How to PROPERLY Age Wine:

One day you find a great Koi Zen Cellars wine that you just love and want to age it a little but you don’t know for how long until it peaks. All wine buyers face this issue but we have a proven solution. The worst thing you can do is to buy a great bottle of wine and hold on to it too long, waiting for that special occasion only to have the bottle not be up to par. Some…

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Try Before You Buy

Come Taste Some Wine There are not many places where you can try before you by, but that isn’t true @ Koi Zen. Our trained staff will take you on a journy around California explaining the history of each wine, where it came from and are there to help you decide which bottles you want to take home. We offer tastings every day that we are open – you don’t need a reservation unless you have a group of 8…

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A Stroke of Luck

A Stroke of Luck I woke up not feeling very well. My body was stiff and my whole right side was numb. I guess I had slept on if funny and of course it would go away I rationed with myself. It didn’t go away and so I went to the doctors the next day. That day would change my life forever. I was greeted by a young nurse who took my height and weight. I told her I get…

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A Dad Hug – Trip to Kelowna

Our trip to Kelowna BC Canada! When your daughter says she needs a hug, you just have to drop what you are doing and go give her one; even if she is 1,296 miles away. Here is a little montage of our quick trip from Spokane up to Kelowna British Columbia Canada and back for a quick overnight trip. Two days of rain in the forecast and a 6 hour road trip to get there. We saw rain, and more…

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We moved from #2 to #1

Koi Zen Cellars Craft Winery Overview Thanks Lindsey O’Connor and Black Chip Studios In 2015 we were voted #2 Best Winery in San Diego A+ awards, In 2017 we were Voted San Diego’s BEST Local Winery in the Union Tribune Readers Poll. We are humbled by this award. Thank you to all that voted for us and support all that we do. We built Koi Zen Cellars not to make much money, but to make a community. They say, “Your…

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Monday – closed (Private Events Only)

Tuesday – closed (Private Events Only)

To Go Bottle Sales Only

Wednesday – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Thursday – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Outdoor Seating Only

Friday – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday – 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday – 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Visit Us

12225 World Trade Drive, Suite P San Diego, CA 92128 858.381.CORK(2675) When you need a break from shopping in Carmel Mountain, just swing on over to visit. We’d love to show you around.