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Ironstone Vineyards

1894 6 Mile Rd, Murphys, CA 95247-9543
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The flowers are beautiful and plentiful here! The large golden nugget is awesome in the vault... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paula O
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Ontario, California
Fantastic and entertaining winery

Set back in the town of Murphys is this jewel of a winery. Walking the road to it, leads you to its... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
cwiltens
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Austin,Texas
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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1894 6 Mile Rd, Murphys, CA 95247-9543
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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 March 5, 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 March 6, 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 February 3, 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 February 5, 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 January 26, 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

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IronstoneVineyards, other at Ironstone Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 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 January 23, 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 January 24, 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 January 14, 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 January 15, 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 December 4, 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 December 6, 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 November 27, 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 November 30, 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 November 10, 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 November 13, 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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Reviewed October 30, 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

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Claudia B
October 11, 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
March 10, 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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