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Estate Vineyard Winery and Tasting Room


Located in the hearts of the Santa Cruz Mountains, one of California’s oldest AVAs, our Estate Vineyard and Winery is nestled in the serene beauty sunny vineyards and the surrounding redwood forest. Just down the road from Big Basin Redwoods and Castle Rock State Parks, our winery is ideally located for those who would like to follow up a hike or bike with a tasting of exceptional wines on our scenic patio. We are also a perfect starting point for some of the world-class road biking routes along Big Basin Highway. Our vineyard adjacent patio is the perfect location to relax with a picnic and recover from your exertions.
Outside food welcome.


Walk-In Tasting

Saturday & Sunday: 12-5 (Weather Permitting)
Fridays: 5:30-9:30 (April-October)
$18 Current Release Flight; $28 Reserve Flight
Wines also available by the glass and bottle

Our Tasting Room offers two walk-in options for tasting flight. Our Current Release Flight features 5 current release single vineyard and AVA wines- The perfect introduction to Big Basin wines. We also offer a Reserve Flight featuring 5 of our favorite library vintage and limited release wines. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff will share the details of each wine and answer any questions you might have about the unique characteristics of each vineyard and our winemaking process.
Club members receive 2 complimentary Current Release flights.
Please call in advance for parties 8+


Connoisseur Experience: Vine to Wine Tour and Tasting

An In Depth Tour & Tasting for Wine Enthusiasts

Saturday & Sunday: 12-5, Reservations Required
$45 per person
Club members receive 30% off tasting fee

The Connoisseur Experience is an appointment only, focused exploration of Big Basin Vineyards from vine to wine. It involves a sit-down comparative tasting of five single-vineyard and library wines paired with cheese and charcuterie.
Embark on a virtual visual tour of the vineyards and winery as your Big Basin wine host provides in-depth discussion of the vineyards and winemaking practices.
Experience the story behind the wines in your glass, from the history of our vineyards and the unique Santa Cruz Mountains (and Gabilan Mountains) terroir, to our CCOF certified farming practices and our minimal intervention winemaking philosophy.
Please allow 90 minutes.
Due to limited seating, please book at least 24 hours in advance.