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Drive, Wine Tasting, and Pizza at Vineyard Grant James

  • 10 Jul 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Meeting at Brigantine Restaurant Parking Lot, 13445 Poway Rd, Poway

Registration is closed

Please note, you can pack a lunch to bring with you or

Charcuterie Board to pair with their wine

Click below for meeting place and drive direction

SDJC GRANT JAMES WINERY DRIVE INFO 07.2021.pdf

Look forward to seeing SDJC friends this Saturday!

Drive, Wine Tasting, and Pizza

Saturday, July 10th

Join the SDJC for a drive to Ramona and wine tasting at the Vineyard Grant James, voted the No. 2 winery in U.S. to visit by Travel Magazine in 2017. Click Here


To Register: Click Here

Meeting Point: Brigantine Restaurant Parking Lot in Poway

13445 Poway Rd,  Poway, CA 92064

Traveling east on Poway Road, just after the Community Road intersection, make the first right turn into the AMC/Stater Brothers parking lot.  Make the first left by Habit construction to the Brigantine parking lot.

If you would like to indulge in wine tasting, you can pay at the winery. There is also a special $35 offer of (1) a 10‑inch Wood Fire Pizza (Lemon Pizza, Prosciutto and Pear Pizza or Baked Potato and Bacon Pizza) plus (2) a bottle of wine or   They also have charcuterie trays and desserts. 

This is a boutique vineyard, and the vibe is relaxing. They are dog friendly and have been approved by Goldie (one of many SDJC Furry babies).

The driving directions will be handed out at the starting location at 10:30 AM for a group drive to the winery.

List of attendees:

Allen, Dave, Marie & Matt

Avery, Diah & Martin

Bailey, Stewart & Barbara

Bates, Becky & Mark

Barnard, Joanne

Bergman, Richard & Alice Sakayeda

Campbell, Tony

Garner, Curt & Monica

Harding, Joe & Deborah

Hradecky, Rudy & Cheryl

Hunter, Celia

Jackson, Chuck & Lyn

Jensen, Dan & Jorgene

Fruse, Diana

Lawler, Richard 

Leuthen, Chuck & Kathy

Markell, Richard & Kristin

McLean, Brian

McLeod, Eric & Renee

Mikles, Roberta & Marsha Harris

Montgomery, LaShel & Tom Sprunk

Mothland, Bruce & Ann

Mullen, Edgar & Adrian

Murray, Josh

Nighswonger, Will & Maritza

Novak, Paul & Debbie

O'Callaghan, Renee & Asa

Prosser, Lloyd & Civkie

Rieth, Pete & Christa

Rock, Connie & Skip Sorensen

Ross, Steve

Rummell, Nedra

Selby, Keith

Soens, Elizabeth, Ed & Karen

Spero, Alan

Spriggs, Roberth & Darlene

Steele, Kathleen & Allen

Stewart, Jim & Patty Arnold

Waite, James & Elizabeth

Zaharychuk, Deborah & John

About the winery:

In the Spring of 2009, the first three acres were planted at Vineyard Grant James, and now there are seven and a half acres planted on our beautiful property. Our vineyard, with sweeping views of the valley, is ideally situated for growing and harvesting a variety of grapes. Our main varietals include Syrah, Merlot, Sangiovese, Orange Muscat, Greco, Refosco and Nebbiolo. 

At Vineyard Grant James, we strive to express the purest form of wine. When you drink a Vineyard Grant James wine, we want you to feel the sense of place and hard work that went into making that bottle the best. We use all of our estate grapes, as well as source grapes from other local vineyards in Ramona Valley. We want to keep Ramona wine pure and focus on the boutique quality that stays true to the region.

Come taste the beauty of Vineyard Grant James wine on our stone veranda overlooking our Sangiovese vineyard and the hills of the Ramona Valley. You will be welcomed with pure hospitality and have the opportunity to experience luxury wine in a perfect relaxed countryside setting. We hope that you come to visit us in Ramona, California for the chance to enjoy our wine and share in the simple pleasures of good wine and good people. 

While you're here be sure to try our popular and award‑winning wines, including: Viognier, Rose of Syrah, Sangiovese, Zinfandel, Nebbiolo, Merlot, Syrah and Petite Sirah. 

About the Owner and Winemaker:  Susanne Sapier

Susanne has always had a passion for good wine and great fun. In late 2008 she decided to buy a piece of property in Ramona, CA and start a vineyard. Just 3 weeks later, in early 2009, they planted their first vine on the property. While waiting for the new vines to produce good grapes, Susanne started wine making. In 2011, she started using her estate grapes to make her wine. In 2013 she opened the Vineyard Grant James tasting room to the public and to this day she loves to see people enjoying her wine and the atmosphere of a boutique winery in the Ramona valley. The winery is named after Susanne's son Grant, and her father James. Susanne very much enjoys crafting wine and experimenting with blends.

Please RSVP by July 7

Questions: Contact Diah (619) 890 1613 activities@sdjagclub.com  

or

Nedra Rummell (760) 519 5400Membership@sdjagclub.com  






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