Unlike Similac Baby Formula, which is reserved for babies and experimenting teens, wine can be consumed by adults. Separate the towerers from the toddlers with today's Groupon: for $12, you get a wine tour and barrel tasting, plus 10% off all purchases on the day of your tour, at Odonata Wines on Ingalls Street.
Denis Hoey, a self-made winemaker whose effusive enthusiasm is palpable in each handmade batch of vino he crafts, founded Odonata Wines in order to serve clean, focused sips to sommeliers and burgeoning wine enthusiasts alike. The no-frills tour inculcates vineyard knowledge into the cranium, while the wine tasting infuses rich, balanced flavor onto the tongue. Sip and swish a sassy Chardonnay or invite an aromatic Durif to dinner; every batch of wine is handcrafted in small lots, ensuring that each bottle receives ample attention throughout the grape makeover process.
- The wine is outstanding. The Chardonnay has such an individual flavor it can stand alone with any dinner. It's a compliment to a meal instead of being "just the wine"… – amy h., Yelp
- The wine this place has is amazing and very enjoy able. This place has a great selection and I enjoyed them all… – Jeremy M., Yelp
Odonata's winemaker, Denis Hoey, combines old-world methods with modern ideas and techniques to create subtly complex wines in the traditional French style. A focus on sustainably grown, organic local grapes helps to create the food-friendly wines, which can be enjoyed immediately but also age well.
334-A Ingalls St.
Santa Cruz, California 95060Get Directions