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The Owner is Worth the Visit

He seems to do the serving every day. Quirky one prior reviewer said. Interesting I would say... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Indio, California
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Great Dry Farmed Wines

The owner John is really helpful. His wines are all old school and not sold before their times... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Jim S
Visalia, California
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8687 Apple Rd, Templeton, CA 93465-8735
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

He seems to do the serving every day. Quirky one prior reviewer said. Interesting I would say. Wines are very traditional. Entertaining wine tasting chatting to the owner. A wine tasting with a difference.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The owner John is really helpful. His wines are all old school and not sold before their times. Kinda at the end of the trail so it doesn't get the traffic but its worth going to.

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The winery building was designed and built by the owner and his son. The owner was pouring the wine the day we were there-he is quirky and fun. We had an enjoyable experience!

1  Thank Cynthia P
Reviewed 21 April 2016

A small comfortable tasting room. We have always encountered the owner when we have stopped, and he is personable and entertaining. This is a small winery run entirely from vine to bottle by the owner and his son offering only reds that are very acceptable,...More

1  Thank babe10021942
Reviewed 17 April 2016

This cellar features varietals and none are blended wines. 10 acres of vines under cultivation. Small operation focused on good quality pure wines and not interested in scaling. The owner was very nice, great conversation and history.

1  Thank Nina961
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Our experience here was wonderful. We enjoyed the naturally aged wines (without sulfites added to cause headaches, thirst, etc). The owner/tasting room host, was a real character and very memorable. Only 2 other couples came in while we were there, so the atmosphere was very...More

1  Thank denisep425
Reviewed 24 January 2014

On the way to Cambria we stopped here to try their pinots. It was late in the day and the tasting room had a frat party atmosphere to it. A raucous, well lubricated clientele was really enjoying itself. The gentleman pouring was very friendly and...More

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