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Welcome to Fortino Winery! We are happy you stopped by. Our fourth-generation family winery sits against a lush mountainous backdrop, in the south western Santa Clara County AVA. Our rich Italian heritage can be found in the grapes we grow, the wines we create, and the authentic Italian cuisine we prepare in-house. Visit us to discover all the fun and flavor that is Fortino Winery. We welcome you stop in Tuesday thru Saturday from 10am til 5pm, and Sundays from 11am til 5pm. You’ll stop in as a guest – and leave as family!

Contact us anytime with questions, to inquire about our tasting room, wine club, public events and venue,
or to book your own wedding or special event.

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Had the opportunity to visit and tour Fortino Winery last week. The wine & almond champagne are amazing !! My husband and I bought TWO cases!! Huge thank you to our beautiful friend Monica for a great wine adventure!!.
Norma Johnson
Always a destination when wine tasting! Friendly staff, the owner is a great host, and you can’t leave without taking a bottle or two with you!.
Cory Mullins
I moved to Texas and we can’t enjoy this wine anymore. Truly the best wine in the Bay Area, can’t wait to come back..
Juan Nino Romero

Fortino History

First established in 1970 when Ernest and Marie Fortino purchased a vineyard that had been growing since the early 30’s. Ernest was drawn to the vineyard because the surrounding land was highly reminiscent of his hometown, Calabria, Italy.

Events Center

Our majestic redwoods, manicured landscape, and gently sloping hillside covered in thriving Chardonnay vines will serve as a breath-taking background for your wedding or event.

Tasting Room

Enter our Tasting Room at 4525 Hecker Pass Hwy, Gilroy and let one of our knowledgable hosts guide you through an award-winning tasting of our hand-crafted wines.

Join our Wine Club

Join our Wine Club and get exclusive offers on our wines and also be eligible for free wine tasting at our tasting room.