With over 70 wineries and tasting rooms, the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation is one of the oldest wine regions in the United States, known for award-winning pinot noir and other wines. In fact, the wine scene in Santa Cruz County is as diverse as the region's sights and as inspired as its culture. Many local wineries celebrate the County's varietals with an eclectic mix of fun and entertaining events as well. Art and wine festivals in Scotts Valley, Boulder Creek and Capitola attract wine lovers ready to celebrate the crush as well as a number of year-round wine-related events paired with delicious cuisine. Read more...
Offering uniquely hand crafted wines since 1998. Visit our sunny Corralitos Tasting Room overlooking the vines - picnic spots available, child and dog friendly. Well-behaved pets on leashes are always welcome - free dog biscuits on request and water dishes available!
Nicholson Vineyards, Alfaro Family Vineyards, Windy Oaks Estate & Pleasant Valley Vineyards. Local treasures where family owned wineries welcome you to sample their estate vintages. Discover picturesque Corralitos and wander through our vineyards and olive groves.
Hunter Hill Vineyard & Winery is family owned and operated. Vann & Christine Slatter and family opened the winery in 1998 on the farm that has been in the family for 100 years. Dogs are welcome but must be on leash and must be dog and human friendly!
Within the sanctuary waters of northern Monterey Bay, the Santa Cruz Wharf is home to restaurants, gift shops & activities for all. Watch the pelicans dive or the surfers at Steamers Lane while enjoying a bowl of steaming clam chowder. Or you might want to spend the afternoon sipping wine and searching for that perfect Santa Cruz T-shirt. Wildlife abounds on the Santa Cruz Wharf - you can fish, kayak or just watch the seals play! The Santa Cruz Wharf is celebrating it's 100th Anniversary with fun free events throughout the 2014 season.
They are there to meet, greet, entertain, guard and very often to work