Santa Cruz County has a tradition of fine winemaking that dates back to the late 1800’s. Today, the County is home to over 40 family-owned and operated wineries that specialize in small yield, handcrafted wines.
It is also home to Bonny Doon Vineyard—recently named by the Daily Meal as on of the top 25 wineries in America.
Santa Cruz Wineries and Wine Tasting
20320 Highway Nine, Boulder Creek, CA (408) 338-6071
Small production of award-winning wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Semillon.
5339 Prospect Rd. #124, San Jose, CA (800) 211-6630
3535 North Main Street, Soque, CA (800) -4-BARGETTO
Established in 1933, Bargetto Winery is the oldest winery in Santa Cruz County and is currently owned and operated by third generation Bargetto family members.
10 Pine Flat Road, Santa Cruz, CA (831) 425-4518
Bonny Doon Vineyard grew and grew with some incredibly popular brands (Big House, Cardinal Zin and Pacific Rim) until it became the 28th largest winery in the United States. It was recently named one of the top 25 wineries in America.
24060 Summit Rd., Los Gatos, CA (408) 353-6290
21850 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos, CA (408) 354-1111
22600 Mount Eden Road, Saratoga, CA (408) 867-7116
2621 Old San Jose Rd., Soquel, CA (408) 462-1466
21439 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos, CA (408) 354-4214
Devlin Wine Cellars
3801 Park Avenue, Soquel, CA (408) 476-7288
379 Felton Empire Road, Felton, CA (408) 335-4441
Hallcrest Vineyards was established in 1941 in the Santa Cruz Mountains where the soil and climate are ideal for producing premium California varietal wines.
5579 Old San Jose Rd., Soquel, CA (408) 477-1718
65 Rogge Lane, Watsonville, CA (831) 736-3112
2364 Bean Creek Rd., Scotts Valley, CA (831) 438-1244
23600 Congress Springs Road, Saratoga, CA (408) 741-2930
Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
303 Potrero Street, #35, Santa Cruz, CA (831) 458-5030
(Tasting Thursday – Monday, noon to 5 p.m.)
Storrs Winery, uses grapes from selected vineyards throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains. Producing 10,000 cases a year, their wines are distributed in 20 states in the U.S.A. Their Chardonnay, considered by many to be one of the best made in Santa Cruz County, can be sampled along with their outstanding Merlot, Zinfandel and Gewurztraminer wines at their tasting room.
Silver Mountain Drive, Santa Cruz, CA (408) 353-2278
8063 Glen Haven Road, Soquel, CA (831) 462-9045
3875 Trout Gulch Rd., Aptos, CA (831) 688-4380
420 Old Mount Road, Felton, CA (831) 335-7992
Click here for wineries in Half Moon Bay (45 miles north)
Click here for wineries in Monterey (45 miles south).