Enjoy wine tasting at Tracy Wineries located in the Tracy Hills Appellation. The area between Tracy and the Altamont Hills has been designated as the Tracy Hills Appellation.
There are only a handful of wineries currently open with wine tasting rooms. Expect this area to grow in the near future. Tracy is located east of San Francisco in California’s Central Valley. Elevation ranges from 100 to 500 feet above sea level.
Tracy Golf Courses. There are a variety of courses in the area to consider. Click on this link to learn more. You might play an early round of golf in the morning and stop by the Tracy wineries in the afternoon.
La Bonne Vie Cellars
Address: 29181 S. Lehman Rd., Tracy, CA 95304
Telephone: (209) 836-2188
Open weekends noon to 5 PM and other days by appointment
This Tracy winery was established in 2002. White wines include Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc. Red wines: Merlot and Sangiovese. They also produce a Port-like blend called Nectare des Dieux. This winery is also used as a wedding and special events venue.
Ramon Rios Vineyards & Winery
Address: 8482 W. Linne Rd., Tracy, CA 95304
Telephone: (209) 839-6781
Open weekends noon-5PM
This Tracy winery was established in 2006. Wines include Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Tempranillo, Petite Syrah, and Port.
Windmill Ridge Winery
Address: 8350 West Linne Road, Tracy, CA 95304
Open weekends noon-5PM and other days by appointment.
Wines include Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Merlot Rose, Barbera, and a Port. Established in 2008, this winery is a place for wine tasting but also serves as an event center and facility rental.
You can also sample local wines made at these wineries at M & J Bistro. This Tracy restaurant is also an excellent destination for either lunch or dinner. You’ll find great San Francisco cuisine and friendly service. It’s our favorite place to dine in the area. Click on the link above to learn more about M & J Bistro.
Also worth checking out, is Vino 100. This is a wine shop located in the Home Depot Shopping Center at 2467 Naglee Road in Tracy. Stop in for a glass of wine or check out the calendar of upcoming events. They often have fun happenings such as live music, comic nights, educational seminars, and special tastings. You can purchase bottles of wine at Vino 100. They even have a wine club that you could join.
Take a Drive Over the Altamont to the Livermore Wine Country
There are more than 60 wineries producing wine in the Livermore Wine Country. Wineries are scattered around Livermore, Pleasanton, Sunol, and Castro Valley. There’s a mix of both small and large wineries. Enjoy rolling hills and great wines! Click on the link above to learn about Livermore wineries.
After exploring the wineries of Tracy, be sure to check out other Central Valley wine regions: