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Andrew Murray Vineyards Video Tour

Andrew Murray Vineyards

2901-A Grand Ave
Los Olivos, CA 93441
(805) 693-9644

Tasting:   Open daily 11 to 65 pm
Tasting fee $10 & $15 for reserve wines with souvenir glass
10% case discount
Price Range:   $16 to $48 per bottle.
Established:   1990
  9,000 cases

Andrew Murray Vineyards Description

Andrew Murray Vineyards is known for their Rhone style wines including blends, varietals and single vineyard offerings made from central coast fruit.  

Six-foot-tall photographs of the vineyard greet the visitor at the small storefront tasting room on the main drag of the quaint town of Los Olivos.  Inside is modern décor featuring the only stainless steel tasting bar in town. Against a wall, a computer screen scrolls through pictures of the winemaking process. Olive oil and other gourmet items are for sale, and a couple of tables are placed in front, making ideal relaxation and people-watching spots.

The winery is tucked away in Foxen Canyon, making wine from the traditional Rhone varietals of Grenache, Viognier, Syrah, Mourvedre, Roussanne and Marsanne. From these grapes they make 100% varietal wines, along with many Rhone blends.  Fruit is sourced from multiple vineyards in Paso Robles, Los Alamos, upper Santa Ynez Valley, Cat Canyon and Ballard Canyon.

Also check out their new brand, Days Off Wines.

Andrew Murray Vineyards Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Family Run
Casual & Relaxed
Hip & Stylish
Storefront only
Gift Shop
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Nice wine could be friendlier
greggmack, Los Angeles
Andrew Murray wines were getting a lot of hype for a while, but the tasting room was a let down. The setting is nice enough. The town square of Los Olivos has a old west feel with some nice places to eat. The tasting room staff were a bit self important as compared to most in the area. It's worth a stop for the wine, but staff isn't the greatest.

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One stop Syrah Shop
davis1020, Mission Viejo
AM Syrahs are so rich and offer such complexity of flavor. Once you have his wine, most other reds seem fairly bland. Don't be afraid of monotony in the tasting list... even though they taste multiple Syrahs, each has its own unique flavor profile!

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Tasting some of the best
Some very nice wines can be found here in this very hip tasting room on the main drag in Los Olivos. The Syrah was our favorite with some nice spice and rich earthyness. The other favorite was the floral Viognier.

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TheAmericanIdol, Santa Barbara
Andrew Murray is conveniently located in Los Olivos and offers their wine under 5 distinct "families of wine." They are: Tous Les Jour (“everyday” and easy-drinking Syrah. It is produced and carefully blended to be soft and smooth and full of ripe berry aromas and flavors); The Blends (their red blend “Esperance”, which is a blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre and the white blend, “Enchante” for the coming together of Roussanne and Marsanne in the same bottle); their Varietal Wines - Syrah and Voignier; The Single Vineyard; and their Oak Savanna Wines. I was pretty impressed with The 2003 Esperance. It is a blend of 40% Grenache, 30% Syrah, and 30% Mourvedre (specifically). It has a delicious ripe fruit flavor and slight spiciness.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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