Day trip

From Santa Barbara: All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour & Lunch

4.7 / 5

7 reviews

Activity provider: Grapeline Wine Tours

From Santa Barbara: All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour & Lunch

Activity provider: Grapeline Wine Tours

From US$ 209 per person

Spend a day tasting the wines of Santa Barbara Wine Country and enjoy a delicious gourmet boxed lunch. Embark on a tour of 3 unique wineries and experience guided tastings at each of them.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 14 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit actual working wineries surrounded by vineyards and oak-studded hills
  • Enjoy a wine tasting at three of the region's unique wineries
  • Savor a picnic lunch catered by an award-winning local restaurant
  • Get exclusive savings on wine purchases just for riding with us
  • Travel in style in a comfortable and spacious touring vehicle
Full description

Enjoy a memorable day exploring California's famous wine culture in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Where stunning vineyards and boutique wineries await to serve up award winning small patch wines, hospitality, wine knowledge and stunning vineyard views. Depart your city of Santa Barbara area hotel at ~9:30AM aboard one of our deluxe touring vehicles. Visit 3 fantastic wineries where you get to sample award-winning wines and enjoy the best that Santa Barbara Wine Country has to offer. Your Grapeline driver/host is fun & knowledgeable. They will liaison with all three of the wineries, stow your purchases, and keep you informed and entertained throughout the day. You will enjoy an artisan inspired lunch catered by one of the valley's top lunch restaurants and served in wine country. 8 selections to choose from plus dessert. Santa Barbara Wine Country offers more than 120 wineries, and this tour supplier is one of the few companies that does not limit tours to a small portion of these. Instead, your day is flexible and takes into account your preferences in wine and scenery, as well as any special events or offerings at the wineries. In addition to the exciting tour, many of the wineries offer great discounts on wines that you may wish to purchase.

Lunch options include:

1. Chicken and pesto sandwich

2. Greek salad with chicken

3. Mixed veggie sandwich

4. Roast turkey with sliced Brie sandwich

5. Roast beef and horseradish cheddar sandwich

6. Italian combo sandwich

7. Goat cheese and roasted pepper salad

8. Curried chicken salad sandwich

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation during the activity
  • Driver/host
  • 3 winery visits
  • Wine tasting
  • Lunch
  • Dessert
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People under 21 years
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Participants must have a valid ID
  • At the time of booking, customers should indicate the lunch they would like to have (select one option per guest)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    3.5/5

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We had a wonderful wine tasting day with Grapeline Tours, with Chris at the wheel . The van was comfortable and we ran on schedule. We had time to relax at each of the 3 stops and as a bonus stopped at a fruit stand. Chris dropped us directly at our campsite with all of our winery purchases. She even doubled back an hour later with our flat of forgotten strawberries, that’s great customer service. She has a knack for capturing a great picture, so take advantage of her keen eye to frame a shot. Her singalong playlist was fantastic. We got a quick tour and local color of 2 cute towns, Solvang and Ballard. All in all a great day.

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