Wine Tasting in Santa Cruz, CA


$11 for a Wine Tasting for Two at Joyce Vineyards ($20 Value)

Joyce Vineyards

Carmel Valley Village

Sample 7 wines, including the Black Mountain chardonnay with notes of pear, quince and pineapple, or the bold Pedregal cabernet sauvignon

$20 $11

Wine Tasting with Bread and Cheese Tray for Two or Four, valid Monday–Friday at Cowgirl Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Cowgirl Winery

Carmel Valley Village

Taste bold reds or lighter blends while hanging out on the eclectic patio or in the sunny interior of this redwood-barn tasting room

$52 $26

$39 for Wine-Tasting Package for Two at Mountain Winery (Up to $65 Value)

Mountain Winery

Saratoga

Duos sip flights of wine paired with cheese, then take home a bottle of red or white wine

$65 $39

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Heller Estate Organic Vineyards (Up to 52% Off)

Heller Estate Organic Vineyards

Carmel Valley Village

Sample award-winning wines aged in French oak barrels and made from grapes grown in the vineyards that make the property so picturesque

$40 $19

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Roadhouse Wine Bar (Up to 52% Off)

Roadhouse Wine Bar

Roadhouse Wine Bar

Taste reds and whites from Ray Franscioni’s wineries, including Pessagno and Puma Road

$30 $15

Flights and Cheese Plate or Reserve Tasting for Two at A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro (Up to 41% Off)

A Taste of Monterey-Wine Market & Bistro

Heart of Monterey's Historic Cannery Row

Enjoy your choice of one of our five Wine Flights or Reserve Wine Tasting as you look out onto Monterey Bay through floor-to-ceiling windows

$59 $35

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Puma Road Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Puma Road Winery

Puma Road Winery

Vintners for over 20 years, crafting fine SLH Pinot Noirs, SLH Chardonnay’s, and assorted rare Bordeaux varietals

$30 $15

Wine Tasting with Cheese Plate and Bread for Two or Four at Georis Winery (Up to 50% Off)

Georis Winery

Georis Winery

Grapes grown near the coast form the foundation of such wines as chardonnay and cabernet franc, enjoyed at the owner’s art gallery

$40 $24

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Pessagno Winery (Up to 52% Off)

Pessagno Winery

Carmel Valley Village

Sample exclusive Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir’s and Chardonnay’s and enjoy our limited edition varietals from San Benito County.

$30 $15

Wine Tastings for Two, Four, or Six at Sycamore Creek Vineyards (Up to 55% Off)

Sycamore Creek Vineyards

Sycamore Creek Vineyards

Groups of up to six sample award-winning varietals in a tasting room with gorgeous views of the Santa Cruz Mountains hillsides

$30 $16

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six and a $10 Credit Toward a Bottle of Wine at Wargin Wines (Up to 50% Off)

Wargin Wines

Multiple Locations

Family owned and operated winery; staffers pour 1-ounce tastings of Italian varietals, Petite Sirahs, Late Harvest and more

$30 $15

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Carmel Ridge Winery (Up to 42% Off)

Carmel Ridge Winery

Monterey

Guests sample wines made from grapes grown with a minimum of human intervention and fermented in small lots of French oak barrels

$20 $12

Winery Tours and Tasting for Two and Four at Indigene Cellars (Up to 45% Off)

Indigene Cellars

Indigene Cellars

A Carmel Valley winery presents their award-winning reds and whites in souvenir glasses

$32 $20

Taste of France Wine Flights and Cheese Platters for Two or Four at Claudine's Wine Experience (Up to 34% Off)

Claudine's Wine Experience

Saratoga

At a charming bar with stately furnishings and lush patio, groups sip on French wine flights while nibbling on artisan cheese or charcuterie

$49 $35

Wine and Cheese Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Leal Vineyards (Up to 68% Off)

Leal Vineyards

Hollister

Palates are introduced to subtle notes of varietals including chardonnay, malbec, and mourvèdre in tasting room on 50-acre estate

$60 $19

Winery Tour and Tasting for Two or Four, or 6 or 12 Bottles of Pinot Noir at Pietra Santa Winery (Up to 57% Off)

Pietra Santa Winery

Hollister

Tours explore winery, concluding with sampling of wines; wine options provide 6 or 12 bottles of 2009 Block H Pinot Noir

