Madera Wineries – Wine Tasting Guide


Madera WineriesLearn about Madera wineries. Located near Fresno, California these wineries are mostly on the Madera Wine Trail. There are currently three wineries in east Madera County that are part of the Yosemite Sierra Wine Trail. Most are small family owned wineries.

This area near Fresno has long been known for producing premium dessert wines. The production of other varietals is on the rise. Plan a visit to these Madera wineries. Discover some of the other wonderful wines being produced at these wineries. Wines include Riesling, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Viognier, and Alicante Bouchet.

Madera Wineries

Check out this Map of Wineries in Madera

Call each winery before heading out for a visit to verify their hours! Sometimes wineries will change their hours.

Birdstone Winery
Address: 9400 Road 36, Madera, CA
Telephone: (559) 645-1825
Open weekends 11 AM – 5 PM
Birdstone Winery is owned by Tony and Kimberly Kirk. They purchase all of their winegrapes from local wine growners. Wines produced include Port, Petite Sirah, Barbera, Merlot, Syrah, Tempranillo, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Chateau Lasgoity
Address: 11219 Road 26, Madera, CA 93637
Telephone: (559) 674-8291
Open weekends 1-5 PM.
This small Madera winery is owned by the brother and sister team of John and Michelle Lasgoity. They produce Zin Rose, Syrah, Merlot, and Blanc Duval. These award winning wines are reasonably priced and available for tasting at the winery.

Fasi Estate Winery
Address: 42415 Road 208, Friant, CA
Telephone: 559) 822-2111
Open daily 11 AM-5 PM.
This winery is a partner with Altocedro Winery in Argentina. Taste both Madera County and wines from Argentina at this tasting room. They have a four bedroom home available as a vacation rental.

Fasi Estate produces award winning wines. The winery is located 20 miles north of Fresno. They have a four bedroom home available as a vacation rental.

Ficklin Vineyards
Address: 30246 Avenue 7½, Madera, CA 93637
Telephone: (559) 674-4598
Open daily 11 AM – 5 PM.
Established in 1946, this family winery specializes in producing premium Port. Ports include Vintage Port, Tawny Port, White Port, and Old Vine Tinta Port. They also produce a variety of table wines.

Idle Hour Winery
Address: 41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst, California 93644
Telephone: (559)760-9090
Open daily 111 AM – 5 PM.
Idle Hour Winery is a member of the Madera Wine Trail. The winery and tasting room is actually in Oakhurst at the Queens Inn. They specialize in producing a variety of handcrafted wines.

Cru Wine Company
Address: 20146 Road 21, Madera, CA 93637
Telephone: (800)946-3039
Open daily 11 AM – 4 PM
Mariposa Wine Company produces 3 categories of wines. Their Cru wines are premium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay was grapes grown in Monterey County. Carmichael focuses on Mediterranean style blends. Yosemite View wines are produced from winegrapes from the Sierra foothills.

Oak Hollow Winery
Address: 9505 Road 30 1/2, Madera, CA 93638
Telephone: Phone (559) 352-5881
Open for wine tasting by appointment only.

Pacific Crest Winery
Address: 33137 Avenue 9, Madera, CA 98368
Telephone: (559) 674-4996
Open for wine tasting by appointment only.
Pacific Crest produces a Pomegranate Port. They also make a variety of balsamic vinegars.

Papagni Wines
Address: 9505 Road 30 1/2, Madera, CA
Telephone: (559) 673-5754
Open weekends 1 PM – 5 PM.
White wines: Rose, Malvasia Bianca, and Pinot Grigio. Red wines: Sangiovese and Barbera.

Quady Winery
Address: 13181 Road 24, Madera, CA 93639
Telephone: (559) 673-8068
Open weekends noon – 4:30 and weekdays 9:30-4:30
Quady Winery specializes in dessert wines for which they are well known. Quady Dessert Wines are delicious wines to sip alone or along with a dessert.

San Joaquin Wine Company
Address: 21821 Avenue 16, Madera, CA
Telephone: (559) 673-0066
Open Monday – Friday 1:30PM – 4:30 PM; Sat. 11-4; Sun. Noon-4.
This winery produces wine under five different labels. They grow 12 different varietals of grapes.

Toca Madera Winery
Address: 36140 Avenue 9, Madera
Telephone: (559) 904-7890
Open weekends noon-5PM.
Toca Madera Winery produces both red and white Rhone wines. Their tasting room is located just outside of Fresno.

Westbrook Wine Farm
Address: 49610 House Ranch Road, O’Neal’s, California 93645
Telephone: (559) 868-3499
Wine tasting by appointment.
Westbrook is located in the Sierra Nevada near the town of Oakhurst. They are near the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. White wines: Riesling and Viognier. Red wines: Petite Sirah and Cabernet Sauvignon. They also produce a Bordeaux style blend called “Fait Accompli”.

Visit Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park - Half DomeNot far away is Yosemite National Park. It’s breathtaking beauty attracts visitors from all over the world. The huge granite mountains are absolutely awesome. Observe wildlife. Hike up to a waterfall or view the huge falls from a distance. Observe the wildlife. Dine in a fine restaurant. Enjoy the tranquility of nature. It’s a fabulous place to visit every season of the year. After wine tasting at Madera Wineries, why not take the drive to Yosemite?

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