Vinavanti Urban Winery and Tasting Room

Naturally Beautiful

We make wine with absolute minimal intervention.
Wine representative of the grape, the land, and the vintage.

Locally-sourced fruit is hand-sorted at harvest, and then spontaneously fermented without the use of commercial yeast or bacteria. No acids, tannins, enzymes, clay, or other common altering ingredients are used.

Our wines are unfiltered, unoaked, never sulfited, and naturally beautiful.

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Go Chocolate! or Go Cheese! Wine Pairing – Aug 2nd

GoChocOrCheeseJoin us Saturday, August 2nd from 1-3pm, for our paired wine, chocolate and cheese event!

We will be pouring four wines (2 oz pours) – our 2012 Grenache, 2011 GSM, 2012 Mourvedre, and 2011 Syrah. A specially crafted cheese dish and a chocolate dish go with each wine, and you get to choose which you’d rather have with each pour – either Go Cheese! or Go Chocolate! – as you progress through the tasting.

Tickets are $25 in advance ($20 for Wine Club) online through Brownpaper Tickets, plus sales tax and ticket service fee. Day-of tickets at the door are $30 plus tax (no Wine Club discount) and subject to availability.

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June 2014 Wine Club Selections

1-0630141533The selections for June 2014 Wine Club have been made and are ready for pickup! This quarter features one bottle each of three brand new releases.

2013 Viognier. A very special wine and release. Only one bottle per member. Radiant lemon-lime hue. Bright citrus nose, with lemongrass, pear skin, and elements of honey and lime pith on the palate. Viscous yet minerally with well-balanced acidity. All fruit from high-altitude (3,200 ft) vines on their own roots in deep, sandy, granitic soil. One week of whole cluster carbonic maceration.

2013 Clara Rosé. Strawberries and cream, with hints of rose petal and marmalade. A very dry rosé with a slight tannic grip, it is never cloying. 85% Grenache and 15% Mourvèdre.

2012 Grenache. Is there a perfect red wine for Summer? We humbly submit this wine for consideration. Rich raspberry and cranberry, with black and white pepper aromas, along with bright acidity and fine but distinct tannins. This wine is refreshing and luscious to drink, with enough spice and backbone to keep you wanting more (and an alcohol level low enough you can actually have more).

Get your San Diego Urban Wineries Passport!

Vinavanti is happy to be a part of a vibrant and thriving urban winery scene here in San Diego County. Along with other urban wineries in the area, we’ve formed San Diego Urban Wineries and have created the Passport!

The Passport is good for 11 tastings at San Diego Urban Wineries for only $50 – a 50% savings off the price of the individual tastings. The Passport includes a winery map, information on each winery, and room for your tasting notes. It’s a great way to explore the world of San Diego Urban Wineries!

Come by our tasting room to purchase a Passport, or buy a ticket online that’s redeemable for a Passport at your first tasting room visit. Hurry – supplies are limited.

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