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Address: 2401 Refugio Road, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Phone Number: 805.688.2455
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nice for wine tasting

fun and attentive staff.....don't pet the cat more than twice she bites, but a fun companion as I drank some wine and learned about the vineyard. I'm a red wine guy, but their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

fun and attentive staff.....don't pet the cat more than twice she bites, but a fun companion as I drank some wine and learned about the vineyard. I'm a red wine guy, but their whites are worth a taste. view is great......I bought wine....white wine.....the one named after the son is very good......it did not make it back to NYC......I have... More 

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La Palma, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon was good but slightly overpriced at $50. Other wines were just average for this area other than the Sauvignon Blanc. Reserve tasting fee $15. Nice location. Good service.

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Mission Viejo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A neighbor turned me on to Brander Vineyard a few years ago and I've been a wine club member ever since! The reds are full bodied and crisp and the whites are crisp and full of flavor. My favorite is the Cuvee Nicholas and I always go home with a bottle. I sampled the Bouchet blend for the first time... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went here on a tour recently and even though my best experiences are usually when we drive ourselves and can go at our own pace, this was the best tasting experience I have ever had in Santa Ynez. I expected good Sauvignon Blanc because I had Brander wines before, but the Cuvee Nicholas that Shinay recommended was to die... More 

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Bouchet blend and the Cabernet Reserve are great, but Brander is still the best place in the world for Sauvignon Blanc. Who needs New Zealand?

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Lompoc, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

One of the oldest vineyard wineries in the area, Brander is not only a great place for Bordeaux wines but also friendly and accessible. I've been coming here for years and while the Sauvignon Blanc and white blends are still tops, I love the F/RED blended wine and, especially, the Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve. Nice courtyard and great staff, especially Josh,... More 

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Cambria, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited Bander Vineyard for the first time two days ago. It's a bit out of the way, not far but just not amid a bunch of other wineries. The drive is is pretty; the vines were rich with fruit ready to pick. We enjoyed all of the wines we tasted. The young man working the tasting room was knowledgeable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was our final stop on a recent wine tour of Santa Ynez and Los Olivos. Their wine is lovely and there is a great outdoor spot to relax and picnic. I left with a bottle of their Sauvignon Blanc & Cabernet Sauvignon as it was just too good to leave all the bottles there.

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

They have a lovely courtyard to enjoy a bottle of wine and have a picnic. There reds are extremely good.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I have been wine tasting in the Santa Ynez valley many times and we always come back to Brander. Brander easily has the best white wines in the valley, and some really great reds as well. Their reserve cabernet sauvignon is amazing! We like their wines so much, on our last trip we became members. Its a... More 

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Address: 2401 Refugio Road, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Phone Number: 805.688.2455
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez

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