Our Wines

Display of award winning Woof'n Rose wines.Woof’n Rose makes red wines

from fruit grown in the Ramona Valley AVA, most of the fruit is estate grown on the premises.  Varietals include Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Petite Verdot, Montepulciano, Grenache Noir, and Alicante Bouschet, as well as proprietary blends comprised of these varietals.  Woof’n Rose also makes one white wine, an Albarino, made from San Diego County fruit.  Many of these wines are medal award winners from wine competitions such as the Fingerlakes International, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Florida State Fair, and the Toast of the Coast (San Diego County Fair commercial competition).  Medal positions are listed with the wines, excepting new releases which have not yet been in the competitions.  Woof’n Rose Winery invites you to:  Please sip our wines in your quality time, Time to smell the roses, Time to kiss puppy noses!

All Woof’n Rose red wines are made from 100% Ramona Valley grapes.  Many are currently sold out, but the good news is we will release the new 2017 wines the first weekend of November.

Select Woof’n Rose wines are now available for online purchase  and shipping to authorized states, click here to see listed states and online catalog .  Wines may also be purchased online or by calling 760-788-4818 for pickup at the winery or shipment within California.  Some additional varietals available exclusively at the winery.

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE WINES

Wines listed in red are our latest releases and currently available ONLY at the winery; of previously released wines those not listed to BUY ONLINE are also only available at the winery.

Wine   /  Varietal                            Bottle Price

Our New Releases available (ONLY at the winery) as of November 6, 2021:

2020 Albariño                                         $25

Grapes from Elliot Ranch in Escondido.  This refreshing wine has tart apple, ripe pineapple with a hint of pear in the finish.  Well-balanced with a lovely mouth feel. 

2018 Estate Grenache Noir                    $30

Beautifully clear & delightfully light red wine shows a hint of candy in the nose & cherry & dark ripe strawberry influence in the palate.

2018 Estate Puppy Love                       $28

75% Grenache Noir & 25% Alicante Bouschet.  Dark ruby color with a fruity Alicante Bouschet prominent in the nose.  This well-balanced wine has light tannins with dark black cherry & spice in the palate. 

2018 Estate Happy Tails                      $30

77% Cabernet Franc & 23% Cabernet Sauvignon.  The Cabernet Franc comes through at the beginning followed by the Cabernet Sauvignon in the mid-palate & finishes with a hint of Christmas candy.

2018 Estate Montepulciano                $30

81% Montepulciano &19% Cabernet Franc.  This lovely wine is light in body & is reminiscent of Santa Rosa plums.  It is still young and will benefit from a little more bottle aging.

2018 Estate Cabernet Franc                $32

This latest release of our flagship wine is back in force.  Lovely nose, ripe fruit, smooth tannins, delightful finish, consistent all the way from beginning to end.

2018 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon        $32

Our popular Cab Sauvignon is back.  Large tannins make this delightful wine one that can be aged for several years. 

2018 Estate Eglantine                          $32

41% Merlot, 24% Cab Franc, 20% Malbec, 7% Cab Sauvignon, 7% Carmenere, 1% Petit Verdot.  This elegant blend is a mouth full of delicious fruit, soft tannins, well-balanced & just plain yummy.

2017 Petite Sirah                                 $40

Once again, we were able to get the beautiful fruit from our friends at Mermaid Valley Vineyard.  It was aged in oak for 3 ½ years.  First taste of this lovely wine will be a mouth full of fruit of cassis & plum with beautiful tannins & a long, clean finish.  It is a rich, smooth, delightful wine.

2017 Estate Cabernet Franc Reserve   $32

Reminiscent of an Old World wine with lovely fruit and a hint of clove.  This wine could benefit from decanting or just open and let it rest for 30-45 minutes before serving.

2017 Estate Late Harvest Puppy Love   $28

71% Alicante Bouschet & 29% Grenache Noir.  The perfect finish to a good meal.  Gorgeous, yummy fruit.  Somewhat sweeter than our usual Estate Puppy Love, but the soft tannins balance out the sugar with a lovely clean finish. 

Previously Released Wines:

2018 Albariño                                         $25  SOLD OUT 

Our 4th offering of an Albariño, these grapes came from a lovely vineyard in the Escondido area of San Diego County.  Crisp apple cider in the nose followed by a velvety palate of tart apple & white stone fruit.  Pairs well with herbed goat cheese and oysters on the half shell.

2019 Albariño                                         $25  BUY ONLINE  

Our 5th offering of an Albariño, these grapes came from a lovely vineyard, Elliot Ranch, in the Escondido area of San Diego County.  This lovely wine, the color of golden straw, has notes of pear and crisp apple with a velvety mouth feel and long finish.

2016 Estate Malbec                               $28    Limited availability at the winery

Delightful wine with notes of tart cherry, Chambord, caramelized raspberry, and tobacco in the palate with hints of cherry lifesaver in the long finish.

2017 Estate Malbec                               $28    BUY ONLINE

SILVER – 2021 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  Delightful wine with notes of tart cherry, Chambord, caramelized raspberry, and tobacco in the palate with hints of cherry lifesaver in the long finish.

