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Address: 741 S a St, Oxnard, CA 93030-7179
Phone Number: 805.483.8084
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Lovely afternoon of drinking wine on the porch!

Set in a historic home inside Heritage Square in Oxnard (love this place!), is a quaint little tasting room called Rancho Ventavo Cellars. We were able to sit out on the porch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 29, 2016
Sally M
Manhattan Beach, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We were visiting Heritage Square and decided to stop in for a bit of wine tasting. It costs $10 for 5 tastes from a list (choose one list or the other) and they give you a glass at the end. The house the wine tasting takes place in is charming, and the people are very friendly, informative and welcoming. I... More 

Thank mrliterature
Manhattan Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Set in a historic home inside Heritage Square in Oxnard (love this place!), is a quaint little tasting room called Rancho Ventavo Cellars. We were able to sit out on the porch with my pooch and enjoy chatting over a nice variety of wines. Friendly staff and good variety of wines to choose from. Even got a commemorative glass with... More 

Thank Sally M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you like red wines, you must not miss a visit to Rancho Ventavo Cellars! The tasting room is located in one of the several restored Victorian homes in Oxnard's Heritage Square. The wines are world class! The tasting room is staffed by winemaker George and his wife, Faye. Not only do they make fabulous red wines, but they are... More 

Thank robertrT4940ZT
Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2014

Visited the RVC tasting room on a sunny Saturday with girlfriends. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Faye was very welcoming, knowledgeable about the wines, and informative about the area. We all bought a bottle, and a few of the clever gifts available in their shop. Highly recommended for the tasting room as well as the delicious wines.

Thank MelissaS91360
Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2014

Barely got in the door and we were told we had to get out because we had our 3 yr. old with us. Children are not allowed in wine tasting rooms, they said. Funny, I've had him in wine tasting rooms all over CA, including this city, and many other states. We weren't up at the bar, we were in... More 

Thank Bruce F
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Stopped by today and had a great experience. Faye is a delightful and knowledgeable proprietor who also went above and beyond when we bought a gift for a friend of one of their terrific signs, and she wrapped it complete with bow! We tasted 10 red wines between us. we also learned about the areas they came from and the... More 

Thank DMS53
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Cute historic building. $10 tasting fee per person. Servers were friendly even though it was crowded. Overall the bottles were very expensive and most of them not worth the price. We did however splurge on 2 bottles that were delicious. Would go just for a tasting and not plan on buying wines in the future.

Thank Jodi B
Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013

Thank you George and Faye for the wonderful experience of your wine tasting experience. Yours is the utmost best I have tasted. From the ambience to your hospitality this was a worthwhile visit to Oxnard.

Thank GloriaG721
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Faye gave plenty of information on how she and her husband produce their wines and she answered all inquiries. Very comfortable place. I looked around this historic building on Heritage Square and loved the building. Bought a couple of bottles of wine too. Do walk Heritage Square and see the historic buildings.

Thank Mary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2012

Faye and George are wonderful hosts and can teach you all about George's great red wines. Ask for my faves John's Zin and Mourvedre. You can do a self guided or docent tour of the park, which contains refurbished homes, chapel, water tower and other turn of the century structures once owned by pioneering families in Oxnard. Now these buildings... More 

Thank AnitanurseOxnard

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