The winery was built in 1984 for The University of Texas Land System with the confidence of the potential for Texas wines.

The Grey Mule Saloon Wine Tasting and Dining Room is located in town. Vineyard is 30 minutes west in the Premium Grape Growing Appellation, Escondido Valley

Wednesday - Sunday: 2–8PM

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Zin Valle Vineyards
7315 Canutillo-La Union Rd.
Canutillo, TX 79835
(915) 877-4544

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Only Vineyard and Winery in El Paso!

Friday - Monday: noon to 5pm

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NEW MEXICO
La Vina Winery
4201 NM-28, Anthony, NM 88021
(575) 882-7632

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New Mexico's oldest winery, La Viña is open for tastings of classic New Mexican wines and tours of the historic winery. Call in advance to schedule a tour.

Thursday - Tuesday, from noon to 5 PM

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Sombra Antigua Vineyard & Winery
430 La Vina Rd, Anthony, NM 88021
(915) 241-4349

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Sombra Antigua Winery is built near Camino Real with its ancient shadows. Among the things conquistadors, soldiers, citizens and priests brought with them were the traditions of wine consumption and wine making. The winery is nestled among the vines of New Mexico's oldest commercial vineyard.

Sat 12pm-6pm
Sun - Thurs: 12pm-5pm
Tue - Wed By appointment

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Rio Grande Vineyard & Winery
5321 NM-28, Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 524-3985

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Wine, pecans, honey... what's not to love! Over 12,000 vines of Vinefera (European Varieties). That is 7.5 miles of vines!

Friday/Saturday/Sunday: 12 to 5:30 pm
Groups by appointment on Mondays and Thursdays

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Luna Rossa Winery & Pizzeria
1321 Avenida de Mesilla
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 526-2484

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Pizzeria Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Monday-Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Friday-Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday

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St. Clair Winery & Bistro
1720 Avenida de Mesilla
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 524-2408

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Stop for the wine and food and then make your next stop the winery and vineyard 50 miles west.
 
Sunday-Thursday: 11AM–9PM
Friday-Saturday: 11AM–10PM

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St. Clair Winery & Tasting Room
1325 De Baca Rd SE
Deming, NM 88030
(575) 546-1179

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Over 70 different  wines under many labels from the Mimbres Valley appellation, in Deming, New Mexico. A six-generation family history of wine making.

Sunday: 12–8PM
Monday-Thursday: 10AM–8PM
Friday: 10AM–10PM
Saturday: 10AM–10PM

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Luna Rossa Winery & Pizzeria
3710 West Pine Street
Southwest Frontage Road
Deming, New Mexico 88030
(575) 544-1160

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The wines are 100% New Mexico grapes grown in our vineyards. The wine has now been in production for over seven years and has competed in many wine competitions from state to international and been awarded amongst the highest ranks.

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Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday-Saturday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Sunday

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La Esperanza Vineyard and Winery
100 DeLaO
Sherman, New Mexico 88041
(505) 259-9523 or (505) 238-6252

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Off the path, by about 60 miles, but why miss the charm of a century old homestead? Since 1906, these 640 acres of land were used as a cattle ranch, a farm, and an apple orchard. The vineyard was added in 1998 and now has 4,000 grapevines producing 1200 gallons of wine (700 cases) annually. 

Friday, Saturdays, Sundays 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Call for an appointment Monday-Thursday.

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ARIZONA
Winery 101
Gallifant Cellars
9299 W Olive Ave, Suite 101
Peoria, AZ 85345|
(520) 477-9463

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Family will personally serve you from 20 varietals
Tastings/Glasses/Bottles

Sunday-Monday: 12pm-6pm
Thursday-Saturday: 12pm-8pm

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Windmill Winery
1140 W. Butte Ave.
Florence, AZ 85132
(520) 868-6050

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Great history dating from the days as a brick yard. Special events throughout the week.

Winter hours: Wednesday & Saturday 1-7 pm
Thursday & Friday 1-9 pm

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Su Vino Winery
7035 E. Main Street, Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 994-8466

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Outpost of a Texas-based winery, with house-produced wines served in a stylish tasting room.

Tues - Wednesday : Open Noon – 8 pm
Thurs – Sat : Open Noon – 10 pm
Sun : Open 1 – 5 pm

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CALIFORNIA
Cooperative Tasting Room for San Diego area wineries

Wine Works
8167 Center Street
La Mesa, CA 91942
619-741-0700

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Wine Works is located in the industrial area of La Mesa. The building that Wine Works occupies was previously a sign manufacturing facility and before that was home to a variety of light industrial businesses, including La Mesa Floor and Tile and La Mesa Blueprint. Many of the industrial features, such as the overhead gantry trolley are still in place. Located between Bolt Brewery and Helix Brewing Co.

