Byington offers a stunning 100-acre, wine-experience getaway situated on our grand estate with manicured lawns, expansive views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Monterey Bay, and our Pinot Noir Vineyard. We are a fully-operational vineyard and winery.
Enter our tasting room and escape the everyday. Allow our knowledgable staff to pour you a tasting of a selection of our award-winning wines. We welcome visitors for a $10 paid tasting from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Friday through Sunday. A $10 refund will be given to you upon the purchase of a bottle of wine.
Tours & Tastings
Tours are $15.00 per person and offered Saturdays and Sundays at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. Your tour guide will escort you into our estate vineyard where, with a glass in hand, you will learn the history of Byington Winery and the Santa Cruz Mountains. You will also tour our production facility and our wine cave. During the tour, your guide will present you with a selection of our current releases. Tour time is approximately 45 minutes. Book a Tour.
Our Picnic facilities, lavish with flowers and beautifully manicured lawns, are available on a first come first serve basis. For Parties of 10 or more, reservations are strongly recommended.
Outdoor Table Reservations: Our reservation “fee” is 1/2 bottle of wine per person for you and your guests to enjoy on the winery property or to take home. With this reservation, we provide outdoor space, tables, cloth-covered round tables with chairs (5 guests to a table), and umbrellas. Space heaters are available on a limited-basis as well.
Food Options: During Tasting Room hours, you have a host of options. You are welcome to bring your own food, rent out BBQ grills (see below), arrange with caterers to deliver food, or select from our catering options at $25 per person for a minimum of 20 guests. We also sell brie cheese and crackers in the Tasting Room. See our catering menus.
Brick BBQ and Gas Grills: We offer use of gas and charcoal grills for a fee of $25 and $75, respectively. (You will need to bring your own BBQ tools.) Please call in advance to book.
Bocce Ball: Our Bocce ball court comes with a view of our Pinot Noir vineyard and a picnic table. The Bocce ball court is available on a first come first serve basis. If you are reserving a picnic table, you may reserve in advance for an hour’s use at a time.
To reserve your picnic table and/or to speak with one of our staff members to book your tour & tasting, please call our Tasting Room Manager at 408-354-1111. Or, if you prefer, contact us online.
Hours and Days of Operation
The Tasting Room is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. To book a private event during the week, please contact us for a wide range of wine experiences at 408-354-1111. We are closed to the public Monday through Thursday and Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. We are open many holidays for guests to relax and enjoy themselves. Please call to check on those dates.
21850 Bear Creek Road, Los Gatos, CA 95033
From the Bay Area take Highway 17 toward Santa Cruz. Exit at Bear Creek Road. Turn left at the stop sign and travel for 5.5 miles. Look for us on the left side of the road.
From Santa Cruz take Highway 17 toward San Jose. Exit on Summit Road and turn left over the Highway. Continue on Summit until it dead-ends at Bear Creek Road. Turn left on Bear Creek Road and continue approximately 2 miles. Look for us on the left side of the road.
If you have questions please call the winery at 408-354-1111.