Happenstance brought me to Altipiano Vineyard & Winery in Escondido. Eager to pursue the many wineries springing up in the Ramona Valley AVA, I ventured out and much to my surprise, found this boutique winery off Highland Valley Road, just a few miles from San Diego.
Altipiano Vineyard & Winery was aptly named. Alti, (a variation of the word Alto) and the word piano, roughly translates from the Italian words meaning “Upper Plateau” ~ which is the ideal descriptor for the views off the back patio which overlook the dancing vines and the majestic valley below. [Read more…]