Santa Barbara Wineries

Wineries & Tasting Rooms

Kalyra WineryTake an Australian born winemaker, train him in California, give him over twenty years experience making wine in Santa Barbara County and in Australia... then add some of the best grapes from two continents and what do you get? An outstanding portfolio of wines from Santa Barbara County, California and Australia. Come and visit us at our tasting room and winery in Santa Ynez. Join us for a wine tasting, bring some lunch and look out from our deck on one of the finest views in the valley.

Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard - Fess Parker, a renowned actor of Davy Crocket and Daniel Boone fame, and his son, Eli, originally set out in 1989 to plant a small vineyard and sell fruit to local producers. But, as Fess' daughter, Ashley explains, " Fess is from Texas, so he can't do anything small. "The Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard now farms almost 700 acres on four vineyards throughout Santa Barbara County. First-class hospitality has always been at the core of their ventures, first as hoteliers and eventually with the opening of the winery.

Rusack WineryWe are a boutique winery in Santa Barbara County dedicated to handcrafting wines of distinction and elegance. We hope that we can meet in person at our Tasting Room, nestled in the beauty of Ballard Canyon between Solvang and Los Olivos, California. Our friendly staff will make you feel welcome and answer any questions you may have about our winemaking and our wines here at Rusack. It's a picture-perfect place for a picnic, or just sipping wine and enjoying the spectacular view.

Sunstone Vineyard & Winery - Experience the fun and romance of wine country. Located in the heart of Santa Barbara's wine country 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara, Sunstone Vineyards and Winery offers an experience reminiscent of some of the small wineries in the Provencal French countryside, featuring a kitchen complete with a wood-burning oven and two stone barrel-aging caves built into the hillside. Join us as we taste wines produced from our estate vineyards in a fun and informative environment. Whether your a new wine connoisseur or an aspiring Sommelier, our staff is happy to share our wines and answer your questions.

Sanford Winery welcomes you to our new tasting room adjacent to our beautiful stone and adobe winery and estate vineyards at Rancho La Rinconada. The new tasting room, in the heart of Santa Barbara County's Santa Rita Hills, provides visitors with a complete winery experience, all in one location, including tours of the winery and vineyards, a tasting room and wine retail sales. Our spacious front and back covered terraces can accommodate groups and special events, offering 360-degree views of the winery and vineyards.

Firestone VineyardOur Santa Ynez Valley winery tasting room offers one of the Central Coast's most comfortable and comprehensive visitor experiences, including daily winery tours and extensive picnic facilities. The recently remodeled tasting room features an island bar and picture windows that overlook our estate vineyards. We strive to offer an informative and welcoming atmosphere that will appeal to wine enthusiasts and novices alike.

Sanguis - The California Central Coast's highly acclaimed producer of Rhone varietal wines, Sanguis makes unique small production blends from the best low yielding, cool climate vineyards of Santa Barbara county. There are no formulas and no sequels - wine is first and foremost a product of nature and should reflect each vintage's specific character supported by the creative hand of the winemaker. The only thing that is always consistent is quality.

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Jaffurs Wine Cellars - Jaffurs Wine Cellars is dedicated to producing great Rhone varietal wines with a new-world independence. Our wines -Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Viognier, and Roussanne - are among the best in the county. Owner/winemaker Craig Jaffurs, produced his first professional wines during the 1994 harvest. All our wines are carefully made in small lots with about 350 cases are produced each year. All our wines are crushed, pressed, cellared and bottled in our Santa Barbara facility. Visit us for a glimpse of world class winemaking in the heart of the city.

Kalyra by the Sea - The name "KALYRA" is a translation from the Australian Aboriginal meaning "a wild and pleasant place." Kalyra "The little winery with a big personality" is the pride and imagination of Australian born winemaker Mike Brown. Even though Santa Ynez Valley offers some of the best vineyard sources in the country, Mike ventures to find fruit from Monterey, Amador and Madera counties, and the result is a varied and award winning portfolio of table and dessert wines.

Santa Barbara Wine Stores & Clubs

Santa Barbara Wine Club - In an effort to attract more global notoriety to the Santa Barbara region, owner Sam Marmorstein’s wine club is an all inclusive visa to all the county has to offer. Club members will receive shipments of wines handpicked by the Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Café, benefits benefits of membership will include comped tastings at participating local wineries, periodic discounts at The Café’, and discounts with hotel and local transportation providers. The Santa Barbara Wine Club has a very informational online presence. Many wine maker spotlights, vineyard profiles, and tasting room notes will be featured and updated for members and non members to review. Users are also encouraged to submit pictures of the county through the club’s facebook page.