When you’re seeking a relaxing SoCal getaway, what could be better than spending some time exploring Southern California wine country? From sprawling vineyards with picturesque scenery to local wineries that serve all of your favorite grapes, you’ll find some dreamy places hiding only a short drive from home. Here is a sample of some of the beautiful SoCal wineries and vineyards that SoCal has to offer.
1. Briar Rose Winery
It's hard not to love the storybook setting at Briar Rose Winery. From the fairytale cottage to the serene and picturesque grounds worth strolling, this SoCal winery will completely sweep you off your feet. Address: 41720 Calle Cabrillo, Temecula, CA 92592.
2. Sycamore Ranch Vineyard
Who knew there was a winery in the mountains of Southern California?! Nestled in the San Bernardino mountains, Sycamore Ranch is an unexpected gem that is simply beautiful to visit. Visit the tasting room to sip and sample their latest offerings while enjoying the fresh mountain air this setting offers. Address: Dart Canyon Road, Crestline, CA 92325.
3. South Coast Winery Resort and Spa
More than just a winery, this posh destination is a winery resort and a spa. Although you can just visit their tasting room and stroll the stunning property, you'll most likely end up liking it here so much that you'll want to spend the night. Good thing they have overnight accommodations! Address: 34843 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA 92591.
4. Baily Vineyard
Another great destination located in Temecula Valley, Baily Vineyard and Winery is a local gem that has been making wine grown from local grapes for close to 30 years. Stop by for a tasting and enjoy the beautiful property for a meal at one of their onsite restaurants. Address: 33440 La Serena Way, Temecula, CA 92591.
5. San Antonio Winery
Since 1917, this Southern California winery has been a landmark in Los Angeles that continues to get better with age just like a fine wine. Show up for a tour or a wine tasting and stick around for a delicious meal at their restaurant. Address: 737 Lamar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90031.
6. Galleano Winery
Since 1933, Galleano Winery has been producing a variety of award-winning wines in Southern California. This historic setting is a delight to visit for a day trip to a peaceful country setting. Stop by the tasting room to sample what they're pouring, then stick around for a relaxing picnic lunch on the property. Address: 4231 Wineville Road, Mira Loma, CA 91752.
7. Oak Mountain Winery
Located along the DePortola Wine Trail in Temecula, this magnificent winery is home to SoCal's only wine cave. Beautiful on the inside and out, Oak Mountain Winery is one beautiful spot worth adding to your bucket list. Address: 36522 Vía Verde, Temecula, CA 92592.
8. Bernardo Winery
This SoCal hideaway is a destination to remember. You'll fall in love with the variety of shops, delicious restaurant and, of course, the amazing wine. Plan on making this an all-day event as Bernardo Winery has so much to offer for a full day trip. Address: 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte, San Diego, CA 92128.
9. Milagro Winery
A day trip to this winery will completely enchant you. Stop by for a visit to the tasting room and linger for the rest of the afternoon in a magical setting that looks and feels like it's right out of a fairytale. Address: 18750 Littlepage Road, Ramona, CA 92065.
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