Come visit our tasting room at the historic Independence Schoolhouse, built in 1909. Taste a selection of wines chosen from our 30+ different white and red offerings across all five of our brands. Browse our enticing shop stocked with gourmet foods and charming gifts, as well as the entire lineup of our family's wines: Baileyana, Tangent & True Myth, plus Zocker and Trenza.
We have plenty of outdoor seating with views across the vines from the valley to the mountains, plus two regulation Bocce ball courts. So bring a picnic or buy cheese, salami and crackers from us while you sip and enjoy the ambiance that is the Edna Valley. Children are welcome. and leashed dogs are permitted in our outdoor space. Outside alcohol and smoking are not permitted.
Visits to our tasting room can take many forms, from a tasting session to an afternoon spent sipping wine in the sunshine, and can last anywhere from under 30 minutes to several hours. Wine can also be purchased by the glass or bottle for enjoying onsite. Our tasting room is family-friendly and we allow leashed dogs in our outdoor areas. We welcome you to picnic and play bocce, however only wine purchased at our tasting room is permitted and we ask that you please do not smoke.
We are open daily from 10am to 5pm (Please call for holiday hours). Our last tasting flight starts at 4:45pm; and last bottle sale for onsite consumption is 4:30pm.
(one fee waived with a 2-bottle purchase, or Club Membership sign-up waives up to 6 tasting fees)
Our Collector's Tasting offers guests the opportunity to taste a flight of our most exclusive wines. Enjoy a seated tasting accompanied with local cheese and charcuterie. Space is very limited with a maximum of eight seats per session. Reservations required.
We require that you make a reservation in advance. Our latest reservation is 2pm at the weekend and holidays, 3pm on other days. You will be charged for 8 wine flights in advance to hold your reservation and the remainder will be charged day-of. The charge for our group wine flight is $15 per person plus a 10% service fee, and the charge is fully refundable if your reservation is cancelled 48 hours ahead of time. We do not refund this group tasting fee with wine purchased, but we will extend a special 15% discount on wine purchases to everyone in your group. Club 1909 members do not pay for the first 6 tasters!
We offer the alternative option of renting tables under our grape pergola and buying wine by the bottle, rather than each person tasting through our wine flight. Our maximum group size is 40 and we cannot take reservations after 2pm. The charge for the group is $30 per hour (minimum 2 hours) and Club 1909 members qualify for a 20% discount on this charge.
For those ready to immerse themselves, our Collector’s Flight includes a privately hosted, seated tasting on our patio with breathtaking views of the Edna Valley. Our host will walk you through a flight of 5 wines from our reserve collections, answering questions about grape varieties, winemaking style, and the uniqueness of the “terroir” in the Edna Valley. Our flight is accompanied by a plate of local artisan cheese and charcuterie. Casual, serene, and truly special, we invite you for a visit you’ll never forget. (Please note: weather permitting -we do not have space indoors; maximum of 8 people and all guests must be 21 years or older; $30 each per guest and special wine discounts will be offered; reservations required)
Please complete this form and someone will contact you to confirm availability and take payment. Please call us for reservations within the next 48 hours.
*Please note that we do not have a permit to host weddings and close promptly at 5pm - we cannot accommodate evening events.*
The Tasting Room will close at 3pm on Christmas Eve and 4pm on New Year's Eve. We will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Else we will be open regular hours: 10am to 5pm.
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A different take on the usual wine club, we offer a more innovative experience by allowing our members access to a unique collection of wines from all five of the Niven family’s distinct wineries: Baileyana, Tangent & True Myth, plus Zocker, and Trenza.
Choose between 2 or 4 bottles shipped six times per year in February, April, June, August, October, and December (every even numbered month) shipped to your door or available for pickup in the tasting room!Sign Up