J Lohr Vineyards & Wines
1000 Lenzen Ave, San Jose, CA 95126
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Mon - Sun
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Four decades ago, Jerry Lohr became one of a handful of early pioneers to explore the potential for premium winegrowing on Californiaâ€™s Central Coast. In the late 1960s, he began searching for the ideal location to plant a vineyard. Raised on a farm, Jerry understood the importance of climate, soil quality and location. His instincts led him to the Central Coast, a unique region with one of Californiaâ€™s longest growing seasons. Selecting Monterey Countyâ€™s Arroyo Seco appellation for his original vineyard, Jerry planted his first 280 acres of grapes beginning in 1972. Ideally suited for cool-climate winegrowing, these vineyards have become an acclaimed source for outstanding Chardonnay, Riesling, ValdiguiÃ© and Pinot Noir.
Taking a lesson from the winegrowing regions of Burgundy and Bordeaux, Jerry understood that great Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon could not be grown side-by-side. With this in mind, he began planting Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and other red varietals in the Paso Robles region in 1987. Today J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines includes more than 1,300 acres of vineyards in Monterey County (including the Santa Lucia Highlands) approximately 2,300 acres in Paso Robles, and 35 acres in Napa Valley.From this world-class palette of fruit, J. Lohr crafts wines highlighting bold, concentrated flavors and a vibrant sense of place. The winery offers four tiers of award-winning wines focusing on estate grapes â€“ J. Lohr Estates, J. Lohr Vineyard Series, J. Lohr CuvÃ©e Series , J. Lohr Gesture and J. Lohr Highlands Bench. In addition, J. Lohr offers a delicious array of flavorful wines under the Cypress Vineyards and ARIEL (non-alcoholic.)
closest Highway exit is Highway 880's Santa Clara University /The Alameda exit.
ServicesJ. Lohr Vineyards & Wines in San Jose offers premium world class varietal wines for sale and tasting. We also hold events for smaller private corporate groups in an intimate setting and wine educational events such as wine and food pairing. J. Lohr has several Wine Club tiers for anyone who wants the convenience of delicious J. Lohr wines shipped to their homes. We also offer sale of our wines on jlohr.com.
Parking: Street, Lot, Private
Bike Parking: Yes
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Price Range : Average
Specialties: Corporate Events, Corporate Functions, Special Events
By Appointment Only: No
Good for Kids: No
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