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Nicholson Vineyards

2800 Pleasant Valley Rd, Aptos, CA 95003-9785
+1 831-724-7071
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outstanding pinot in santa cruz

I went to the tasting for the new pinots at Nicholson. This winery consistently makes some of the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
dtakit
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Aptos, California
Beautiful winery and picnic spot in the Aptos countryside

We live in the area and just recently have started exploring our wonderful local wineries. As a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
LoveToTravel524
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Santa Cruz, California
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Nicholson Vineyards is an award winning Santa Cruz Mountains family owned boutique winery in Aptos in the Corralitos foothills producing chardonnay, pinot noir and olive oil. Our boutique Santa Cruz Mountains winery is located at the end of Pleasant Valley in Aptos in the Corralitos foothills. The winery grounds are planted with four acres of estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes, as well as 4 acres of Tuscan varietal olive trees. In addition to our wonderful extra virgin olive oil, we produce over 1000 cases of wine annually, which include limited releases of our estate wines, as well as additional production of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah Grenache, Sangiovese and Zinfandel from Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. The winery is open for tasting Saturdays and Sundays Noon to 5 pm, except for special event days. We hope you have the opportunity to visit, and join us in savoring a glass of wine. Relax and enjoy the vineyard and valley views while you share a picnic lunch with friends under the Oaks.
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4 Mar 2018
“outstanding pinot in santa cruz”
15 Oct 2017
“Beautiful winery and picnic spot in the Aptos countryside”
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2800 Pleasant Valley Rd, Aptos, CA 95003-9785
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went to the tasting for the new pinots at Nicholson. This winery consistently makes some of the best Pinot Noirs in the area.

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Marguerite P, Owner at Nicholson Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hello and thank you for your nice comment! So glad you enjoyed our wines. We do love Pinot! Hope you can visit us again in the near future. Best regards, Marguerite Nicholson

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We live in the area and just recently have started exploring our wonderful local wineries. As a side note, we are big fans of Sonoma County (usually visit there at least 2x a year) and are heartbroken about the devastating wildfires ravaging that area right...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Beautiful Scenery and friendly staff running the vineyard The tasters were full glasses and came a really good explanation of the process and what goes into each wine Well worth a visit, the wine was lovely, even the White and I am not normally a...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2015

We originally had planned to drive to Napa but decided to try the Aptos, Santa Cruz region after reading great reviews of the wineries in the region. We were pleasantly surprised finding this lovely place. It was a gorgeous day in January. We did the...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

This is a hidden gem of a place. Friendly and knowledgeable help. Nice area to visit. Simple...but nice

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Reviewed 15 July 2013

Gorgeous setting far enough away from the coast so the morning fog does not cloud the sky. We paid $10 to taste seven different wines that were made at least in part with grapes grown on the property. There is a beautiful large shade tree...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2008

Nicholson is a family operation with vineyards and an olive grove. I've visited during special events such as Corralitos Wine Trail and Passport weekend and have found the experience to be really enjoyable. The family gets involved and everyone is extremely warm. The wines are...More

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