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Foxen Vineyard

7600 Foxen Canyon Road, And 7200 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
805 937 4251
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Ranked #7 of 12 activities in Santa Maria
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wind-surfing, Wine tasting
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have been to Foxen on several occasions, and always had a great time. This visit was to the newer location. We brought wine and cheese to enjoy with our tasting. we went out back to a picnic table, eager to sit down and enjoy the wines and ambiance. Unfortunately, there was a group of 30 somethings nearby who had... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed wine tasting this weekend in Santa Maria's Fox Canyon area. We stopped at Foxen Vineyard and had fun tasting several wines and chatting with the Foxen folks. They are very knowledgable of wine and helpful finding just the right one to take home. We were sorry to have missed their Harvest Festival, last week, but still enjoyed... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were visiting the area as part of an organized tour but asked to make a special stop at Foxen 7200 (The Shack). We were there on a Sunday after the big harvest festival so I think the crowds were a little busier than normal but we were able to find space at the bar when needed. Special tasting flight... More

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Fresno, California, United States
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We stopped at Foxen and were told there was another "down the road, the barn". I would have liked to check that out. The wines were okay, the staff was friendly but didn't have time for chit chat. They sell glasses with the tasting that are reasonable mementos. And they have fake tattoos of an old anchor, lol The grounds... More

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Grasonville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Just a heads up they have 2 rooms one new 7600 and one old 7200. I did both and enjoyed them. The old one is the one seen in Sideways and looks like an old barn. Servers at both were very nice and knowledgeable. Well worth the drive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Quite basic facilities with a portaloo but pleasant to sit in the sun. The staff didn't really explain what you were drinking and $10 for 5 mouthfuls of wine was quite expensive. We didn't visit any of the other wineries so it is difficult to compare them

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We drove up to the "old" Foxen tasting room (from Sideways) and were amused by the authentic surroundings - basically a shed. The bartenders told us about the new Foxen tasting room, just a few yards down the road. Wine menus were available for both. The list for the newer tasting room suited my palate better - so we headed... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Very rude and unprofessional staff, do not know about their products, do not know how and what to pour while tasting, Plus the wine taste bitter and its horrible, I had better vinegar ... Its a shame this place

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Miami Beach, Florida
20 reviews 20 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Foxen wines get high marks from the Wine Spectator, and the better ones are very limited in production. The staff was friendly and knowledgable. In addition to an inexpensive $10 flight tasting of recent wines they offered a $20 library wine tasting of select older vintages accompanied by a cheese plate. There are other vineyards to visit in the area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Worth the drive! It was beautiful and the winery was such a surprise. Loved the Chardonnay. I'd put it up against a lot of the Napa/Sonoma wineries any day. And while you are in the neighborhood, stop at Fess Parker's winery. Don't leave without a FB post of the great winery dog there (no need to open the door for... More

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