Just a short drive from Los Angeles, Venutura is best known for its beaches, but it is also home to over 20 wineries. Hosting a wide range of mostly family owned wineries, Ventura County offers good wines and wine tasting experiences.
All winery descriptions are from our post pandemic explorations.
Lester is a small friendly, fun and lively family winery. Tasting is in the barrel room, outdoors on couches or tables, or in the 'speakeasy'.
White, rose, and reds
Be sure to ask about the speakeasy restroom. ...
You enter through the barrel room with its beautifuly artistic wood bar. Tasting takes place on a large covered patio and consists of three good sized samples.
The winery is next to the tracks, so when a train goes by everyone 'toasts the train'.
Four Brix features a large, tasteful tasting room, and a large barrel room.
In addition to wine they have cider and pizza..
Red, White, Cider
A nice modern feeling tasting room with very friendly dog. Outdoor tasting area as well.
Has many events, including some for the kids.
Whites and reds
Tasting in their comfortable tasting room, or on the back patio.
Whites, rose, and reds. Ciders as well.
A very large and varied outdoor tasting area next to a vineyard.
Scenic and peaceful
A nice modern tasting room and a very large patio with tables for tasting.