Finalists for the Best Winery Tour in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards included wineries throughout North America, nominated by a panel of wine and travel experts and voted on by the public. After a four-week voting period, Crown Point Vineyards has been chosen by readers as one of the 10 Best Winery Tours, taking home fourth place. The only winery representing Santa Barbara County and the entire Central Coast, Crown Point is recognized for its comprehensive ‘Discover Crown Point’ tour and tasting experience, providing guests with a behind-the-scenes look at the 104-acre ranch and winery.
“We are filled with great enthusiasm and appreciation to have been named the fourth best winery tour in North America by USA Today’s readers,” says proprietor Roger Bower. “From our inception, we’ve sought to provide a top-notch experience for our guests, so that every person who visits is able to see first-hand what makes this place and the wines so unique. Everything we do, from farming to winemaking to our hospitality program, is done with special care and attention to detail, and it’s truly an honor to be recognized for our efforts. We are grateful to be able to share our property and wines with visitors and look forward to providing exceptional guest experiences for years to come.”
Crown Point’s ‘Discover Crown Point’ tour and tasting experience is a 90-minute private tour and tasting designed to help visitors learn and appreciate the winery’s evolution and commitment to excellence in all facets of winery operations. Guests are led on an in-depth tour of the estate vineyards, followed by a tour of the state-of-the-art winery and a seated tasting of Crown Point’s acclaimed Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux blends. Crown Point Vineyards offers additional experiences for guests to choose from, including a private blending session with Winemaker Simon Faury and a guided tasting through library selections, current releases, and wines currently in barrel.
About Crown Point
Crown Point is an estate vineyard and winery located in the foothills of the Happy Canyon Santa Barbara AVA. Founded by proprietor Roger Bower in 2012, Crown Point is focused exclusively on growing Bordeaux grape varieties. Crown Point prides itself on farming and winemaking at the highest possible level to produce limited production wines that represent the estate’s terroir.
For more information, please visit www.crownpointvineyards.