Color Mi Vino in Simi Valley

Color Mi Vino: Paint, Wine, Fun is joining the latest big trend...painting with a glass of wine. They are located at 2955 B-2 Cochran St, Simi Valley (Sycamore Square Shopping Center).

Under the guidance of a trained artist, enjoy painting your masterpiece with a glass of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage. All supplies will be provided and no experience is required. You will be guided every step of the way.

Visit colormivino.com or call 805.285.2842 for more information.

Ventura County Wine Trail

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Ventura County Wine Trail offers 14 family-owned, award winning wineries right here in Ventura County and adjacent areas! Unique wine tasting tours, five star restaurants, luxury hotels, wine events and attractions, make an amazing wine country destination getaway.

Visit www.venturacountywinetrail.com.

Here are the 14 wineries (updated April 2019) that are part of this trail.

Alma Sol Winery in Thousand Oaks www.almasolwinery.com

Back Patio Cellars in Camarillo www.backpatiocellars.com

Boccali Vineyards and Winery in Ojai www.boccalivineyards.com

Camarillo Custom Crush Winery www.camarillocustomcrush.com

Clos des Amis in Ventura www.closdesamis.com

Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard www.herzogwinecellars.com

Labyrinth Winery and Tasting Room in Ventura www.LabyrinthWinery.com

Magnavino Cellars in Oxnard www.magnavino.com

Malibu Sundowner in Westlake Village www.malibusundownerwines.com

Millesime Cellars in Camarillo www.millesimecellars.com

Panaro Brothers Winery in Ventura www.panarobrotherswinery.com

Rancho Ventano Cellars in Oxnard www.ranchoventavo.com

Strey Cellars in Oxnard www.StreyCellars.com

Sunland Vintage Winery and Tasting Room in Thousand Oaks www.SunlandVintageWinery.com

Painting with a Twist in Camarillo

Painting with a Twist is located at 2298 E. Ventura Boulevard in Old Town Camarillo (at the intersection of Arneill), next to the El Rey Cantina.

Painting with a Twist provides customers with paint, a canvas and brushes that lead to a fun evening with friends and a finished piece of art.  And yes, you receive professional instruction to create your work of art as well as access to wine.

For updates, visit paintingwithatwist.com/camarillo.

Pinot's Palette - Westlake Village (CLOSED)

CLOSED PERMANENTLY IN LATE AUGUST 2017

Pinot's Palette - Westlake Village is located at 2879 Agoura Road (at Village Glen). It opened in May 2015. Sign up and enjoy an evening of fun, friends and fine art. Pinot's Palette supplies the canvas, paint, brushes and instruction along with a bar stocked with beer and wine for purchase.

Local artists  will guide you step-by-step through a featured painting. At the end of the night...leave with your own masterpiece!

Learn more at www.pinotspalette.com/westlakevillage or call 805.379.9963.

The Painted Cabernet in Oxnard

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The Painted Cabernet at The Collection at RiverPark in Oxnard offers guests an opportunity to show off their artistic side under the watchful eyes of a trained instructor, while having a glass of wine in the process, offering an upscale urban studio, in a friendly, hip and creative environment for an evening on the town, a bachelorette party, a bit of “me” time or an out-of-the-ordinary date night.

The classes are a stress-free group setting where an artist instructor will guide you step-by-step replicating the featured painting, while giving you the time to sip a little wine, visit with your neighbor, listen to some great music and have a fun night out. Guests will be sure to go home with a painting that is uniquely their own.

Painted Cabernet also is available for private events, perfect for bridal showers, birthday parties, baby showers, corporate events, church groups and more.

An online calendar is up at paintedcabernet.com and reservations can be made by calling 805-963-9979.

Herzog Wine Cellars in Oxnard

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Herzog Wine Cellars is located at 3201 Camino Del Sol, Oxnard. The 77,000 square foot winery, designed with Herzog Special Reserve wines and small-lot winemaking in mind, combines state-of-the-art winemaking technology with a hands-on approach to artisanal winemaking.

Also at the winery is Tierra Sur Restaurant, serving modern and inspired "New American" cuisine for both lunch and dinner.

Herzog's wine tasting room offers selected offerings of red, white and rose varietal wines. They have two different wine tasting options each day. There is a tasting fee but it is waived with any purchase from the Tasting Room. Adjacent to the tasting bar is a unique collection of gift items not usually found in winery shops or anywhere else, stocked with a wide variety of stylish servingware, decorative accents and glassware.

Self-guided tours of the winery are available anytime Herzog is open. The Tasting Room is open Sunday through Thursday from 10:30am to 9pm and Friday 10:30am to 4pm.

For more information, visit www.herzogwinecellars.com or call 805.983.1560.

Huge wine tasting bar at Herzog Wine Cellars

Huge wine tasting bar at Herzog Wine Cellars

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Malibu Wines Tasting Room

Malibu Wines Tasting Room is an outdoor tasting room open to guests ages 21 and older, 7 days a week from 11am-6pm. Malibu Wines has live music year round on Saturday and Sunday from 1-3 (weather permitting) and in the summer through September, also has Thursday movie showings and live music from 7-9 on Fridays and Saturdays through October. There is never an entrance fee, but there is a one bottle minimum purchase per group of 4 (most bottles range from $20-$35). Guests are welcome to bring their own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Reservations are not necessary unless you have a group of 10 or more.

Malibu Wines is located at 31740 Mulholland Drive in Malibu. Visit www.malibuwines.com or call 818.865.0605 to learn more.

Roadrunner Wine Tours

Roadrunner Shuttle offers private and schedule tours of vineyards and wineries in Ventura County. The 4 hour tours allow time to take in the scenery and wine tasting at 2 to 3 wineries and dining at a local restaurant. Currently (April 2013) the tours are on Saturday afternoons.

More information at www.rrshuttle.com/reservation/WineTourRes.aspx or call 800.247.7919.