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Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

November 1, 2011 10:28 AM

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Old Creek Ranch Winery

vineyard Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

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Ventura County is often referred to as the “golden coast” and is historically noted for its agricultural resources and winemaking. Sourcing grapes from surrounding cities of top growers, Ventura county winemakers are making award-winning wines in a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. Ventura County offers a wine trail tour with 15 family owned wineries to experience.
shuttle Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

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General Information

Tour Departs: Ventura Visitors Center
101 South California Street
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 648-2075
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The Ventura County Wine Trail Tour offers wine connoisseurs a chance to experience Ventura County award-winning wines in comfort. Tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11am to 5pm. Enjoy your wine without the worry of driving! The Wine Trail Tour is facilitated by shuttle bus or limousine. Prices are $85 per person and include: transportation, a tour of 4 wineries/tasting rooms and a gourmet bistro lunch.

rancho ventavo cellars Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

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Rancho Ventavo Cellars

741 South “A” Street; Heritage Square
Oxnard, CA 93030
(805) 483-8084
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The Rancho Ventavo Cellars are located in the beautiful Heritage Square in Oxnard within the “Scarlett House” Victorian 1902 home. Featuring only an exquisite red wine collection, your wine palate will leave thrilled and stimulated. The Scarlett House offers a welcoming, warm and inviting experience that cannot be missed.

bella victorian vineyard Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

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Bella Victorian Vineyard-Tasting room, boutique and bistro

2135 East Ventura Boulevard
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 383-8800
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This charming tasting room is located within beautiful downtown Camarillo. The Bella Victorian tasting room is a cool and comfortable hangout with delicious gourmet food. Chef Gael Leolley is cooking up a gourmet storm of foods ranging from sandwiches and salads to delicious pizzas that will pair nicely with the excellent wines. Enjoy great wine, great company and great food.

magnavino cellars Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

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Magnavino Cellars

961 North Rice Avenue Suite #5
Oxnard, CA 93030
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Magnavino Cellars is the newest addition on the Ventura County Wine Trail Tour and offers 10 varietals; 4 whites and 6 reds. This gorgeous and comfortable tasting room offers a unique view of the adjoining barrel room where you can catch a glimpse of the unique winemaking process. Occasionally, visitors are even welcomed to barrel samples!

old creek ranch winery Tour the Ventura County Wine Trail

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Old Creek Ranch Winery

10024 Old Creek Road
Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 649-4132
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Located in Ojai valley on a Spanish land grant since 1981, this premium micro-winery is a must see! Sitting amongst gorgeous green hills the atmosphere is perfect for wine tasting. Old Creek Ranch specializes in European, boutique varietals that promote low yields and high quality. Winemaker Michael Meagher also pours his own label, “Vino V Wines” Friday through Sunday for an additional minimal fee.

Desiree Eaglin is a lover of all things wine and food related. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest.

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