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Santa Barbara: Wine Country Tour with Picnic Lunch

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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
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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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.

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  • 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 hand-crafted by a private chef
  • 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
  • Water, soda, and snacks
  • Santa Barbara & Santa Ynez Valley area hotel pickup and drop-off (additional pick-up locations available for a surcharge)
What’s Not Included
  • Tips

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Vegetarian, vegan, & gluten-free options are available, please call or email at least 48 hours prior to the tour with 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, the parking lot is immediately behind the Visitor Center building for a fee of $9 per day
• Wine tours require a minimum of 2 participants to run, in the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

From US$ 139 per person