With Tasting Room/Winemaker’s Library Patio
Located above San Pasqual Valley’s San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido’s Highland Valley Wine Country. Altipiano is a boutique family, veteran owned and operated vineyard and winery surrounded by Denise & Peter’s Tuscan Villa complete with an indoor tasting room, winemaker’s library and a winery production facility. Surrouded by shaded outdoor patio seating, fountains and terraced gardens line the handsome Tuscan-inspired property that invites guests to sit, sip and take in the majestic and compelling landscape. Denise released her first wines in 2012. Her focus as a winemaker is on Italian varietals, to include Estate Sangiovese (Brunello Clone), Estate Barbera, Aglianico, Primitivo, Nero D’Avola, Super Tuscan, other varietals include, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Merlot, and Syrah. Tasting Room opened Saturday and Sunday Noon to Sunset (Winter Hours), (Spring/Summer Noon-6pm). Winery is 21 years or older. Walkins are welcome, groups 8 or more call the winery.