POSTED ON December 18, 2016 | IN Wine Photo of the Day | BY Joe Becerra
wine country winter

The beauty of winter in wine country

Wine Travelers in December

Why wine travelers love December and January in wine country – Top ten reasons

  • December and January has a unique wine country beauty
  • The solitude
  • Quiet roads and byways
  • No waiting in the tasting room
  • Peaceful walks
  • The wild mustard
  • The bare vines
  • The blooming cover crops among the vines
  • The freshness of the air
  • The time for reflection and rejuvenation


  1. MIKE BELTRAN says

    Perfect time to visit as the rush is over and life is on cruise control. You get more personal time and there are for the most part fewer people do taking up space and time. Quite often wineries will open up something that you do not often see or taste. The early spring is also the time that many wineries offer wines they are going to sell off because they are either in limited supply or they want them off the books.