Santa Cruzans love their locally crafted beverages, and the wide variety of brewers and vintners in the area reflect that. Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Mountains became internationally know for wine in the late 1800s, and today there are scores of wineries located in throughout area. Beer brewing in the here really took off when Front Street Pub opened, but sadly it is now gone.



Brew Pubs (breweries that serve food):

Tap Rooms & Gastropubs:

  • 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall (Santa Cruz)
  • Beer THIRTY (Soquel)
  • East End Gastropub (Capitola)
  • Lupolo Craft Beer House (Santa Cruz)
  • Oasis Tasting Room & Kitchen (Santa Cruz)
  • Parish Publick House (Santa Cruz & Aptos (coming soon))
  • Pour Taproom (Santa Cruz)
  • The Cremer Hosue (Felton)
  • West End Tap and Kitchen (Santa Cruz)



Wineries With Tasting Rooms

Wineries Without Regular Tasting Hours (Some By Appointment)

Wine Bars/Shops






Chai Makers/Brewers



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