California is the fourth largest wine producers in the country. When most people think of wine, they associate it with the regions of northern California, like Napa or Sanoma. There are also some locations in southern California that are just as wonderful to visit to taste some spectacular wines.
San Diego does not just have incredible beaches, but also several wineries in the area. A day trip to the historic town of Julian, just 60 miles from San Diego, will head you in the right direction to discover six wineries in the area. There are also several bed and breakfasts in Julian, so you can indulge and not worry about the ride back.
Next, head north to Los Angeles. Tucked among the stars of the Hollywood hills and surrounding areas there are also some wineries. Malibu doesn’t just have a beautiful beach, but it has two wineries to discover. There are more located in Burbank, Rancho Cucamonga, Laguna Beach, Lancaster and the city of Los Angeles itself.
Then there is Temecula, another beautiful location where hot air balloons fill the horizon around the nearby lake. Sit and take in the beauty as you discover award-winning wines from several area wineries.