While Santa Cruz County is very well known for its craft beer community, the Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country has over 70 wineries and local tasting rooms to explore. For the local wine enthusiast, day trips up into the mountains with breathtaking views all the way to the ocean are an easily accessible luxury. In this episode, we give you a glimpse into our wine region including the numerous tasting rooms in our downtown areas and villages.


As a wine and rural estate specialist, we’ve been able to accumulate a notable resume and expertise level needed to assist any of your wine-focused clientele. We pride ourselves in having developed a Referral Partner Program that’s quite unique, enabling your clients to experience a seamless transition as they spend time with us in securing their next property, whether it’s wine-related or not.


Below you’ll find some of the resources to explore our wine region further that you can pass onto your wine-focused clients. They all offer similar topography, however, one location may fit certain people’s needs better.


North County: Bonny Doon

This area is mixed with the Redwoods and can offer beautiful ocean views and close proximity to Santa Cruz and Davenport beaches.


Summit Road / Old San Jose Road

A great spot that is not far from town and also a convenient commute location to Silicon Valley.


Corralitos Wine Trail

South County region that offers a lot of sun exposure among the gently rolling hills and a country feel


Tasting Rooms

Hip and artisan tasting rooms downtown are popular destinations for locals and visitors alike. Housing around these trendy options can range from typical suburban neighborhoods to unique and charming bungalows.


Winery Resources

Find a winery

Notable wineries worth visiting

Santa Cruz Mountains Association


As your go-to Santa Cruz County referral partner, we’re all about supplying you with local intel to keep your clients informed in their coastal and mountain property search. We love making the referral process seamless with your clients and we’re happy to navigate our region together, we’re experienced in properties ranging from vineyards to coastal luxury and everything in between.


We’ve made it easy for your clients to explore this diverse county with a variety of resources ranging from our neighborhood home search tool and mortgage calculator to our Prop 19 and Fire Protection resources that will give your clients an edge when considering their next property in our region.


Thank you for allowing EF Homes to be your Santa Cruz Real Estate resource.


-Erick Fernandez