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The Mojave Desert Sights

Antelope Valley Winery/Donato Family Vineyard

  • 42041 20th St. W Map It
  • Lancaster
  • Store/Shop/Mall

Updated 05/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Cyndee and Frank Donato purchased the Los Angeles-based McLester Winery in 1990 and moved it to Lancaster, where the high-desert sun and nighttime chill work their magic on wine grapes such as Merlot, Zinfandel, and Sangiovese. In addition to tastings, the winery hosts a Saturday Farmers Market (from May through November between 9 and noon) and sells grass-fed buffalo and other game and exotic meats such as venison, pheasant, and wild boar.

Sight Information


42041 20th St. W, at Ave. M, Lancaster, California, 93534, United States

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661-722–0145; 888-282–8332


Sight Details:

  • Winery free, tasting $5 to $12
  • Wed.–Sun. 11–6

Updated 05/18/2015


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