Los Gatos Tasting Room

Welcome to the Tasting Room at Testarossa Winery. Housed in the caves and cellars of the historic Novitiate Winery, Testarossa offers a lively and welcoming atmosphere for sampling some of California’s most sought-after Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

Our staff excels at making you feel welcome, whether you’re a first time visitor or one of our Club Testarossa members. The setting is beautiful; the wines sensational. Join us to discover Silicon Valley’s best wine experience as voted by the readers of the San Jose Mercury News.

Also, a reminder to please be mindful that we are located in a residential neighborhood and to drive no faster than 20mph on College Avenue, surrounding streets and the winery premises.

Tasting Room:

Our historic Tasting Room is open every day from 11am to 5pm. We are only closed three days a year - Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years Day. We offer two different tasting programs in our Tasting Room. The Cuvee Tasting is $10/person and features 4 wines.  The Appellation/Single Vineyard Tasting is $20/person and features 5 single vineyard and appellation wines. As always, the tasting fee is refundable with wine purchase and Club Testarossa members always taste for free. 

Wine Bar 107: 

Testarossa's Wine Bar 107 Patio is open for Spring/Summer hours from Wednesdays through Sundays. Ancient sycamore trees and umbrellas shade the patio during the day and there are heaters and fire pits for those cool nights.  We also have a new indoor location during inclement weather, so there are cozy places to relax come rain or come shine.  Gourmet plates of artisan cheeses and cured meats are available, as well as wine by the glass or bottle.  There is live music every Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 5:30pm, as well as Saturdays at 2:30pm. Visit Wine Bar 107's website for more specific information.

Winery Tours:

Tour Testarossa's historic cellars and view the makings of a real working winery that has been continuously making wine since the late 19th Century.  Guided tours begin in the Cave at the entrance to the Tasting Room and proceed through the cellars.Tours are part of the Artisan Wine and Cheese Experience which concludes with a private, salon-style tasting of five Testarossa wines paired to four selections of artisan cheeses. The Artisan Wine and Cheese Experience is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1pm and is limited to 12 people per tour. Reservations can be made online here.

Group Reservations:

Reservations for groups of 10 to 25 people are required.  With your reservation you will have a reserved area of our tasting bar solely for your group lead by a dedicated Testarossa Ambassador to guide your party through the winery history and our acclaimed wines.  The cost for a group tasting is $25 per person, non-refundable, for the guest count of the reservation.  Each guest is given a $10 credit towards the purchase of a bottle of wine.  Each person who signs up for the Club Testarossa Wine Club will receive a 25% discount for the day that can be used in the Tasting Room and Wine Bar 107.  Exisiting Wine Club Members may use their current discount level for their entire party. Group reservations are accepted from 11am-3:00pm daily.    To make a reservation for your group call us at 408-354-6150 x32 or email concierge@testarossa.com.

Picnic Policy:

You are welcome to enjoy a picnic on our patio providing there is not a private event in progress. Picnic tables are available on a first come/first served basis.  There is no outside food allowed in Wine Bar 107.  No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed anywhere on the grounds. (you will just be disappointed!). More info

 

Testarossa Winery
Los Gatos Winery and Tasting Room

(do not send mail to this address)

300 College Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Phone 408-354-6150
Fax 408-354-8250
Tasting Room 408-354-6150 ext. 21
Wine Bar 107 408-354-6150 ext. 22

Upcoming Events
Artisan Wine & Cheese Experience

In addition to our exceptional wines and service in our Tasting Room and at Wine Bar 107, Testarossa is proud to offer Silicon Valley’s ultimate winery tour – The Artisan Wine & Cheese Experience.                           

We invite you to take an expertly guided tour through the historic cellars of Testarossa. You’ll learn about the Testarossa winemaking process firsthand, focusing on the techniques that allow us to define the terroir of our small lot, single vineyard releases. You will learn about the Jensen Family history, of how two high tech professionals followed their dreams, took their weekend hobby and transformed it into one of the most celebrated wineries in California. The Artisan Wine and Cheese Experience concludes with a private, salon-style tasting of five Testarossa wines paired to four selections of artisan cheeses.  You will learn the principals of food pairing and even try a few experiments.

The Artisan Wine and Cheese Experience is offered Wednesday through Sunday at 1pm. Reservations are required. No minors are allowed at this event. Due to our historic setting, this experience typically requires use of stairs to access certain areas of the winery. Please alert us of any guest with disabilities so that we can make the necessary accommodations by calling our concierge at (408) 354-6150 x32. This one of a kind experience is $65 per person. Please reserve your spot below.

Tickets: $65.00
Limited to 4 tickets
Saturday, Sunday
Time: 11:30, 1:30
Salon Tasting

Enjoy an intimate, private salon tasting personally hosted by a member of our esteemed wine education team. This educational experience highlights five of our library & current release single vineyard wines. Your host will explore the nuances of our prestigious vineyards from within the Santa Lucia Highlands and beyond, while creating a relaxed and comfortable environment for you to enjoy.

Club members receive four complimentary tickets to this indulgent experience once a year that will renew on September 13th.

Due to our historic setting, this experience typically requires use of stairs to access certain areas of the winery. Please alert us of any guests with disabilities so that we can make the necessary accommodations by calling our Concierge at (408) 354-6150 x32.

Reservations are required 48 hours in advance online. Please contact our Concierge for further questions.

Tickets: $40.00
Limited to 4 tickets
Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday
Time: 5:30, 5:30 & 2:30
Live Music in Wine Bar 107

Check out our Wine Bar 107 Calendar to see who's playing this week.* We look forward to seeing you there! 

*There is a one item minimum to enjoy Wine Bar's courtyard and Live Music. 

Reservations requested for parties of 8 or more.