November 21st Passport Update

Our winery facility will be open for Passport Day for the first time on November 21st, 2015. The address is: 238 Carpenteria Road, Aromas, 95004. Parking is on the street– please walk-in so as not to disrupt the family that lives in front.  We’re down the driveway, past the private residences (on right) and greenhouses Read More

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July 18th Passport at CANTINE Winepub in Aptos

Winemaker John Benedetti will be at CANTINE Winepub in Aptos Village pouring a full flight of wine for Passport Day.  We’ll be there from 12:00 – 5:00.  Address is 8050 Soquel Drive, Aptos.

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Summer Tasting Room Hours

Beginning Memorial Day Weekend, our tasting room will have expanded hours.  We’re now open Thursday – Monday from 12-5ish.  We’re featuring a full lineup of wines all summer long, with 4-6 wines every day: 2014 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast 2014 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains 2013 Chardonnay, Bald Mountain Vineyard 2013 Read More

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April 18th Passport at CANTINE Winepub

We’ll be pouring for Passport this spring at CANTINE Winepub in Aptos.  CANTINE is located at 8050 SOQUEL DR in Aptos Village (same center as the Bay Federal).  Winemaker John Benedetti will be present with a wide selection of our current release wines.  Come join us from 12-5!

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2013 Split Rail Pinot: 94 Points, PinotFile

I’ve long turned to Rusty Gaffney’s PinotFile as a go-to source when looking for Pinots to try.  I’ve found him to be consistent and knowledgable, and I’ve almost always been happy when I’ve purchased a wine on his recommendation.  I have always valued Rusty’s “barometer”.  I was quite thrilled today to see he has awarded our 2013 Split Read More

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2012 Split Rail Pinot Noir Listed in Wine & Spirits “Best US Pinot Noir” List

We received word this week that our 2012 Split Rail Pinot Noir has made Wine & Spirits’ list of the “Best US Pinot Noirs” in their upcoming April issue. We couldn’t be more thrilled to share those pages with some wineries that we have always looked up to. The wine is sold out, but early Read More

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Aromas Winery Facility Closed for Passport

Our winery facility in Aromas is not yet permitted to open for public wine tasting events, so will not be open for Passport. Passports are honored in our Pescadero tasting room. Thank you for understanding.

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2013 Release Party at Vinocruz Saturday 12/13

We’ll be at Vinocruz showcasing our new 2013 Split Rail Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, along with 2013 TANK’D and 2012 Bald Mountain Vineyard Chardonnay this Saturday from 2:00 – 5:00.  725 Front Street, Santa Cruz.  In the Cooper House Plaza next to the MAH.  Come down and say hi, and try out our new releases! Vinocruz Read More

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Aromas Winery Facility Closed for Passport

We’re sorry to say that our winery facility in Aromas is not currently able to be open for Passport events.  We hope to have the required permits at some point in the future, but for now we are honoring SCMWA passports in our tasting room at 216-A Stage Road in Pescadero.  We hope to see Read More

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Shadowbrook Winemaker Wednesday 10/22

We’ll be pouring our new 2013 TANK’D Chardonnay along with 2012 Split Rail Chardonnay and 2012 Split Rail Pinot at the Shadowbrook Restaurant in Capitola this Wednesday night, October 22nd.  Each wine will be paired with an appetizer.  The event takes place in the Rock Room Lounge at 5:00.  The last two times, it filled Read More

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