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March Hours
Wine Garden Hours are: 
 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm  ̶  Wednesday through Saturday

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IDLE HOUR WINERY March 26 Wine Dinner

Join us for a VINTNER'S DINNER featuring Idle Hour Winery at the OLD HOTEL BISTRO in Clovis!
It is a six-course prix fixe menu with wine pairings, next Thursday, March 26th, 6:30 pm, for $95/person. 


Citrus Salad

Crisp greens dressed in citrus vinaigrette with orange supremes, fruit coulee, and candied almonds.


Idle Hour 2013 Viognier


Rollatini Parmigiana

Thinly sliced eggplant filled with seasoned cheese lightly breaded and baked served with roasted red pepper remoulade. 


Idle Hour 2013 Cabernet Franc


 Braised Rabbit Bourguignon

This classic with a twist is adapted from an old English preparation, the rabbit is braised bourguignon-style with red wine and pancetta, and then finished at the final moments with port.


Idle Hour 2013 Pinot Noir, SLH, Pommard 4


Linguini Jambalaya

Hand crafted linguini topped with fresh andouille sausage, shrimp, crawfish, with a spicy creole sauce.


Idle Hour 2012 Winemaker's Reserve Tempranillo


Petite Filet Mignon

Petite filet seasoned and seared served with seasonal vegetable, roasted fingerling potatoes and veal demi-glace.


Idle Hour 2012 Petite Sirah



Buttery short dough filled with light cream cheese filling topped with raspberry glacé paired with a rich chocolate cake enrobed in dark chocolate ganache. 


OLD HOTEL BISTRO - March 26th 6:30 pm
356 Pollasky Ave, Clovis

CALL 559-355-6178 for reservations.
Wine Tasting at RIO GRILL

I will be pouring our new vintages at RIO GRILL in Carmel.
APRIL 2nd, 
5-7:30 pm

101 Crossroads Blvd 
, Carmel
April 22nd Wine Dinner

Join us for another fabulous WINE DINNER featuring 
Idle Hour Winery at DUCEY'S ON THE LAKE at Bass Lake!

Delicious pairings by Chef John Frabotta with our newest vintages!!

Stay tuned for more details!

APRIL 22nd, 7:00 pm

39255 Marina Drive, 
Bass Lake

CALL 559-642-3131 
for reservations.

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Oakhurst Vons now sells Idle Hour 2009 Viognier,

2009 Vin Blanc,
& 2008 Cab Franc!

vino & friends

Vino & Friends has 

Idle Hour 2009 Viognier,

2007 Tempranillo,
& 2008 Cab Franc!

Vino & Friends
1528 E Champlain Dr. Fresno CA 93720 
Phone: 559-434-1771

tasting room
The Tasting Room in Fresno has Idle Hour 
2009 Viognier,
& 2009 Pinot Noir!

The Tasting Room is at 775 N. Palm Ave, Suite 105 · Fresno, CA 93711 · 
(559) 432-8584
Corner of Palm & Nees



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News & Events 


We have had a busy Winter so far.
Check out the list to the left of new retail locations carrying Idle Hour wines! And the list below of Bass Lake & Fresno restaurants that have added Idle Hour wines to their wine lists. Please support these businesses and pick up a bottle of Idle Hour wine or enjoy our wine with a fabulous meal!


Hope to see you soon,

Anna Marie & Deb
Idle Hour Winery & Queen's Inn
Bass Lake's Ducey's Restaurant to offer FREE CORKAGE for Idle Hour wines!


Ducey's Restaurant has offered to waive the corkage fee for dinner customers who bring in a bottle of Idle Hour wines to enjoy with their meal. 

Call Ducey's for a reservation today! 54432 Road 432 Bass Lake, CA 93604  /  559-642-3121

Trelio Restaurant in Old Town Clovis has added Idle Hour wines to its wine menu!


Trelio's Sommelier Chris Shackleford promotes his restaurant as a reflection of all that is American and Local - Menu, Wine, Service & Ambience. We are proud to have Trelio serving our 2009 Viognier and 2009 Syrah, both wines coming from the beautiful Love Ranch Vineyard in Coarsegold.


Trelio is located at 438 Clovis Ave., Suite 4, Clovis, Ca 

559-297-0783. Please call ahead for Reservations.

Ovidio's Ristorante Italiano adds Idle Hour wines to the menu!


Our Fresno clientele can enjoy fantastic Italian food and the Idle Hour 2009 Viognier, 2007 Tempranillo and 2008 Vin Rouge (Cab Sauv/Cab Franc blend). 

Ovidios is located at 3097 West Bullard Avenue
Fresno, CA 93711-1609
(559) 435-1396

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Queen's Inn by the River  

41139 Highway 41
Oakhurst, California 93644
Idle Hour Winery & Queen's Inn
41139 Highway 41
Oakhurst, California 93644


Idle Hour Wines

Idle Hour Winery is open for tasting Friday - Sunday
 11 am- 5 pm.

 Come taste our award-winning wines!


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Some of our reoccurring events

July 11, 2008 was Corliss' (Corky's) premier appearance at the Queen's Inn Wine & Beer Garden.  In response to numerous requests, she has returned to provide entertainment for numerous events.  Watch this page for upcoming appearances!

HR7 is an exciting group of young Fresno men who play a melting pot of rock, ska, jazz & funk

On Thursday, August 21, 2008, Flamenco Guitarist El Rubio performed in the wine & beer garden at the Queen's inn by the River.  Fans arrived from as far away as San Diego and the San Francisco Bay Area to enjoy his music and sip some of their favorite wine or beer.  He returned with his fantastic Spanish guitar on Thanksgiving weekend in 2008.  Watch this page for his future appearances!

Bob Elliott plays classics by Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Sublime, Hank Williams, Marvin Gaye, and other soul, reggae, rock, old country, and a host of originals.   The Henderson Project

Please continue to check this space for current & future events!