Passport Celebration Day Winery Activities 2024 - Wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains
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Exclusive offers and winery activities on Passport Celebration Day – Saturday, January 20


Passport Celebration Day is coming up fast and the wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains can’t wait to host you! All the fun will be at the wineries. Wondering what to do now?! Check out this easy-to-use map and start planning your route! Passport Celebration Day is the perfect opportunity to check out wineries that are rarely open to the public or only open on Passport Celebration Days. You can also meet other wine passport holders! Keep in mind that some wineries require a reservation. Please read each winery’s page in your passport before you set off. If you have any questions about a winery’s offer, feel free to call the winery ahead of time. To give you a bit of planning inspo, here’s a list of some of the exciting offers and activities you can expect on Passport Celebration Day. Happy tasting!

NEW! These passport stops are not listed in your book but you can now go tasting at Aptos Vineyard, Doon to Earth and *House Family Vineyards (*reservation required) during regular business hours and on Passport Celebration Day! Staff will sign the back page of your passport book.

UPDATES Due to inclement weather in the forecast, Naumann Vineyards, Muns Vineyard* and Left Bend Winery will be closed this Celebration Day. *Muns Vineyard will be pouring at Vinocruz.

  • Bargetto Winery As a special treat, we will offer a barrel sample on Passport Celebration Day! This is a tasting experience you don’t want to let pass you by. Passports are available for purchase whenever the winery is open, including on Passport Celebration Days.
  • Beauregard Vineyards Taste Beauregard wines and as a bonus, enjoy wines from pop-up winery McHenry Vineyard! This is your chance to explore more SCM wines in our beautiful AVA. We can’t wait to see you there!
  • Chaminade Resort & Spa Join us at the beautiful Chaminade Resort and taste from pop-up winery La Vida Bella Vineyard while you enjoy sweeping views of the Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz! La Vida Bella Vineyard is only open for tastings by appointment once a month so this is your chance to taste their spectacular wines. Passports will be available for purchase only on Passport Celebration Days.
  • Charmant Vineyards Enjoy 30% off ALL bottle sales on Passport Day and special by-the-glass pricing. We will also have chocolate pairings on offer, paired with our wine tasting flights. Passports are available for purchase whenever the winery is open, including on Passport Celebration Days.
  • Doon to Earth We will be offering our friends and family discount (30%) on bottles of wine for passport holders only – you don’t want to miss this!
  • Kings Mountain Vineyards The day will not be complete without a stop at Vinocruz to taste from Kings Mountain Vineyards. Here are the incredible wines you can expect for your tasting: 2013 Kings Mountain Clone 13 Pinot Noir $85, 2013 Kings Mountain Bacchus Pinot Noir $85, 2019 Kings Mountain Clone 13 Pinot Noir $65, 2019 Kings Mountain Bacchus Pinot Noir $65 and 2002 Kings Mountain Meritage $120. As a special offer for all passport holders, these wines will be available for ONLY $50 per bottle, with two bottle purchase minimum! Don’t miss out!
  • Left Bend Winery Enjoy our exclusive special for passport holders! Buy one bottle and get 50% of a second. Tastings are held outside and are weather dependent.
  • Muns Vineyard For the January Passport Celebration Day, taste stunning wines by Muns Vineyard wines at Vinocruz! Kings Mountain Vineyards will also be pouring at Vinocruz for a special ‘2 stops in 1’ opportunity! Plan your route – this stop is a must!
  • Roudon-Smith Winery For one day only, passport holders can take advantage of our coveted wine club discount on ALL purchases that day!
  • Saison Winery Join us for an incredible offer of only $10 glasses of wine!
  • Silver Mountain Vineyards Get ready for deep discounts on bottles of some of our most popular wines, including our Rosé of Pinot Noir (2-pack $40, 4-pack $75, 6-pack $110, 12-pack case $199 – best deal @ 36% off). Enjoy panoramic views of our certified organic vineyards with a slice of delicious pizza from a food truck. Passports are available for purchase whenever the winery is open, including on Passport Celebration Days.

Save the Dates! The next Passport Celebration Days are May 18 and October 19.

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