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First off the road to get there is horrible. Plan on taking it very slow. Hungry when we got there... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
San Diego, California
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Fantastic spot

I completely different experience from the prior wine tasting places we went to. Vena Cava has a... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
Emmanuel S
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

First off the road to get there is horrible. Plan on taking it very slow. Hungry when we got there so went to food truck. I had cebiche and a Sauvignon Blanc all excellent. Staff very friendly and our limited Spanish not a problem. Very...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

I completely different experience from the prior wine tasting places we went to. Vena Cava has a lot of personality, I would say it has a hint of “hipsterism” I truly did not expect and I actually appreciated. Wines were good, the explanation from the...More

Thank Emmanuel S
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The food truck-like ambiance complements the great view and good food in Vena Cava. Make sure to try the local beers.

Thank Hector D
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Their Sauvignon Blanc was the best we had in the valley. The winery is so cool and artistic. We were a group of 14 and we all fell in love with the place. There is no restaurant, but a food truck: excellent food and service!...More

Thank Cassandra095
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Vena Cava is a really funky winery owned by a British couple. The wines are excellent. Go here, taste, and buy some wine. There are some architecturally beautiful wineries in this valley, but this funky place (not beautiful, but very cool) has a theme of...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Relaxing, layback place. Good wine. Good food. If you purchase the wine tasting it’s also worth ur money. It has a nice lake. Ducks, turtles, dogs good service as well

Thank Fruteria O
Reviewed February 23, 2018

This is such a unique place to taste wine - I was really glad we went! The tasting itself was basic, but I was impressed with the staff's ability to tell me about the wines even in English. The location of the tasting room is...More

Thank Jessica T
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I first found out about Vena Cava on a trip to Mexico City and was hooked. I had to have the wines again, but couldn't find them in Chicago. So when a friend suggested we plan a trip to Valle this was on my must-do...More

Thank Meredith6
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Vena cava, named for the hearth vein resemble, as is located right in the heart of the Valle de Guadalupe, 40 minutes from Clos de Tres Cantos winery. About one hour and a half an hour from San Diego, CA. Take the short distance dirt...More

Thank SantiagoChago
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Their tempranillo is great. Even Italians have hard time making that grape taste good. Their tasting room is like a cave. Try achieving that in a desert. Their wines are very good. The eating area outside is quirky and lovely. They have a DJ. The...More

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August 18, 2017|
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Response from Vena Cava V | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your interest in visiting vena cava, indeed tastings are given on the hour every hour. We start with the wine tasting service at 11 am and the last 5 pm. How many people would be joining the tasting... More
Kathy S
July 11, 2016|
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Response from Amir K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response I did not even see the message and I have been out of the country… We actually went through a winery travel guide that we were able to find on Google and they took us to all the different wineries... More