San Juan Capistrano’s Newest Winery!
Open for Wine Tastings:
Fri – 3pm-8pm
Sat/Sun – 11am-5pm
The name Abreojos comes from a little fishing village in Baja California Sur called Punta Abreojos. Abreojos translated from Spanish means “Open Eyes.” In this quiet little fishing village lies a pristine beach with a wrapping right hand point surf break. Not a highly traveled tourist destination, but more of a surf get away to avoid crowds at nearby spots or even the craziness of Southern California. Some believe that Punta Abreojos was named in the late 1500’s by Juan Cabrillo who led the first European expedition. Others believe that Fishermen named Abreojos for the Open Eyes they saw coming back in after fishing. What they saw were perfect breaking hollow waves, and the offshore winds spraying water into the air to resemble an eye with long lashes.
Abreojos is the Next Generation of tequila; original, bold, creative, contemporary. Our Master Distiller Luis Gabriel Orendain Robles is the “Next Generation” tequila producer in a family with generations in the craft. Most brands are expensive because you pay for the bottle instead of the tequila. It should be about what is in the bottle. Abreojos Tequila, favored by those looking for unparalleled smoothness, but preferred by aficionados for its incredible aromas and flavors. -Enjoy what you drink, and the people you are with.
Open Your Eyes Responsibly
Donna and Michael Cipolla have been making small batches of award winning wines for over 25 years, so it was only natural that they accept when, best friends, Chad and Linda Kearns, owners of Giraccci Vineyards and Farms, made them an offer they just couldn’t refuse. “Let’s Pardner-up” they said, and the Cipollas did.
What’s different about Cowboy Canyon Winery? Here’s what wine makers Chad and Michael had to say, “We decided to contract top growers for just a little of the finest fruit produced. CCW gets the same grapes grown for the super premium wineries and sometimes….the best of the best fruit comes only CCW’s way. We decided not to make a lot of each wine so we could give the grapes all the love and attention they need, as we coax them to return that love with great wine.”
We Make it Easy and Fun!
With a Craveyon CloudWines fully customizable wine club subscription, you can have your favorite premium wines delivered to your door.
Craves! You and three 21 or older friends have free entry to monthly Crave events in Southern California or a town near you with a wine subscription.
The world divides wine drinkers into two categories; red or white wine drinkers. But sometimes your go-to favorite isn’t available for one reason or another, and you end up with your second choice. This is when something magical can happen – when tastes change and all of a sudden you taste something new and amazing and find yourself no longer corralled into your original designation. We only offer premium wines.
We are Americans that have been involved with fine wines for the past 40 years and lived in France for 15 years. Our philosophy is to offer our customers high quality wines at an affordable price. We have searched out the market for wines that would normally sell for 3 times the price.
WHAT IS A DOCENT?
A person who acts as a guide, typically on a voluntary basis, in a museum, art gallery, or zoo [or brewery, as it turns out]
WHAT DOCENT MEANS TO US
To us, a docent is a leader, a guide, a teacher, and a pupil. We’ve always taken great joy in influencing people on craft beer culture. We love supporting local small businesses, a cornerstone of the craft beer movement. Our brewery is an outlet that allows us to educate and share interesting flavors of beer.
We take great care and pride in crafting high-quality artisan beers that are approachable, balanced, and easily drinkable. Our crew uses the freshest and finest ingredients on the planet (like everyone else); it’s what we do with them that separates us.
All of our beers are brewed with intent on flavor and purpose, with no focus on any particular beer style. We explore variations of grain builds, yeasts, and hops to deliver uniquely crafted beers for fun situations. We want our beers to be as sophisticated as they are inclusive.
We’re huge fans of beer and we’re here to geek out with you—maybe even lead you to your new favorite. Beer itself is an adventure with infinite flavor destinations and we’d like to be your trusted guides.
