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Vinavanti Urban Winery - CLOSED

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Great local winery option, give it a try!

Was my first visit to Vinavanti with a friend and thoroughly enjoyed the service as well as the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Princeton, New Jersey
Organic wines in San Diego

Wonderful experience here sampling the wines (all organic) and the sampler plate. One of the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Lisa M
Maplewood, New Jersey
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  • Average5%
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24 Oct 2016
“Great local winery option, give it a try!”
28 Sep 2016
“Organic wines in San Diego”
We produce local wine at it's purest. Open 7 days a week in Hillcrest San Diego, we invite you to taste wine that is locally sourced and naturally made in our urban facility. Our wines are unfiltered, never sulfited, and naturally beautiful. Our...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1477 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3404
+1 877-484-6282
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Was my first visit to Vinavanti with a friend and thoroughly enjoyed the service as well as the wine. Only wish we had more time to try other options! The Pinot Noir was excellent and there were other organic options available along with food choices.

Thank Rbakken
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Wonderful experience here sampling the wines (all organic) and the sampler plate. One of the owners was present and explained how the wines were made, and even a "tour" of the facilities.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We finally stopped into this neighborhood spot. Although the wait staff was running around, we could not get any service and had to go to the bar for drinks. The wine we got (GSM blend) was bland and tasted more like grape juice than real...More

Thank zak s
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This small urban winery charmed me from the moment I entered its rustic industrial space. Focused service, thoughtful plates, and solid wine resulted in a synergy that is hard to find. Apparently, this winery had recently moved to its current location-if you haven't been yet,...More

1  Thank Kate. V
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I had been wanting to check out this winery since it popped up in my neighborhood, but I never had a chance until now. It's a sweet gem, and definitely a welcome change from the 5-Dollar Outlet that had been there previously. I had Saturday...More

Thank VSegall
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Fabulous Organic Winery. Eric, the winemaker is very knowledgeable and friendly. The wines are interesting and delicious. Great innovative menu, open, modern space. Lots of fun!

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 27 March 2016

No sulfites = No headache! I especially love the Syrah, paired with their charcuterie plate. If you like whites or rose', they have it all- Served in flights of five wines for tasting, Vinavanti is the equivalent to craft brew for those who prefer wine....More

Thank dlc C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I had never heard of an "Urban Winery", nor did I have any idea what to expect, but anything with the word "wine" or "winery" in it is worth exploring, right? Glad I did. We had the luck to visit the first time when Eric...More

Thank Geronimopromo
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with a large group. They did a great job of keeping us in drink and food and accommodating special requests. All the staff were nice and friendly and it's especially nice the owners are there and ready to explain.

Thank JulesTravels2004
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is an important first in San Diego -- an urban winery, wine bar, & restaurant with a tight focus on natural wine. A big step forward for our city and a place you must explore for wine education, tasting, great atmosphere, and good food.

1  Thank Michael C
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