Andrew Murray Vineyards
Tasting Room Open: Daily 10:30am - 5:30pm
Location: 5249 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos
Tour Details: Our privately-hosted Grape to Glass tour will guide you through the pioneering history of Andrew Murray Vineyards, the Curtis Estate and the production of wine from vine to glass. Tours begin in our newly remodeled tasting room and continue with a walk through our vineyard focusing on our Rhone varietals and a discussion of our unique Terroir. The winemaking process is then showcased from the crush pad to the tank room and finishing in the barrel cellar. Tours typically last between 45-60 minutes, depending on the volume of guests and depth of questions. The Grape to Glass tour also includes a progressive tasting of our current wine releases. Schedule your tour today at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tasting Room Open: Daily 11am - 5:00pm
Location: 2670 Ontiveros Road, Los Olivos
Tour Details: We offer an Experience Beckmen Tour daily at 11am and by appointment. You will embark with one of our knowledgeable guides to tour our winemaking facilities and learn how we turn grapes into wine, step into our vineyard to a close-up view of our grapes and find out why they’re Biodynamic, and discover what makes Beckmen Vineyards so unique. The tour finishes in the tasting room where you can sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the best wine country views in the valley, overlooking ponds and the vineyard. During the wine tasting tour, you will sample six wines. The tour and tasting will last between 45 – 60 minutes and costs $25 ($5 for the tour without the wine tasting). Call us to make a reservation, as space is limited on each tour.
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Cambria Estate Vineyards & Winery
Tasting Room Open: Daily 10am - 5pm
Location: 5475 Chardonnay Lane, Santa Maria
Tour Details: Enjoy an approximately 20 minute walk, starting with sweeping views of the valley, then continue on through our entire operation, from the vine to the glass. Walking Tours are available Friday through Sunday at 11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm. The cost is $15 and includes an Estate Tasting Flight. For parties of 8 or more, or a tour during the rest of the week, please contact us at 805-938-7318.
Location: 4001 Forbidden Fruit Lane, Lompoc, CA 93436
Tour Details: To request a private, by appointment only wine tour and tasting, please go to our website http://www.forbiddenfruitorchards.com/farm#visit. Let us know the time, date and how many persons will be coming. $45/person ($30 is credited toward a wine purchase). Reservations need to be made in advance; please contact the winemaker Sandra Newman at (805) 735-4648.
Clos Pepe Vineyards
Location: 4777 East Highway 246, Lompoc,
Tour Details: Clos Pepe Vineyards gives a tour and informational tasting, with a reputation for being the most informative and hospitable wine tour on the Central Coast. Want more details? You've got to make an appointment before you can view the secret Touring and Tasting part of their website. Email Andrew at email@example.com to make an appointment today.
Flying Goat Cellars
Tasting Room Open: Thursday - Monday 11am-4pm
Thursday-Monday 11am-4pm at our tasting room we offer a virtual tour of Santa Barbara County vineyards through the various vineyard designated Pinot Noirs, Pinot Gris and sparkling wines we pour. During the summer we offer a vineyard tour and lunch at a vineyard location. Contact Kate Griffith 805-737-4628 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation for an onsite vineyard tour.
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Location: 2753 Gypsy Canyon Road, Lompoc
Tour Details: By Appointment Only. A walk through our ancient Mission vineyard with winemaker Deborah Hall. Learn how the oldest vineyard in Santa Barbara County was discovered, restored and how we make the historic Ancient Vine Angelica.
Jaffurs Wine Cellars
Tasting Room Open: October - May: 11-5 Friday-Monday, June - September: 11-5 Daily
Location: 819 East Montecito Street, Santa Barbara
Tour Details: While tasting our wines we are able to give you a complete tour of our winemaking equipment and processes from grape to bottle. Questions appreciated and encouraged. Most visitors leave with a much better understanding of the winemaking process. Note we are in downtown Santa Barbara so we have no onsite Vineyards. Tours are available upon request, please call (805) 962-7003 or email email@example.com.
Tasting Room Open: Daily 10am - 5pm
Location: 6855 Santa Rosa Road, Buellton
Tour Details: Private Tastings in the Lafond Winery Barrel Room, or VIP Room and Patio, with a Senior Staff Member are available for groups of 6 or more. The Tasting will be accompanied with a selection of cheese, bread and fruit. Cost is $35 per person and requires one day notice. Call (805)688-7921 or fill out this form online: www.lafondwinery.com/forms/private-tasting.
