What we're about

Packing House Wines is a premier wine shop, bar, and restaurant that has recently made select offerings available online. Recently named one of Wine Spectator’s ‘Best of’, it is a regionally recognized source for boutique wines offering a classic, seasonal menu in one of the most historic buildings in the Inland Empire. We take great pride in continuous growth in our wine knowledge with several team members participating in the Court of Master Sommelier education program.

The Team

Owner and proprietor, Sal Medina started his career as an educator and it was here that his attraction to continuous learning took root. While teaching, Sal took a job in a local wine shop to satisfy his desire to understand the art of the wine business. His curiosity grew into a passion, as it was the same lure of the educational realm that captivated his attention for the grape, as wine is alive, always changing, and always surprising you.

EV graduated with a B.S. in  Hospitality at University San Francisco and pursued her Masters at University of La Verne. She enjoys traveling all over the world,  exploring new foods and wine.

Store Hours


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

12 pm – 6 pm

Friday & Saturday

12 pm – 9 pm

Closed Mondays

Dinner Hours

Outdoor and Indoor Seating 

Wednesday –  Saturday 5 pm – 9 pm

All Day Sunday

Happy Hour

Wednesday & Thursday 4pm-6pm

All Day Sunday

Call to 909-445-9463 place your reservation

Get in touch


Claremont Packing House
540 W 1st St
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 445-9463

Email: info@packinghousewines.com


The original structure Packing House Wines is housed in was built in 1916 by the College Heights Orange and Lemon Association for the purpose of orange packing and was serviced by the Santa Fe and Pacific Electric Rail Lines. The original structure was somewhat torn down in the early 1970’s, after a citrus quality and production decrease in the 1940’s and ‘50’s. The bones of the structure were later refurbished and the building remains as the last of four original packing houses in Claremont.

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