Alfaro Family Vineyard & Winery

(831) 728-5172 420 Hames Rd
Corralitos, CA 95076
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We invite you to come and experience a taste of Corralitos, the best-kept secret of the Santa Cruz Mountains appellation. Artisanal bread-baker turned winemaker Richard Alfaro enjoys the fruits of his labor. After a long and satisfying career as the founder of a restaurant and the wholesale baking company known under his own name - Alfaro's Micro Bakery - Richard shifted gears in 1997, acquiring an aging 75 acre apple farm south of Santa Cruz in Corralitos, California, which he and wife Mary Kay (a certified sommelier) subsequently transformed into Alfaro Family Vineyards & Winery. Our 35 acres of hillside vineyards are located less than 4 miles from the cooling influence of the Monterey Bay in the southern end of the Santa Cruz Mountains appellation. The Alfaro Family Vineyards wine label, based on an original painting by noted Santa Cruz artist Laurie Zeszut features the entire Alfaro Family in a harvest scene. The Alfaro children (and vineyard namesakes) Lindsay Paige and Ryan Spencer frequently help Read more »

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  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Syrah

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

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  • Alfaro Family Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010

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    Bright red fruit- cherry, cranberry, and a bit of wild strawberry... fruit forward, yet well balanced with excellent acidity. I also get some floral and spice on the nose. Dijon clones 115, 667, 777 as well as Clone 37 (Mount Eden), and the Swiss Clones 2A and 23. Only 113 cases made. Read More

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  • Alfaro Family Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010

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  • Alfaro Family Vineyards "Scarlet" Pinot Noir 2010

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  • There are many wine events happening in the month of October in San Francisco.  This weekend 10/2 & 10/3 The Jug Shop is pouring wines from Puglia in honor of Puglia Wine week & 10/4 there is a Puglia wine dinner at La Ciccia, Sat 10/9 is Fall Fest, Sun 10/10 is Lodi on the Water & Wed 10/13 is Wine and Spirits top 100 event. If you want details... Read More

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  • Alfaro Family Vineyards Pinot Noir a Estate 2006

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    Good, but a bit simple. Fairly priced at $25. Read More

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