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Middle Ridge Winery

Closed Now: 12:00 - 18:00
Open today: 12:00 - 18:00
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Great Wine and Hospitality

We tasted wine and got the cheese and meat platter too. Great wines and a very friendly... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
Fun twist on the typical winery experience

My husband and I visited Middle Ridge after hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park. The $14 tasting... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Loudonville, Ohio
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Idyllwild's own winery tasting room. Middle Ridge Winery was started in Idyllwild in 2006 and we now have our own 4000 sq. ft. "Tasting Gallery" located in the heart of Idyllwild. We feature our award-winning wine, gourmet light bites, art exhibits...more
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54301 North Circle Drive, Idyllwild, CA 92549
+1 951-659-9000
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

We tasted wine and got the cheese and meat platter too. Great wines and a very friendly conversation with the owner.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

We did the wine tasting. The price is very reasonable and the wines were good. Enjoyed looking at the art and the knickknacks for sale. A great find for a small town.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hopema
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Middle Ridge after hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park. The $14 tasting fee may sound high, but we received three 2-oz pours with time to enjoy each, so it was equal to a glass and a half of wine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank 545wendel
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Chris the owner of Middle Ridge was a wonderful, gracious, informative host. If you are in Idyllwild, please don’t hesitate, take a visit and walk around his building where he exhibits local art and of course tastes and sells his fantastic wine. It was a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank onlyBlackdogs
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in during a family visit based on reviews and and nice time! The server was friendly and enthusiastic. The wine was tasty and we enjoyed the atmosphere!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 834jeang
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We were visiting family in LA and decided to go "up the hill" to picturesque Idyllwild. we stopped into Middle Ridge to taste some great wine and had the happy circumstance to enjoy the art gallery and even got to meet some of the local...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jj S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The art exhibit and open house was incredible. Evening entertainment was fabulous, the singers got everyone nvolved. The wine is very good and the whole staff was very friendly. Highly recommend to all.More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank shareno2018
Chris J, Owner at Middle Ridge Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Well, thank you, Shareno2018! We certainly try to make all that enter feel comfortable in our relaxed tasting room / art gallery environment. I'm also happy to see you enjoyed the music! As a reminder, we have live music on Friday and Saturay evenings! Looking...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Winery is a unique combination of art gallery and wine shop. The folks who run the Winery are friendly and knowledgeable, the prices for pours and bottles reasonable. After getting a glass of wine, you can wander through a wide range of different kinds...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Iambic
Chris J, Owner at Middle Ridge Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hello Lambic! Thank you for the very kind headline! We take pride in presenting our LOCAL artists in our tasting room / gallery (or, tasting gallery, as we call it). We certainly hope to see you again! Chris

Reviewed 30 January 2018

We go to Idyllwild often to enjoy the fresh air and great people but this past weekend we went to celebrate our 45th Wedding Anniversary. The perfect thing happened- Middle Ridge Winery decided to have a special event with live music and displays of fine...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank John R
Chris J, Owner at Middle Ridge Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hello, John - My wife, Melody and I want to thank you for these very kind words. We enjoy the privilege of supporting our local artists' community take great pride in their work! When you get a moment, come and visit us again! Best Regards,...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

The owner is a great wine guide and so passionate about his craft.We came there on my birthday and enjoyed a flight and the story of the owner and his evolution into wine-making. Great spot and superb wines. Really enjoyed the Syrah and the not...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Chris J, Owner at Middle Ridge Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Melody and I want to take this moment to thank you so much for these kind words! We strive to bring to the wine tasting experience something new, a no-stresss, no-rush environment where we encourage our clients to linger and ask questions and engage us...More

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Response from Chris J | Property representative |
Hello!!! Dogs are permitted as long as they are of a size that you can hold in your arms or in a stroller. Unfortunately, larger dogs are not permitted because of the risk of damage to the artwork that is positioned... More