EB Winery is owned and operated by Ed and Robin Szubielski. The 2016 upcoming harvest will be our thirteenth – the first ten as an amateur winemaker under Eddie’s Backyard and the last three as a bonded professional under the name of EB Winery. We are currently producing most of our handcrafted wines in Encinitas, California. Ed, as a self-taught winemaker is involved in all aspects of the winemaking process. Ed continues expanding his knowledge and education through participation in the Orange County Home WineMaking Society and attending numerous classes and seminars. We continued making wine at home in our garage until 2014. During those ten years we produced over 60 different wine varietals. Our wines have been entered in numerous competitions: Orange County Fair, Los Angeles County Fair, California State Fair, San Joaquin Fair, Indiana State Fair and the Wine Maker Magazine International Competition. We have been fortunate enough to receive over 190 various awards. In the Wine Maker Magazine International Competition, our 2007 Syrah was selected as the 2009 Grand Champion wine out of 4,476 entries and in 2013 our 2011 Pinot Noir was selected as Best of Show Red Wine from over 2,300 entries. We were extremely honored by these two very prestigious awards. Ed retired in June of 2016 after more than 40 years in the automotive manufacturing and aftermarket business. He is now focusing all of his time and energy in his journey of building the EB Winery brand of distinctive, high-quality handcrafted wines. Ed lives in Laguna Niguel, California with his wife Robin. We have two grown children, Garrett and Kayla. Please follow Ed’s dream at EBWinery.com.
The El Adobe de Capistrano will again be offering a no host bar for those that prefer hard liquor. Cash and credit cards accepted.
We are conveniently located in historic downtown San Juan Capistrano. Our tasting boutique is adjacent to the popular Los Rios District, and near shops, restaurants, the train depot and the Mission San Juan Capistrano.
Stop by and sample our collection of fine wines and craft beers. We strive to bring a diverse range of artisanal and unique wines for you to enjoy. So stop by after work, between train transits, or before dinner and let us share our wine with you.
We believe the wine industry is in a stage of renaissance, and we want to share that with you. Our collection is comprised of both domestic and import wines. Our focus is to source wines of unique character and value at all price points.
We are a full service winery located in Silverado Canyon. Giracci is open to the public for wine tasting Friday, Saturday & Sunday by walk-in or appointment and Monday-Thursday for groups of 8+ BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. We offer a variety of services for your pleasure, including group tastings, cheeses, other delicious snacks, special events and equestrian training and boarding. For more information, visit our website or give us a call at (714) 602-1109 x502 or email email@example.com.
We are an international award winning, Southern California brewery with a Brazilian soul. We are located in Chula Vista and provide a craft beer lifestyle with fun accents, aromas, colors, and unique flavors. Experience amazing beer in a unique tasting room surrounded in Brazilian influence.
In the 2016 World Beer Cup, Novo’s Russian Imperial Stout, Corvo Negro, captured a bronze medal for the United States. It took third out of 53 entries. Our beers have also received the Country Winner award. In the 2016 World Beer Awards, the Otay IPA earned honors as the Best IPA of the U.S. and our Chula Pils Pilsner won as a lager. This award is considered higher than gold in the world of competitive brewing. Our Quadruple Barrel-Aged beer also won silver for the US.
Why is Tequila Partida so unique? Because it’s a meeting of the old and the new.
Tequila Partida is the product of an outstanding marriage between traditional Tequila making and cutting edge technology. And it’s this extraordinary combination that gives each and every sip of Tequila Partida something special, the pure natural essence of blue agave.
Our blue agave is like no other. It’s cultivated for 7-10 years until the piñas are perfectly ripened with concentrated sugars, harvested by hand and then slowly baked in state-of-the-art stainless steel autoclaves. The reason: To preserve the freshness of each sacred agave.
* F. Paul Pacult, Spirit Journal
In the early 1920’s Emilio and Agripina Maldonado farmed land north of Oaxaca where they raised their ten children and served as leaders in the local town of Santa Maria Tinu. As part of Emilio’s work, he dabbled in mezcal when he could grow agave on his land.
