• Our Wines

    Albariño, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Grenache, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Chardonnay, Rose, Viognier

    Verdad Wine Cellars​

     

    Louisa Sawyer Lindquist has been producing small production, artisanal wines of great quality since 2000. She makes Spanish grape varietal wines from cool coastal vineyard sites and single vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles, and has a special passion for making biodynamic wines. The wines have great structure, balance and pure flavors.

    Lindquist Family Wines

    Lindquist Family Wines are made by master winemaker Bob Lindquist. Bob specializes in crafting balanced, elegant Rhone grape varietal wines and Chardonnay from the best cool climate vineyard sites on the Central Coast. The production is small and focused and produces wines with great finesse.

    Sawyer Lindquist Wines

    Louisa Sawyer and Bob Lindquist collaborate on biodynamic Pinot Noir, cool-climate Chardonnay and a Tempranillo-Syrah blend. These wines are a synergy of two skilled wine-makers visions of beautiful, seamless wine.
    These award winning wines are expressive, unique and limited production in this collaborative venture.

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  • Visit Us

    134 A W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

    Visit our Tasting Room in the Village of Arroyo Grande, California

    Open Wednesday - Monday 12pm to 5pm. (Closed Tuesdays)

     

    We are conveniently located in the charming village of Arroyo Grande next to Sidewalk Café. Our tasting flight is $18 and includes 5 wines.

     

    Cheese plates available everyday $13 (serves two).

     

    Custom Cheese are Charcuterie platters (4 to 6 people) available for pre-order 24 hours in advance and must be pre-paid. (805)270-4900.

     

    Reservations are only required for parties of 5 or more. (805)270-4900

     

    We provide curbside pick-up and local complimentary delivery from Santa Maria to San Luis Obispo.

     

    We're following all health and safety protocols regarding Covid-19.

  • Tasting Room Event

    Stay tuned for dates and times, coming soon!

    July 4th Event in the Tasting Room

    On the Sunny Patio

    Special Members Events

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    The Patio Vibe - Wine & Ambience

    The Perfect Match

    Verdad Award Winning Albarino

    Verdad Wine Cellars was the first in California to produce a varietal Alabrino for commercial release in 2000. Winemaker Louisa Sawyer Lindquist, named ‘The First Lady of Albariño’ from The Somm Journal,makes pure delicious biodynamic Albariño. Currently pouring the 2019 vintage at the tasting room.

    Variety of Wine Sizes

    We carry a wide variety of wines in 750 ml, magnums (1.5 liters), along with limited amounts of three and five liter bottles.

  • Vineyards

    Bien Nacido Vineyard

    First planted in 1973, the famed Bien Nacido Vineyard is located in the very best spot in the Santa Maria Valley AVA. The combination of site, climate, soil, and quality farming have elevated Bien Nacido to the highest ranks among the worlds best! It is also where the winery is located.

    Ibarra Young

    Located in the heart of the Los Olivos District AVA, this little gem of a vineyard was originally planted in 1971. The vineyard is named for Charlotte Young, the owner of the property, and Miguel Ibarra, the vineyard worker who planted the vines by hand and tended them until he retired in 2013. It has been farmed organically since 1999.

    CLV Winery

    The winery, Clendenen Lindquist Vintners’ (CLV), was established at the Bien Nacido Vineyard in 1989. It is a partnership between longtime winemaking friends, Jim Clendenen (Au Bon Climat) and Bob Lindquist. A number of winemakers, including Louisa Sawyer Lindquist, make their wines here, using the best traditional equipment and barrels along with the outstanding CLV staff.

     

    Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard

    Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard, also known as Slide Hill, is located in Edna Valley. The gravelly sandy loam soils have loads of marine fossils, Obispo Formation Mudstone, Monterery formation shale as well as an underlying volcanic influence due to the many dormant volcanic caps that dot the area. The vineyard is about 5.5 miles from the Pacific Ocean and Edna Valley has the longest grape growing season in California, yielding well balanced, fully flavored grapes with excellent structure. The vineyard is Demeter Certified Biodynamic.

    Martian Ranch Vineyard

    Martian Vineyard, located in the Alisos Canyon AVA in Santa Barbara County, is a biodynamically farmed vineyard. It has its own unique microclimate, typically 10 degrees cooler than the Santa Ynez Valley and 10 degrees warmer than Santa Maria, with warm days and very cold nights allowing the fruit from our vineyard to achieve incredible concentration and balance. The soil, called "moon dust" is well aerated and mainly comprised of shale-y clay loam. The vineyard is Demeter Certified Biodynamic.

    Ampelos Vineyard

    Ampelos Vineyard is in the eastern end of the Santa Rita Hills AVA. Its a cool climate area perfect for growing Pinot Noir, Grenache, Syrah, Viognier and Riesling. The vineyard gets the cool breeze from the Santa Rita Hills, the Santa Rosa Hills and the La Purisima Mountains. Its soils are tierra loam, tierra sandy loam and botella clay loam. The vineyard is Demeter Certified Biodynamic as well as certified organic.

  • Contact Us

    We'd love to help you enjoy our wines! Visit Us or Drop us a line !

    134 A W Branch St, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
    Open Wednesday - Monday 12pm to 5pm. (Closed Tuesdays)
    (805) 270-4900
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