Idle Hour Winery

Idle Hour Winery near Yosemite National ParkIn addition to having Queen's Wine Bar & Beer Garden on the property, Idle Hour Winery is Oakhurst’s first winery and can be found within a few steps of our inn. Guests staying at Queen's Inn by the River get a complimentary wine tasting during their stay. 

About Idle Hour Winery

Idle Hour Winery produces Viognier, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc & Touriga Nacional. We hope you will enjoy these local wines, noticing that each wine is different than the other. You can experience the character and subtlety each variety can offer while showcasing the differences between each vintage. The wines are gently produced in small lots with sustainably grown grapes, using gravity flow and other traditional methods. Visit Queen’s Inn by the River and enjoy the local handcrafted wines of Idle Hour Winery.

Wine Tasting

The Winery is open for tasting every day 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit: or call (559) 760-9090

About California Wine

When you are surrounded by natural wonder, it’s pretty easy to smile. Of course, a glass of California wine always helps.

California is almost three quarters the size of France and accounts for nearly 90 percent of American wine production. There are more than 1,200 wineries in the state today, ranging from small boutique wineries to large corporations with global distribution. Over one hundred grape varieties are grown in California. The State is a very geologically diverse region and varies greatly in the range of climates that can be found. Most of the state's wine regions are found between the Pacific coast and the Central Valley.