Breweries & Wineries

One of the Antelope Valley's best-kept secrets is the wineries and breweries in Palmdale, CA, and surrounding areas that have left their mark in the sands of the Southern California desert.

Southern California Breweries: Community Spirit in Every Sip

At the heart of Palmdale's craft beer scene is Lucky Luke Brewing Company. Founded by Antelope Valley natives, this local hotspot offers some of the High Desert's boldest craft beer varieties made with local ingredients and a lively ambiance, complete with an outdoor patio and food trucks. For those craving a fuller culinary experience, a short drive to their Lancaster brewpub location promises delicious bar snacks alongside their signature grog. 

Transplants Brewing Company in Palmdale brings a cosmopolitan flair to beer in the Antelope Valley. Their diverse team of brewers crafts inventive beers that merge culinary traditions, living up to their tagline, "Ales for the Unrooted." A visit to Transplants promises pub-style food, live music events, and trivia nights.

Over in neighboring Lancaster, Bravery Brewing Co. small-batch brews range from classic Bavarian Hefeweizen to adventurous wheat ales made with summer fruits. With over 30 beers to try, a visit to their tasting room isn't complete without sampling their exquisite "barrel-aged" varieties. Local Craft Beer (LCB) Lancaster’s locale offers a selection of craft brews, cocktails, and wine in the Underground Bowling Lounge.  

Sip the Spirit of the Desert: SoCal Wineries 

Over the years, our rich desert landscape has proven to be the perfect place for making wine, where local California wineries turn sun-soaked grapes into award-winning delights. 

Find a couple of vino options in Lancaster, including Thief & Barrel Winery. Their tasting room hosts special "Meet the Winemaker" events, where enthusiasts can get closer to the action. Antelope Valley Winery offers bold reds and crisp whites. Guests can enjoy a picturesque picnic surrounded by the vines and pair their wine with charcuterie boards made in-house.

Led by seasoned winemaker Lee Williams, Golden Star Vineyards in Littlerock is a testament to passion, precision, and family tradition, offering an array of reds and whites.  

Explore further and enjoy a day trip to area wineries like Tehachapi Winery in the Tehachapi Mountains. 

Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a curious traveler, Palmdale and the surrounding area invite you to savor its spirit, one sip at a time.