Fresno Journals

West Side Fresno

A November 2005 trip to Fresno by judee0624

Quote: On the westside of Fresno, amid a sea of grapevines, lies Nonini Winery. Wine tasting is available every day from 1-4pm.Tom Nonini himself will serve you.
Surrounded by grapevines and fruit orchards, Nonini Winery offers wine tasting every day from 1-4pm. Voted the Best in the Valley in 2004, the Nonini family continues the traditions begun nearly a hundred years ago. The wine is superb, the tasting is free. Bottles cost $15 and up. This small stop through the farm country is well worth your time.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 11, 2005

Wine Tasting on the West Side
Dickerson Avenue
Fresno, California

Take a trip back in time by driving 11 miles west of downtown Fresno on palm tree-lined Kearney Boulevard to visit the Kearney Mansion and Museum. Open only on weekends, guided tours are offered on the hour each afternoon. The boulevard takes you past the agricultural remnants of Fresno. M. Theo Kearney was a pioneer of agribusiness here. His story and the history of the area are told by docents who conduct the tours. Located in Kearney Park, the mansion has been maintained in its original condition with many of the original furnishings. The fireplaces in nearly every room are beautiful. The original wallpaper is still intact. Kearney was originally from Liverpool, England. He then went to S...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 26, 2005

Kearney Mansion and Museum
Kearney Park
Fresno, California
(559) 441-0862