Inviting atmosphere.  beautiful country setting.

Nicholson Vineyards provides a unique and intimate venue for your special celebration, corporate event or private tasting.  If you are searching for warm hospitality and relaxed elegance, please complete our inquiry form for pricing and availability information or call us to schedule a visit. Please note that events booked during tasting room hours are limited to the picnic area.  

calendar of Events

april 24th   -  winemaker wednesday at shadowbrook -  (5)

Join us in Capitola for an evening at Shadowbrook Restaurant. We will be pouring in the Rock Room Bar. Paired hors d’oeuvres will accompany each flight.

may 4th   -  spring wine club release party -  (12 - 5)

Looking forward to hosting club members this Spring! Enjoy wine tasting and appetizers in our Garden Room when you visit for pick-up.

may 11th   -  mother’s day celebration -  (12 - 5)

Come celebrate all the Moms in your life with a day at Nicholson Vineyards! We will have strawberry shortcake samplers as a sweet treat to accompany all tasting flights. Reserve a table today!

june 1st  -  annual winemaker’s dinner -  (6 - 9) —SOLD OUT

Club members, join us for “A Night in Valencia”. Don’t miss an unforgettable evening under the stars, featuring winemaker John Ritchey and Nicholson Vineyards wines, perfectly paired with a 5 course Spanish dinner. Old world traditions of Spanish cuisine. Fresh, local California ingredients. New wine releases. Old favorites. Click the link for more information & tickets.

We are currently sold out. To be added to the waitlist, please email

june 8th  -  aptos wine wander -  (1 - 4)

Meet u in the heart of Aptos Village for an afternoon of wine tasting and fun! All proceeds from the event benefit Rio del Mar, Mar Vista, and Valencia Elementary Schools.

june 15th  -  celebrate dad -  (12 - 5)

Celebrate Dad a day early with wine tasting & small bites off the grill! Make a reservation today.

june 28th  -  summer series premier -  (3 - 8)

We can’t wait for our 2nd Annual “Summer Series” to begin. Look forward to original live music Friday’s (3-8 pm) and food truck Saturday’s (12-5). Mark your calendar now for all the Summer fun to come! Fridays & Saturdays (June 28th - August 31st).