Andrew Murray Winery
Andrew Murray Winery and Visitors Center has a modern feel, and an ambience that lets you know that you are going to experience something special. One of the first things you see as you approach the tasting room are the large windows letting in light into the main tasting room. The area is sleek, with metal and smooth surfaces glinting in the sunlight. It highlights the type of tasting experience you will have at Andrew Murray’s locations, elegant and noteworthy.
Wine Club Members’ Unique Tasting Experience
If you are part of Andrew Murray’s wine club, you’ll have access to a special treat. There is a member’s lounge located just off the public tasting area, through a set of glass doors. Members sit in a large private area with comfortable leather chairs, and a view of the vineyards wine barrels. They can try the latest releases, and any special offerings, in an exclusive and relaxing environment.
For Chocolate Lovers
As you enter the tasting room you’ll see a large LED screen advertising the current wine flights available. One of the special flights being offered at Andrew Murray includes the a truffle and wine pairing. Truffles from Jessica Foster Confections are paired with wines from the Rhone Zone Flight. The chocolates have tantalizing flavors like curry and cinnamon apple. Don’t worry, however, if you’ve tried one truffle and wine pairing, there will always be a new one to try. Every time the wines in the tasting room change, a new set of truffles are chosen to go with them.
The current chocolate flight in the tasting room includes truffles paired with:
2016 Grenache Blanc, described as a highly aromatic wine with the flavors of green apple, ripe pear and white flowers
2015 Estate Grown Grenache, with hints of strawberry
Estate Grown 2014 Mourvédre, from a Spanish clone - 369, described as rich, dark, fruity and earthy
2015 Syrah Alisos, from a certified organic vineyard, complimented by the addition of a small bit of Viognier
Andrew Murray Vineyards is located at 5249 Foxen Canyon Road in Los Olivos. The tasting room is open 10:30 am to 5:30 pm daily. For more information go to www.andrewmurrayvineyards.com or call (805)686-9604. Andrew Murray also has a second tasting room in downtown Los Olivos. The E11even Tasting Room DTLO is open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (805)693-9644.
Another Way to Enjoy Andrew Murray Wines
Andrew Murray Vineyards has two tasting rooms in the Los Olivos area. The second, located in downtown Los Olivos, is named the E11even tasting room, and features Chardonnays, Pinot Noirs, Cabernet Sauvignons and Petit Verdot. By purchasing an All Access Pass, patrons can visit both the downtown tasting room and the winery and visitors center, getting a taste of the unique wines both locations have available.