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Address: 819 E. Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone Number: 805.962.7003
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Description: Winery/tasting room is located in downtown Santa Barbara just blocks from...
Winery/tasting room is located in downtown Santa Barbara just blocks from the beach. Since 1994 Jaffurs has been producing small lots of highly acclaimed Rhone varietal wines including Syrah, Viognier,Grenache, and Petite Sirah. Call or email for tasting/visiting hours.
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A taste of Rhone

Jaffurs is my absolute favorite in the area. They specialize in exceptionally made rhone varietals and we enjoyed everything we tasted. Best of all, the winery staff are all very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Jaffurs is my absolute favorite in the area. They specialize in exceptionally made rhone varietals and we enjoyed everything we tasted. Best of all, the winery staff are all very knowledgeable and happy to answer any question. We took a few bottles home and will continue visiting in the future.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were walking Santa Barbara, stopping at a few tasting rooms. More than one recommended that we make our way to Jaffurs, which was off the beaten path, so a bit of a hike. We made it over there and it did not disappoint. Their wine was fantastic and the employees in the tasting room were super nice. Overall, we... More 

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Reno Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

With limited time, we chose Jaffurs for its excellent wine ratings and its convenience (right in Santa Barbara). We were so happy we did...it's small, produces very good wine and the tasting room is right at their production facilities. Nothing fancy about the tasting....but On the afternoon we were there, the person pouring was a sommelier and wonderfully knowledgeable about... More 

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Fennville, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My wife and I are wine enthusiasts, so couldn't pass up the chance to visit some tasting rooms while in Santa Barbara. After stopping at two places in the Funk Zone in downtown, we sought out the Jaffurs facility on our way home, and we're glad we did. In an industrial neighborhood, and with only a small sign to mark... More 

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Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I never liked syrah until I tasted Jaffurs syrah. Although the tasting room is in the wine production facility and they seem to have unreliable hours they are worth the stop. I highly recommend both the wine and the tasting room. The workers are friendly and incredibly knowledgeable. It is very hard to walk away without becoming a member. Their... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very excellent product! I was impressed and we know a lot about wines. I had read about them up in San Francisco and knew this was wanted we wanted for our wedding. I loved all that I tried. The staff is great and the place is cool too. I was impressed with the understanding of what we wanted! Thank you

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

This winery is for the more serious wine person than those looking for a wine scene. Their warehouse and tasting facilities are modest and understated. They are removed from the main "Funk Zone" wineries, so if you are looking to wine-crawl, this one probably is not a good fit. The personnel were very knowledgeable and friendly. We liked their wines,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My husband and I had a bottle of Jaffurs at dinner when the sommelier recommended it. We decided to go to the wine cellar for a tasting the next day. So glad we did!! What a great place! We loved all of the wines in the tasting and ended up becoming members! I totally recommend stopping here on the urban... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

A garage full of great wines sums up my impression of Jaffurs Wine Cellars. Amazing staff and the General Manager was so informative about the wines and the local area. All the wines are amazing but I was so impressed by the White Rhone varietals. The Grenache Blanc (great alternative to Chardonnay) is amazing and so few are produced in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Located in a semi-industrial part of town not far from the 101 freeway. Focus is single vineyard Syrah with some Mourvèdre, Grenache, and even Pinot noir. Fun group of people own and work at Jaffurs. Tasting room is understandably spartan, yet the service has always been friendly and efficient. The place does, however get crowded on some weekend days. Highly... More 

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Additional Information about Jaffurs Wine Cellars

Address: 819 E. Montecito St, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Phone Number: 805.962.7003
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Barbara
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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