Madera Wine Trail

Madera Wine Trail





Wine Trail Weekends: November

2015 Holiday Spirit Weekend
November 7 and 8, 2015
10 am - 5 pm

The Madera Vintners Association’s family wineries will host the  Madera Wine Trail’s “Holiday Spirit Weekend” on November 7 through 8,  2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Start off your Holiday season festivities  on the Wine Trail! Enjoy wine tasting at *participating wineries, live music, delicious food and specialty gift shopping!

How it Works...

With your ticket, start your tour at any participating winery, either Saturday or Sunday. At the winery you will receive a passport wine  glass & wristband good for wine tasting all weekend -both days! Taste a wide variety of local wines as you visit each participating winery  on the Madera Wine Trail, and enjoy other activities and food which are available.

Transportation is not included in your ticket. Designated Drivers are  always welcome and encouraged on the Madera Wine Trail, and they are always FREE of charge! Please notify the check-in table at your first  stop on the Trail to receive your complimentary pass. CLICK HERE for other transportation recommendations. Large charter buses (30+ person capacity) are not allowed at Wine Trail Weekend events. Please CLICK  HERE to read our bus policy.

Ticket Information…

Madera Wine Trail

Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the event - all tickets  are now available ONLINE ONLY, not at the wineries.

When you complete your ticket purchase online, you will be emailed a ticket. Please show your printed ticket, or ticket by smartphone, to  any *participating winery any time during the event, Saturday and/or Sunday between 10 am- 5 pm.  At the event when you present your  ticket at that winery location you will be given a wristband and wine  glass.  The wristband will allow you entrance to all of the participating wineries throughout both days of the event.

Participating Wineries:
Fasi Estate Winery
Ficklin Vineyards
Idle Hour Winery
Papagni Wines
San Joaquin Wine Company
Sumner Peck Ranch Winery
Toca Madera Winery
Birdstone Winery – By Appointment Only  Saturday. Open Sunday.
Westbrook Wine Farm – By Appointment Both Days

(PLEASE NOTE: QUADY WINERY, CHATEAU LASGOITY AND CRU WINE COMPANY no longer participate in Wine Trail Weekend events. Tickets are valid only at participating wineries. Participating wineries are subject to change between events.)

Participating WineriesDetails will continue to be added

Birdstone Winery – By Appointment Only Saturday. Open Sunday – 9400 Road 36, Madera, (559) 974 - 4440
On Saturday of the Madera Wine Trail, Birdstone Winery will cater to small groups for an intimate wine tasting experience.  A dedicated Birdstone staff member will assist your group with your wine tasting, private tour and purchases.   Please call 559-970-2060 to reserve your appointment. 

On Sunday, Birdstone will showcase a traditional Wine Trail experience.  Great food, music, award winning wines, and warm friendly people always makes Birdstone Winery a necessary stop on this wine trail adventure. 

Fasi Estate Winery – 42415 Road 208, O’Neal’s, 559-822-2111
Enjoy three exquisite Fäsi Estate wines, paired with delicious hand selected small bites to intensify and complement each tasting! Tasting menu includes:
2012 Fäsi Crest Syrah: Paired with creamy Brie cheese and salty prosciutto laid on an artisan cracker, topped with a delightful blended fig drizzle.
2013 FEW Malbec: Paired with savory pork tenderloin garnished with a sweet cranberry and spicy pepper jelly sauce.
2014 Sierra Gold: Paired with decadent mini quiches. A flaky, buttery crust filled with fresh spinach or cheese and ripe cherry tomatoes. 

Ficklin Vineyards - 30246 Avenue 7 1/2, Madera, 559-674-4598
Join us at Ficklin Vineyards and enjoy your time at our historic winery. Taste an assortment of Ports and see why Ficklin is the most awarded Port in the United States. The aromas of fresh kettlekorn will fill our courtyard while you enjoy lunch from Valley Food Trucks. Sample gourmet delights from some of the Valley's finest vendors, and sip and sample while you get a jump on your shopping for the holidays.

San Joaquin Wine Company – 21821 Avenue 16, Madera, (559) 673 - 0066
Plan on making San Joaquin Wine Company a must stop on this Holiday Spirit Weekend. Our award winning wines are the perfect gift!  We will have tasty treats from You Sweet Thing Jellies, Rosenthal Olive Oil, Miner's Mix Seasonings, Munch and Grub, and Teri’s PURA VIDA Costa Rican Chocolates.  There will be jewelry from Cheryl Farnesi's Rebel Heart Line.  Plan on purchasing your lunch from Taco Truck Throw Down champion El Premio Major Tacos and enjoy the sounds of SJWC favorite, The Rhythm Review Band. We look forward to seeing you.

Sumner Peck Ranch Winery/Fruit Stand & Tasting Room – 14439 N. Friant Rd., Madera, (559) 822 – 4433 and Fruit Stand/Tasting Room: 14860 Hwy 41, Madera, (559) 822 – 3301
Celebrate the Holidays with Sumner Peck Ranch Winery! Enjoy our 2012 varietals, great music, delicious food, and a chance to shop in our gift store.  Our winery is one of the most picturesque locations in the Central Valley and is right in your backyard! Take Friant Road 2 miles North of the Friant and Willow intersection, you can't miss us! Also visit our second tasting location along Hwy 41. Cheers to your Health!

Toca Madera Winery – 36140 Avenue 9, Madera, (559) 904 – 7890
Come to our Pre-Holiday Wine Party where you can enjoy our outstanding estate bottled wines, handcrafted by our skilled winemaker, Shayne Vetter. Our 2014 reds, including Malbec, Tempranillo and Zinfandel, as well as our outstanding 2014 Marsanne/Viognier blend will be available for your tasting pleasure. Come and listen to music, hang out with your friends in our beautiful backyard, smoke some Cuban cigars, eat some delicious food from our vendors, drink our great wines, and have yourself a whale of a good time. Our outstanding wines will be available for purchase for your holiday gift giving needs. Cheers!

Westbrook Wine Farm - By Appointment Only Both Days – 49610 House Ranch Road, O’Neal’s,
(559) 868 -3499
At Westbrook Wine Farm Vineyard and Winery, we are celebrating the end of our seventeenth harvest season. In the Holiday Spirit, we will be showing only those of our wines which have been made entirely from Madera County grown grapes and proudly say so on their labels.  Our Estate grown and best single vineyard selections will be featured. We are all about the wine and are eager to prove it to a limited number of confirmed wine lovers. Only 35 minutes from Madera or Fresno so come for the wine and an always beautiful day in the Sierra. Please call or email soon for your confirmed appointment. www.westbrookwinefarm.com   559-868-3499

(PLEASE NOTE: QUADY WINERY, CHATEAU LASGOITY AND CRU WINE COMPANY no longer participate in Wine Trail Weekend events. Tickets are valid only at participating wineries. Participating wineries are subject to change between events.)

 Tickets are non-refundable or exchangeable



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