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Address: 34680 Highway 79, Warner Springs, CA 92086-9616
Phone Number: 760.782.0778
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Award winning winery

Pleasant setting. Friendly, knowledgable owners. Excellent wines. I recommend the champagne. It's quite good. The Muscat is good. It's not the typical sweet wine. This is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2016
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Owensboro, Kentucky
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Owensboro, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Pleasant setting. Friendly, knowledgable owners. Excellent wines. I recommend the champagne. It's quite good. The Muscat is good. It's not the typical sweet wine. This is drier. Very nice. We went home with several bottles of champagne and Viognier. Those were my favorites. They have a lovely sitting area in back so we purchased a glass of wine, some cheese... More 

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Borrego Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Shadow Mountain is one of five wineries on the North Mountain Wine Trail around the Warner Springs area--a surprisingly wonderful environment for a peaceful day out to enjoy truly excellent wines. Alex and Pam are the "real deal"--producing award-winning, absolutely delicious wine at over 3,000 ft elevation. This isn't your typical "Temecula-commercialized" experience. It is rustic, small, and quiet--with beautiful... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We travel to explore outstanding wines both in the U.S. and in other countries. Shadow Mt. Winery is in San Diego County. When most people think of wines in CA they think of Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara and some of other places but San Diego County is a hidden gem. The area of Ramona and just north in Warner Springs... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stumbled on Shadow Mountain on our way back from Julian. My girlfriend was looking for a small winery where we could enjoy a casual tasting before driving back to San Juan Capistrano. This was a very charming winery with a great story for their start. While the property itself has a rustic feel, which I love, the wine was... More 

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

My wife and I visited a few days ago and met Pam and Alex. We are members of multiple wineries in Temcula. The facilities are beautiful and this winery rocks with excellent red and white wines. Allow Pam to explain the history of the grounds and people and you will walk away with at least two bottles of wine (although... More 

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Warner Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Since we live in the area, we have been tasting Alex's wines for many years and have tasted them from a state of being acceptable to the present state of being excellent wines. Each year brings new twists to old familiar wines, as well as some new experimentation. Their tasting room is cozy and tasters experience personal attention from Pam... More 

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Round Rock, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We stopped by the grounds and tasted 3 of the white wines. The Muscat (Pam's Pick) was our choice. The grounds were lovely and there were cabanas you can rent - small but quaint. LHixon

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Aguanga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Nice small, independent winery with a delightful selection

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Founded in 1945, Shadow Mountain in Sunshine Summit (near Warner Springs), is one of the oldest and best San Diego County wineries. It’s definitely worth the drive – even better if you spend the night in one of the nicely appointed tent-cottages. Vintner Alex McGeary and his wife and tasting room manager Pam preside over an impressive estate of beautiful... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2008

If you're a wine fan and are planning a trip to the Julian area, Anza Borrego, or Temecula and you find that you have a bit of extra time, you'll find it well-worth the effort to stop by the tasting room at Shadow Mountain Vineyards (a few miles north of the Warner Springs resort, off of Highway 79). The winery... More 

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