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Ironstone Vineyards

1894 6 Mile Rd, Murphys, CA 95247-9543
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Among the best concert venues...

Ironstone has beautiful landscaping, and the amphitheater is perfect for big name concerts in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rick L
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Murphys, California
Lots of things to see!

The flowers are beautiful and plentiful here! The large golden nugget is awesome in the vault... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Paula O
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Ontario, California
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"Where history and wine meet." Ironstone Vineyards is a premier destination winery located in Murphys, California. Amenities include our Tasting Room & Gold Leaf Deli, Heritage Museum (home to our 44-pound crystalline gold piece) & Jewelry Shoppe, Amphitheater, plush gardens featuring a lakeside park, and complimentary tours of our facilities. Our wines reflect the diversity of offerings from the Lodi and Sierra Foothills Appellations of Northern California. Through emphasizing the practice of Sustainable Viticulture, Ironstone Vineyards conserves water use, builds healthy soil, and maintains our surrounding wildlife habitat. Please Note: We are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1894 6 Mile Rd, Murphys, CA 95247-9543
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ironstone has beautiful landscaping, and the amphitheater is perfect for big name concerts in the foothills.More

Thank Rick L
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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Rick, Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards and for the kind words! We have to give our gardening staff all the credit for our grounds and lansdcaping. We hope you can join us for the 2018 Summer Concert Series. This years lineup includes Toby Keith,...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The flowers are beautiful and plentiful here! The large golden nugget is awesome in the vault inside the museum. We tasted wine, which was very good. The employees were very helpful and nice. This is a wonderful place to visit and stay for a good...More

Thank Paula O
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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Paula, Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards! As you can see, we have a little bit of everything and something for everyone! Please return anytime you are in the are.With a rotating tasting lineup, seasonal gardens, and year-round events, there is always something new to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Set back in the town of Murphys is this jewel of a winery. Walking the road to it, leads you to its gates as you cross a beautiful creek. Historic cabin, vintage machinery, gold rush items, a museum with the largest nugget (44 lbs) ever...More

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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards! You describe our home in such great detail, we think you have a future as our next Tour Guide. When breaking ground in 1989, the Kautz family envisioned a destination winery unlike any other. We strive to honor the...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

The wine tasting at ironstonewas enjoyable. What seems to be left off the reviews was the history associated with this vineyard. Their museum has some fantastic acrological finds, like a cave bear Skelton that is over 20000 years old. A gold nugget worth overv3.5 million...More

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IronstoneVineyards, other at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Stephen, Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards! We appreciate the kind words about our Heritage Museum. Our goal when building Ironstone was to create a destination that honors the beauty and history of Gold Country. In addition to our historical collection, other pieces (such as...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Large lawns, many trees, a lake, restful place for picnicing, short trails for walking. Large amphitheater and concerts, museum with one of the largest gold flake nuggets in a vault for viewing only, and antiques for sale. The Half barrels are filled with flowers of...More

Thank Carrie E
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IronstoneVineyards, other at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards! The Kautz family vision was to create a destination unlike any other in Northern California. We are happy to see this come to fruition through the eyes of our guests! Please return anytime you are in the area. Our...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Our group of 7 Ladies just had a wonderful day there. We did a cooking seminar that lasted over 5 hours.There were 18 of Us in a very fun group. Chef Chip and all his staff were fantastic. We got demos, a recipe book, prepared...More

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IronstoneVineyards, other at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you for spending the day at Ironstone Vineyards! We especially appreciate the kind words about our staff, including Chef Chip and Dave. Sounds like you ladies joined us during our "Bites for the Big Game" cooking class. We can't wait for you to impress...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We had a lovely tasting experience at Ironstone! Our server, Jeff, was knowledgeable about the wines, friendly, and attentive. The wines were really yummy - the chenin blanc, the Sympony (white and red), the merlot, the old vine zins....lots of delicious wines for lots of...More

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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thank you for stopping by Ironstone Vineyards! We will pass the kind words along to Jeff. You can keep up to date on our events by visiting our website. We have several silent movie showings throughout the year (Phantom of the Opera is always a...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is our first visit it won't be our last. Staff is a great, friendly and truly seems to enjoy sharing with you their insights. I found their prices to be a good value for the quality of their products. The grounds are beautifully landscaped...More

Thank Thomas D
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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thomas, Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards! Please stop by anytime you are in the area. Our grounds change with the season (fall and spring are especially colorful times to visit), our tasting lineup is always evolving to showcase the latest vintages and the Jewelry...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This Winery is a MUST stop in Murphys. Do not follow the GPS. You will get there but the road is terrible. Go to Murphys and follow the signs off main street. Much shorter. Great wines and the museum is fantastic with lots of mining...More

Thank Jim K
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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Jim, Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards, despite the GPS directions (we have been attempting to have the directions changed for quite some time)! We hope you will continue to venture our direction anytime you are in Murphys. Our Tasting Room and Gold Leaf Deli...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Ironstone Vineyards. Staff was very helpful and shared a lot about the process of wine making. I personally do not love wine, but it was a very interesting place to visit. Drink more milk, not wine!! (We are dairy farmers)More

Thank Barbara B
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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Barbara, Thank you for stopping by Ironstone Vineyards! We are happy that you enjoyed all we have to offer, as we have far more to enjoy than just wine tasting. Please continue to visit when you are in the area, as we always have something...More

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perrieanderson
25 April 2018|
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Response from IronstoneVineyards | Property representative |
Glad to hear you are joining us for a concert! The amphitheater is a bit of a walk from downtown Murphys. If you choose to drive, there is ample parking and you are welcome to come early and enjoy the grounds! For... More
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Claudia B
11 October 2017|
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Response from IronstoneVineyards | Property representative |
Claudia, Thank you for your kind concern! We are quite lucky not to have been affected by the recent fires, however, many of our wine country neighbors to the west (Napa & Sonoma) suffered losses. We welcome anyone... More
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