News & Upcoming Events

Open Saturdays Noon-5 pm for tasting in addition to the following events.

Santa Cruz Mountains April Passport

Saturday, April 19 - Santa Cruz Mountains April Passport Day - 11 am-5 pm
$45 Passport / $12 Nicholson Vineyards only
(Club members complimentary at the winery)

Passports are available at the winery and are valid for one visit only to 50+ participating wineries (at one of four Passport Saturdays each year.) Light appetizers will be available for your enjoyment while wine tasting. Picnic tables are available for use. Plus a jewelry show and sale by designer April Martin.

Winemaker Wednesday at Shadowbrook Restaurant

Wednesday, May 7 - Winemaker Wednesday at Shadowbrook Restaurant - 5-8 pm

Flights of our wines (sample-sized portions of each wine) served in the Shadowbrook bar including complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Cost to be determined (typically $10-$15 per person).

California State Fair Wine Competition

NICHOLSON VINEYARDS WINS 3 SILVER AWARDS
IN CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR WINE COMPETITION

Nicholson Vineyards won three Silver Awards at the 2012 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition. The judges recognized our 2009 Old Vine Zin, 2008 Syrah and 2009 Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains, Peter Martin Ray Vineyard.

The California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition is the oldest and most prestigious judged wine competition in the nation. With more than 2,500 entries from more than 600 wineries, the competition is so large it takes place prior to the fair.The competition was held June 6-8, 2012.


Open for Wine Tasting Saturdays Noon-5 pm -- Call (831) 724-7071