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Hearst Ranch Winery

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Address: 442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
Phone Number: +1 805-927-4100
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The hand-crafted vintages of Hearst Ranch Wines have been brought to life...

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.

Tasting Room Open Daily 11a.m. to 5p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

Located on the coast in the historic Sebastian's General Store, we are housed alongside Sebastian's Cafe and the San Simeon Post Office. Grab a sandwich at Sebastian's Cafe, and join us for a wine tasting!

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A Favorite for Bountiful Wine

A special place on so many levels: great wines that bring me back time and time again. Location steps away from a special harbor with pier where you can see blue-green water and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
Lydia G
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Ojai, California
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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A special place on so many levels: great wines that bring me back time and time again. Location steps away from a special harbor with pier where you can see blue-green water and if you're lucky some sea life (whales!). Directly across from Hearst Castle which is an architectural masterpiece and after touring it, you'll need a rich refreshment! And... More 

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Seal Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We were here Saturday night for a Winemaker's dinner. We had a wonderful time! The food was delicious and the wines were superb! They even had a band playing so we could dance. Everyone seated at our table was really nice and we had a great time!

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Thank Anna Beth G
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We shared a wine tasting here for the second time...the last time being 5 years ago. Ryan helped us and knew everything about the delicious wines! The tasting was $15, but was waived if you made a purchase. We loved the Chardonnay, the Tempranillo, the Petite Surah, and the Cab Franc! Delicious 5 years ago, and receiving awards and accolades... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We make a point of stopping here every time we are in the neighborhood. Great wine tasting, free if you buy a bottle. the restaurant connected has the best burgers and fries. They lose a star for their terrible single bathroom.

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Thank Lorraine F
Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Whenever we visit Cambria, we always make a point of visiting Hearst Ranch. The wines are very good, the setting is wonderful, and the food served at the little café (Sebastian's) right there inside the tasting room, is excellent! Make sure you have plenty of time. You'll want to stay awhile. It's just that kind of place.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The first time I had Hearst wine was at the Paso Robles Wine and Olive festival. I was so impressed, we had to visit the winery. The person helping us was very friendly and helpful, and we left with some great bottles of wine. There's a very nice sandwich shop next to the winery (Sebastian's).

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Thank Michelle B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great stop for lunch after watching the elephant seals! Most yum burger ever and great wine! Friendly not too busy and beautiful views! Lots of lovely locals to chat to! A slice of heaven.

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Fresno, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Historic setting down from Hearst Castle. All the beef is raised on the Hearst ranch. Food is delicious. Wine tasting opportunity at the bar. Don't forget to get a San Simeon postmark from the PO behind the wine bar.

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Thank Gary W
Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

This was a great unplanned stop. We simply wanted to check out the area and happened upon a wonderful winery, delightful staff, gifts, and a fun outdoor lunch. There is even a post office here if you need to get those last minute "wish you were here" postcards out . :-)

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

It's so rare when you come to a tasting room and really like ALL the wines! We found the Hearst Ranch wines to be delicious! The tasting room is across the street on Hwy 1 from the Hearst Castle. Don't get confused and go to the Visitor's Center at the Castle (like we did!). The tasting room itself is a... More 

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