Martian Ranch & Vineyard
Tasting Room Open: Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm
Location: 9110 Alisos Canyon Rd, Los Alamos
Tour Details: Tours of the vineyard are offered on Saturdays and Sundays. There is no need to set up a reservation as we handle it on a first come, first serve basis. The tours last about 45 minutes to an hour and covers the vineyard, pond, biodynamic principles, wildlife found on the ranch and is filled with lots of laughter and fun! We have a kawasaki mule (4 wheel drive golf cart) we can use along with a ranch work truck for larger parties.
Tasting Room Open: Daily 11am - 4pm, Friday - Saturday 11am-5pm
Location: 5185 E. Hwy 246, Lompoc
Tour Details: Melville Estate Vineyard and Winery proudly offers a behind the scene Tour and Tasting for customers seeking a more in-depth winery experience. As one of Santa Rita Hills premier family owned wineries, our tour discusses: Sta. Rita Hills AVA, our estate vineyards, production methods, our winemaking philosophy, and concludes with a tasting of 5-6 of our estate and limited production wines. The tour provides great information for everyone from wine novices to avid wine lover. The tour is a walking tour that goes through the vineyard as well as the winery facility so stable shoes are a must.
Tours are available Saturdays and Sundays at 12pm and 2pm at a cost of $25 per person. Please allow 75 minutes for the tour and tasting. Space is limited and reservations are suggested. Please call (805) 735-7030 or email Valerie to make an appointment.
Tasting Room Open: By appointment only
Location: 1909 West Highway 246, Buellton
Tour Details: As a small, artisinal winery, Pence Ranch is only available for private tours and tastings by appointment. We are pleased to provide mailing list members a personal tour of the ranch and vineyards, as well as a tasting of our current releases. Request an appointment for a tour and tasting.
Tasting Room Open: WINTER: Friday, 11am - 6pm; Saturday - Monday, 11am - 5pm; Tuesday - Thursday, by appointment. SUMMER: Friday, 11am - 6pm; Saturday - Thursday, 11am - 5 pm
Location: 5391 Presquile Drive, Santa Maria
Tour Details: We offer tours by reservation at 11am and 2pm daily. This 90 minute tour and tasting provides guests with an overview of the Presqu'ile story, estate, wines and winery. Wines are tasted throughout the experience as guests tour the tasting room, cave, white wine and red wine levels and the outlook terrace. The tour concludes with a side by side tasting of three Presqu'ile Pinot Noirs paired with tasty bites.
By appointment | $45 per person
Refugio Ranch Vineyards
Tasting Room Open: Thursday, Sunday, & Monday 11am - 5pm. Friday and Saturday 11am - 6pm
Location: 2990 Grand Ave, Los Olivos
Tour Details: We offer a one of a kind tour in our picturesque estate vineyard. Our vineyard is closed to the public and we accept tours by appointment only. During a private vineyard tour you will take a ride around the 415 acre property on "The Beast", our 6-seater ATV, with a member of the Gleason Family (proprietors of Refugio Ranch). You will gain firsthand knowledge of our vineyard and cellar practices, and will learn every step of the process from vine to bottle. The experience includes a tasting of six wines. By appointment only, with at least 48 hours advance reservation.
Tasting Room Open: Daily 11am - 5pm
Location: 1562 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang
Tour Details: A vineyard tour, which covers the history of the adobe built in 1884, Iris Rideau’s background, the history of the second generation Beaucastel vines and the specialization in Rhône varietals. You will receive five 2-oz tastings per person of our current flight; a wine education class, with focus on wine-tasting etiquette, wine terms and wine and cheese pairings; artisan cheese with fresh baguette; $10 credit toward any wine purchase. If you decide to join us for a tour after January 1st, the package may be different. The tour is offered Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm depending on our availability. Reservations are required and can be made through the reservation desk Monday through Friday from 9 am- 4 pm. Contact Irma Castillo at 805-688-0717 x3.
