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St. Augustine’s San Sebastian Winery Faces Voluntary Recall Due To Potential Glass Bits In Bottles


Seavin Incorporated, the parent company of San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine and Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards outside of Orlando, is voluntarily recalling of some wines that may contain small grains or bits of glass.

The recall applies to certain date codes of Lakeridge Winery Southern Red, Southern White, and Cabernet Sauvignon, and San Sebastian Winery Vintners Red and Vintners White.

The precautionary recall comes after the third-party manufacturer of Seavin’s wine bottles concluded there was a manufacturing defect in some glass bottles utilized by Seavin in certain Lakeridge and San Sebastian production runs.

“A representative of our bottle manufacturers involved in the investigation of the defective bottles indicated to Seavin that the number of bottles from its plant actually containing pieces of glass is numerically insignificant, and that the risk to the public is extremely small,” said Seavin in its recall notice.

Seavin is voluntarily recalling certain lots of its Lakeridge and San Sebastian wines. Publix, which is a distributor of the wines, identifies the following batches as being recalled:

  • Lakeridge Cabernet Sauvignon: 052317
  • Lakeridge Southern Red: 030117, 030217, 030617, 030717, 030917, 031317, 031417, 031517, 042617, 042617-2 and 052417
  • Lakeridge Southern White: 030817, 032817 and 032917
  • San Sebastian Castillo Red: 052317-2
  • San Sebastian Vintners Red: 022117, 022217, 022317, 022717, 022817, 031517-2, 041917, and 070617
  • San Sebastian Vintners White: 030817-2, 033017, 040617 and 053117

These photos illustrate how the code dates affected can be located.

Credit Seavin

Any consumers who have the recalled wine will be eligible for reimbursement or replacement.

Consumers call a recall hotline at 800-476-8463 or visitSeavin's recall webpage, which includes a date code lookup tool.

Bill Bortzfield can be reached at, 904-358-6349 or on Twitter at @BortzInJax.

Bill joined WJCT News in September of 2017 from The Florida Times-Union, where he served in a variety of multimedia journalism positions.