BRIDES Southern California: Wine Tasting in Los Angeles (Without Leaving the City)

California, Food & Drink, Local
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For our Los Angeles-loving brides: if you and your best girls' favorite time is wine time, you can still go all out and have a fun-filled day of wine tasting without having to to go to Napa Valley. Enjoy sipping on some of the tastiest wines SoCal has to offer, learning about the wine making process, and even visiting the vineyards for the full wine tasting experience without ever leaving La La Land. From the picturesque vineyard surrounded estate of Malibu Rocky Oaks to the urban wine tasting experience downtown at L.A.'s oldest winery, San Antonio, Los Angeles has everything you need and more for the perfect wine filled bachelorette party. Cheers!

Malibu Rocky Oaks
One of Malibu's most prestigious wineries, this gorgeous Tuscan style estate sits 2,000 feet high atop the Santa Monica mountains, with stunning 360-degree views looking out on to their 10 acres of vineyards and beyond. Sip on a glass of their sumptuous cabernet, lounge by their infinity pool, and you'll almost forget that you and your girls are in Malibu instead of sipping wine in southern Italy. Read real brides' reviews here!

Malibu Wines
If you're looking for the full winery experience, Malibu Wines is the perfect place to get some bang for your buck. Make a reservation at their beautiful outdoor grass patio on the weekend and enjoy your wine alongside musical performances. You can also feel free to bring along a blanket to stretch out and pick up some sandwiches and gourmet snacks along the way for a Napa valley style wine picnic at the vineyard. Even better, Malibu wines puts on events throughout the week ranging from karaoke to standup comedy and everything in between, so there is no shortage of fun bachelorette party activities to be had. Read real brides' reviews here!

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Cornell Winery and Tasting Room
Providing pours from a number of smaller Malibu based wineries and beyond, Cornell Winery and tasting room is perfect for channeling some of that rustic wine country vibe. Housed in an old wooden cabin, next to the iconic, The Old Place, restaurant, Cornell is perfect for a tasting followed by dinner in a truly one of a kind- rustic space reminiscent of wine country's Calistoga.

San Antonio Winery
A winery in downtown L.A.? You bet! Housed on the same lot it's been on since 1917, a wine tasting at San Antonio Winery is like having a sip of L.A.'s wine history. Sign up for a tour of the facility before your tasting and learn about San Antonio's role in California's early wine history and how they managed to survive during prohibition, then enjoy the best of what their wine portfolio has to offer. Read real brides' reviews here!

Rosenthal Wine Bar and Patio
Located across from Topanga beach, Rosenthal Wine bar works as a tasting room to Malibu's Rosenthal Wines. Take a seat at the bar inside or on the oversized grass patio and sip your way through the wide selection of Rosenthal family wines. Food trucks come by for bites on weekends and an supersized beach chair makes for the perfect bachelorette party group instagram snap.

Fore more Los Angeles wine vendors, check out our Local Vendors page!

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