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San Pasqual Winery
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Winery and Production
8140 Center Street
La Mesa, CA 91942
619-469-9463

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Seaport Village, 805 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-9463

San Diego’s first urban winery. Wines are hand crafted in small batches, using grapes sourced from local vineyards and renowned viticulture regions throughout California.

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Winery and Production open weekends noon - 4pm

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Tasting Room open daily and holidays 10am-9pm

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Négociant Winery
2419 El Cajon Blvd B
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 535-1747

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Grapes are sourced from around California and wine is make on premises.

Sunday: 8AM–6PM
Tuesday - Wed -Thurs: 8AM–10PM
Friday - Saturday: 3PM–10:30PM

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Gianni Buonomo Vintners
4836 Newport Ave.
San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 991-9911

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The winery is right by the beach and has a cool Pacific breeze drifting through it all day.

Wednesday - Thursday 2:00 pm 9:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm 10:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm 10:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm 7:00 pm

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Blue Door Winery
4060 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92117
(858) 274-4292

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Our winemaking philosophy and techniques are straight forward – keep it as simple and as natural as possible, then always fill it with passion and commitment.

Tuesday – Thursday: Noon – 9pm
Friday: Noon – 10pm
Saturday: Noon – 9pm
Sunday: 2 – 8pm

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Bernardo Winery
13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 487-1866

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Southern California's Oldest Operating Winery

Daily 10AM-6PM
Check WEBSITE or all for hours on Art Studio and Cafe.

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Orfila Vineyards and Winery
13455 San Pasqual Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 738-6500 x22

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An ultra-premium, small production winery nestled in the picturesque San Pasqual Valley, just 30 minutes from San Diego, on the way to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.The tasting room overlooks the 70 acre estate. Established in 1994.

Daily 11AM-7PM
30 minute tour available at noon
Food and picnic tables available

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Hungry Hawk Vineyards
3255 Summit Dr,
Escondido, CA 92025
(760) 489-1758

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15 varietals in our estate vineyard which also offers amazing views of San Pasqual Valley.

Wine Tasting: Fri-Sun, 12pm-6pm
Appointment Only: Mon-Thurs, 12pm-6pm
Call ahead to schedule a vineyard tour or a personal tasting with the Winemaker.

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Espinosa Vineyard & Winery
15360 Bandy Canyon Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025
(619) 772-0156

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From grapes that are native to Spain but 100% grown at our vineyard in Escondido.

Friday - Saturday - Sunday: 12–5PM
Monday - Thursday: By Appt.

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Highland Valley Vineyards
15412 Bandy Canyon Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025
(858) 531-6589

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Saturday-Sunday: noon to 6pm
Tours and other times are by Appt.

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Altipiano Vineyard and Winery
20365 Camino Del Aguila
Escondido, CA 92025
(619) 857-7242

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Friday - Saturday - Sunday: noon to 6pm
A labor of love for Denise and Peter who hear the music of wine.

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Domaine Artefact Vineyard & Winery
15404 Highland Valley Rd.
Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: (619) 992-8034

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A visit to Domaine Artefact will provide a relaxing afternoon of winetasting, picnicking, wildlife viewing or strolling through native plantings, olive orchards and organic gardens.

Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Kohill Vineyard & Winery
17211 Highlander Dr.
Ramona, CA 92065
(760) 787-1042
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Ramona Valley is an approved American Viticultural Area (AVA) and is developing into a destination of boutique and micro-wineries, most of which are under 1,000 cases per year. Enjoy the charming wine bar or outdoor patio overlooking Ramona's majestic Valley of the Sun and Eight acres of lush plant life and vineyard.

Friday - Saturday - Sunday: 11am to 5pm

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Woof 'n Rose Winery
17073 Garjan Lane
Ramona, CA 92065
(760) 788-4818

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Surrounded by almost 180 degrees of mountain views, including Mt. Palomar, Vulcan Mountain, and the Cuyamacas, you can relax and enjoy conversing with the owners, Steve and Marilyn, who simply love talking about wine, vineyards, winemaking, dogs, roses, food, and anything related.

Usually open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am until 5 pm and during the week by appointment. Always call ahead. Please.

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Schwaesdall Winery
17677 Rancho De Oro Rd. (at Hwy. 67)
Ramona, California 92065
Winery Phone: (760) 789-7547
Tasting Room: (760) 789-7542

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Enjoy your wine tasting in the first permitted commercial straw bale building in San Diego County. The tasting room walls are constructed of straw bales. Sir Chester, our copper pig, will greet you as you enter the tasting room. You are welcome to bring food and enjoy the view and beauty of the vineyards on our grounds.

Saturday - Sunday: 11am - 6pm (or dusk during the winter)

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Chuparosa Vineyards
910 Gem Lane A
Ramona, CA 92065
(760) 788-0059

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100% estate grown, produced and bottled wines

Saturday - Sunday: 11AM–5PM

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