Fodor's Expert Review Ironstone Vineyards

Murphys Winery/Brewery/Distillery

The spectacular, impeccably maintained gardens at 1,150-acre Ironstone—not to mention the 44-pound specimen of crystalline gold on display—make a visit here enjoyable even if you don't drink wine. The winery, known for Lodi and Sierra Foothills Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and old-vine Zinfandel, hosts concerts and other events. Its deli has picnic items. The history-oriented estate tour, conducted on Friday and Saturday, takes in the gardens and wine caverns.

Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Quick Facts

1894 6 Mile Rd.
Murphys, California  95247, USA

209-728–1251

www.ironstonevineyards.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Tastings $6, estate tour (no tasting) $10, Closed Mon.–Wed. (but check)

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