Ramona’s wine country is unique from all others. Conveniently located a short drive from San Diego, it makes for an easy daytrip or weekend excursion.
Visitors to the area come to experience what Southern California has to offer and in the beautiful “Valley of the Sun,” that’s a whole lot of nice weather and smiling faces!
Avoid the crowds of other wine tasting destinations, and sit back and relax with a glass of award-winning wine — Ramona’s talented wine-makers are ready to impress.
Perfect for both those new to the tasting scene and wine connoisseurs, the area’s wineries offer plenty to enjoy. The high concentration of tasting rooms makes for a convenient way to try samples at multiple places.
Check out events hosted at individual tasting rooms, which may include food pairing, live music and painting classes as just some of the activities offered.
Popular locally sourced wines include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Muscat, Tempranillo and other varieties, with many wineries offering estate wines, as well. Each location is distinctive — from ranch-inspired patios and Italian-influenced courtyards, to laid-back tasting rooms and more. Experiences are tailored to the individual taster.
The captivating ambiance and outstanding scenery, paired with delicious wine, are something you’ll likely never forget! Raise a glass and toast your next excursion to Ramona’s wine country.
Photo: Chuparosa Vineyards