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WINERY ACCOLADES

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2010 Merlot, Sunset International Wine Competition, 2012; Best of Class and Gold Medal

2010 Zinfandel, Sunset International Wine Competition, 2012; Gold Medal

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sunset International Wine Competition, 2012; Gold Medal

2009 Renegade, The Tasting Panel, 1/1/2011; Best Located, Ancient Peaks 2009 Renegade, Margarita Vineyards

2009 Renegade, Wine & Spirits, 92 points "Best Buy"

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Wine Enthusiast, 1/1/2011; 89 points

2010 Renegade, Wine Enthusiast, 2012; 91 Points, Editors' Choice

2009 Zinfandel, 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2009 Merlot, Wine Spectator, April 2012; Best of the West for $25 or less

2008 Cabernet Sauvignon , SF Chronicle , March 13, 2011; California Cab Under $20: The Chronicle Recommends

2008 Zinfandel, Snooth.com, 1/14/10; TOP 10 Zinfandel in CA

2006 Oyster Ridge, BevX.com, 1/6/2010; 5 stars, Top 10 wine of 2009

2009 Sauvignon Blanc , California Mid State Fair , 7/22/10; Gold Medal - Best of Class

2008 Sauvignon Blanc, Connoisseur, March 2010; GOOD VALUE

2007 Syrah, Connoisseur's Guide to California Wine, March 2010; 88 points, GOOD VALUE

2008 Zinfandel, San Francisco Chronicle , 12/6/10; "A Top Wine of 2010"

2008 Sauvignon Blanc, Tasting Panel Magazine, March 2010; 90 points

2008 Sauvignon Blanc, Wine Enthusiast, March 2010; BEST BUY

2008 Merlot , Wine Enthusiast , 7/1/10; 90 points - Editor's Choice

2008 Syrah, Wine Enthusiast, 1/11/11; 90 points - Editor

2007 Oyster Ridge , Wine Enthusiast , 11/1/10; 90 points

2006 Syrah, California State Fair, 6.25.09; Silver Medal

2006 Cabernet, California State Fair, 6.25.09; Silver Medal

Cabernet Sauvignon, California State Fair, July 2009; Silver Medal

Syrah, California State Fair, July 2009; Silver Medal

2006 Merlot, Connoiseeur's Guide, December 2008; Good Value - A top buy for near-term enjoyment

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Connoisseur's Guide, December 2008; Good Value... Gutsy."

2007 Sauvignon Blanc, Connoisseur's Guide, February 2008; "Good Value...Fresh, clean."

Oyster Ridge, Los Angeles Wine & Spirits , July 2009; Silver Medal

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Los Angeles Wine & Spirits Competition, July 2009; Bronze Medal

2006 Merlot, San Francisco International Wine Competition, July 2009; Bronze Medal

2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, San Francisco International Wine Competition, July 2009; Bronze Medal

2006 Syrah, San Francisco International Wine Competition, July 2008; Bronze Medal

2006 Zinfandel, Sunset Magazine, September 2008; Steal of the Year

2006 Petite Verdot, Tasting Panel Magazine, March 2009; 90 points

2007 Syrah, The Rhone Report, 11.10.09; Top Value 88 Points

2006 Oyster Ridge, The Wine Enthusiast, 9.20.09; 90 Points

2006 Zinfandel, Wine Spectator, 12/15/08, 1/15/09, 2/28/09; 93 points - Greatest Value of 2008

2006 Merlot, Wine Spectator, January 15, February 28 2009; 88 points - A top value of 2008

2006 Syrah, Wine Spectator, January 15, 2008; 87 points

2006 Zinfandel, California Mid State Fair, May; Double Gold Best of Class

 

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Address
22720 "B" El Camino Real
Santa Margarita, 93453

Phone
805.365.7045

  

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805.365.7046

E-mail
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Hours
Daily 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tasting Fee
$5/pp

Holiday Hours
Apr 20: Closed
Jul 4: Closed
Nov 27: Closed
Dec 24: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Dec 25: Closed
Dec 31: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Jan 1: Closed

Established
2005

Wines Produced
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Malbec
Merlot
Petite Sirah
Petit Verdot
Red Rhône-Style Blend
Zinfandel
Rosé
Bordeaux-Style Blend
Red Meritage Blend
Sauvignon Blanc
White Blend

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