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Hearst Ranch Winery

Opens in 20 min: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Visited Hearst Ranch after a long drive on CA-1 and all the other eating places before it were... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Christina H
via mobile
Great place to stop!

This is a great tasting room to go to if you have older children or teenagers with you. I went with... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Sarah H
San Jose, California
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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...more
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442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
+1 805-927-4100
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Hearst Ranch after a long drive on CA-1 and all the other eating places before it were full. Awesome place where you order delicious food inside, find your table outside and wait for your order to be called. They offers different burgers and sandwiches,...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a great tasting room to go to if you have older children or teenagers with you. I went with my mom and two younger brothers who are both under 21 and they were able to enjoy lunch from Sebastian’s while we tasted. We...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This winery is on the Ocean side near the Pier. Very picturesque photo stop. Although we have not tried the food, we have tried the wines and they are excellent. This trip my husband and I bought the "Late Harvest Zinfindel" which is excellent. The...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We stopped to have lunch and try their Wines. Their wines were very enjoyable and great servers to talk with about Hearst. They are housed in the same building as the Sebastian Cafe and the San Simeon Post Office right on the Coast. Beautiful area...More

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed March 19, 2018

A nice place with gift shop, great food for lunches, several wines and beer for the tasting. Setting is just across from the ocean and pier with some open fields and horses that roam by the parking lot.

Thank Rory I
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We ate here on this trip. The place was crowded as usual, and we ordered a blue cheese burger and a swordfish sandwich. Both were outstanding, although the swordfish was a very thin piece for such a big bun. Everything is ala carte, and after...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed January 3, 2018

One of our friends told us we need to stop at Hearst Ranch Winery while we were in the the central coast area. The winery's tasting room is small, but they pack in the people. You can choose either a $10 of $15 tasting, and...More

Thank madcalifornia
Reviewed September 21, 2017

After a tour of Hearst Castle, we decided to stop at the Winery to take a bottle to our hostess for our next night's stay in San Francisco. Tasted a couple and bought a nice red that we sampled. Very helpful staff person.

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Not really great wines to sum it up. Most of the them were young and needed aging. Really the only decent bottle was the Cabernet Sauvignon from the Proprietor's Estate... that was about $100 per bottle for what should be a $50 - $60 wine....More

Thank BeachMax
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the Hearst Ranch tasting room and Sebastian's in San Simeon after being tipped off by its owner Jim. So glad we came! They were making pizza in a wood fired pizza oven outdoors with chef Ian McPhee, of the famed Ian McPhee's...More

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April 6, 2017|
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Response from MitsoukoRussie | Reviewed this property |
No, there aren't any. You stand in line to order.