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Nicholson Vineyards

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Gorgeous, relaxing, perfection

This is by far the most beautiful, tranquil, and secluded winery we've ever visited. Tasting wines... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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outstanding pinot in santa cruz

I went to the tasting for the new pinots at Nicholson. This winery consistently makes some of the... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Aptos, California
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Jun 6, 2018
“Gorgeous, relaxing, perfection”
Mar 4, 2018
“outstanding pinot in santa cruz”
Nicholson Vineyards is an award winning Santa Cruz Mountains family owned boutique winery in Aptos in the Corralitos foothills producing chardonnay, pinot noir and olive oil. Our boutique Santa Cruz Mountains winery is located at the end of Pleasant...more
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2800 Pleasant Valley Rd, Aptos, CA 95003-9785
+1 831-724-7071
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

This is by far the most beautiful, tranquil, and secluded winery we've ever visited. Tasting wines from grapes that are growing just mere feet from you is a cool experience. We loved being able to bring a couple pizzas with us from a local pizzeria...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I went to the tasting for the new pinots at Nicholson. This winery consistently makes some of the best Pinot Noirs in the area.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Marguerite P, Owner at Nicholson Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Hello and thank you for your nice comment! So glad you enjoyed our wines. We do love Pinot! Hope you can visit us again in the near future. Best regards, Marguerite Nicholson

Reviewed October 15, 2017

We live in the area and just recently have started exploring our wonderful local wineries. As a side note, we are big fans of Sonoma County (usually visit there at least 2x a year) and are heartbroken about the devastating wildfires ravaging that area right...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Beautiful Scenery and friendly staff running the vineyard The tasters were full glasses and came a really good explanation of the process and what goes into each wine Well worth a visit, the wine was lovely, even the White and I am not normally a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed February 8, 2015

We originally had planned to drive to Napa but decided to try the Aptos, Santa Cruz region after reading great reviews of the wineries in the region. We were pleasantly surprised finding this lovely place. It was a gorgeous day in January. We did the...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a hidden gem of a place. Friendly and knowledgeable help. Nice area to visit. Simple...but nice

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Gorgeous setting far enough away from the coast so the morning fog does not cloud the sky. We paid $10 to taste seven different wines that were made at least in part with grapes grown on the property. There is a beautiful large shade tree...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank taxman53
Reviewed September 15, 2008

Nicholson is a family operation with vineyards and an olive grove. I've visited during special events such as Corralitos Wine Trail and Passport weekend and have found the experience to be really enjoyable. The family gets involved and everyone is extremely warm. The wines are...More

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