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Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard

Address: 6200 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos, CA 93441
Phone Number: 800-841-1104, 805-688-1545
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Ranked #2 of 29 Activities in Los Olivos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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English first
San Diego, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We stop by when we are in the area to get some of their Riesling, Ashley Chardonnay, and Port. Today they just happened to have their 2011 Riesling on sale for $99 a case and I couldn't resist.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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384 reviews 384 reviews
77 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

The grounds that the winery/tasting room are on, are large & impressive. We enjoyed learning the history of the owner. What made it was the lady that we had for our tasting. She was so bubbly & so entertaining, how would you not sign up for the wine club- so we had to. What a fun place & the wines... More 

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Sacramento, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We were hesitant to stop in after tasting in several more intimate tarting rooms but glad we did. Wish I could remember our server's name. She was so welcoming and bubbly and sincere about it. We stopped by the first counter nearest the front door. It was busy despite being a Tuesday, albeit the day before New Years Eve. It... More 

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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95 reviews 95 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The Pinot Noir from St. Rita Hills was excellent and so was the white chardonnay even though am not a fun of white wine-ended up buying and become a member...excellent wines and excellent service. Thank you James for those two wine glasses plus we ended up doing double tastings and paid nada since I bought 6 wines...

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Rainier, Oregon
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437 reviews 437 reviews
161 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were not impressed during our first visit here last year, because of the noisy crowds, but because we were doing a "canine wine tour" this month, we decided to return, because the winery is dog-friendly. It was great this time. The dogs (3) almost outnumbered the tasters (4). Staff were friendly, the Christmas decor was beautiful, and the Dry... More 

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Paris
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Well... Wine tasting costs 12$, the ladies managing the wine tasting are very nice but not wine experts at all, they even serve two different red wines in the same glass. I finally bought the best bottle - a pinot noir costing 56$ - which is not worth at all. California still far away from France in terms of wine... More 

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North Lawrence, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A beautiful winery and very nice landscaping and the wine tasting was very good. The people working at the winery were very friendly and made you feel right at home, the next time we are in the area we will be going back to try some nmore great wines.

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Tustin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Far from the crowded wineries of the north, this is a great place to go and buy a bottle or two and enjoy it outside. We were lucky enough to go on a Saturday when they had a band playing and a gourmet food truck. Sure beats the crowded north and the wines were excellent.

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Huntington Beach, California
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146 reviews 146 reviews
27 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

One of my all time favorite wineries! Beautiful grounds and great wines. Fess is always a stop when I visit the valley for wine tasting. This is a great spot for a picnic and is usually our lunch stop when we pack food for the day. There are outside seating areas and vast areas to spread a picnic blanket!

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Clovis, New Mexico
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92 reviews 92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We are fans of Fess Parker wines and were pleased to be able to get to their winery. Magnificent location, great variety of wines, friendly staff. Great spot for a picnic or a wedding. Too bad there's no food available to make the visit perfect.

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