Adventurers Joyce and Richard’s bucket list has led them to countless out-of-the-box places in life. From old-school trailer trips across the US, to nurturing their Hollister vineyard  – they derive as much joy from the journey as they do the destination.

AnnEugene wines are truly handmade, all the while maintaining thoughtful craftsmanship. The result is a selection of fresh, pure, expressive Bordeaux-style wines. Estate varietals include Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Our Wines

2019 Estate Merlot

San Benito County - Our estate-grown Merlot is savory and full bodied.

Pairs nicely with meats  such as chicken, pork, beef, or even duck. Great with an appetizer or serve with dinner. 


2019 Estate Cabernet Franc

San Benito County - Our estate-grown Cabernet Franc offers a medium-bodied, herb aroma.

Pairs  well with dishes flavored with herbs and vegetables, fish especially tuna or salmon,  vegetarian dishes, grilled artichokes or fruit such as strawberries




Their winemaker James Jelks has been dedicated to the pursuit of great wine since 2009 when he first visited Burgundy, France. Since then he has received a BS in Enology & Viticulture from UC Davis and has worked worldwide at ultra-premium wineries in California, Oregon, France, New Zealand, and Australia.

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2018 Cabernet Franc & 2018 Merlot




Wine Tasting by Appointment 

To reserve your private wine tasting (subject to availability), email us at or fill out the form below.  Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through as you take in panoramic views of our vineyards!


If you are interested in hosting a private event at the winery, please contact us at 

Maximum group capacity is 50 people.


Please feel free to call our office or leave a message below - we’ll be happy to assist you.  The team at AnnEugene welcomes you!

Please keep in mind that our tasting room is open by appointment only