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Rated one of the "8 Best Santa Cruz Wineries for Visitors"
by the California Winery Advisor

Tastings on the Westside of Santa Cruz at the "Surf City Vintners Collective"

Our new second tasting room location is shared with Silver Mountain Vineyards and offers weekly wine tastings. Enjoy flights and wine by the glass sitting at the large bar or on the patio. We also offer food by Kelly's French Bakery.

Hours: Thursdays 4-8 PM, Fridays 3-7pm, Saturdays & Sundays 12-6pm
Tasting Room Address: 402 Ingalls Street Unit 29, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 - Located next door to Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing

Tastings at the Winery

Wine tastings at the winery are regularly offered on the 3rd Saturday & Sunday every month from 12 – 4pm. We are occasionally open on additional weekends for special events, wine releases and wine club pick-ups.

Visit us and taste our wines with husband and wife winemaking team John and Katharine, who are always eager to share their story and wines in a relaxed atmosphere in the winery among the barrels. Our winery is located 3 miles north of downtown Santa Cruz and features beautiful bay and mountain views.

Checking our website or calling the winery (831) 227-2288 for the most current tasting schedule prior to your visit is highly recommended. Reservations required for groups of 8 or more. Buses, limousines and large party vehicles cannot be accommodated due to limited parking and driveway access.

Winery Address: 1088 La Madrona Drive, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. For directions, please click here.

Current Schedule for Westside Tasting Room

Thursdays: 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Fridays: 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Saturdays & Sundays: 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Special Events in July:


Reservations Required - Call Annie at 831-459-9181 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Join Bottle Jack Winemaker & Owner John Ritchey at the Hollins House Restaurant for six unique, gourmet courses specially paired with award-winning wines in a classic 1920s dinning room with beautiful bay views!

Menu with pairings:

Course 1 - Paired with 2018 Viognier
Marin Miyagi Oyster- Apple Mignonette
Smoked Peach and Lamb Sausage
Smoked Roe and Bagel Bites, Crème Fraîche, Chive

Course 2 - Paired with 2016 Sangiovese
Dry Aged and Smoked Duck Breast, Fermented Cherries, Fortified
Zinfandel Gelee

Course 3 - Paired with 2016 Firenze
Lamb Brisket, Mole, Smoked Carrot Puree

Course 4 - Paired with 2015 Merlot
Heart of Rib Eye, Rutabega Puree and Mousse, Pickled Shallot

Course 5 - Paired with 2014 Petite Sirah
Embered Spinalis of Beef, Béarnaise

Course 6 - Paired with 2018 Viognier
Passion fruit Ice Cream, Brown Butter Granola, Port infused Blueberries

$140 per person plus tax & tip

Limited Reservations available
The last time we did one of these, dinners seats sold out early. 



Tasting Flight at the Westside Tasting Room

Our tasting flight features our newest vintages - 2018 Viognier, 2015 Merlot, and our first-ever 2016 Malbec - plus some best-sellers including 2016 Sangiovese, 2016 Firenze, and 2014 Petite Sirah. Wine club members get a bonus pour of our special new release, 2015 Sabina's Blend, a Bordeaux-style red named for John and Katharine's daughter.

Come relax on our shaded patio with some refreshing Bottle Jack wines!



Saturday, July 20th, 12:00 to 4:00 PM / Open to the public

Sunday, July 21st, 12:00 to 4:00 PM / Open to the public

Join us at the Winery for our 3rd weekend of the month tastings on Saturday and Sunday this month! 

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.