"Taking Wine to Greater Heights"

Bill and Teresa Hinrichs were looking for a place to retire and raise their twins, when they found Ranchita Canyon Vineyard. They wanted to stay busy during their retirement, although an established vineyard was a little bigger project than they planned. The property fit their criteria with hills, trees, ravines, and "character," plus outstanding views from the hillside location. Bill and Teresa dove in head first, and have developed the property into a premium wine grape vineyard, with a new boutique winery focusing on small lot Estate Wines.

Ranchita Canyon Vineyard overlooks the beautiful Pleasant Valley, and the first vines were planted in about 1970. The Hinrichs family owns and operates the vineyard and winery with the goal to achieve rich, concentrated, bold fruit. We have south facing rolling hills at 1000' to 1400' elevation, with primarily chalky, calcareous soil -- well known for producing premium wine grapes.


Olive Oil Now Available!
Our Ranchita Canyon Vineyard OLIVE OIL is now available. We have it packaged in a very nice tall 375ml bottle, which makes it a great gift. Our Olive Oil is also available to fill YOUR 1/2 gallon, or full gallon jugs. We do have some empty gallon jugs available to purchase.


Cal Poly Engineering Alumni Beer & Wine Garden
Saturday April 18, 2015
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Join Cal Poly Engineering alumni and faculty for a post-Open House event. Cost: $20 per person, which includes beer and wine tasting,(featuring Ranchita Canyon Vineyard) hors d'oeuvres, and a commemorative glass. Reconnect with your Cal Poly classmates and professors. Enjoy wine tasting, live music and a chance to unwind after Open House.