Saratoga is the ideal home base for visitors exploring some of the highest rated, most historic wineries in California. Stay in Saratoga and experience the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation!
Self Guided Tours
Saratoga Wine Trail
Just minutes from many Silicon Valley locations are some of the best wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountains to visit at your own pace. More information at www.saratogawinetrail.com.
Organic Wine Trail
Organic certification is an accomplishment of eight Santa Cruz Mountains vineyards. Four of us have tasting rooms nestled in our vineyards that invite your visit to enjoy our estate-bottled wines! More information at www.organicwinetrail.org.
Santa Cruz Mountains Passport Days
On the third Saturday of January, April, July, and November, special tasting events are held at participating wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation. This includes Saratoga wineries:
- Cinnabar Winery
- Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards
- House Family Winery
- The Mountain Winery
- Savannah-Chanelle Vineyards
A Passport is your entry and is valid until you have collected each winery’s stamp on their page. Passports are available for purchase at any of the wineries listed above. More information at www.scmwa.com.
Wineries of Santa Clara Valley Passport Weekends
During the last weekend of March and the first weekend of October, activity abounds at Santa Clara Valley wineries. Saratoga’s Cooper-Garrod Estate Vineyards is the northernmost starting point for the Santa Clara Valley Passport Weekends. The annual Passport and tasting glass are your ticket for both weekends as you travel the Santa Clara Valley, and are available for purchase at the Cooper-Garrod tasting room.
Visit www.SantaClaraWines.com for more information, or call the Gilroy Welcome Center at 408-842-6436.
South Bay Wine Tours
With more than 30 years of knowledge of the San Francisco Bay area, South Bay Wine Tours is an owner-operated company that has highly trained tour guides for your next tour. They can accommodate groups of 2-2,000 and offer tours of four different Saratoga wineries.
Click here for information on rates and booking.
California Limo Wine Tours
California Limo Wine Tours offers a relaxed, at your own pace, tour of Saratoga wineries. Ride in luxury and comfort in one of their stretch limos or town cars. You and up to eight of your friends can enjoy the idyllic scenery that Saratoga has to offer. Make your reservation today.