what is the best place to go wine tasting in san mateo/san jose area?
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Some of places you should consider:
- Thomas Fogarty winery, Woodside: http://www.fogartywinery.com/
- Paul Masson Mountain Winery, Saratoga:http://www.mountainwinery.com/
- Byington, Los Gatos: http://www.byington.com/
- Wente, Livermore: http://www.wentevineyards.com/
- Clos La Chance , Saratoga: http://www.clos.com/Source(s): our experience
- Anonymous1 decade ago
These are 3 great wineries to visit. The two in Castro Valley are in a secluded wooded area and are very close to each other.
33853 Palomares Rd., Castro Valley, CA
Open Weekends Noon – 5 PM
This Livermore winery is a fun getaway located in Palomares Canyon. Bring a lunch and enjoy a picnic. They produce a wide variety of fine wines. On Sundays during the summer you can make reservations to attend their "Music in the Vineyards" concerts featuring live cajun, swing, raggae, jazz, or blues. 2005 prices were $35 a carload.
463 Kilkare Rd., Sunol, CA
Open weekends Noon – 5 PM
Stroll the beautiful grounds, explore the historic house, and enjoy the fine wines at this Livermore winery. Wines include Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Sparkling Wines, Merlot, Claret, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc.
34329 Palomares Rd., Castro Valley, CA 94550
Open weekends Noon – 5 PM/Tues-Fri. 1 PM – 4 PM
This Livermore winery is located in Palomares Canyon and the route there is a scenic drive. The winery was established in 1985.Source(s): http://www.cheers2wine.com
- 1 decade ago
5339 Prospect Rd. #124, San Jose, CA (800) 211-6630
Bonny Doon Vineyard
10 Pine Flat Road, Santa Cruz, CA (831) 425-4518
Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
2300 Jarvis Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95065
303 Potrero Street, Number 35, Santa Cruz, CA (831) 458-5030
Silver Mountain Vineyards
Silver Mountain Drive, Santa Cruz, CA (408) 353-2278
Hope that helps...they are all good places i helped my sis pick out some wines for her wedding and went to all of these to find some she liked... the people were really nice and the wines were good...
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- 1 decade ago
take highway 280 all the way from san jose to san fransisco and on the way you will find many dilightful vinyards!!