Bruce and Pam Boring are the proprietors of the California Wine Club, a wine club that focuses on the best Mom and Pop wineries. Take a look at their "Top 10" list of best boutique wineries, tailored for wine lover's looking for wines with superb quality and special wine club pricing.
Bargetto produces hand-crafted wines from the Santa Cruz area. Bruce recommends their Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. They are also make dessert wines under the Chaucer label.
Nestled into Sonoma County's Dry Creek Valley, Pedroncelli winery is known for their Zinfandel from a mother clone that is over 100 years old and their gold-medal Petite Syrah.
Mastantuno winery is in Paso Robles and known for their reds, mainly Syrah, Cabs and Zinfandels.
This winery is run by a husband and wife team, whose families both owned wineries. They married and merged wineries and the synergistic effect that has spun off has produced amazing Merlot and Zinfandel wines.
Handley Cellars located in the cool climate of the Mendocino county. It is run by Milla, one of the few female winemakers, is known for consistently producing great white wines like Riesling, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and even a Pinot Noir.
The Mario Andretti winery produces roughly 10,000 cases of wine each year. Give the Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Sangiovese, Merlot, or Cabernet Sauvignon a try and you'll know why Mario has been associated with wonderful wines as well as his passion for car racing.
Wine Spectator has rated the Paraiso Vineyard's Chardonnay a whopping 91 points, this is a true gem of Monterey County.
Gainey Vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley produces great Reserve Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays.
Wine & Spirits Magazine named Peju the "Top Artisan Winery of the Year." This is a beautiful winery set in Rutherford, that both Bruce Boring and Wine Spectator have recognized for producing top Cabs.
Yes, this is the winery of Fess Parker, the actor that played Davy Crockett. He has made a new name for himself with his Pinot Noir wines.