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Ironstone Vineyards

1894 6 Mile Rd, Murphys, CA 95247-9543
+1 209-728-1251
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If You Enjoy Wine in a Beautiful Place You'll Love Ironstone Vinyards

This is our first visit it won't be our last. Staff is a great, friendly and truly seems to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Thomas D
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Fresno, California
via mobile
Fantastic Winery and Museum

This Winery is a MUST stop in Murphys. Do not follow the GPS. You will get there but the road is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim K
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Indio, 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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold nugget” (29 reviews)
“wine tasting” (47 reviews)
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1894 6 Mile Rd, Murphys, CA 95247-9543
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 30 October 2017

The gardener and landscaper are genius quality, and you want to go to this vineyard to be there, enjoy it, experience it, and tour the museums. I saw stones and artifacts at the museum that I've never seen elsewhere. The architect and builder get 10...More

Thank TravelPlenty5
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our wine staying at Ironstone and I was the DD. The gardens and grounds are spectacular. Something special. The gold nugget in the museum was equally breath taking. Beautiful spot for sure.More

Thank DebMey11
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Deb, Thank you for stopping by Ironstone Vineyards! We appreciate designated drivers (such as yourself) for helping to keep our roads safe. When breaking ground in 1989, the Kautz family envisioned a destination that showcased the natural beauty and history of California's Gold Country. We...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

They can hold 7000 in their outdoor amphitheater !!! What a beautiful setting only 1 1/2 miles out of downtown Murphys. Treat your self to the musical lineup!! We are planning right now!More

Thank PJBSanJoseCA
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for stopping by Ironstone Vineyards! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. You will definitely have to return to see our Amphitheatre in action. Each summer, our concert series brings a variety of entertainers to Murphys, and 2018 will be no...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

This place is well set up for wine tasting, meals (looks a good restaurant), museum, tour, shows and outside concerts. The wine is great and the tasting well organised.More

Thank Madmac11
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards! We appreciate the kind words as we strive to be a memorable destination for all of our guests. We may be biased, but we can attest that the deli menu is quite yummy! Next time you visit, grab yourself...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

The main attraction is the largest gold nugget every found, but this place is so much more. As you walk in from the parking lot you notice a beautiful garden with many large pots of flowers. The museum is free and small but filled with...More

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IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thomas, Thank you for visiting Ironstone Vineyards and taking the time to share your experience. While our crystalline gold piece might be one of our main attractions, we indeed have so much more to offer! From your description of our grounds, Heritage Museum & Jewelry...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We stopped on our way home from Yosemite. What a great trip! The place is beautiful! Really liked to floral display! And the museum--wow! what a place to remember all of the great things so long ago! And the bar--beautiful!More

Thank Karen R
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Karen, Thank you for stopping by Ironstone Vineyards on your recent road trip! We appreciate the kind words as we strive to provide a memorable experience for all of our guests. Our goal is to embrace the natural beauty and history of our gold country...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We always come to this vineyard whenever we are in this part of California . In the past been on the guided tour. Superb. Today we missed the guided tour but was given a map to do a self tour. We were going to do...More

Thank AndyP1998
IronstoneVineyards, Social Media Manager at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Andy, Thank you for your continued patronage of Ironstone Vineyards! When breaking ground in 1989, the Kautz family envisioned a destination that showcased the natural beauty and history of California's Gold Country. We are delighted that visitors from near and far can enjoy our one-of-a-kind...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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rkmom5761
10 March 2017|
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Response from IronstoneVineyards | Property representative |
Hello @rkmom5761, The elevation in Murphys is estimated at 2,127 ft. While our guests don't generally have difficulties breathing (we cater to a diverse demographic), it may be helpful to have oxygen available for anyone... More
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