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Foxen Vineyard

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Address: 7600 Foxen Canyon Road, And 7200 Foxen Canyon Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone Number: 805 937 4251
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Wind-surfing, Wine tasting

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great wine

Went as a fairly large group and all enjoyed the 2 for 1 tastings at the wine shack. This is a smaller area but does have picnic tables outside with a beautiful view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went as a fairly large group and all enjoyed the 2 for 1 tastings at the wine shack. This is a smaller area but does have picnic tables outside with a beautiful view.

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La Palma, CA
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39 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very scenic drive along the Foxen Canyon Road to get to the Foxen Vineyard wine tasting room. Average wines except for a very good Pinot Noir that was a little bit pricey at $62. Foxen also has a shack further along the road where Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc. are served. $10 tasting fee. Very good service. We settled on the... More 

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South Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Foxen Vineyard has exceptional wine, and the tasting room is very nice, especially the outdoors area.

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San Diego, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
40 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was the only place we visited during our trip where we didn't buy a bottle of wine. That should say it all. Maybe we came during the wrong time... Our server was dealing with multiple groups and apologized several times during our tasting. At one point we considered just walking out in the middle of the tasting.

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Santa Maria, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had met one of the managers of Foxen Vineyard as while back at a wine event and he gave us 2 for 1 tickets to try their wine tasting so went last weekend. There are two locations along Foxen Canyon Road you can choose from. The "Shack" and right down the road their main tasting room. The shack was... More 

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Nipomo, California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Was wine tasting with a friend and this was the 3rd stiop on our list. The wines were decent, but the standout was definitely their GSM. Full-bodied with hints of cherry and allspice, I bought 2 bottles!!

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

After a disappointing wine tour, we made the drive all the way up to this facility. Although they have this legenday "shack" that's been in a bunch of movies, they built this newer, larger facility with a pretty nice, air-conditioned tasting room. They make a big deal about dry farming, including the landscaping, which is nothing much to look at... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Foxen Vineyard was a very unique, interesting and favorite stop on our Santa Barbara area wine trail. We don’t even remember when this happened, but at some point we learned that there are two locations for Foxen Vineyard. It was a bit confusing, because we weren't sure which location was expecting us. Eich! Anyway, we just drove and picked one... More 

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Newport Coast, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Great wines! You have to check out the little place. It may look like a shed but don't pass it by. Lots of cool memorabliia and very friendly staff.

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

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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