Winery Visit: Groth Vineyards and Winery – 9.0 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Groth is a beautiful winery between Highway 29 and Silverado Trail.  While Highway 29 is busy and Silverado Trail a little less so—the perpendicular roads between each north south roadway are much less busier.  The architecture of the winery is somewhere between California mission style and a something looks like an M.C. Escher drawing.

I have fond memories of Groth—not a large selection of wines but well crafted wines:  Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.  On my first visit I met some great people visiting from the East Coast.  Great thing was that we became instant friends and have remained friends ever since—and those are the things great things that can happen at a winery.   This winery requires a reservations.


Groth Vineyards and Winery

750 Oakville Cross Road

Oakville, CA  94562

(707) 754-4254



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About James Melendez

I have two blogs on this descriptor page--I use to be able to make separate. My fragrance blog is to express my thoughts on fragrance. A passion in addition to wine. I think it is a stellar component to the senses and that which I am in love with. I hope you like both blogs. My "wine" blog also incorporates those categories intimately involved - wine, food, travel and lifestyle. We all need food and water to survive but we need wine to nourish our soul. My favourite varietals are Pinot Noir, Nebbiolo, Grenache, Syrah-Shiraz.. for my red wines. And I often circle back to these varieties and sometimes they are my home varieties. The journey of wine is an historical footnote also marked by viti-viniculture and artistry that makes this beverage a living one. I have worked professionally in the wine trade and have loved all aspects; marketing, history, science and art of wine. © 2014 James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy— All Rights Reserved – for my original Content, logo, brand name, rating, rating graphic and award and designs of James the Wine Guy. James the Wine Guy also on Facebook, Twitter and most major social medias.
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