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Gainey Vineyard

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Address: 3950 East Highway 246, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, CA 93460
Phone Number: 888-424-6398
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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 Vineyard

If you are around make them a visit. You can taste good vine, se the vineyard, and buy the products to a good price. It is beautiful around vineyard

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gainey is a beautiful winery. Their wines are top notch and the staff are friendly. I enjoy being a wine club member because every wine produced is delicious.

Thank Craig H
La Palma, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice tasting room in the middle of their vineyards. One of the few wineries on my trip that I did not purchase a bottle of wine. You have to pay the tasting fee of $15 before going into a separate tasting room. All the wines I tasted were just all right and it was easy to leave without buying a... More 

Thank David from La Palma
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

A frequent stop of for tour groups so the place is always crowded but the staff do a great job keeping up with everything. Unfortunately their wines are on the expensive side for others in the area. If you've got the time stop by. However if pressed for time there are better wineries in the area.

Thank Matthew D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon were my favorites here. They have a beautiful tasting area! Also bought candles here. We were with a large group so we had a picnic lunch outside--very nice.

1 Thank MamaGal
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95 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

If you are around make them a visit. You can taste good vine, se the vineyard, and buy the products to a good price. It is beautiful around vineyard

Thank KathrineChristian
Stevenson Ranch, California
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Have you ever driven by a place and say next time...That was us, but no more! Driving onto Gainey's property was spectacular, Old Vines, picnic area, variety of vines to peruse through seeing the different ways to grow grapes. Then the tasting room, a vision to hard to put into words, you must see. And the stories while tasting the... More 

1 Thank Dan S
San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We did the barn tasting this past weekend and it was a ton of fun! Its a bit more than the regular tasting room but they take you through the vineyard in an open jeep to an over 100 year old barn where you then taste 5 wines. The gentleman serving us wines was a pleasant to chat with and... More 

Thank manda33
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Had the opportunity to go thorough the vineyard and have the wine tasting at an old barn within the property. Great sauvignon blanc. Great service.

Thank npena1020
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

...waiter said i would like the Merlot from Gainey....he was so right....decided to take my friend to the vineyard and we were treated like kings.....quiet that day...so, even more special...great guy telling about the wine, bought and thinking about joining club...fun spot...great wine........go

Thank Roy L R
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

What I love about Gainey is not only their premium wines but the tasting is actually in a barrel room so you get the real feel of the whole experience. The grounds are just lovely and the staff is knowledgeable and entertaining.

Thank Melody B

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