True wine connoisseurs teach themselves to distinguish varietals, identify flawed bottles, and cry pure chardonnay. Become one with the grape with this Groupon.
$35 for a Wine Tasting and Choice of Two Bottles to Take Home ($70 Value)
Wines include the rich 2008 Santa Cruz Mountains merlot and the fruity 2011 Santa Clara rosé, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and merlot. The Tasting room is open 12 p.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday or by appointment.
At Roudon-Smith Winery, winemakers surrounded by unique murals create barrels of rich reds and refreshing white wines using high-quality grapes from the Santa Cruz Mountains and other regions of California. Whether crafting an elegant pinot noir or a richly colored zinfandel, the winemakers follow a philosophy of minimal intervention, seeking to preserve the essential qualities of the fruit.