Merritt Estate Winery

Established in 1976, our winery is family-owned and operated. We have been making premium, award-winning table wines for over 42 years. Year-round wine tastings and wine tours are available.

Our picnic pavilion is available to rent for all occasions and we offer full catering for your. Bus tours are always welcome with notice. Our Slush Bus, which serves our original Sangria Wine Slush and XTC Wine Slush, is available for public and private events.

We hold wine festivals in June, August, and September.

Hours of Operation

JANUARY to MARCH

Mon through Sat: 10 AM to 5 PM
Sun: Noon to 5 PM

APRIL TO DECEMBER

Mon through Sat: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sun: Noon to 6 PM

Open year-round


Wine Profiles

  • Sparkling/Champagne
  • Dry Red
  • Dry White
  • Ice of Dessert
  • Rosé
  • Semi-Dry White
  • Semi-Sweet
  • Sweet

Notable Wines

2017 & 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Bella Ice – Best of Class and Silver; Bella Rosa – Double Gold; Raspberry Truffle – Silver; Pinot Grigio – Gold; Edelweiss – Gold; Vidal Ice Wine – Gold and Dessert/Specialty Sweepstakes Winner.

2018 Great American International Wine Competition

XTC – Bronze; Bella Ice – Gold; Vidal Ice Wine – Best of Show

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2264 King Road, Forestville, NY

  • Serves Beer
  • Serves Snacks
  • Picnic Area
  • Wine Club
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Family-Friendly
  • Holds Special/Private Events
  • Buses/Limos Welcomed
  • Accepts Large Groups (8+)