Best Wine Tasting In Orange County

February 15, 2015 6:00 AM

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(credit: OC Wine Mart)

(credit: OC Wine Mart)


Explore local, organic wines at the best places for wine tastings in Orange County. Following are the best that Orange County has to offer.

(credit: Laguna Canyon Winery)

(credit: Laguna Canyon Winery)


Laguna Canyon Wine
2133 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
www.lagunacanyonwinery.com

Nestled in the hills of Laguna Canyon is the award-winning boutique Laguna Canyon Winery. Using grapes from the Napa and Sonoma region, the family winery has been making their wines since 2004. Daily tastings are available every day except for Mondays in their downtown tasting room at 380 Glenneyre in Laguna Beach. Make sure to stop by on the 1st Friday of every month for a wine tasting party with award winning crafted wines, delicious food and live music.

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(credit: Shutterstock)


The Wine Artist
21064 Bake Parkway
Lake Forest, CA 92630
www.thewineartist.com

The Wine Artist is an exclusive Tuscan Winery that is perfect for private parties, corporate events and wine bottling parties. They offer cooking classes and a large variety of themed tastings.

(credit: South Coast Winery Resort & Spa)

(credit: South Coast Winery Resort & Spa)


South Coast Winery
34843 Rancho California Rd
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 587-9463
www.wineresort.com

Conveniently located in the heart of Southern California’s Temecula Wine Country is South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. Here, not only can you signup for wine tastings, but you can also enjoy the luxurious accommodations that this working winery and resort offer. The resort features two popular Tasting Rooms: Vintner’s Vault and the intimate Wine Press.

(credit: Pozzuoli Winery)

(credit: Pozzuoli Winery)


Pozzuoli Winery
15481 Red Hill Ave
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 258-8817
www.pozzuoliwinery.com

Enjoy the popular Pozzuoli wine from Paso Robles at their new wine-tasting room and aging-bottling facility in Tustin. Wine tasting is available for $8 Tuesday through Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday by reservation online. Tastings are $8 per person and include five 2-oz. samples, complimentary water bottle, crackers and pretzels.

(credit: OC Wine Mart)

(credit: OC Wine Mart)


OC Wine Mart
2272 Michelson Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
www.ocwinemart.com

The OC Wine Mart is one of the most popular wine tasting destinations in Orange County. Offering a unique self-serve Enomatic wine system that allows guests to try 24 different varieties of wine for just $1 per taste, they also have a selection of gourmet cheese plates for wine pairings. In addition, they offer free local delivery and custom gift baskets.

(credit: The Wine Lab)

(credit: The Wine Lab)


The Wine Lab
2937 Bristol St. Suite A101B
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
www.winelabcamp.com

The Wine Lab in Costa Mesa is the only wine bar in Orange County with an eight-wine tap system that creates the perfect temperature of the wine. There are more than 50 different wines available by the glass and the flights change weekly. There are also craft beers, cheese plates, tapas and desserts.

(credit: Seasons 52)

(credit: Seasons 52)


Seasons 52
3333 Bristol St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
www.seasons52.com

There is a selection of more than 100 selections on their award-winning wine list and 60 different offerings by the glass. Seasons 52 wine lists are developed by George Miliotes, the 152nd Master Sommelier in the World. The wine is perfectly paired with their custom flatbreads.

Shelby is an Orange County Native, and is a freelance writer for multiple magazines and websites around LA and Orange County. She can be found writing daily about the hottest happenings at the OC Mom Blog or on Twitter @OCMomBlog.
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