Gift Card Policy

Tablas Creek Vineyard gift cards make great gifts! They can be used like cash to purchase any Tablas Creek Vineyard wine or merchandise either at Tablas Creek Vineyard, by phone at 805-237-1231 or on the Tablas Creek online order form.

We will ship, free of charge, any gift cards purchased from Tablas Creek, and include a gift message of your choice.

  • To redeem online, enter the 16-digit gift card number into the "Coupon/Certificate/Gift Card Number:" field in the online order form.
  • You will still need to enter a valid credit card with your order. If the total of the purchase is less than the value remaining on the gift card, the credit card will not be charged. If the purchase exceeds the gift card total, the remainder will be charged on the credit card provided.
  • To check the balance or to refill your card ask one of our staff members or call 805-237-1231. We regret that you cannot check the balance or add value to the gift card online.
  • Purchases of gift cards are not taxed, although normal taxes apply when gift cards are redeemed for payment.
  • Gift cards are non-refundable, are not redeemable for cash, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen.
  • Use of a Tablas Creek gift card constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  • Gift cards have no value until purchased.
Events

En Gobelet Vertical Tasting and Dry Farming Exploration

Since 2007, we have made our En Gobelet exclusively from dry-farmed, head-trained vineyard blocks. The results have been so compelling that we're planning to plant our entire new parcel -- all 55 acres -- in this style over the coming decade. Join us for this vertical tasting of every vintage of En Gobelet, from the 2007 to the newly-blended 2014. We'll also offer, before the tasting, an optional hike led by Viticulturist Levi Glenn through the rugged Scruffy Hill block from which we source most of the wine, and finish with a picnic lunch on our patio. $60 for wine club members and $75 for guests. Reservations are essential; we expect this to sell out. To reserve, email us at events@tablascreek.com or call us at 805.237.1231 ext 30.  Details & More Events »


Tablas Creek News

MA Shipping Permit Received!

We are thrilled to announce that we've received our shipping permit from the great state of Massachusetts. Residents of the Bay State can now order wine or become VINsider Wine Club members.  More shipping news »

Antonio Galloni 8/14: 30 Wines 90+

In August, Antonio Galloni published the results of his annual visit to Tablas Creek, and we were excited to receive such good reviews from this notoriously tough grader. Notes included the 2012 Esprit de Tablas Blanc (92 points; “impeccably refined”), 2011 Panoplie (94 points; "pure elegance"), 2012 Patelin de Tablas (90 points; “a gorgeous wine and a fabulous value”), and the 2012 Esprit de Tablas (93-95 points; "a fascinating Esprit to follow over the coming years"). Read the complete review » More recent press »


On the Tablas Blog

Dry Farming in California's Drought, Part 3: How We Got Here (and Where We Go Next)

May 26, 2015
I was struck by a quote from Tegan Passalaqua, the winemaker at Turley, in a recent article on JancisRobinson.com. In an interview with Alder Yarrow, Tegan said "In a Mediterranean climate like we have, vertical shoot positioning and 3 by 6 vineyard spacing is basically farming hydroponically".

Hydroponic farming, with its overtones of bland supermarket tomatoes, seems an unlikely candidate to provide the intensity and ripeness that a winemaker would expect from California. But in its essence, that the farmer is providing everything that a plant needs to bear fruit, I don't think he's far off. It's worth taking a few moments to understand how grapevines came to be so widely irrigated in California. Read More »