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Santa Barbara Winery

202 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA
805-963-3633
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Ranked #24 of 111 Activities in Santa Barbara
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting
Most recent review
- Sep 18, 2014
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Ottawa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We went to a few places and this one had a great tasting experience, good wines and reasonable prices. The Orange Muscat was my favourite. Also try the chocolate Zinfandel sauce. Yum!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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78 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was the second time I've tasted here and it was just as good as I remembered. The staff are friendly and we were able to sit in the barrel room which was nice and cool. The wines are definitely worth a taste.

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Woodland Hills, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We started or Santa Barbara wine tasting journey at the Santa Barbara Winery. We found it comfortable and everyone was very friendly. The downside for us and we realized this as we went from tasting room to tasting room is that if you are a Cabernet drinker, and your not particularly a fan of Pinot Noir then you probably will... More

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Sheffield
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119 reviews 119 reviews
59 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We enjoyed learning about and sampling 6 wines - 3 white, 3 red - and a plate of cheeses, dried, fruits, nuts and crostini, sitting outside in their shady patio area. The 2012 Chardonnay was one of the best I have tasted and the Orange Muscat was particularly delicious. It was a busy Saturday afternoon but the serving staff still... More

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We enjoyed time sitting outside the winery, tasting 6 wines for $10 each, but the people serving didn't seem very interested and we weren't impressed enough with any of the wines to buy anything. Still - not a bad way to pass an hour!

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Crick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We dropped in to the Santa Barbara winery tasting room by chance and had a great couple of hours tasting their wines and learning about their winery. They were decent well priced wines, rather than the more expensive ones we found in Napa and Monterey, but the quality of the welcome and the knowledge of the staff made the experience... More

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I always buy bottles after wine tasting here. I'm not a wine aficionado and I can't say why I like the wine I've tried, only that they do have wines I usually don't even drink (like Chardonnays). They always serve something new too, and the servers are knowledgeable. They won't refund your tasting fee though if you do buy a... More

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Tempe, AZ
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40 reviews 40 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We loved the red wine selection and the cheese plate was fantastic. Value was great because we were allowed to go to their sister winery next door for 1/2 the cost of the tasting and allowed to keep the crystal glasses from both tasting rooms.

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Olathe, Kansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This tasting room gives you a choice of 3 different flights if tasting, reds, whites or a mix. We choice the reds of course,... Loving Pinot noir from this region. We enjoyed the County Pinot Noir and bought two bottles fir dinner that evening at The Lark, right across the street.

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Sierra Madre, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
46 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a nice tasting room. Has outdoor seating and is dog friendly. The wines are priced so that they can easily be everyday drinking wines. Nice selection and large tasting menu for the price. You even get to keep the glass. Note that there's free parking right across the street from the tasting room.

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