Daily Archives: January 3rd, 2011

Poetic Cellars: Santa Cruz Mountains part 4

Poetic Cellars http://www.poeticcellars.com 5000 N. Rodeo Gulch Road, Soquel, CA, 95073 (link to map) Phone: 831-462-3478 The drive to Poetic Cellars, another winery on the great Summit To Sea Wine Trail, is along twisty roads through beautiful (and during our visit, rain-laden) redwoods. Your GPS won’t help you out here; you’ve reached a Land Without […]

Loma Prieta Winery: Santa Cruz Mountains Part 3

Loma Prieta Winery lomaprietawinery.com 26985 Loma Prieta Way, Los Gatos, CA (map link) 408-353-2950 As we drove up the hill to Loma Prieta Winery, another winery on the Summit to Sea Wine Trail, the road got narrower and windier. Just when we thought things couldn’t get any tighter, we saw a sign. “Road narrows.” “What, […]

Regale Winery: Santa Cruz Mountains Part 2

Regale Winery and Vineyards www.regalewine.com 24040 Summit Road, Los Gatos, CA (map link) 408-353-2500 Regale Winery is beautifully sited on a hillside looking out toward Santa Cruz. On a clear day, the view must be breathtaking. Heck, the valley was thick with fog and it was still gorgeous when we visited. It’s a photo of […]

Burrell School: Santa Cruz Mountains part 1

Burrell School Vineyards & Winery www.burrellschool.com 24060 Summit Road, Los Gatos, CA (map link) 408-353-6290 We decided to hit the ground running — or, more to the point, drinking — on January 2 with a trip to a nearby wine destination we’d yet to explore, the Santa Cruz Mountains. These wineries are an easy drive […]