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Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard

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Address: 6200 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone Number: 800-841-1104, 805-688-1545
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice Environment for tasting wine

The drive to the winery is beautiful. Winding roads, rolling hills, clear skies. When you enter the driveway of the winery, it is inviting and nicely landscaped. Once inside, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
New York, New York, United States
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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

The drive to the winery is beautiful. Winding roads, rolling hills, clear skies. When you enter the driveway of the winery, it is inviting and nicely landscaped. Once inside, the space is big and dark, like a cave, I suppose. Staff is nice, but not enough of them for summer time. Also, I found staff to be a bit uneducated... More 

Thank Kaijk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been looking forward to visiting this winery for a long time. Was not disappointed. They make some very lucious Pinot Noir. Happily joined the wine club plus took9 bottles home to get a head start.

Thank Keith S
Glenville, NY
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102 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having little to no access to Fess Parker wines, my only real basis for these wines was the "Frass Canyon" scene from Sideways. To my (pleasant) surprise, the Fess Parker wines are quite good, and our host (Ephraim) went out of his way to assure we had a great experience. Forget the spit bucket scene and enjoy some fine wines... More 

Thank MikeOstr
Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our tasting time at the Fess Parker Winery! We enjoyed chatting with the other visitors tasting as well, some local people who recommended a number of places for us to visit and restaurants to go to. The host at the Winery was friendly and informative about all the wines and had little stories to tell about Fess... More 

Thank jdwork
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Have been to many wineries over the years and this ranks high among them. I particularly liked their Chardonnay and "Big Easy". Staff was informative and friendly. I liked the winery well enough that I joined the winery - this makes the third of my wineries of which I am a member.

Thank Richard P
New York City, New York
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Fess Parker is not the smallest winery in the region, but still has a nice homely feel about it. It has a nice range of wines on offer for tasting and there were plenty that I liked! Well worth the drive up from Santa Barbara to check out a few wineries in the region!

Thank Chris B
Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

A little difficult to find, but it was worth the drive. Loved the Davey Crockett items for sale. Wine was good but somewhat pricey.

Thank redandbon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We had a wonderful experience at the Fess Parker tasting room. It may have helped that we had Efran, our excellent wine server. He was full of information about the wines, but not stuffy. He paid attention to our likes and dislikes and directed us toward tasting the best wines for our palettes. Efran is full of energy, charm and... More 

Thank Marnae C
Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Lovely tasting room, good Pinot Noirs & great staff. Great place for picnic with friends & family. Wonderful photo opportunities .

Thank BonGrey
New Jersey
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121 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

No pressure,casual tasting,nice convertsation with server and fellow tasters,bought a bottle for home.Sat out on deck and just took in the warm day and setting.A relaxing couple of hours.

Thank tojo72

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