Santa Barbara County Wine Tourism

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Avant Tapas & Wine

Cleverly disguised within a neoclassic modern industrial warehouse at the western tip of the Santa Ynez Valley, Avant Tapas & Wine entices guests with an amazing variety of wines, local artisan cuisine, and lots of ways to have a good time.

Beckmen Vineyards

Tucked in a quiet spot, just two miles south of the flag pole in downtown Los Olivos, Beckmen Vineyards has spent the last two decades earning its reputation as one of the nation’s premier producers of Rhône varietals.

Blair Fox Cellars

Those familiar with the Santa Ynez Valley’s finest wines realize they’ve come across something special: the tiny tasting room where renowned Winemaker Blair Fox and his wife Sarah pour their family’s own boutique wines. 

Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard

Long before the words “sustainable” and “organic” were part of the common vernacular, they were ardently practiced at Buttonwood Estate.

Demetria Estate

John and Sandra Zahoudanis founded Demetria Estate in 2005, to uphold John’s Greek heritage and family tradition of farming and careful stewardship of the land.

Fess Parker Winery, Inn and Spa

Fess Parker's dreams are realized in the Fess Parker Winery, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year, and the Fess Parker Wine Country Inn located in the heart of nearby Los Olivos.

Firestone Vineyard

The epitome of entrepreneurial spirit and family tradition, Firestone Vineyard was the first major estate winery founded in the Santa Ynez Valley. 

Foley Estates Winery

Backed by stunning vistas of the Santa Ynez Mountains, Foley Estates Vineyard & Winery is the realization of vintner Bill Foley’s dream to produce world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Foley Food & Wine Society at Bacara

Aptly located on the elegant front courtyard of the Bacara Resort & Spa, the captivating tasting room of Foley Food & Wine Society inspires guests to pursue their passion for wine, food, and travel.

Grassini Family Vineyards

A strong sense of pride and family define Grassini Family Vineyard as a premier wine destination in the Santa Barbara County.

Lucas and Lewellen Vineyards

The vineyards of Lucas & Lewellen have fast become legendary for lovers of distinctive premium wines from Santa Barbara County.

Refugio Ranch

Nestled against the northern flank of the Santa Ynez Mountains and just south of the Santa Ynez River, Refugio Ranch is a splendid, rustic 415-acre estate dotted with oak trees and 26 strategically planted vineyard acres.

Westerly Wines

In 2012, visionary Roger Bower purchased “the jewel in the crown” of the ranch, the 100-acre Crown Point Vineyard, and set out to craft the best wines possible.

William James Cellars

Robin Bogue, founder of William James Cellars, puts a lot of energy into getting wines the attention they deserve.

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Located on California’s Central Coast, just 90 minutes north of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara County has it all. The city of Santa Barbara—with its Spanish Mission-inspired architecture, serene sandy beaches, and low-lying foothills replete with beautiful homes— is often referred to as America’s Riviera. What’s more, just a 40-minute breathtaking drive over the foothills lies sun-soaked Santa Barbara wine country. The majestic hills and valleys of this region remain relatively untouched, immersing you in the true Wild West, with quaint towns, picturesque wine trails, and fabulous wines to discover.

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