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Malibu vineyards are among some of the most unique in the world due to their geography. Located along with ocean breezes and high elevation, the grapes that are produced in this region are more than ideal for winemaking. This means Wine Tasting in Malibu is definitely something you want to do.
Where to Go Wine Tasting in Malibu
Wines found in Malibu have special aromas, beautiful colors, and exquisite flavors that can’t be reciprocated quite the same anywhere else in the world. Come indulge yourself in delicious wine that these wineries and vineyards have created, that will relax and warm your spirit.
NABU Wines produces their wine from vineyards in the Napa Valley, and just after two years has already been voted Los Angeles best wine bar. They offer live music every Friday and Saturday accompanied by great wine and a great team of wine experts that will help you find the wine that fills your appetite.
The great thing about Nabu Wines is it’s the perfect place to wine tasting, during the week, or on the weekends. This place has great reviews, which means you’re going to have a great time.
Malibu Wine Safaris is exactly what it sounds like. You will head out on a safari of 1,000 acres on Saddlerock Ranch, taking in the beautiful scenery. You’ll only be drinking the best local wines in the Malibu area while observing animals like bison, camels, alpacas, zebras, and even a giraffe.
Throughout the safari, you can try 6 different wines from the area that will make the whole experience relaxing with a slight buzz. This probably sounds like one of the most amazing wine tasting opportunities in Malibu. If you’re in the area, make sure you give it a try.
Rosenthal is located on 250 acres of beautiful hills with steep slopes the vineyard rests on, requiring all labor to be done by hand. The Malibu area brings a microclimate four miles from the ocean, with sunny warm days and cool breezy evenings at night along with rich soil, perfect for growing high-quality grapes and producing the finest wines.
The wines are aged in French Oak barrels, giving the wine a unique and distinct flavor. The Wine tasting room at Rosenthal Wine Bar and Patio is located across from the beach, with a beautiful ocean view, creating a relaxing atmosphere while you drink delicious wine.
Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards is a beautiful vineyard with 360 degrees of mountainous views, is one of the most recognized and awarded vineyards in the Malibu area. With its altitude of 2000 feet above sea level, on steep hillsides, it creates the perfect natural drainage system. With the perfect microclimate and volcanic soil to go with, these grapes are superior for making the best wines in California, that they boast cannot be replicated.
The vineyard and Estate is a glorious scene to take in, as you make your approach on the winding roads up the hills of the Santa Monica Mountains. This estate is also special for offering cruises, where you will go out on a large yacht and enjoy the ocean with the best wines Malibu has to offer.
For those that love hiking and a glass of wine at the same time, this Malibu Wine Hikes is sure to be right up your alley. The hike on average lasts around two hours, as you set out on foot on the beautiful Malibu hillside country that has beauty around every turn.
There is also another hiking trail, where you will reach a giraffe on the trail, you can feed him and also get your picture taken with him. When you reach your destination, you will receive 3 wine samples of your choice that are sure to keep you licking your lips. Make sure you bring hiking shoes for this adventure.
The Barn at Cielo Farms is situated on 30 acres with grapevines and olive trees that grow on the rocky hillside. Because of the beautiful countryside and atmosphere, it holds the perfect venue for weddings, birthdays, and many other special occasions.
Cielo Farms offers many different venues and packages for their wine tasting, including a barn setting where you will sit and enjoy two different white and red wines that the barn is most proud of. They also have a wine tasting, where you will take a tour of their beautiful hillside vineyard. and enjoy chocolate that perfectly compliments the already delicious wine.
This venue is located in old historic Malibu and has quite the story. The Woosley fire that swept through the hillside destroyed this establishment back on November 8, 2018.
This hasn’t stopped SIP Malibu Grapes from rebuilding and recreating the exciting environment for drinking the best wines in the Malibu region.
They also serve gourmet meals with the wines and live entertainment that will keep you here all evening. The workers here are very knowledgeable and friendly, making the experience one you will not forget.
At Giessinger Winery, they take the French approach in their winemaking, while bringing great premium wines at moderate prices. They know the importance of treating their guests with great hospitality and creating a relaxing, cozy environment that will bring you back many times.
They have two tasting locations, located in Fillmore and Westlake Village. This is where you can see just how good their wine is, don’t take my word for it, give it a try for yourself. If you’re going to try wine, you might as well do it the Malibu way. They’re the ones that know how to wine…the right way.
There are hundreds of places in Malibu, where you can drink wine. Yet these locations offer more in their hospitality, their magnificent venues that will take your breath away. All of this will leave you appreciating the art of winemaking, thanks to visiting these vineyards and estates. Come taste the difference in Malibu.
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