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New winery highlights vineyards along Highway 94

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 08:04:34-04

(KGTV) -- A Jamul winery plans to break ground Wednesday on a new tasting room and wine cave.

The new project highlights a growing stretch of wineries along Highway 94 from Jamul to Campo.

The wineries tell 10News they’re trying to compete with those in Ramona and Temecula while also capturing a taste of Southern California’s wine culture.

Check out a list of the wineries below:

Casi Cielo Winery at Maness Vineyards
The Casi Cielo Winery is located atop Jamul, overlooking Rancho San Diego and Lyons Valley, according to The Wineries on Highway 94.
First planted in 1978, the vineyards are known for the Petite Sirah they produce, the site reports. The vineyard also offers Cabernet Sauvignon, Casi Cielo house red and Chardonnay.

Granite Lion Cellars
Granite Lion grows 17 different varieties of grape in Jamul. All the wines offered at the site are made from grapes grown in their Jamul vineyards. While you’re there, you can taste Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Rhode style White Blend, Syrah Rose, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Zinfandel, Sangiovese, Petit Syrah and Red Blends.

Deerhorn Valley Vineyards
This vineyard can be found on the eastern slope of Lyons Peak. Deerhorn Valley Vineyards offers Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese and Zinfandel all growing on hillside vineyards.

Dulzura Vineyard & Winery
Dulzura Vineyard and Winery is located on the Historic Clark Ranch. Planted in 2009, wines available are Dry Riesling, Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon, Orange Muscat and Vin Gros.

Campo Creek Vineyards
This vineyard holds the distinction of being the southern-most winery in California. Campo Creek Vineyards produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and Viognier.

Westfall Winery
Westfall is a new winery off Highway 94. The vineyard is family owned and operated along Buckman Springs Road in Campo. Grape varieties are chosen from those grown in the Mediterranean areas of southern France, southern Italy and northeastern Spain, according to The Wineries on Highway 94. At the Vineyard you can find Mourvedre, Tempranillo, Aglianico, Sangiovese, Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc and Orange Muscat.