There’s Wine Country in Southern Nevada? You bet! Just about an hour from the Las Vegas Strip, in the quiet town of Pahrump, exists 2 distinct wineries making lovely wines for you to sample at their free tastings.
The drive to Pahrump is very scenic, and the level of service and attention you will receive at both wineries is always superb.
The two wineries in Pahrump, detailed below, are Sanders Family Winery and Pahrump Valley Vineyards. Both are fine establishments and are well worth the drive to enjoy. Both offer free wine tastings and tours on a regular schedule.
Visit Sanders Family Winery in Pahrump, Nevada’s Wine Country
Nestled on the southern side of the Town of Pahrump, (about 63 miles from the famous Las Vegas Strip) Sanders Winery offers stunning panoramic mountain views. The Winery is bordered by the beautiful Spring Mountains to the East, and the colorful Nopah Range defining the Nevada-California border to the West.
Sanders Family Winery offers fine wines, attractive tasting rooms and warm hospitality, as well as educational informational tours. The tastings are a leisurely, pleasurable experience that includes compelling innovative wine tastings for individuals, couples, large parties and tour groups. Everyone is welcome.
Free wine tasting is offered 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Sanders Family Winery
3780 Kellogg Road
Pahrump, NV 89061
Visit Pahrump Valley Vineyards, “The Winery in the Desert”
Pahrump Valley Vineyards is located approximately 61 miles Southwest of Las Vegas, and offers free tours at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:30 pm. Your tour guide will share the fascinating history of the winery and how the beautifully wild terrain of Pahrump Valley was developed into a lush, thriving vineyard … a very different kind of wine country.
At the wine tasting bar, visitors from all over the country and many foreign lands sample their award winning wines. You might also like to visit their gift shop and gather up one-of-a-kind, mostly wine related items to take home as souvenirs of your experience at a unique desert winery.
The Pahrump Valley Winery also has a gourmet restaurant on site, Symphony’s, which serves lunch from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm and dinner from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
Free wine tasting is offered 7 days a week from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm.
Pahrump Valley Vineyards
3810 Winery Road
Pahrump, NV 89048
Directions to both wineries:
From Las Vegas, drive south on I-15 and take exit 33 to Blue Diamond Rd. (State Route 160). Take Nevada 160 west, 61 miles over the Spring Mountains and into the Pahrump Valley.
For Pahrump Valley Vineyards go right on Winery Road, the winery is another quarter of a mile on the left.
For Sanders Family Winery go left on Kellogg Road (same road as Winery Road, just a different name when you go left). The winery is about 2 miles away on the left.