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Where Wine Legends Are Born!

With a rich history of legendary winemakers and todays greatest innovators, world-class winegrowing conditions, and proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area, the Santa Cruz Mountains are ripe for wine adventures.

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Premier Winegrowing Region

The Santa Cruz Mountains is blessed with a diversity of climates and topography. Coastal mountain ridges and interior valleys provide optimal conditions for world class winegrowing.

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Best of the Old & the New

With a long, rich history of world-class winemaking and some of the State's most cutting edge wineries, the Santa Cruz Mountains offers the best of the old & the new.

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Hidden Gems to Discover!

Deep within the Santa Cruz Mountains our winemakers have honed their craft; producing wines of great distinction. Take time for adventure among the rolling hills, redwood forests and hidden vineyards

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Wine Country Adventure!

Our wineries love hosting wine enthusiasts and sharing the fruits of their labor. Make plans for an adventure to wine country to discover the delicious wine of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Welcome to the Santa Cruz Mountains – Where Wine Legends Are Born!


Santa Cruz Mountains vintners enjoy hosting wine enthusiasts seeking to experience the fruits of their labor. Plan a visit to one of our member wineries today!


Experience the Santa Cruz Mountains first hand! Discover hidden tasting rooms, enjoy a vineyard picnic, meet winemakers,  explore the mountains, & more!


Join us for one of our signature events. Meet winemakers, taste delicious wines, enjoy live music, food, arts & culture here in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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View other videos from member wineries to get a flavor of our region – then plan a visit soon!

Upcoming Events

May 20

Silicon Valley Wine Auction 2018

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Santa Cruz CA