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Raise a Glass
to Santa Cruz
County Wine

T

he wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains Appellation region rank among
the best in the country. A unique microclimate, with warm, sunny days
and cool foggy nights and mineral-rich soil facilitate the process and many
winegrowers employ organic and sustainable growing methods.
The family portraits
which line the tasting
room at Bargetto
Winery in Soquel, one
of the oldest family-run wineries of
the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Zen
bell up the hill from the vineyard at
Windy oaks estate vineyard & Winery on
the Corralitos Wine Trail. The sound
is similar to that of a bell at a nearby
Zen monastery. An acorn embedded
in the tasting room bar at santa Cruz
Mountain vineyards' tasting room, part
of surf City vintners on Santa Cruz's

Look For

Hunter Hill Vineyards' winegrower
and winemaker Vann Slatter was
one of the four Navy SEALs who
recovered Apollo IV, the first
unmanned test flight of the Saturn
V launch vehicle, ultimately used by
the Apollo program
to send the first men
to the Moon.

DiD you kNoW?

Local restaurants

Westside. The bar is crafted from an
old redwood log on winemaker Jeff
Emery's family property in nearby
Bonny Doon. The acorn was stashed
in the tree by a woodpecker centuries
ago. Brian Nicholson of niCholson
vineyards, whose family built the
Presidio in nearby Monterey. Three
new wineries in Watsonville which
make up santa Cruz WineMaker studio.
This cooperative hosts monthly food
and tasting events in a loft, as well as
art events, and wine making classes.

Best of the Best
santa cruz Mountains
is one of the oldest wine
growing regions in the
united states and now
boasts over 70 boutique,
family-owned wineries.
"With award-winning wines
and eats, this surf city is
having a moment."
- Wine enthusiast magazine

offer wine and food pairings like
Capitola's Shadowbrook restaurant's
Winemaker Wednesdays, Soif Wine
Bar and Restaurant in Downtown
Santa Cruz, and Sanderlings
restaurant at the Seascape Beach
Resort in Aptos. Vino Prima Wine
Bar on the Santa Cruz Wharf offers
spectacular views of the Monterey
Bay served alongside California
boutique wines.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014

Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014
Contents
Welcome to Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz
Whale Watching and More
Playing Around
Every Dog Has Its Day
Santa Cruz County Has Taste
2014 Events Calendar
Maps
Raise a Glass to County Wine
Monterey Bay
Capitola and Soquel
Make a Play Date
Scotts Valley
San Lorenzo Valley
From the Mountains to the Sea
Pleasure Point
Live Creatively
Aptos
Davenport
Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
Dining Guide
Lodging Guide
Visitor Activites
Find Your Perfect Beach
Advertisers Index
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Whale Watching and More
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Playing Around
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Every Dog Has Its Day
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Santa Cruz County Has Taste
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - 2014 Events Calendar
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Maps
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Raise a Glass to County Wine
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Monterey Bay
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Capitola and Soquel
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Make a Play Date
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Scotts Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - San Lorenzo Valley
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - From the Mountains to the Sea
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Pleasure Point
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Live Creatively
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Aptos
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Davenport
Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Watsonville and Pajaro Valley
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Dining Guide
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Lodging Guide
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Santa Cruz Travel Guide 2014 - Visitor Activites
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