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Address: 10776 Shenandoah Rd, Plymouth, CA 95669-9513
Phone Number:
+1 209-245-6282
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Thu - Mon 11:00 - 05:00

Hand Selected Vineyards,

Award Winning Wines

Jeff travels throughout...

Hand Selected Vineyards,

Award Winning Wines

Jeff travels throughout California to find just the right grapes for his vineyard designated wines. The winery produces 22 different red varietals from 9 appellations.

We produce balanced wines that can be enjoyed in their youth, but will also age and become more complex with time. Our wines share a theme of fresh fruit reflective of the varietal flavors inherent in the grape.

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He just makes a lot of good wine

The first time I met Jeff was at Pokerville market in Plymouth. He was in line ahead of me and noticed I was buying some of his wine. So he slipped the bottle on his side of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Plymouth, California
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Plymouth, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time I met Jeff was at Pokerville market in Plymouth. He was in line ahead of me and noticed I was buying some of his wine. So he slipped the bottle on his side of the belt and bought it for me. Through it all, that's the kind of guy he is.... he's made wine for a lot... More 

1 Thank JefeOleeeewhoooo
Sacramento, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved everything I tasted, this is rare. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. We enjoyed our visit very much, we will be back!

Thank beazarr
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243 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Jeff Runquist is the best winemaker in the area. He does not grow his own so he can use the grapes he wants. Their Cab Fanc is very good.

Thank FairwayFound
El Dorado Hills, California
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552 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's the Wandering Yank here. Mrs. Yank and I recently visited the wine country for the Crush weekend and visited 11 wineries in 2 days. Time to give my liver a rest.... This was one of the better ones. A pleasant and spacious tasting room, friendly staff and pretty good wine. We bought one, Aglianico I believe, which we have... More 

1 Thank Mark M
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282 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Every person I spoke to about Plymouth wineries recommended Runquist. I normally avoid wineries located right on the highway because many of them rely upon easy tourist traffic rather than quality wine, but Runquist is not one of those places. The wine maker sources his grapes from several appelations rather than splitting his time between farming and wine making. We... More 

1 Thank CDBCDB
Sacramento, California
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Wines are always top notch. I have never tried a Jeff Runquist wine that wasn't good. Love it and highly recommend it. The Runquist Cooper Barbera is my all-time favorite.

Thank SlickTravels
Vancouver, Canada
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258 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Maybe I was spoiled by a recent napa experience and some great vineyards in the area (like Cooper) but I found the experience to be just ok. I did enjoy the wine, for sure - no question about it some nice blends available. Friendly helpful staff, yes. There is just something about a winery that produces and processes it own... More 

Thank billybob101
san francisco, CA
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

A friend had to leave me on this winery, knowing that I was coming to the gold country. I got there five minutes before closing, but they accommodated me and my friend unhesitatingly. we tasted six ones in less than 20 minutes or impressed by all of them, and thrilled by a couple. My favorite was what they call Primitivo.... More 

Thank chinadochill
Bakersfield, California
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167 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Good wines, nice pours & accommodating staff. Knowledgeable about the grapes & the source. Relaxing, not hurried . Open room with nice patio and lots of parking.

Thank Dianne H
Palos Verdes Estates, California, United States
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80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We arrived and the exterior of the building was very nice, and the parking lot was packed. We walked in and were told with a blank stare from the man pouring, "If you don't want red wine, you might as well go someplace else down the road" Without any suggestions of course. Rude! We did! And found a comfortable kind... More 

Thank Pat S

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