In Loving Memory
October 3, 1945 – November 14, 2016
A Wine Experience that will keep you coming back!
Our iconic red schoolhouse was dedicated on July 4th, 1890. Visit us and taste as well as experience our rich heritage and award winning wines.
High atop a 2600 mountain, our 360 views are spectacular, with sweeping vistas of the entire Monterey Bay and Santa Cruz Coastline.
Situated on 33 beautiful redwood-studded acres in Santa Cruz Mountains, in the town of Soquel, near the historic wine growing district of Vine Hill.
The Summit Sirens invite you to follow the trail of the vine as it winds through some of the most picturesque mountain locales in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Summit to Sea Wine Trail is a unique collection of wineries, each ready to welcome you with hospitality and exceptional award winning wines. It only takes a day to fully enjoy the Wine Trail or you can plan a few weekends to experience all that each winery has to offer. We invite you to explore this site and see where the trail leads you. You’ll find more than just great wine! The trail can be enjoyed in two ways. You can start on the Summit at Burrell School, go on to the top of the world at, Loma Prieta, then a scenic drive down to Poetic Cellars nestled in the mountains. Or start from the coast to Poetic Cellars and then wind your way up to the Summit. Whatever your favorite wines, the Summit to Sea Wineries will have the perfect pairing for you to enjoy. Come explore the scenic beauty of our wine country, taste the fruits of our vineyards, and stay for a picnic or perhaps some live music. From the mountains to the coast, our wine trail has a wine experience that will keep you coming back.
Burrell School Vineyards
Graduate with a wine education at the historic Burrell School house. Visit our historic 1890 little red schoolhouse. Fun school themed estate wines, expansive vineyard views, decks & gazebo for picnics & private events. Specializing in Estate Burgundy & Bordeaux varietals, Teacher's Pet Chardonnay, Principal's Choice Pinot Noir, Extra credit Cabernet Franc.
Loma Prieta Winery
Escape to a Mediterranean villa overlooking the vast Pacific coastline at Loma Prieta Winery. - The highest winery in the mountains at 2600 ft. Largest producer of Pinotage in North America. Panoramic coastline views you can explore with our giant telescope. Come enjoy our bubbling fountain, picnic tables, double fireplace, bocce court and giant chessboard, all with beautiful vineyard and ocean views.
Soothe your soul at the romantic and tranquil Poetic Cellars. Visit our redwood studded acres in Santa Cruz Mountains, near the historic wine growing district of Vine Hill for a relaxing wine tasting experience. Tasting in barrel room, picnic facilities, tours welcome by appointment, Santa Cruz Vineyards Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.