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Carhartt Vineyard Video Tour

Carhartt Vineyard

2990-A Grand Ave
Los Olivos, CA 93440
(805) 693-5100

Tasting:   Open 11 to 5 pm Thursday to Tuesday
Tasting fee $10 with glass
10% case discount
Price Range:   $15 to $35 per bottle
Established:   1998
Vineyards:   12.5 acres
Production:
  2000 cases
Winery Dog:   Buddy & Sangi (Rat Terrier)

Carhartt Vineyard Description

At the north end of the main drag of Los Olivos is the 99-sq-foot tasting room (the smallest building in town) of this equally small-production winery. Family-run and operated, Carhartt Winery produces Merlot, Syrah, Rose and Sangiovese from their own local vineyard, as well as making Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel from nearby sources. Mike grew up on the land he now farms with his winemaker wife, and together they are the heart of Carhartt Vineyard. 

The tiny tasting room is cozy and comfortable for a small group. Outside is a giant Japanese maple tree shading a small redwood deck surrounded by ferns, a trellis, a fountain, and comfortable chairs in which to relax. Wines are distributed only at the tasting room and a few shops in Santa Barbara County.

Carhartt Vineyard Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Casual & Relaxed
Storefront only
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Syrah
Italian
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Carhartt Vineyard Reviews

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Small room big flavor
ansmom, San diego
Really had a good experience here, easy to miss as you go into town but worth the hunt. Only two seats inside but tables in back, tasty-crisp wines both reds and whites. They don't make a lot of cases so they do run out of some wines, the magnums are a great value. All the wines had a freshness and light crispness that make these wines stand out. Highly recommended for a different style of wine.

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Made with Love
Lucy, San Jose
This was such a beautiful vision of Wine grown from love and tender care. I was with about 6 others when we ventured out to this little space and it ended up being the perfect number, we were the only ones there and received wonderful service it was quite intimate. I would recommend this little place to someone with little knowledge of wines that is hoping to taste and learn, it is a perfect atmosphere for this.

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

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