Sanford Winery & Vineyards
Tasting Room Open: Daily 11am - 4pm, 11am-5pm, Fridays and Saturdays (May-October)
Location: 5010 Santa Rosa Road, Lompoc
Tour Details: Join us at our Winery location in the heart of the Sta. Rita Hills and enjoy a wine tasting experience of six of our estate wines while touring our beautiful winery and production facility. Tour lasts approx. 1 hour. Public tours available daily at 11:30 a.m. with 24 hour advanced reservations. Cost $35 per person, $20 wine club (up to 4 guests). Private tours available with 48 hour advanced notice. Time based on availability. Cost $45 per person, $30 wine club (up to 4 guests). Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805-735-5900 x 2 for reservations.
*Please call to inquire for parties of 30 or more guests.
Santa Barbara Winery
Tasting Room Open: Sunday - Thursday 10am - 6pm; Friday & Saturday 10am - 7pm
Location: 202 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara
Tour Details: Tours of our downtown Santa Barbara Winery production and tasting room are offered when a Private Barrel Room Tasting is booked. This is a private tasting in our barrel room complete with a cheese platter. Guests will receive wine service from a senior staff member while they enjoy a tasting of six wines paired with a selection of artisan cheeses. We will then take the group on a short tour of our barrel room, wine production area, and bottling facility. These private tastings are reserved for groups of 6 or more and are offered from January until August 1st. The cost is $35 per person. Reservations can be made through our website at www.sbwinery.com.
Tasting Room Open: Open daily; Summer Hours: Sunday - Thursday 11am - 7pm, Friday 11am - 9pm, Saturday 11am - 7pm
Location: 2330 Lillie Avenue, Summerland
Tour Details: It’s a grape to glass experience at Summerland Winery, so pull up your sleeves and whet your palette! Half-day tours begin at our seaside tasting room outside of Santa Barbara, CA where you will board a deluxe coach for your short trip up to the Sta. Rita Hills. Here, our vineyard manager will guide you through a tour of our breathtaking estate vineyard, Theresa-Noelle, as you learn about our progressive practices in growing premier Pinot Noir grapes. Next, our Winemaker Etienne Terlinden will show you the tricks of the trade as he leads you through the winery and barrel rooms. Finally, enjoy a special wine-paired lunch before heading back to our tasting room to soak up the rest of the California sunshine. Tours begin at $120/person with a minimum of 10 guests. Schedule your tour today with our Events and Hospitality Manager, Jordie Ricigliano, by email email@example.com or by phone at 805-318-1800 ext. 1.
Tasting Room Open: Friday and Saturday 11am - 6pm | Barrel tastings and blending seminars by appointment only
Location: 321 North D Street, Lompoc Ca (inside the Wine Factory building)
Tour Details: For a one-of-a-kind experience book one of our winery tours.
Barrel Room Tour: We offer private barrel tastings led by winemaker, Angela Soleno. She takes your group through wine evolution, explaining what processes she uses to create her wines and how each wine's aromas, textures, and tastes develop throughout the aging process. This provides a rare, exclusive opportunity to taste future releases of Turiya Wines as well as the currently released vintage. Tour time approximately 1-1.5 hours. $25 per person; $15 credit toward wine purchases.
Winemaker For a Day: Ever dream of creating your own wine? You can do just that at Turiya’s extraordinary wine blending experience. Not only are you accessing some of the most rare wines in the world, but you also get to take the wine straight from the barrel and craft a version that is designed entirely for your palate. Tour time approximately 2 -2.5 hours. $75 per person and includes a bottle of wine to take home.
These are some of the most off-the-beaten path, fun and exploratory experiences anywhere offering hands-on interaction certain to leave you with lasting memories!
24 hour cancellation required. 2 person minimum. Book online at https://www.turiyawines.com/private-tastings/ or call to get on our calendar 805.478.7016
Tasting Room Open: Fall/Winter/Spring: Daily 10 - 4, Summer: Sunday - Thursday 10 - 4 Friday & Saturday 10 - 5
Location: 6905 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria
Tour Details: Tours are by appointment only and consist of a walk through the Grenache Blanc vines where we will discuss viticulture, and then a walk through the cellar to discuss the winemaking process from processing to fermentation to barrel aging. The tour generally takes about an hour. For groups of 11 to 20 people the fee is $15 per person, for groups of 21 to 30 people the fee is $20 per person, and for groups greater than 31 people the fee is $25 per person. Please call in advance for a reservation (805) 688-9339 ext. 308.