Category Archives: Wine Tasting

McClain Cellars

McClain Cellars
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Address:
140 Industrial Way
Unit E
Buellton, CA 93427
Phone:
(805) 426-4441
Hours:
Thursday - Monday: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday - Wednesday: BY APPT ONLY
Website:
www.mcclaincellars.com
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A winery, barrel & wine-tasting lounge with a “hip” modern industrial luxury vibe that is a cross between a New York “Soho” music venue and a beautiful “Napa Valley” tasting lounge. To make the experience even better, McClain features a beautiful one of a kind limited edition custom made Harley Davidson motorcycle for all the world to see and selfie. Hang outside and soak in the warm Buellton sun and relax in the cool breezes or step up to the bar for an amazing wine tasting experience of reds, whites, and sparkling wines. We offer live Jazz and Blues music on most weekends and an inviting lounge-like atmosphere with a patio. Snacks, cheese & charcuterie also available. If you love art, wine, and great service... then stop by to be amazed. You will fall in love with our 5000 sq ft outdoor patio complete with corn hole, Jenga, and much more. This is the only place to truly unwind, enjoy some "stupid-good" wine and experience the very best.
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Experience over 5 different wine flights, almost 30 different wines, artisan popcorn tastings, olive oil tastings, cheese, charcuterie, snacks, chocolate, and much more.
We have everything that you could ask for when wine tasting in Buellton, CA. Outside lawn, patio, and umbrellas. Covered Picnic tables to enjoy a quick bite. Lots of outside games including corn hole, jenga, Yardzee, and many others to occupy the entire family. You will not want to skip our barrel room and winery tour and discover how we make our "stupid-good" wine. To top off all of this our tasting bar and wine tasting lounge is a testimony to really cool art that shines from wall to wall.
McClain Cellars offers a complete line of cheese, charcuterie, snacks, olive oils & vinegar as well as our very own award-winning artisan adult popcorn. Nothing beats amazing popcorn with a glass of wine. Jason & Sofia are proud to offer their homemade recipes to the world. Our popcorn is non-GMO, vegan, gluten-free, tree nut and peanut-free, dairy-free, and lactose-free. Come enjoy a day of fun, wine, snacks, games, and love. It's just awesome!

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Peake Ranch Winery

Peake Ranch Winery
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Address:
7290 Santa Rosa Rd
Buellton, CA 93427
Phone:
(805) 688-7093
Hours:
Thursday - Monday: 11am- 5pm
Tuesday- Wednesday: Closed
Website:
www.peakeranch.com
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The Peake Ranch property is nestled in the Sta. Rita Hills of Santa Barbara County on the winding, pastoral bluffs of Buellton. Our charming tasting room offers a variety of experiences, including intimate indoor seating arrangements and a large outdoor patio overlooking our beautiful vista of rolling hillsides and vineyards. Once owned by famed artist Channing Peake, the ranch will delight guests which includes the historic Sanford tasting room which was notably portrayed in the film Sideways.
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Wine Tasting
Beautiful Views
Dog Friendly
Picnics & Outside Food Allowed

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F2 Wines

F2 Wines
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Address:
2982 Grand Ave.
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone:
(805) 697-7853
Hours:
Wednesday - Monday: 12pm - 7pm
Website:
www.f2-wines.com
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F2 Wines was founded by German expatriate Max Hoetzel - a former writer and photographer, who in 2013 found himself living amidst a vineyard in Santa Ynez. With the help of winemaker Steve Clifton he started making exciting Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc. With the philosophy that great farming is the beginning of great wine, Max lets the fruit shine, keeping the winemaking process in the winery as minimal as possible. 
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Grimm’s Bluff

Grimm's Bluff
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Hours:
Thursday – 11-5
Friday & Saturday – 11-6
Sunday & Monday – 11-5
Website:
www.grimmsbluff.com
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Grimm’s Bluff Estate is a Demeter certified Biodynamic farm perched on the cliffs above the Santa Ynez River in the Happy Canyon AVA. The mineral driven wines draw flavors from ancient river stones along with the rich valley sunshine. Gobelet trained vines, aging in concrete eggs, and traditional winemaking are used to express the distinctive terroir of this breathtaking site. Planted to virgin soil, Rick and Aurora Grimm have been fully committed to Biodynamic & Organic practices in the vineyard, orchard, and animal pastures from inception. The 246 acre ranch is completely run on solar power with beautiful barns and workshops made from Forest Stewardship Council certified cedar.
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Tasting Room now open in Los Olivos! Private tours and tastings at ranch by appointment only.

