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Hearst Ranch Winery

442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
805-927-4100
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in San Simeon
Type: Wineries
Owner description: The hand-crafted vintages of Hearst Ranch Wines have been brought to life by the collaboration of sound agricultural practices, impeccable winemaking... more » Owner description: The hand-crafted vintages of Hearst Ranch Wines have been brought to life by the collaboration of sound agricultural practices, impeccable winemaking and the philanthropic involvement of Steve Hearst and Jim Saunders. « less
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San Diego, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The portions for the burgers/sandwiches are large. One sandwich is enough for two people. I had the turkey breast sandwich with cranberry sauce and avocado..weird combo but provocatively delish! The shoestring fries are crispy and perfectly seasoned.

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granbury,tx
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I can't say enough about how great this place is. Wine was great and Robert Provided exceptional service. Sign up for the wine club, it's worth it. The Randolph and Three Sisters Red is the best.

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Missouri City, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stopped by on our way up to Big Sur. The red wines selection was excellent and they allowed you to taste test the different types prior to ordering. We coupled it with the cheeseburgers and had a perfect afternoon lunch!

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Los Angeles, CA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stopped by Sebastian's Cafe at 4:04 pm and was told rudely that the kitchen was closed despite closing time posted at 5pm. The Winery tasting "room" is located inside the cafe. The tasting area itself is a small counter with 2 employees. There were 2 groups of tasters, and for the first 10 minutes we stood at the counter... More

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San Diego
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is amazing. In spite of the lengthy lines to place your order, it is well worth the wait. The sandwiches are oversize and filled with every conceivable condiment you would ant to order. After ordering, step up to the bar and enjoy some of the best wines in the area. This is a great place to stop for... More

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Port Hope, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The winery is fun to visit and the servers are very friendly and helpful. If you are coming from the north this is a great stop, plus the beach and pier makes for a good stretch before returning to the fun of Highway 1. The wine is good - and the food in the adjacent sandwich shop is plentiful.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Good stop with great views of the castle. Did not go to castle but sure enjoyed the wine. Tasting area was not busy but the restaurant really was. Big line out door. Food did look good and they had lots of seats outside. Bought some wine and we were off!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stopped here before heading to the elephant seal rock, then big sur on our trip up the coast. We didn't have enough time to do Hearst Castle so did a wine tasting instead. The Cab Franc was delicious! My only suggestion is I wished they had a pamphlet or people that worked at the winery could have shared some history... More

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San Clemente, California, USA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This winery is located off of Hwy 1. A nice stopover after a backpacking trip to Big Sur! After a few years of purchasing 6 bottles of wine every time we stopped in,I have finally decided to become a Wine Legacy Club member. I have introduced many of my friends to their wine selection. All so far are very pleased!

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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stopped at the winery after going to Hearst Castle. The wines a good. The parties that the winery put on all sound like fun. We live in Ohio, I am good with getting the wine. If you are near the winery that time to visit.

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