There aren’t many wineries left in L.A. proper, but drive up the coast to beachside Ventura County or the rolling hills of Santa Barbara County, and you’ll find plenty of spots to enjoy a glass of vino with your pooch by your side. We’ve found the 7 best dog-friendly wineries and tasting rooms in and around Los Angeles to scope out.
1. Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard
- Dogs allowed off-leash on lush, manicured lawns/picnic area
- Not only are they dog-friendly, but they offer dog beds, treats, and water!
- Kid-friendly, too! There’s a play area with puzzles, games, and books
- Open late, until 7 p.m.
- Situated along the train tracks on the Ventura coastline
- Dog-friendly tasting room with indoor and outdoor tables
- Array of unique Central California wines
- Feel the coastal breeze!
- One-stop shop where you can try lots of wineries without driving
- 26 tasting rooms in a 3-block radius
- Most of the tasting rooms are dog-friendly!
- Dogs allowed in tasting room and outside
- Outdoor picnic area with life-size chessboard
- Once-a-year hike through the vineyard in the spring
- Offers charcuterie on Saturdays
6. Foxen Winery
- Leashed dogs allowed in tasting room
- Several outdoor seating areas
- Dog-friendly staff
- The oldest and largest-producing winery in Los Angeles—since 1917
- Dogs allowed in patio area outside, but not inside the tasting room
- Can order food and wine outside on the patio
- Highly-rated wines of 90 points+
- Located near Dodger Stadium
The Bottom Line
Los Angeles is home to only a handful of wineries, but drive up the coast and you’ll find plenty! Not all wineries are dog-friendly, so keep our list handy to have a good time with your dog in tow.