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Chouinard Vineyards

33803 Palomares Road
Castro Valley, CA 94552
(510) 582-9900

Tasting:   Open Weekends Noon to 5 pm and weekdays by appointment
Tasting is complimentary
5% off for 6- 11 bottles, 10% for case purchase
  Tours by Appointment
  Granny Smith Apple Wine
Price Range:   $10 to $19 per bottle
Established:   1985
Vineyards:   10 acres
  4000 cases
Winery Dog:   Shakespeare

Chouinard Vineyards Description

Chouinard Winery is located in Palomares Canyon between Castro Valley and the Livermore Valley wine country regions on the historic Cook Ranch. A few miles up idyllic Palomares Road, you come to the small canyon where Chouinard Vineyards is located. It's home is a lovely 75-year-old converted barn eclectically crafted by retired architect, owner and winery president George Chouinard. The country setting, with the red barn and friendly family atmosphere, is a real treat. The wines are made by the UC Davis-trained son, offering a wide variety of choices to taste.

Adjacent to the winery and running up the steep hillsides is a small vineyard hemmed in by the surrounding forest. Both Chardonnay and Cabernet are planted here. Much of their fruit, though, is sourced from other California regions, including Paso Robles,Lodi and Monterey  They also offer Granny Smith Apple Wine and a sparkling wine.

Chouinard Vineyards Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Dog Friendly
Sparkling Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon
German, Reisling, Gewurztraminer
Port or Dessert Wines
Sauvignon Blanc
Fruit Wines
Chenin Blanc
Picnic Sites- Superior
Event Space
Wedding Services
RV & Limo Friendly
Live Music
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NapaWino, Fresno
Old school barn that has been converted to become the home of Chouinard Vineyards. Tucked away in a forest setting, the fruit is brought in from different parts of California, very cool spot.

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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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