$70 $35

VIP Winery Tour and Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Clos LaChance Wines (Up to 53% Off)

Clos LaChance Wines

San Martin

During a VIP tour of the winery, a staff member guides groups through the nuances of five premium Clos LaChance wines

$60 $29

Wine Tasting for One or Two at Bakai Wine Bar

Bakai Wine Bar

Old Monterey Business District

A wine bar offers extensive selection of wines from around the world, including California, Washington, Oregon, and New York

$25 $15

$119 for One-Year Ownership of Two Vines at Carneros Della Notte ($198 Value)

Own a Napa Vineyard

Carneros Della Notte

Learn how to tend and harvest grapes, access special vineyard events, and make your own wine from grapes that grow on your vines

$198 $119

Beekeeping Workshop with Honey and Wine Tasting for One, Two, or Four from Gerard'Z Honeybees (Up to 78% Off)

Gerard'z Honey Bees

Multiple Locations

The workshop demystifies beekeeping and gives guests a taste of local monofloral honeys such as star thistle and wildflower

$90 $25

Prix Fixe Lunch for Two or Four, or Chef's Tasting Menu Lunch with Wine for Two at Casanova (Up to 41% Off)

Casanova

Casanova

Locally sourced produce and seafood are crafted into rustic French and Italian fusion dishes for multicourse lunches for two or four

$83 $49

$19 for an Online Wine Pairing and Tasting Course from Mixology Training ($595 Value)

Mixology Training

Online Deal

Learn how to examine and evaluate wines with your senses and how to create an exemplary dining experience by pairing wine with food

$595 $19

$34.99 for Six Mini and Six Full-Size Bottles of Wine, Including Shipping from Tasting Room ($99.94 Value)

Tasting Room

Online Deal

Taste six mini bottles of wine, fill out a profile about your preferences, and then get six full-size bottles of wine based on the profile

$99.94 $34.99

$30 for a Taste of Italy Package with Four Bottles of Award-Winning Italian Wines from Heartwood & Oak ($103 Value)

Heartwood & Oak

Online Deal

The wines include a Tuscan white, Sangiovese red, Pinot Grigio, and Chianti DOCG, a status bestowed on only a handful of quality wines

$103 $30

$39 for a Six-Bottle Sampler of Award-Winning California Wines from A Taste of California ($89.94 Value)

A Taste of California

Online Deal

Six bottles of wines from throughout California, including a mix of reds and whites—all of which have won awards at various competitions

$89.94 $39

Distillery Experience for Two or Four with Tour, Tasting, and Souvenir Glasses at Venus Spirits (Up to 42% Off)

Venus Spirits

Santa Cruz

Distillery creates one-of-a-kind spirits in hand-pounded copper stills, using organic ingredients like barley, agave and juniper berries.

$30 $18

$19 for Online Wine-Pairing Class from Wine Pairing Course ($59 Value)

Wine Pairing Course

Online Deal

Through engaging videos, students learn to distinguish different types of wine and match them with the foods that draw out flavor profiles

$59 $19

$19 for an Accredited Online Wine-Appreciation Course from EventTrix ($199 Value)

EventTrix

Online Deal

Learn how to properly evaluate and appreciate wine with a course that covers grape varieties, winemaking, and the wine-tasting process

$199 $19

$39.99 for an Online Wine-Making Course from Mixology Training ($595 Value)

Mixology Training

Online Deal

Learn how to make wine from the comfort of your own home with this online wine-making course led by a master wine maker

$595 $39.99

$25 for Lifetime Membership to Craft Beer Brewing Online Course from CraftBeerAtHome.com ($199 Value)

CraftBeerAtHome.com

Online Deal

The lifetime access course details the differences between various beers and walks students through step-by-step instruction for brewing

