Many years of experience in Nappa
Forgotten Barrel is a historic property located on 3 acres near downtown Escondido. The winemaker, John Eppler brings over 30 years of Napa experience to San Diego. They have specialized in making Napa wine for the past 8 years and now have announced the addition of San Diego wine made at Escondido winery.
The oldest winery in San Diego
They are the oldest winery location in San Diego dating back to the 1880’s which is in the first grape growing region. It was fully restored in 2016 back to its original glory. Forgotten Barrel now occupies the former Ferrara Winery and it is now restored with a beautiful tasting room, outdoor patio’s and arbor areas to enjoy a picnic, glass of wine and scenery.
Enjoy the romantic surrounding of Forgotten Barrel winery
The winery provides romantic views and a rustic, dramatic Barrel Room, original homestead buildings, barns, winery and tasting room, outfitted with all the modern amenities. Perfect for hosting wedding, corporate event or private parties. The property is further filled with life by the presence of their Zebra Finches and a brood of hens.
Forgotten Barrel offers a wide selection of premium hand-crafted wines using fruits from Napa, Sonoma, Central Coast, San Diego County, Paso Robles, Russion River, and Santa Barbara.
The reincarnation of the former Ferrara Winery has transformed this once-forgotten homestead into a tranquil rustic hideaway in the city
Forgotten Barrel Winery is a great escape from the busy world to experience vintage inspired grounds.