Ironstone Vineyards
Ironstone Vineyards
4.5
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
"Where history and wine meet." Ironstone Vineyards is a premier destination winery located in Murphys, California. Amenities include our Tasting Room & Gold Leaf Deli, Heritage Museum (home to our 44-pound crystalline gold piece) & Jewelry Shoppe, Amphitheater, plush gardens featuring a lakeside park, and complimentary tours of our facilities. Our wines reflect the diversity of offerings from the Lodi and Sierra Foothills Appellations of Northern California. Through emphasizing the practice of Sustainable Viticulture, Ironstone Vineyards conserves water use, builds healthy soil, and maintains our surrounding wildlife habitat. Please Note: We are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
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Tina
6 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
This is not all the venue's fault however I do think they should play a big part in the solution. Concert last weekend, all modes of transportation sold out so we got in line early for a "shuttle" pass. Sold for $20 ea. by a nearby cab company. Got in line early for the "shuttle" as we had dinner included in our show ticket. We waited and waited and waited and were obviously going to miss dinner now, finally board the bus and pull off the curb, after all that and...STOP. We are 2 feet from where we boarded in the same line of cars everyone else is in. What was the point of this? We missed dinner and the entire first act. We got a ride back with people we met so we didn't have to deal. The cab service, venue, and town need to get together to arrange an extra lane or alternative route and entrance or something. Conceivably people wouldn't be leaving before the show so maybe the service could go in the exit. idk. Really wasn't a great start to our otherwise fantastic show.
Written July 27, 2023
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Judy M
Seattle, WA8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Did a wine tasting here Tremendous red wines and a yummy champagne. The grounds are lovely and the museum is a real treat. Lots of their grapes are grown on the property. There’s a huge amphitheater fir dummer concerts. A definite return on our next trip.
Written February 3, 2023
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buzzdaman56
Chico, CA97 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
Just down the road from the main 'drag' in Murphys is Ironstone Winery featuring a large estate containing an outdoor amphitheater, indoor/outdoor food service and banquet rooms large enough for business or wedding receptions, and a fascinating museum to enjoy. But, to our tastes, less than spectacular wines. Drink what you like, right? Plenty of people were impressed as we saw boxes on dollys rolling out to cars. (We like quite a few of the wines we discovered in Murphys and a great destination for 3 or 4 days.) We did enjoy our meals and to walk around the grounds was very impressive. This would be a great place for a wedding. Accommodations for the most part are down the road a few minutes consisting of average motels. Fine for weddings with staggered arrival times of guests, but, the traffic to get to this location for a major concert event, well, leave a lot of time to arrive and leave. Ample parking once you arrive though. For an afternoon visit, definitely check it out.
Written December 19, 2021
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Jeff S
14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Enjoyed the tour of the museum, but we were shocked at the quality of the food and service at dinner later that night. I had the duck, and it was fantastic. The wine recommended by the server was spot on and delicious! We had people in Murphys telling us that there wasn't dinner service. Glad we didn't listen!
Written October 18, 2021
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Debi_Ojai
Ojai, CA13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021
Another wonderful find in Murphys. We visited the tasting room and had dinner at the restaurant downstairs. Even joined the wine club! Would have loved to sit outside but there was concerns about the meat bees. But, food was excellent, large portions and great service. Will definitely be back.
Written August 2, 2021
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I13JAmarym
Palm Desert, CA2,525 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
July is warm. Friends had said Ironstone was a "must"visit because it is pretty and because of the museum. The AC in the museum was barely working. The vault was so stifling that after 2 attempts I gave up trying to see the gold nugget. I asked where I could get water and a bench. The fountains are turned off but I could walk to the tasting room and buy water. I am not sure where the bench was. I left. Not feeling the need to go back.
Written July 20, 2021
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Joyce J
Sacramento, California, United States3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
A beautiful day for wine tasting...the flowers were gorgeous however the wine tasting hour was not what we anticipated. I had made reservations weeks in advance for the wine tasting. When we arrived we were told there a table was not available for tasting so we had to stand at one of the small bistro tables. Our server would disappear for an extended time then come back with another wine without any description etc. on what we were tasting. We kept being told that a table would become available soon. We only had 1 hr. before they closed and eventually we finally got a table with 15 mins. to spare. After I complained that we did have reservations and why a table was not available....we were told....do you expect us to kick the people out? With limited capacity everywhere, I would expect some time limits to be placed on tables so everyone that they took reservations from could anticipate a good experience with the wine tasting. The next day we had reservations at Bella Grace winery in Sutter Creek and had a wonderful experience with a table outside and a server who cared about her customers.
Written April 12, 2021
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Holdtheair
Waikiki, HI2,194 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 • Couples
We took a road trip here on a nice sunny day. We miss our "annual venture" to Daffodil Hill which closed within the last two years because of all the vehicle traffic it created.  On a suggestion from one of my wife's friend who loves flowers suggested a visit to this place.  This place was amazing in all of it's variety of "spring" flowers and manicured grounds.  They have an amazing museum which tells about the history and some amazing petrified stone wood dating millions of years ago.  The restaurant was well priced and the staff friendly. On this outing we didn't participate in wine tasting but to enjoy the flowers around the property.

Overall we had a great time.

Written March 25, 2021
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David G
Santa Clarita, CA548 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
Ironstone is a destination unto itself!! We were visiting the California Gold Rush towns and were told to check out Ironstone vineyards. We signed up for the tour and were greatly rewarded! Our guide was a half hour late, so they offered wine to my wife and I while they chatted with us as we waited. We were the only two on the tour until a couple joined us half way through. Anyway Conrad was a magnificent guide and I thoroughly enjoyed all of the stories and details of history that he rattled off nonstop!! The tour was supposed to be an hour, but we pestered Conrad with questions and he just kept on going for almost 2 hours - totally relaxing and enjoyable. The estate is phenomenal, the outdoor amphitheater is spectacular, and the museum pieces including the world record chunk of gold from a local mine (another long story!) are must see items! We had lunch in the bistro along with a flight of wines that our server, Clarissa, recommended. We ended up taking home several bottles!
Written October 30, 2020
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Sarah M
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
Referred by our timeshare we went tasting and lunching at Ironstone Vineyards on a lovely Fall day. The grounds are impressive, the staff in the tasting room, and the food in the Bistro were excellent. The two of us tasted 10 different Ironstone's wines and learned a great deal about the business, sources of the grapes and so forth. Well worth spending a few hours on site.
Written October 30, 2020
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