$199 $25

Select Local Merchants

  • Soif Wine Bar & Merchant
    Relax with a glass of wine and a good conversation at Soif Wine Bar and Merchant. At Soif Wine Bar and Merchant, you can sip on a fine wine from the extensive wine list. Impress your friends and invite them to a party to remember at Soif Wine Bar and Merchant. Those that prefer some music with their meal will find live tunes at Soif Wine Bar and Merchant. The after-work crowd can fill the place up, so be sure to take advantage of reservations at Soif Wine Bar and Merchant. No need to gussy up for a trip to Soif Wine Bar and Merchant, where patrons dress for comfort and fun. Both street parking and lot parking are available near Soif Wine Bar and Merchant. Commute by bike to Soif Wine Bar and Merchant and find easy bike parking. If you don't want a night that will cost you an arm and a leg but you do want a delicious meal, come to Soif Wine Bar and Merchant. If you are looking to get better acquainted with wine, make your way over to Soif Wine Bar and Merchant for a tasting. No matter what type of American dish you're in the mood for, Soif Wine Bar and Merchant has a great selection of dishes to choose from. If you're seeking a highly-rated American restaurant in the area, look no further than Soif Wine Bar and Merchant.
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    Santa Cruz, CA US
    +18314232020
  • Bocci's Cellar
    Bocci's Cellar is serving you great Italian cuisine in an atmosphere you'll love. Bocci's Cellar offers a new take on healthy dining. Complement your meal with a beer or wine from this restaurant's delightful drink menu. Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at Bocci's Cellar. Groups of all sizes can easily be seated at Bocci's Cellar. Feel the beat on the restaurant dance floor and groove to live music. Weekends can get packed, so take advantage of the restaurant's reservations. Great food is best enjoyed comfortably, so Bocci's Cellar encourages less-than-fancy attire. Catering is also available if you'd like to serve Bocci's Cellar's tasty dishes at your next party. Short on time? Don't wait for a driver — pick it up yourself. Street parking is always accessible for those dining at Bocci's Cellar. Dining at Bocci's Cellar will set you back about $30 per person on average. What's your favorite meal of the day? Chow down on breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Bocci's Cellar and taste test your way through the menu. For authentic and delicious Italian cuisine, look no further than the highly-rated Bocci's Cellar.
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    Santa Cruz, CA US
    +18314271795
  • MJA Vineyards
    After 16 years spent with Kona Coffee, MJA Owner Marin Artukovich took up residence in Napa Valley, where he renovated an idyllic estate on the side of Howell Mountain before opening the MJA Tasting Room in March of 2010. With the help of local winemaker Mikael Wargin, Marin’s vineyard produces cabernets, sauvignon blancs, and pinot noirs reflecting the terroir of Napa Valley and the Santa Cruz mountains, with bottles for sale through its very own Serene and DaVine cellars. Cups of house-roasted Hawaiian Kona Coffee cap off each tasting, warming hands and souls inside MJA’s gorgeous brick-walled estate or on a heated patio overlooking the Santa Cruz mountains.
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    Santa Cruz, CA US
    +18314219380
  • Vino Prima
    At Vino Prima, the wine pours freely. Surrounded by 360-degree views of the Santa Cruz wharf and sparkling lights of the boardwalk, patrons soak in the views as they sip their choice of wine by the flight or glass, with a rotating selection of 30 wines pouring daily. Enclosed in their protective casings, more than 150 boutique wines are also available by the bottle, which can later be filled with a miniature version of your favorite 14th-century shipwreck. On some weekends, belly dancing and live-music sessions create a lively atmosphere to complement the always-flowing libations.
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    Santa Cruz, CA US
    +18314260750
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard
    In 1975, Ken Burnap established Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard with one goal in mind: to produce one of the best pinot noirs in California. Four years later he hired his protégé, Jeff Emery, who now runs the vineyard and ensures that it continues to produce award-winning pinots along with complex cabernet sauvignons petite sirahs. The staff makes the rounds of seven vineyards, where it cultivates traditional Californian grapes as well as varieties that originated in Spain and Portugal for its Quinta Cruz label.
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    Santa Cruz, CA US
    +18314266209
  • Bonny Doon Vineyard
    You won't be disappointed at Bonny Doon Vineyard in Santa Cruz, where well-prepared eats and delicious drinks rule the menu. You won't find a suit in here! Business casual dress is the norm at Bonny Doon Vineyard. Bonny Doon Vineyard prides itself in its delicious catering. Parallel-parking experts can find room on the street, though patrons also have access to the restaurant's adjoining lot. Your tab at Bonny Doon Vineyard will usually run to about $30 per guest.
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    Santa Cruz, CA US
    +18314253625

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