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Artisan Excursion Wine Tours

Artisan Excursion Wine Tours
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Address:
430 Alisal Road
Solvang, CA 93463
Phone:
(805) 734-7565
Hours:
Everyday 8am - 8pm
Website:
artisanexcursion.com
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You, alongside the group that you will be touring with, will get the treat of a lifetime with the scenic views that Solvang wine tours has to offer, as well as visits to the local hotspots in the region. Get the insight of a local with Artisan Excursion—there are some hidden places that only a local of the area can help you explore to your heart’s content. And what’s better than getting a taste of a place that only the locals are privy to? Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a novice in the intricacies of wine,it doesn’t matter! Artisan Excursion Wine Tours has designed its tours to show you a good time and get the full wine tasting and vineyard exploration experience around Solvang. If you’re interested in indulging yourself and your loved ones in all that wine Solvang wine tours have to offer, then you’ve come to just the right place.
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Save $10 Per Person All Inclusive Small Group Tours
All Included Small Group Tours
Was $129.00
Now $119.00 Each Person
Red Carpet Service
2 up to 10 People
Tour Runs 4-4.5 hours
Starts At 10:30 AM
3 Different Wine Trails Of The Area
Visiting 3 Pre-Set Small Wineries And Private Vineyards
Tasting Fees Included
Picnic Lunch At The Winery Included
Bottled Waters And Light Snacks Included
Spend An Hour Each Place
Worry Free Day
Gratuity Not Included is 20% Minimum

Artisan Excursion Wine Tours Location

Santa Ynez Valley Star

Santa Ynez Valley Star
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Address:
P.O. Box 1594
Solvang, CA 93464
Phone:
805-350-8786
Hours:
EVERY DAY
Website:
www.santaynezvalleystar.com
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The Santa Ynez Valley Star is committed to providing the best news pertaining to any and all aspects of living and working in the Santa Ynez Valley and surrounding areas. All our stories are about local people, businesses and events that have an impact on the Santa Ynez Valley. We ensure that our advertisers get the best editorial content to drive people to their business and understand how life in the Santa Ynez Valley is meant to be, by promoting all of our wonderful people and places!
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Honey Paper

Honey Paper
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Address:
2933 Grand Avenue
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone:
(805) 325-9320
Hours:
Sunday - Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday - Saturday 11:00 am - 5 pm
Website:
www.honey-paper.com
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Honey Paper is a hidden gem tucked away between wine boutiques and tasting rooms. We strive to bring you high quality stationery, papers and gifts from around the world. From luxe hand-died cotton papers from Thailand to handmade paper dolls from Brooklyn. Each item is hand selected and imported by proprietor Michelle Castle, who works directly with distributors to develop her exclusive selection. Michelle is a California-born designer and illustrator who creates her own line of stationery, Paper by MJ, sold exclusively at her boutique. She is a self taught artist and creates her own line of maps and botanical prints. She is constantly experimenting with images, text and paper to create unique items. Custom illustrated maps are one of Michelle's specialties and she works closely with each client to make their unique vision a reality.

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Honey Paper is a hidden gem tucked away between wine boutiques and tasting rooms. We strive to bring you high quality stationery, papers and gifts from around the world. From luxe hand-died cotton papers from Thailand to handmade paper dolls from Brooklyn. Each item is hand selected and imported by proprietor Michelle Castle, who works directly with distributors to develop her exclusive selection. Michelle is a California-born designer and illustrator who creates her own line of stationery, Paper by MJ, sold exclusively at her boutique. She is a self taught artist and creates her own line of maps and botanical prints. She is constantly experimenting with images, text and paper to create unique items. Custom illustrated maps are one of Michelle's specialties and she works closely with each client to make their unique vision a reality.

Honey Paper Location

Solvang Chamber of Commerce

Solvang Chamber of Commerce
Address:
485 Alisal Road #245
Solvang, CA 93463
Phone:
(805) 688-0701
Hours:
Mon, Wed, and Fri. 10am-2pm
Also, By Appointment
Website:
www.solvangcc.com/
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Since 1921, the Solvang Chamber of Commerce has been working within the community to make Solvang a better place to do business. Creating an environment where businesses thrive is key to a strong community, economy and quality of life.
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Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce

Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce
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Address:
P.O. Box 1738
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Phone:
(805) 350-8517
Hours:
By appointment only
Website:
www.santaynezchamber.org
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The Santa Ynez Chamber of Commerce was officially formed in December 2012 to promote and support the wide variety of business activities that can be found in the Township of Santa Ynez. Just as in 1882 when Santa Ynez was founded, the Township hosts businesses that serve both local residents and visitors. Even the Chamber’s Founders were surprised to learn that more than 100 businesses call Santa Ynez home, including restaurants, retail shops, professional services, accommodations and contractors. The Chamber is governed by a nine-member Board of Directors representing a broad cross-section of the business community. The primary goal of the Chamber is to continue to raise awareness of the local business community and all that is available in our hometown simply by working together and supporting each other.
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Santa Barbara Vintners

Santa Barbara Vintners Association
Address:
597 Avenue of Flags, Suite 102
Buellton, CA 93427
Phone:
(805) 688-0881
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Website:
www.sbcountywines.com
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The Santa Barbara Vintners is a non-profit 501 (c) 6 organization founded in 1983 to support and promote Santa Barbara County as a world-class, authentic wine producing and wine grape growing region. The association produces festivals; educational seminars and tastings; and provides information to consumers, trade, and media.

