Take a North Coast Wine Tour
Redway, CA

Trip time: 4 days

Day 1
Taste the wines of Southern Humboldt. Start at Briceland Vineyards in Redway (call ahead), then head north to Myers Flat. Tour and taste at the Riverbend Cellars , home to a 30-acre vineyard. Come try their Coquette (a white field blend of nine different grapes), Resolute Red and Merlot. Stay for a late lunch or an early dinner at the Groves Restaurant, which features wood-fired oven pizzas, salads and sandwiches, fresh seafood, delicious steaks and homemade desserts. Finally, visit the Avenue of the Giants for a scenic drive through the towering redwood trees.

Day 2
Visit the Art of Wine , in Old Town Eureka along the historic Eureka Waterfront. Spend some time wandering around Old Town and experience the historic architecture and beautiful waterfront views, then stop in for lunch. Drive north of Eureka to tour the Fieldbrook Winery (call ahead). For dinner, drive south to the university town of Arcata and visit the Arcata Plaza. Here you can experience a variety of dining options such as Tomo Japanese Restaurant Folie Douce , Plaza Grill or Abruzzi Restaurant .

Day 3
For a taste of something a bit out of the ordinary, include a visit to Heidrun Meadery , which produces naturally sparkling honey wine (mead) using the traditional French Methode Champenoise. Drive south to Eureka and visit Old Growth Cellars , where you’ll find sumptuous wines such as the Vintage Red, a blend of three varietals. Enjoy an elegant dinner in Eureka at Avalon or Restaurant 301 , located in the historic Carter House .

Day 4
East on Highway 299 is the quiet town of Willow Creek, where you’ll find Winnett Vineyards and Dogwood Estates (call ahead for a private tasting and tour of the vineyards). While in Willow Creek, visit Cinnabar Sam’s for lunch and steak, seafood, salad, BBQ, and a glass of local wine or beer with your meal. Finally, don’t miss the China Flat Bigfoot museum to get a flavor for the area’s history and culture.
 

 

Briceland Vineyards
5959 Briceland Thorn Rd
Redway, CA   95560-9764
(707) 923-2429

Riverbend Cellars
12990 Avenue of the Giants
Myers Flat, CA   95554
(707) 943-9907

Avenue of the Giants
(707) 923-2613

Art of Wine
308 2nd St
Eureka, CA   95501-0426
(707) 268-0626

Old Town, Eureka
2112 Broadway
Eureka, CA   95501-2107
(707) 442-3738

Fieldbrook Winery
4241 Fieldbrook Rd
Fieldbrook, CA   95521
(707) 839-4140

Tomo Japanese Restaurant
708 9th St
Arcata, CA   95521-6246
(707) 822-1414

Folie Douce
1551 G St
Arcata, CA   95521-5647
(707) 443-1367

Plaza Grill
780 7th St
Arcata, CA   95521-6319
(707) 826-2376

Abruzzi Restaurant
780 7th St
Arcata, CA   95521-6319
(707) 826-2376

Heidrun Meadery
55 Ericson Ct Ste 4
Arcata, CA   95521-8912
(707) 825-8748

Old Growth Cellars
500 Quail Valley Rd
Eureka, CA   95503-9571
(707) 444-2333

Avalon
615 3rd St
Eureka, CA   95501-0417
(707) 445-0500

Restaurant 301
301 L St
Eureka, CA   95501-0571
(707) 444-8062

Carter House
301 L St
Eureka, CA   95501-0571
(707) 444-8062

Winnett Vineyards
PO Box 890
Willow Creek, CA   95573-0890
(530) 629-3478

Dogwood Estates
PO Box 917
Willow Creek, CA   95573-0917
(530) 629-3750

Cinnabar Sam's
19 Willow Way
Willow Creek, CA   95573
(530) 629-3437

China Flat Bigfoot Museum
38949 Hwy 299
Willow Creek, CA   95573
(530) 629-2653