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Santa Barbara: Cupcake and Wine Tour

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Enjoy tasty treats and wine during this cupcake-and-wine tour of the Santa Ynez Valley. Savor a tasty sampling of half a dozen mini-cupcakes and indulge in a wine-themed cupcake tasting at a local bakery.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

The lobby area of your hotel. Your guide will be wearing a blue-button up collared shirts with a logo and name-tag.

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  • Pair your wine tasting with a flight of 6 delectable mini-cupcakes
  • Enjoy a wine tasting at 3 of the area's best wineries
  • Savor a picnic lunch hand-crafted by a private chef
  • Visit Los Olivos and stop at other points of interest
  • Learn about the local human history and the wine region
Full description
After being picked up from your Santa Barbara or Santa Ynez Valley accommodation in the morning, board a climate-controlled vehicle for the Santa Ynez Valley. Get a preview of the day from your guide, who will cover the local human history and give you insight into the wine region along the way. On arrival, enjoy a wine tasting at some of the area's top wineries, including a venue where your wine is paired with delectable cupcake tastings.

The full-day tour features a sampling flight of cupcakes from Enjoy Cupcakes, a unique bakery in Los Olivos. Compare flavors like pomegranate-mango chardonnay and chocolate-blackberry syrah.

After you're served a picnic lunch in the shade at a favorite winery, gain insight into specific blends and selections from the winery staff. Each establishment offers vintages and award-winning selections, and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases. Conclude the day with a return ride to Santa Barbara and drop-off at your hotel.
  • Guided wine tour of Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley
  • Tastings at all wineries & cupcake flight fees
  • Picnic lunch from a private chef
  • Water, soda, and snacks
  • Santa Barbara & Santa Ynez Valley area hotel pick-up and drop-off (additional pick-up locations available for a surcharge)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available
• Please advise the local supplier at least 48 hours in advance of any dietary restrictions
• $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
• If you do not require hotel pick-up, you may meet the tour at the Santa Barbara Visitor's Center, 1 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
• If meeting at the Visitor's center, the parking lot is immediately behind the Visitor Center building, parking fees of $9 per day per car may apply
• Our wine tours require a minimum of 2 participants to run
• If there are not enough passengers, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund

From US$ 159 per person