March 22nd, 2020:


Can’t wait for us to be able to open our doors again. We are still doing our part to ease the curve of this virus. We will be closed as requested by the county. We hope that you and your family remain safe.

We hope that our next scheduled events can happen. We encourage positive thoughts towards this goal.

We’ve got ideas stirring on how to get wine into your hands.

Until then, we now have our Gift Cards and our Wine Club available online. Please click here:  Check it out.

It’s it a start. More details to follow.

(We will update this page accordingly.)

Come and in enjoy an intimate setting with great food and awesome customers.

About us: A most splendid wine bar in the Capitola Village, where the wine and the waves meet in a relaxed  atmosphere of fun, good wine, beer and food.

Capitola Wine Bar is Capitola’s first wine bar. Founded in 2006 with a credit card and a dream under the name Cava Wine Bar. It has become the locals and visitors go to spot to enjoy a glass of wine or beer and relax in a warm friendly environment. One visitor described the wine bar as “enjoying a glass on wine in your best friend’s living room”.

The owners Doug & Ann Marie are native Northern Californians so they have been around wine their entire lives. This husband and wife team met back in the 90’s and have run business in Santa Cruz County including Boulder Creek Hardware where they sponsored the town’s famous Lumberjack Days. Home for them is in Felton where the trees grow tall and they can let their Jack Russell, Sprocket, run free.

Ann Marie looks to her grandma as a guiding light as she was a fledgling entrepreneur back in her day. She had her own Drug Store followed by a Pizza    Parlor. Doug’s family made wine with the unbonded label of, Domain DeSpain in the East Bay. It was prized by family and friends alike. On the walls here at the wine bar you will see pictures of the Conrad’s family.

So some in to our Livingroom…It is truly our pleasure to welcome you to Capitola Wine Bar.


Capitola Wine Bar

115 San Jose Ave

Capitola CA 95010


  • Winter Hours: (Closed for Shelter-in-Place order)
  • Wednesday 3pm-9pm
  • Thursday 3pm-9pm
  • Friday 12pm-11pm
  • Satuday 12pm-11pm
  • Sunday 12pm-8pm




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