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Millésimé Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Millésimé Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

By Raven West   If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting France, or if you’ve already been and long for the day you will return, a visit to Millésimé Cellars is the perfect quick fix for your yearning desires. And it’s no wonder. From the huge Antique clock on the wall, to the Eifel Tower cork […]

Panaro Brothers Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Panaro Brothers Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

By Raven West Winemakers know the best wines are made from grapes grown on vines with strong roots. And when the roots of the winemaker’s family are just as strong, you can be certain that the wine they produce is full of love and pride expected of such a family. Such is the long heritage […]

The Wine Closet–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

The Wine Closet–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

  By Raven West If you ever wanted to have the perfect relationship with a bottle of wine, visit Linda Hunter, the proprietor of The Wine Closet, a warm, intimate tasting room located in Old Town Camarillo. The unofficial “Wine Matchmaker”, Linda prides herself on not only knowing the vintage, region and winery from where […]

Labyrinth Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Labyrinth Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

“Over a bottle of wine, many a friend is found” By Raven West At first glance, you may be amazed at the maze painted in bright red on the wall above the rows of wine in the tasting room at Labyrinth Winery. It will only take a moment for owners Ed and Stephanie Schwartz to […]

Plan B Wine Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Plan B Wine Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Raise your glasses high and “Toast the Train” as it passes by…the tasting room that is…at Plan B Wine Cellars in Ventura.

San Vicente Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

San Vicente Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

By Raven West For those old enough to remember Lucille Ball’s hysterical wine-stomping adventure and who wished to have such bare-footed fun in a vat of grapes, advice San Vicente Cellars in Camarillo will make your dream come true.   The fun doesn’t stop with the stomping! Winemaker and founder Vince Pantess and his wife […]

Cantara Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Cantara Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Cantara Cellars By Raven West   One of the first wineries in Camarillo, Cantara Cellars is truly a family affair. Owners Chris Brown, her husband and wine maker Mike, along with their son Jesse turned their family’s passion for great wine into a thriving commercial winery and tasting room located right off the 101 freeway. […]

Gone West Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Gone West Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Gone West Cellars By Raven West What do you get when you mix craft classes, live music, Paninis and pizza with wine tasting? You get an experience unlike any other west of the Mississippi. And if you’re looking for all of the above and much more, right here in Ventura, the one place you must […]

Four Brix Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Four Brix Winery–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Four Brix Winery By Raven West The first question nearly every visitor to Four Brix Winery asks is how they came up with their unusual name. Owners Gary & Karen Stewart, Tracy Noonan, Jim Noonan, Barry Fisher & Laura Peters have been asked that question since they first opened their doors in 2011. “The word […]

Rancho Ventavo Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

Rancho Ventavo Cellars–Heard It On The Grapevine–What’s up, What’s hot, Ventura County’s Local Wineries

  When you visit Rancho Ventavo Cellars, you really are treated like family. Co-owners Faye Hawkes and wine maker George Gilpatrick introduce their wine club members to one-another as “cousins” with a warm and welcoming smile that will remind you of your favorite aunt or uncle, or wish you had one. That home-style warmth is […]