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Middle Ridge Winery

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Chris the owner of Middle Ridge was a wonderful, gracious, informative host. If you are in... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
onlyBlackdogs
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Toronto, Canada
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Great Wine + Fun = 5

Stopped in during a family visit based on reviews and and nice time! The server was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
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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
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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

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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!

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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

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Reviewed 7 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

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

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

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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

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Chris J, Owner at Middle Ridge Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 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

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This was literally the first place we went to after checking into our cabin. The warmth we encountered upon entering was so nice and started our weekend off really well. The winemaker was on site polishing stemware and was as friendly as can be. He...More

1  Thank Lakeside31
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Enjoyed a few tastings and then a glass. Always like a good Pinot and that's what we had. This shop is very nice with seating to relax and enjoy your wine and you can check out the art. The Saturday we were there there was...More

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Chris J, Owner at Middle Ridge Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hi Jen - I am glad that you were able to pop in. As you can imagine, Idyllwild is an artists' village! We are proud to show off and support our local artists - and yes!, we encourage them to come in and work their...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

After reading such positive TA reviews and other online resources, we decided to take the windy roads 50 minute drive from Palm Springs to Idyllwild. Melody & Chris Johnston, the owners, were onsite answering questions about their wines as well as the nice variety of...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
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