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Municipal Winemakers

28 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 931 6864
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Ranked #48 of 110 activities in Santa Barbara
Type: Wineries
Owner description: After spending our formative years traveling and studying terroir and techniques, we are now working hard to make honest, interesting, and delicious... more » Owner description: After spending our formative years traveling and studying terroir and techniques, we are now working hard to make honest, interesting, and delicious wines for the people of this world. We do this with love—carefully and slowly. « less
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Eureka, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

My son and daughter in law took me for a night of wine tasting. The wine was fantastic, and the atmosphere fun without being rowdy.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This Winery will not disappoint! We tried the Bright Red red wine which was very good to Excellent! Robust, Full Bodied and fruity light finish! Generous pours and great atmosphere! We were there in the Late Afternoon and is was perfect. Cheese platters available although we did not get one this time! we Ill Be back! Great Wine! Ask for... More

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Whittier, California, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Located in an old dive shop, this is one of the neatest tasting rooms in Santa Barbara. They make both whites and reds although they usually sell out of the whites so beware. Must be because they are so good. They also make a sparkling red wine called Fizz but it too sells out quickly. The staff is always friendly... More

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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This winery had good wine, but the best part about it was the old-school California feel that the environment in Municipal brings. It has unique decor and a friendly staff. The wine wasn't great but it was good and worth a visit.

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Westlake Village, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I shared a tasting. The wine was ok...nothing stood out for either of us. Asked to try The Fizz but they were out. Nice atmosphere to sit and relax. We ordered their cheese plate...tasted old...we were starving and ate it anyway:)

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

You can lose yourself in this winery very quickly. My girlfriend at the time (now wife) and I were recommended this place by a bar tender at The Pub as a good spot to side and enjoy a bottle(s) of wine. Be warned no food at this place, only fantastic reds (and whites I'm sure). But they let you bring... More

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San Diego
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229 reviews 229 reviews
60 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Very cool, hip place – lots of interesting antiques incorporated in, including old file cabinets they store the wine glasses in, antique cash register, and a massive calculator that would definitely not fit in your purse. Wonderful wines. Tasting was $10 for 5 tastes. They are also one of the only tasting rooms to have cheese available (gotta love wine... More

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Round Lake Beach, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Funky space. Fun, young kid pouring decent wine. Nice that they're one later ad can taste or buy by the glass.

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Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Everything is great !!! New location is amazing. The coolest aesthetics and wine in town.

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Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I got talking with the owner and he told me that he spent his apprenticeship learning from my side of the world in Western Australia. And then he got me a glass of their sparkling Shiraz (aka FIZZ) which blew my mind. Not only does this place have cool knowledgable pourers. But the style of this place truly is unique.... More

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