> Vintners Spring Weekend and Festival in April to herald the upcoming vintage
> Celebration of Harvest Weekend and Festival in October during the excitement
of the grape harvest
> Produces and distributes an annual wine touring map

The organization's mission is to promote the wine and grape industry of Santa Barbara County and, in doing so, bring favorable media coverage to the area and help support the tourism industry which is vital to the region.
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Buellton Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

Buellton Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
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Address:
597 Avenue of Flags, #101
Buellton, CA 93427
Phone:
(805) 688-7829
Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday (Memorial Day -Labor Day and Holiday Weekends) 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Website:
www.visitbuellton.com
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The Buellton Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau take pride in offering top notch service to our visitors from around the world. Located in the heart of the Sta. Rita Hills, Buellton is a bustling community offering a place to Eat, Stay, and Play. Whether here for wine, beer, nature, or food, you will find it here in Buellton. Many events take place in Buellton, so be sure to stop by the Buellton Visitors Center when in the area and learn more about what there is to see and do during your visit to the Santa Ynez Valley.
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Los Olivos, CA

Los Olivos, CA
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Address:
2900 Grand Ave
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone:
(805) 688-9049
Hours:
Open all the time!
Website:
www.losolivosca.com
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Located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, this charming little historic town is a rewarding and relaxing weekend getaway or fun-filled day.

Boasting expansive views of Santa Barbara County’s vineyards and horse ranches, Los Olivos is noted for its love of the arts, wine tasting opportunities, unique shopping, epicurean restaurants, fun events, antiques, nearby recreational landscapes, and friendly residents found throughout the village.

Signature events include the "Jazz and Olive Festival" the beginning of June; the "Annual St. Mark's Cellar Classic" at the end of June; "Bacon and Barrels" in July; the "Los Olivos Quick Draw and Arts Festival" in August; "Day in the Country" in October; and an "Olde Fashioned Christmas" in December.

Foxen Canyon Wine Trail starts in Los Olivos and stretches north, winding its way through beautiful wineries and vineyards. Access spring wildflowers or hiking trails by traveling up Figueroa Mtn. Rd directly across Hwy 154 from Los Olivos.
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Los Olivos Block Party: Locals Love
Sunday, June 3 form 11-5
In Los Olivos, CA (if you need an address, use Grand Ave & Alamo Pintado)

Join us in Los Olivos as we celebrate the start of summer at our town Block Party! Come get some "Locals Love" with specials all over town, created just for this day. We're even planning a mini bocce tournament at our local tasting rooms here in town!

You'll find wine specials, food trucks, live music and more at each of these participants:
Artisans Gallery
Avec Moi Décor
The Bear and Star
Ca' Del Grevino Los Olivos
Carhartt Vineyard and Winery
Coquelicot Winery
Dragonette Cellars
Epiphany Cellars
Evans Ranch Winery
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. Los Olivos
Jedlicka's Saddlery Inc.
Kaena Wines
Larner Vineyard & Winery
Los Olivos General Store
Pedego Electric Bikes of Los Olivos
Stolpman Vineyards
Wendy Foster Clothing Stores
Zinke Wine Co.

More details will be posted soon at https://www.facebook.com/events/535731706826856/.
Located in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley, the charming historic town of Los Olivos is a rewarding and relaxing weekend getaway or fun-filled day.

Boasting expansive views of Santa Barbara County’s vineyards and horse ranches, Los Olivos is noted for its love of the arts, wine tasting opportunities, unique shopping, epicurean restaurants, fun festivals, antiques, recreational landscapes, and friendly residents found throughout the village.

Foxen Canyon Wine Trail starts in Los Olivos and stretches north, winding its way through beautiful wineries and vineyards.

Los Olivos, CA Location

Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Independent
Address:
122 W. Figueroa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone:
805-965-5205
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Website:
www.independent.com
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The Santa Barbara Independent is published every Thursday, and boasts Santa Barbara County's largest circulation with 40,000 audited copies. The website, Independent.com, is also the most visited media site in the region.

Since 1986, our weekly newspaper has been required reading for the South Coast's active and sophisticated population. The Santa Barbara Independent reaches more than 135,000 readers in Santa Barbara County each Thursday, when they pick up a copy to read our in-depth news reporting, the most extensive calendar of regional events, and the best lifestyle, arts, and entertainment coverage in the region.

In both 2008 and 2013, Independent.com was recognized as the Best Weekly Newspaper website in North America by Editor & Publisher magazine. In the meantime, our online audience has grown to be the largest in Santa Barbara County, nearly twice as large as our nearest news competitor.

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Visit the Santa Ynez Valley

Visit the Santa Ynez Valley
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Address:
PO Box 633
Solvang, CA 93464
Website:
www.VisitSYV.com
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Visit the Santa Ynez Valley (VisitSYV) is a not-for-profit, membership-based destination marketing organization (DMO) promoting the entire Santa Ynez Valley as a year-round tourism destination. VisitSYV encourages responsible and sustainable tourism that retains the Valley’s rural, small-town character and unique sense of place in the six communities that it represents: Ballard, Buellton, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez and Solvang.
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Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Week
Join us January 20 -26, 2019 to celebrate Santa Ynez Valley Restaurant Week! Participating restaurants* offer three-course tasting menus for $20.19, excluding tax and tip.

Many tasting rooms and wineries are also offering special wine and small bite pairings for $20.19, and many hotels will offer special pricing for your overnight accommodations throughout the week.

Interested in learning more? Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for special sneak previews!

*Participating hours vary by restaurant*
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