The last time I visited the Boony Doon tasting room, the location was on Pine Road in the tiny town of Bonny Doon, near Santa Cruz. Last November the winery moved its tasting room next to its wine production center on Ingalls Street, in the Swift Street Courtyard complex in Santa Cruz. What a difference! From funky, crazy, and very casual, to a more formal, elaborate, and upscale atmosphere. The tasting room is very fancy and well-appointed. It is one of the better interior-designed tasting rooms we have seen in our wine travels. Very chic, a happening spot, and trendy in a sense. Something remaining that is very much off-beat are the names given to their wines and the unique labels for the wines.
Exploring Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country in Boulder Creek You must visit the Santa Cruz Mountains wine country. This wine country area is far different from the more popular wine regions like the Napa Valley or Sonoma Valley. Santa Cruz Mountains wine country is a massive area of half a million acres, with wineries scattered … Read more