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Hearst Ranch Winery

442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
+1 805-927-4100
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Did a wine tasting..

We did a wine tasting while waiting on our food at Sebastian's. The wine was excellent. The staff... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Evansville, Indiana
via mobile
Good wine, good staff

And that's really all you can ask for from a winery tasting room, isn't it? Okay, throw in some... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Bellingham, Washington
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The hand-crafted vintages of Hearst Ranch Wines have been brought to life by the collaboration of sound agricultural practices, impeccable winemaking and the philanthropic involvement of Steve Hearst and Jim Saunders. Tasting Room Open Daily 11a.m. to 5p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day Located on the coast in the historic Sebastian's General Store, we are housed alongside Sebastian's Cafe and the San Simeon Post Office. Grab a sandwich at Sebastian's Cafe, and join us for a wine tasting!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452
+1 805-927-4100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did a wine tasting while waiting on our food at Sebastian's. The wine was excellent. The staff was helpful and friendly. Very neat little place

Thank AMY82371
Reviewed 16 May 2017

And that's really all you can ask for from a winery tasting room, isn't it? Okay, throw in some good music, rustic wall coverings and all that. The Hearst tasting room is very atmospheric as befitting it's location on the edge of the 73,000 acre...More

Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Reviewed 1 May 2017

After the Hearst Castle tour, we drove across Cal 1 to the tasting room (two minutes). Tasted 5 wines, and decided to purchase a glass of white and red to go along with lunch (purchased at Sebastian's Café). Wine and lunch were yummy. Highly recommended.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I know a few people who are wine club members at Hearst Ranch Winery and was invited, as a guest, to taste at the club room last week. It was a great Sunday afternoon in San Simeon and I was looking forward to the opportunity...More

Thank TravelinInaDavlin
Reviewed 5 April 2017

After visiting the castle and the elephant seals we were HANGRY! So we stopped into the ranch winery for lunch. The cheeseburger was one of the best we have ever had. Beef from the ranch (can't get fresher than that) . It was so juicy...More

Thank Rgddyup
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We had been biking. Stopped for lunch. Sat on the porch with excellent sandwiches and a shared bottle of Syrah from the tasting bar. What a fun lunch.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very cool tasting room. Visited the other Hearst Ranch Winery location a couple years ago, and loved it, so was happy to have the chance to finally stop in here. The wines were very good. My favorites, which I decided to purchase, were their award...More

Thank SDTraveler01
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My wife and I needed a stop today and this was an awesome experience . The gentleman that served us was knowledable and personable and the wine was awesome. Please take the time to stop ...

Thank Mitch P
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Don't let the name fool you, it's not a tourist trap wine, they actually have legitimate and professionally blended wines here. You can wine taste for $10 or $15 depending on the menu. The staff is generous and polite. Thanks for the great wine and...More

2  Thank MitsoukoRussie
Reviewed 14 December 2016

My aunt and cousin, friend and her daughter, and I visited the Heart Ranch Winery right after a few hours at Hearst Castle. The wine tasting set up is in one room while counter service food is on the other side. Only my aunt and...More

Thank wherelolawent
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Are reservations for lunch necessary?
6 April 2017|
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Response from MitsoukoRussie | Reviewed this property |
No, there aren't any. You stand in line to order.