Intimate tasting rooms

Area wineries offer a variety of tasting opportunities

World class wines

The celebrated wines of the region rank among the best in the country

Food and wine

The local wine scene is as inspired as its cuisine

Meet the Winemaker

Local winemakers are happy to share their story with visitors

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Wine Tasting

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...

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