With over 70 wineries and tasting rooms, the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation is one of the oldest wine regions in the United States, known for award-winning pinot noir and other wines. In fact, the wine scene in Santa Cruz County is as diverse as the region's sights and as inspired as its culture. Many local wineries celebrate the County's varietals with an eclectic mix of fun and entertaining events as well. Art and wine festivals in Scotts Valley, Boulder Creek and Capitola attract wine lovers ready to celebrate the crush as well as a number of year-round wine-related events paired with delicious cuisine. Read more...
Nicholson Vineyards, Alfaro Family Vineyards, Windy Oaks Estate & Pleasant Valley Vineyards. Local treasures where family owned wineries welcome you to sample their estate vintages. Discover picturesque Corralitos and wander through our vineyards and olive groves.
Enjoy unhurried wine tasting at tranquil Poetic Cellars where you'll experience well-versed wines for the romantic at heart. Winemaker Katy Lovell weaves exotic blends with a master's hand: partner Joeseph Naegele pens a poem for each beautiful wine.
They are there to meet, greet, entertain, guard and very often to work