Did you know there’s a winery in San Marcos?
This family owned vineyard rests in a quite place of San Marcos with the most remarkable views of the Twin Oaks Valley.
But if that wasn’t cool enough, this boutique winery offers some amazing wine. With some of the grapes grown right here in North County & varietals from Napa Valley, you can’t go wrong with taking a trip to Sunshine Mountain Vineyard in San Marcos.
Offering a 2008 Estate Red with hints of plum & blackberry. This is a blend of Cabernet Savignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot & Syrah aged 18 months in French Oak Barrels. The label is a picture of baby with grapes which happens to be the grandson of the owners, Claire & Ed.
When visiting, don’t forget to try their pure 2007 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc that’s been aged for 30 months in French Oaks Barrels with touches of coffee, chocolate & black cherry.
Get your hands on their 2008 Walla Walla Valley Syrah aged 18 months in French Oak Barrels making this wine spicy with fruity front note, so tasty.
The best way to enjoy this wine is by making a reservation for a private tasting. The Tasting Room is open on the weekends by appointment only but the tastings are free so its worth planning ahead.
If you love the wines they make, you should join the wine club. With 2 bottle shipments every 4-6 months, its worth the discount & the opportunity to be invited to private events at the beautiful grounds.
Open on weekends.
2286 Sunshine Mountain Road
San Marcos, CA 92069