great wines, really warm service, join the wine club for sure. It's like Christmas every few months when teh shipment arrives!
I have been a member of this winery for several years, not only is the wine excellent, so it are the grounds.
Just beautiful, and the wines are reasonably priced for the quality. We belong to the wine club and they have great events about 4-5 times a year, and being a club member entitles you to picnic down by the lake. Also your membership allows you to taste for free at 3 other wineries, so that is a great benefit.
Love, love, love Bridlewood! Some of the best Syrahs in the Santa Ynez Valley and the pinots are growing on me too. Great ambiance. Bring your lunch, grab a bottle, and have a picnic in the lovely outdoor area.
The Bridlewood Estate Winery is really beautiful. Very large grounds to wander around and they are spectacular. Great areas to picnic and lounge about. We did not care for the wine but were glad that we went and spent some time there.
'Notes of gun powder'. That is the pourer description of their red, not ours, but I would say they were dead on. Our group of 10 was unanimous, across the board, the whites, the rose, and the reds we tasted that day had a bitter, metallic taste. Really unpleasant to drink.
This is a good place to stop if you are wine tasting in Santa Ynez area. Mission style (Santa Barbara) and very nice tasting room. Pours weren't generous, but the amounts we got to sample were. The wine is a bit on the dry side, but most of the wine in this area is. The wine is well crafted and... More
If for nothing else go here for Lunch if you are wine tasting in the Santa Ynez valley, beautiful location great picnic spots. Wine wise it's a mixed bag, we loved the Chardonnay especially the reserve, the new Viognier is also decent, the reds we didn't care for as much, but with Wine it's all personal taste, I would always... More
The vineyard is set on expansive grounds. Grab a lunch and head to Bridlewood. With so many vineyards in the Santa Ynez valley, the wine at Bridlewood is good, what makes the visit worth the ride is the setting.
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