Sip and celebrate National Wine Day on May 25 at one of these local wineries on The San Francisco Peninsula. Many of these wineries offer both indoor tasting rooms and spacious outdoor areas to enjoy a glass. Check out the list below to start planning!
FLYING SUITCASE WINES
Enjoy award-winning wines without having to make the drive up to Wine Country. Located in San Carlos, Flying Suitcase Wines is open on weekends for both indoor and outdoor tastings. Reservations are recommended, particularly for outdoor seating. Their tasting room hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. You may call (650) 636 6737 or Email Vikki for reservations. From white wine to rosé to zinfandel and more, they have a great selection for any wine lover! They source fruit for their wines from some of the best wine-growing regions in California including Napa Valley and Sonoma.
RUSSIAN RIDGE WINERY
Also located in San Carlos, Russian Ridge Winery welcomes you to try their award-winning wines. Their tasting room hours are Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Russian Ridge Winery is also offering curbside wine pickup during their tasting room hours, as well as wine delivery. To check out some of their great wine options, click here!
Domenico Winery is another great winery located in San Carlos, California. This family-owned and operated boutique winery specializes in Italian varietals and has been making award-winning wine for more than 20 years. Domenico Winery is open for indoor and outdoor dining and reservations are highly recommended for brunch, lunch, or dinner. The Osteria at Domenico is open Wednesdays through Fridays from 4:30-9:30 PM, Saturdays from 12:00 - 9:30 PM, and Sundays from 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM. Head straight to the wine bar if you're interested in wine tasting only, but keep in mind that space may be limited. You may also order for pick-up here.
Located in Downtown Half Moon Bay, Barterra Winery offers fine wines from Northern California's top vineyards. Their tasting room is open every day from 12:00-6:00 PM for indoor and outdoor seating. On Fridays from 5:00-7:00 PM, enjoy a glass of wine with a live music performance from a featured guest. Reservations are recommended (especially on weekends), but not required. Barterra Winery is also offering wine delivery and pick up when you order through their website or by phone at 650.712.1635. Make sure if you're picking up that you mark 'pickup' to avoid being charged for delivery. They offer free local delivery and shipping within California. Providing an array of red, white, and dessert wines, Barterra has you covered!
LA NEBBIA WINERY
Located in Half Moon Bay less than two miles from the sandy beaches, La Nebbia Winery's newly renovated garden is open! Stop by Thursday through Sunday from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM for table-side service and enjoy the family-friendly area complete with bocce ball courts, comfortable seating, and patio umbrellas. Reservations are not required for groups of 10 or fewer people. La Nebbia offers wine flights each weekend in addition to the full bottle menu and has a variety of charcuterie foods perfect for sharing.
NOT A WINE PERSON?
No worries! The San Francisco Peninsula also has amazing breweries and distilleries to enjoy a refreshing beer or cocktail.