2016 Estate Grenache Noir                  $30    SOLD OUT 

DOUBLE GOLD – 2020 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County; BRONZE – 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  This lovely wine greets you with strawberries in the nose and front palate. Followed by black current jam, burnt caramel and soft tannins. Long finish.  Pairs well with salmon and blueberry sauce.

2017 Estate Grenache Noir                    $30     BUY ONLINE

SILVER – 2021 Orange County; SILVER – 2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition; SILVER – 2021 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  Butterscotch/caramel greets your first taste of this lovely garnet colored wine.  It is like drinking liquid velvet and has a delicious cherry pie finish.

2016 Estate Alicante Bouschet             $35

SILVER – 2020 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  You will find cherry in the nose of this European style wine with cherry tart in the palate.  This wine will pair well with duck or quiche.

2016 Estate Puppy Love                         $28     BUY ONLINE

(50% Estate Grenache Noir & 50% Estate Alicante Bouschet.  The Alicante Bouschet is dominant in the nose with notes of earthiness and graphite, but the Grenache Noir gives this wine beautiful fruit and a smooth middle palate. Hints of wet stone and campfire can also be detected.  We suggest that you open this wine and let it breathe before enjoying.

2017 Estate Happy Tails                         $30     BUY ONLINE

SILVER – 2021 Orange County; SILVER – 2021 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  (50% Grenache Noir/31% Cabernet Sauvignon/19% Cabernet Franc) There is a hint of antique rose & cracked pepper in the nose, but your first taste is black cherry which stays with you through the long finish.

2017 Estate Montepulciano                $30     Limited availability at the winery

SILVER – 2021 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  (75% Montepulciano/25% Cabernet Franc) This is the first offering of our estate Montepulciano. It is a fun wine with dark fruit and strawberry undertones & young tannins.

2016 Estate Reserve Merlot                 $34  SOLD OUT 

SILVER – 2020 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  Welcome back to our popular Estate Merlot. Full of cherry, lovely velvety mouthfeel, hints of cracked pepper & tobacco.  This wine will pair well with your meals as well as dessert.

2017 Estate Reserve Merlot                 $35    BUY ONLINE

GOLD – 2021 Orange County; GOLD – 2021 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  This well-balanced wine is absolutely delicious.  Made from our oldest vines it has notes of dried cherry & cassis. It is delightfully smooth all the way through the long finish.

2016 Estate Eglantine                          $32     BUY ONLINE

DOUBLE GOLD – 2020 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County; BRONZE – 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  (50% Cabernet Franc, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Petit Verdot).  This a wonderfully well-balanced fruit forward wine with hints of spice, leather & tobacco & a long finish.  Pair this with steak, portabella mushrooms or cherry pie.

2017 Estate Eglantine                         $32     BUY ONLINE

DOUBLE GOLD – 2021 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County; SILVER – 2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  (40% Merlot/30% Cabernet Franc/20% Malbec/7% Petit Verdot/4% Cabernet Sauvignon)  A classic Bordeaux blend worthy of aging. Smooth, dark fruit of cherry & plum, creamy mouthfeel.  It is a delicious wine.

2016 Estate Cabernet Franc                $32    SOLD OUT 

DOUBLE GOLD – 2020 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County; BRONZE – 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  Excellent current and plum fruit with a hint of green pepper and tobacco.  This year’s vintage is a huge wine, worthy of aging for at least another 15 years.

2017 Estate Cabernet Franc                $32     BUY ONLINE

As our flagship wine this vintage has stepped up to be a wonderful wine that will not disappoint.  You will notice a slight roasted green hatch chili in the nose followed by wonderful dark cherries & a vanilla finish.  As in the past, this is the wine you will want when enjoying a steak dinner.

2014 Estate Petit Verdot                    $30      SOLD OUT   

SILVER– 2018 “Toast of the Coast” San Diego County.  Old-World style wine with lovely fruit forward notes of spice, popcorn, & raspberry jam in the pallet. Smooth tannins & a delightful finish.  Enjoy it with seared foie grois, pate, &, just for fun, popcorn.

2016 Petite Sirah                                  $40     BUY ONLINE

BRONZE – 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.  The grapes for this wonderful wine came from Mermaid Valley Vineyard which is in the valley below us.  Nice fruit, wonderful tannins, well-balanced with a chocolate finish.  This is a lovely wine that is not to be missed.

2015 Mon Cher Chien         (375 ml)          $27

(fortified dessert wine from our Estate Petit Verdot).  It is not over the top sweet, but just perfect with a clean finish.  Relax on a cool, winter’s evening with a glass or enjoy it with your dessert or robust cheese.  The best way to describe this wine is YUM!!!

2019 Estate Nuef Anges             (375 ml)   $27

We are welcoming back our popular fortified dessert wine made from our Estate Grenache Noir.  This vintage’s flavor profile is raspberry cotton candy and raisins & a lovely clean finish.  A perfect end to a lovely dinner or to relax after a long day.