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.
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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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.
SAMsARA Wine Co.
Tasting Room Open: Thursday through Monday 12-7pm
Location: 6485 Calle Real, Suite E, Goleta, CA 93117
Tour Details: Learn the story of SAMsARA Wine Co, Goleta’s only winery & tasting room, at our new, recently opened winery. This unique experience hosted by a member of our winemaking team offers you a behind the scenes look at a small, quality driven winery. You gain insight into the philosophies and practices embraced by SAMsARA as we share our wine growing and wine making techniques. You will learn about the terroir of our vineyards and how we maintain the nuances and “sense of place” of the vineyards with our low intervention wine making techniques. The tour takes place in our winery and includes a seated tasting flight of six single vineyard and library wines. This is our most educational experience and you will gain a greater knowledge of the world of wine making and the uniqueness of our Santa Barbara County wine region.
As this experience takes place in our winery you might want to bring a jacket. By appointment only at 10am, noon, 2pm and 4 pm – Thursday through Monday.
Please allow up to 90 minutes for the entire experience
$45 per person
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: 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.