Francisco, California Wineries
Nestled in the Santa Cruz mountains, Bargetto makes quite a few
wines, including a delicious Chaucer's Mead!
Murrieta's Well Vineyard
Murrieta's Well Vineyard was planted in 1884. This vineyard was
begun with grape cuttings from such fine French vineyards as
Ch,teau d'Yquem. They are especially well known for their Sauvignon
The Retzlaff Winery
The Retzlaff Winery creates fine Cabernets and Cab-Merlot blends,
as well as its series of white wines. Hand produced, Retzlaff
prides itself on the quality of its output. Its web page has
not only descriptions of their wines, but also festival information
and a wine quiz.
Rosenblum Cellars Winery
Located in Alameda. Their building was created in 1910, sitting
at the edge of San Francisco Bay. They get their grapes not only
locally, but also from nearby grape-growing regions.
Stone Ridge Winery
Located in the Livermore Valley and established in 1975. They
create not only 'typical' wines for the region, but also fresh
and interesting Italian-style wines. These include a Malvasia
Bianca and a Nebbiolo.
Iván Tamás Winery
Iv·n Tam·s Winery was begun by a family with centuries
of experience behind them. Already their fine wines are garnering
praise - the Trebbiano and Sangiovese as much as the Cabernet
and Zinfandel. Their newest addition is their Dopo Cena, a delicious
A destination not only for wine, but for golf and entertainment
as well. Begun in 1883, Wente now has over three thousand acres
of vines. They do especially well with Sauvignon Blanc, SemilÃlon
and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The first winery to label their Petite Sirah by its name instead
of by the more general (and geographically incorrect) "Burgundy"
that other wineries were using. They make this excellent wine
as well as fine Sauvignon Blancs and Cabernet Sauvignons.
A name well known throughout the world for its fine wines. With
a 144 year history, Mirassou not only makes fine wines but also
sparkling wines, plus they host tastings, courses, weddings,
festivals and more.
Retzlaff Estate Wines
In our time of mass production it is a treasure to find a few
things that are still made by hand. At Retzlaff, quality is our
goal. Yet quality comes not only from our efforts but from the
soil - the earth that produces the grapes. Our soil gives the
grapes their flavor, the rich berry tones, the soft tannins and
the long lingering finish.
Eckert Estate Winery
Nestled among the Livermore vineyards and olive trees, flourishes
a new distinctively different winery. Here in the casual setting
at Eckert Estate Winery, you can relax and taste exceptional
wines, sample olive oil made from the surrounding trees, tour
the olive mill, or just unwind under the canopies.
Mitchell Katz Winery
Mitchell Katz Winery has found a home. They will be located on
1188 Vineyard Ave., Pleasanton, CA. This is the location were
the old Ruby Hill Winery once stood.