Ancient Peaks Winery
Description

Our estate Margarita Vineyard stands alone as the southernmost vineyard in the Paso Robles region, tucked against the Santa Lucia Mountains just 14 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Here the vines unfold along a rare array of five distinct soil types- ancient sea bed, rocky alluvium, shale, volcanic and granitic. The resulting wines express an unmistakable sense of place with flavors that are native to Margarita Vineyard and its stand alone Santa Margarita Ranch Sub Appellation. The tectonic geological forces and cool growing region produce fruit with inherent balance, natural complexity, and rich varietal flavors.

Ancient Peaks Winery is owned by three longtime local winegrowing and ranching families- the Filipponis, Rossis, and Wittstroms. Two generations are actively involved in the daily operations of the vineyard and winery.

The wines are crafted under the guidance of Mike Sinor, a local winemaking veteran and one of the highest-rated winemakers on the Central Coast. Together the Ancient Peaks team is committed to making wines that honor the extraordinary character and flavors of Margarita Vineyard.

Our downtown Santa Margarita Tasting Room & Cafe offers samplings of our wines as well as wine friendly cuisine including artisan cheese and meats.

Excerpt

Our tasting room in the quaint historic town of Santa Margarita is open on Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In addition to our main bottlings, we offer several tasting room-only wines as well as artisan gift items.

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Area
Santa Margarita
Wines/Liquors Produced
Bordeaux-style Blend Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay Malbec Merlot Petit Verdot Petite Sirah Pinot Noir Red Blend Red Rhône-style Blend Rosé Sauvignon Blanc Syrah Zinfandel
Features
Gift Shop Picnic Area Restaurant/Food Service Snacks/Food For Purchase Special Event Facilities Vineyard Tours Sustainable/Organic/Biodynamic
Hours
Daily 11am - 5:30pm
Tasting Fee
$15/pp
Phone
805-365-7045
Address
22720 "B" El Camino Real
City
Santa Margarita
State
CA
ZIP
93453
E-mail
info@apwinery.com
Website
https://ancientpeaks.com/

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