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Orfila Vineyards & Winery

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Great wine. Lovely setting.

Stopped by after a trip to the wild animal park. This is a lovely small vineyard. My husband and... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2012
Really good wines, nice afternoon stop

Orfila is the perfect place to stop after the San Diego Safari Park. Southern California is not... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2011
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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The exceptional estate wines produced by Orfila Vineyards & Winery are a credit to acclaimed winemaker, Justin Mund. The 70 acre farm just fifteen miles from the Pacific coastline, with a Mediterranean climate, and sandy soils, is ideal for French...more
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13455 San Pasqual Rd, Escondido, CA 92025-7833
+1 760-738-6500
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

Stopped by after a trip to the wild animal park. This is a lovely small vineyard. My husband and I did a tasting flight of 6 wines each. I loved several of the white wines and left with several bottles.

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Reviewed December 27, 2011

We paid 10 dollars to sample a couple wines and received a complimentary glass. The service was not personal, but it was expeditious and friendly. Unfortunately, we did not like any of the wines, and we sampled the whites, reds, and dessert wines. It was...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2011

Orfila is the perfect place to stop after the San Diego Safari Park. Southern California is not known for exceptional wines, but we were really pleased and happy with our wines from Orfila. They charge $10 for a tasting, but you get 6 wines (very...More

Thank TravelerAddicts
Reviewed November 2, 2011

We’ve long enjoyed Orfila in Escondido for its beautiful picnic grounds, but for a time we could barely find a wine that satisfied our craving for earthiness and distinguishable tannins. This changed gradually but we’ve never been as impressed as we were this month. Of...More

Thank April L
Reviewed March 3, 2011

This winery is high on a mountain top overlooking the beautiful San Pasqual Valley. The staff was great, the wine stands out (outstanding) and the views, views, views! While there, we heard people talking from other parts of the world and everyone was having fun!...More

1  Thank RandyE
Reviewed November 29, 2009

We stopped by one late afternoon to sample wines. It's $8 for six SMALL samples of their various wines. If you like one, you can buy a bottle and sit outside at the picnic tables overlooking the valley, which is very nice. They have a...More

1  Thank UpNOut
Reviewed December 2, 2008

We stopped by Orfila Winery on our way to Julian to taste and grab a half gallon of the cider they are so famous for. We tried some reds and a port (which we bought) but were very disappointed about the pourer's lack of knowledge...More

1  Thank O_so_good
Reviewed March 25, 2008

My boyfriend and I are big red wine drinkers, but we actually quite enjoy the white wines at Orfila, too. We've probably been here over half a dozen times over the past two years (my parents live about 10 minutes from the winery, so sometimes...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed February 23, 2008

We ventured from Orange County down to the San Pasqual valley this afternoon to visit the Orfila Vineyard and Winery. Upon arriving, we were surprised to see the beautiful scenery surrounding the winery. There are lovely hills covered with unique rockery and vegetation. Down the...More

Thank EgyptianHeidi
Reviewed January 4, 2008

I am not a wine expert, it was my first visit to a vineyard. I sampled the wines and bought a few bottles. I found the people very knowledgeable on wine, in which I am not. I enjoyed the visit.

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August 25, 2017|
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Response from Matt G | Property representative |
Hello codddman, We have gourmet cheeses, meats and crackers along with other cooler related foods. On Friday,Saturday and Sunday we have a high quality food tucks that come between 4-6 and serve dinner. You can find out... More
October 20, 2016|
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Response from RussV708 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , but only in the picnic area not the main patio
October 20, 2016|
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Response from MIZT13 | Reviewed this property |
Your outside, pack a cooler if you plan on spending time there instead of buying cheese or whatever else they sell food wise. Just at least purchase a bottle or so if your sitting there, common courtesy.