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Wine Bars and Wineries in Santa Cruz County

wine_cheeseThere are so many local wineries in the area, but there are a unique cluster of impressive wine bars, too. Pop the cork and dive in. See also Good Times Josie Cowden's reviews of Santa Cruz area wines and wineries.
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Cava 115 San Jose Ave. Capitola, (Between Capitola Ave. & the Esplanade) 831-476-2282, cavacapitola.com  Just a block from Capitola Beach, Cava delivers a fine mix of wine and entertainment.

It's Wine Tyme 116 Stockton Avenue, Capitola, California 95010 | 831-477-4455 itswinetyme.com

Vinocruz 725 Front St. #101, Santa Cruz, 831-426-8466, vinocruz.com  Wines from the Santa Cruz Mountains are featured here from more than 70 wineries. Convenient downtown Santa Cruz location and comfortable atmosphere make this a hotspot. Written up in the Wall Street Journal for its devotion to local wines in the region, Vinocruz certainly stands out.

Soif Wine Bar & Merchants 105 Walnut Ave., Santa Cruz  831-423-2020, soifwine.com  A downtown Santa Cruz haven that is both an impressive wine boutique and a great place to catch some interesting culinary dishes.

Vino Prima 55 B Municipal Wharf, Santa Cruz, 831-426-0750  A fine hotspot on the wharf, Vino Prima offers specials daily. Wednesdays, for instance, it spotlights one  unique winery. Tuesdays, you can buy one glass of wine and get the other for free.

wine_cheeseVWineries

Alfaro Family Vineyards 420 Hames Road, Corralitos 831-728-5172, alfarowine.com

Ahlgren Vineyard 20320 Highway 9, Boulder Creek, 831-338-6071, ahlgrenvineyard.com

Bargetto Winery 3535 N. Main Street, Soquel, 831-475-2258, bargetto.com

Beauregard Vineyards 10 Pine Flat Road, Bonny Doon, 831-425-7777, beauregardvineyards.com

Bonny Doon Vineyard 328 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz, 831-425-4518, bonnydoonvineyard.com

Burrell School Vineyards 24060 Summit Road, Los Gatos, 408-353-6290, burrellschool.com

David Bruce Winery 21439 Bear Creek Rd., Los Gatos, 408-354-4214, 800-397-9973, davidbrucewinery.com

Dancing Creek Winery, 4363 Branciforte Drive, Santa Cruz. 831-425-3561 dancingcreekwinery.com

Hallcrest Vineyards & Organic Wine Works 379 Felton Empire Road, Felton, 831-335-4441, hallcrestvineyard.com

Hunter Hill Vineyard and Winery 7099 Glen Haven Road, Soquel, 831-465-9294, hunterhillwines.com

Loma Prieta Winery, 26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos. 408-353-2950 lomaprietawinery.com

Nicholson Vineyards 2800 Pleasant Valley Road, Corralitos 831-724-7071, nicholsonvineyards.com

Pelican Ranch Winery 402 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz, 831-426-6911, pelicanranch.com

Pleasant Valley Vineyards 600 Pleasant Valley Road, Corralitos 831-728-2826, pvvines.com

Poetic Cellars, 5000 North Rodeo Gulch Drive, Soquel. 831-462-3478 poeticcellars.com

Roudon-Smith Winery 2364 Bean Creek Road, Scotts Valley, 831-438-1244, roudensmith.com

Silver Mountain Vineyards 402 Ingals St., Santa Cruz, 466-0559 silvermtn.com

Storrs Winery Old Sash Mill, 303 Potrero St., #35, Santa Cruz, 831-458-5030, storrswine.com

Summit to Sea Wine Trail: Boutique wineries from the Summit to Sea, www.summit2seawinetrail.com

Vine Hill Winery 2300 Jarvis Rd Santa Cruz 427-0436

Vino Tabi Winery 334 Ingalls St., Santa Cruz 831-426-1809, vino-tabi-wine.com

Windy Oaks Estate Vineyards Road, Corralitos 831-786-9463, windyoaksestate.com


For a complete listing of Santa Cruz Mountains wineries, call 831-479-8463, or go to scmwa.com. Call ahead for tasting hours and to get specific directions.
Wine trails brochures and maps are available at all wineries.
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