Today, Claudia Favila, Emelio’s granddaughter, is owner of this great land of 150 acres with her husband Rudy Favila. Rudy and Claudia have now since built Rancho Buenaventura on this land and have thousands of agave plants in the ground.
As part of this journey, Rudy and Claudia have created Premium Mezcales LLC, a wholesaler and importer of certified Mezcal from the State of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Premium Mezcales has created a consortium of Mezcal producers called the MEZCALEROS CERTIFICATED FROM OAXACA S.A. DE C.V that Premium Mezcales pulls from to import product into the US and World Markets.
Premium Mezcales prides itself on importing the most authentic and unique mezcal that rivals traditional tequila.
Visit us at www.premiummezcal.com
Quigley Fine Wines, and our ‘Vineyard to Table’ philosophy…
The movement is rooting itself in the dining rooms of Americans around the country. People want to know the story behind what they are consuming – where it comes from, how it was grown and how it impacts their health and the environment. The spotlight, for the moment, is on food quality. But once you start paying attention to what is on your plate, you then can’t help but wonder what is in your glass…
This is why it is our mission to source only high quality wines from small, family owned and operated wineries. We focus on wines made in limited production and which are sustainably produced. The majority of the vineyards we work with practice organic or biodynamic viticulture.
What makes us unique, aside from our wines, is that we do not work with distributors, wholesalers, retailers, or anyone else who can stand in the way of the easy flow of wine from vineyard to table. Far too often the stories, tradition and nuances of a wine are lost in transit and forgotten when a wine hits the shelf – a label and a price tag is all that is left… We are the exclusive importers of these wines to the United States and we bring them them directly to your table – complete with the full story of how the wine was made, how the grapes were raised and the family and winemakers behind each bottle.
We offer our wines exclusively to members of our wine club, friends and family, and to a few select fine-dining establishments.
Brendan and Chrissy are passionate oenophiles with a combined 25 years in the wine industry. We are supported by, and surrounded with great friends and family who share in our wine obsession.
We select, import, sell and ship the wine ourselves with the utmost integrity. All of our wines have been swirled, sniffed, sipped, and selected by the discerning palate of Brendan Quigley. He is the man behind the name, the name behind the palate, and the palate behind every bottle of wine we offer.
Our portfolio is continuously growing, and we have plans to branch out into even more wine regions in the upcoming years. For the time being, we offer an array of wonderfully delicious wines that are some of the greatest we have ever tasted. We invite you into our club, and are sure you will be happy with every bottle of wine you receive from us.
Rancho Capistrano Winery is a micro winery in downtown San Juan Capistrano dedicated to creating great wines from vineyards throughout the world.
The San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce again will be hosting a wide selection of wines for our guest’s enjoyment!
OUR GOAL is to provide an unpretentious, relaxed environment, in the form of a brewery-style tasting room, for appreciation of all things craft beer. We offer 30 rotating taps with an emphasis on mainly local & California offerings, but don’t limit ourselves geographically- after all, good beer is good beer no matter where it comes from! Come on in for a taster, a flight, or a full pour of some of the finest craft beer on tap!
31861 Plaza Dr, Ste D3
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
At Venture Wine Group, we are an independent wine brokerage representing small to medium boutique wineries mainly from California and around the world. The wines generally produced by small, independent producers. They also share a couple key features – aside from being delicious, they tell a story, especially of the people who produced them and the land from whence they came.
What does this mean to you? Craft wines vary greatly in style because the winemakers aren’t trying to please the masses, but rather producing the most beautiful expression of wine they can. This generally results in a very diverse and interesting array of wines.
I have found some of the best producers in the country and grant them access to my clients.
After all, these are wines that refuse to chase trends. They don’t bat eyes at critics and cater to the fads and fashions of the wine world. These are wines made with love. And most of all, they’re designed for the true drinkers.