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Santa Barbara: Wine Country Tour

Santa Barbara: Wine Country Tour

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From US$ 230.10 per person

Let your guide take care of the details during this relaxing wine country tour from Santa Barbara. Travel by air-conditioned transportation to the Santa Ynez Valley and visit 3 local wineries offering unique vintages and award-winning selections.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel in Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez, or the Santa Barbara Visitor's Center, 1 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
Small group
Limited to 14 participants


  • Gain insight into specific blends and processes of wine-making
  • Enjoy a wine tasting at 3 of the area's best wineries
  • Savor a picnic lunch (weekdays only)
  • Visit Los Olivos and stop at other points of interest
  • Learn about the local human history along the way
Full description
After pickup from your hotel or another prearranged meeting point in the morning, depart by climate-controlled van to the Santa Ynez Valley. Get a preview of the day from your guide as you set off for your first winery, learning about the history of this famed wine region along the way. Discover unique vintages and blends at each establishment, and some wineries extend discounts on wine purchases. On arrival, the winery staff will take your group for a wine tasting to learn more about each winery. Enjoy a picnic style lunch in the shade at a favorite winery with cold beverages also provided. Groups often enjoy a barrel room tour and explore the small towns of Los Olivos or Solvang. The tour includes tastings at 3 unique and hand-picked wineries, before driving back to Santa Barbara with drop-off at your hotel included. Group rates are available.
  • Tastings fees at all wineries
  • Picnic lunch from a private chef on weekdays
  • Water, soda, and snacks
  • Santa Barbara & Santa Ynez Valley area hotel pickup and drop-off (additional pickup locations available for a surcharge)
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • $25 off list price for non-drinkers
  • You must be 21 or older in order to consume alcohol, please bring proper identification to verify your age
  • Wine tours require a minimum of 2 participants; if there are not enough passengers, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund
  • Lunch is not included on Saturdays and Sundays due to winery restrictions on the weekends; lunch options will be available for purchase
  • Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

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April 15, 2022

Great, the best wine tour I have been on, my wife and I were celebrating our three-year anniversary and this was a perfect activity for our celebration.

October 23, 2021

June 17, 2021

Product ID: 200602