Sandoval Mergenov Wines

Sandoval Mergenov Wines
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Address:
1719 Calzada Ave
Santa Ynez, Ca 93440
Phone:
(757) 374-7943
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Small Batch, handcrafted wines produced by two winemakers on second careers. Fruit sourced from the three acre Sandoval Ranch & Vineyard in the Los Olivos District and other vineyards in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. We are a Veteran owned business.
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Serenity Farm & Vineyard and Rockets Red labels are 10% off for Active Duty and military veterans.
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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

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Foxen Vineyard & Winery

Foxen Vineyard & Winery
Address:
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7600 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454

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7200 Foxen Canyon Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone:
(805) 937-4251
Hours:
7 Days a Week: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Website:
www.foxenvineyard.com
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Bill Wathen and Dick Doré (the Foxen Boys) have been making wine together since 1985, when they founded Foxen Winery & Vineyard at the historic Rancho Tinaquaic in Northern Santa Barbara County. Since that time their dedication has remained the same: the creation of small production, sustainably-farmed, vineyard-focused wines using a straightforward and minimalist approach to winemaking.

The winery is named in memory of William Benjamin Foxen, and English sea captain and Dick’s great-great grandfather. Benjamin Foxen came to Santa Barbara in the early 1800’s and purchased the historic Rancho Tinaquaic in 1837 with a Mexican Land Grant that totaled nearly 9000 acres, that comprised most of what is now known as Foxen Canyon. Captain Foxen adopted the distinctive anchor as his ranch cattle brand, which became the trademark of the Foxen Vineyard & Winery. We are proud that we have made our home on the now 2000-acre Rancho Tinaquaic, which remains in family hands.
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Final Girl Wines

Final Girl Wines
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Address:
P.O. Box 126
Buellton, CA, 93427
Phone:
(805) 350-2758
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm
Website:
www.finalgirlwines.com
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Peter and Anna are a husband and wife team that were brought together from opposite ends of the earth by a mutual love of horror and wine. Final Girl Wines is a blend of their two great passions.

The Final Girl range is a genre lovers wine. Serious and unique, yet fun and unpretentious. We like to find and develop little gems from the vineyard and share them with the world. From dinners or BBQs, to movie nights with that special someone, our range of wines compliment your unique moment. And these are important, for the moments are all we have.
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Until 30 November 2019, we offer free delivery to Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties when you purchase two bottles or more.
Our wine club delivers in October, February and May and includes discounts of:
2 bottles - 5%
4 bottles - 10%
6 bottles - 15%
12 bottles - 20%
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Stolpman Vineyards

Stolpman Vineyards
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Address:
2434 Alamo Pintado Ave
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone:
(805) 688-0400
Hours:
Monday- Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
last tasting at 4:45 pm
Website:
www.stolpmanvineyards.com
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Over 20 years ago, our Founding Partner, Thomas Stolpman, discovered what we believe to be one of the greatest viticulture sites on earth. Hidden in the hills of California’s Central Coast, on a rare Limestone outcropping and unobstructed from the Pacific Ocean wind, this unique land is ideally suited to grow Syrah and Roussanne grapes. We are committed to preserving this natural environment for our vines through natural farming, dry farming, and sustainable employment. In the winery, we prefer native fermentation and minimal manipulation.
Dedicated to sensible farming and wine making, we believe that we can create natural, vibrant, site-specific wines, with a focus unique to Ballard Canyon AVA, California.

To taste wines from our estate vineyard, visit our tasting room in downtown Los Olivos.
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Dana V. Wines

Dana V. Wines
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Address:
1588 Mission Dr. Suite B
Solvang, CA 93463
Phone:
(805) 688-3488
Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 12:30pm - 6:30pm
Friday: 12:30pm - 8pm
Saturday: 12pm - 8pm
Sunday: 12pm - 6pm
Website:
www.danavwines.com
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New to Solvang, the tasting room at Dana V. Wines is open 7 days a week and features award wining varietal tastings, bespoke gifts and alfresco sipping in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley.
Founded in 2014 by Dana Volk with 20+ years of experience in the wine industry, this small production brand is a toast to her love of the Central Coast.
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Happy Hour from 4 'til closing. $5 glass of wine
Free Shipping on select wines
Wine Tastings, Wine By The Glass, Gifts, Outdoor Seating, Dog Friendly, Family Friendly

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