Explore the Best Wineries in California

Browse through the best selection of outstanding wineries

Three friends named Steve striving together to make the best possible wines

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5700 Greenville Rd., Livermore, Ca, 94550, United States

Winery inspired by Burgundy traditions and using French artisan methods

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1515 East Chestnut Ave, #B, Lompoc, California, 93439, United States

Open a Bottle of Avinodos with Friends or Make New Friends here where Friendship is the Very Foundation

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901 Enterprise Way, Suite B, Napa, 94558, California, United States

Exclusive single-vineyard wines showcasing the various terroir of California

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295 Magnolia ave, Larkspur, 94939, california, United States

Estate wines that have the enigma and complexity of their unique sites

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2963 Grand Avenue. Suite B., Los Olivos, CA, 93441, United States

Unique Gems in Bottles for Family and Friends

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1855 Blake Street, Suite 120, Denver, Co, 80202, United States

An urban Winery with State-of-the-Art Cellar & Panoramic Tasting Room

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710 S. Beckman Rd. Suite D, Lodi, 95240, California, United States

Winery in the heart of the beautiful Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma Country

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7171 W. Dry Creek Road, Healdsburg, 95448, California, United States

Enjoy Natural and Craft Wine at Charlie & Echo Winery

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8680 Miralani Dr #113, San Diego, 92126, CA, United States

A true wine country experience with family flavours

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1 Hummingbird Lane, San Martin, Ca, 95046, United States

Winery boasting the best team in the Sierra Foothills

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35, Camino, 95709, CA, United States

Family-run winery owned by fifth-generation artist and winemaker

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7000 Tesla Rd, Livermore, California, 94550, United States

Read More about Wineries in California

Everything you need to know about wineries in California.

California is such a big state that the climate is very diverse in all-year round, but the best moment to visit wineries in California is from May to September. In spring, you can witness the blooming and flourishing of trees, as well as vine rows. Summer is hot in California, but thanks to the gentle breeze of the Pacific Ocean, wineries in California can be enjoyed even in the hottest season.

Wineries in California are mostly elegant and polished and many are located in the most famous wine region in the U.S., Napa Valley.

Here’s other common characteristics to wineries in California:

  • many are young wineries that are run by group of friends or visionary winemakers
  • several wineries are inspired by French winemaking philosophies
  • all wineries in California have a wide range of choices when it comes to wine varieties
  • sustainable and organic wineries

Browse our selection of wineries in California to find the best winery for your trip!

Wineries in California offer many great facilities to make your visit smooth and enjoyable.

All wineries in California have reduced mobility access so everyone can enter and profit from their wine tastings and tours. Also, almost all wineries allow pet owners to bring along their furry friends and have parking spaces for busses. Many wineries have cellar door sales so you can take your favourite wines with you.

The most common grape varieties grown in wineries in California are:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon (red)
  • Merlot (red)
  • Syrah (red)
  • Pinot Noir (red)
  • Chardonnay (white)

In Sonoma and Napa Valley you can taste the best Cabernet Sauvignon of the Golden State, while Petit Syrah is best produced in the Inland Valleys. If you are a fan of Chardonnay, the Pacific area is the best place to taste some full-bodied Chardonnay.

Top Q&As About Wineries in California

A selection of the most frequently asked questions about wineries in California.

Most of the wineries in California are located in the wine regions in the countryside. The best way to prepare a visit to a winery in California is to book your visit in advance on our website.

Use our interactive California winery map to browse wineries near San Francisco, Los Angeles or San Diego.

Are you interested in reading more about California? Read our travel guide to California wine region, or visit our selection of the very best guide to wine tastings and tours in California that you can book during your stay.