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Kalyra Winery

343 N.Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
(805) 693-8864
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Ranked #4 of 25 Activities in Santa Ynez
Type: Wineries
Description: Winery featured in the film "Sideways."
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Santa Monica, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Start your Sideways Tour at Kalyra, where the movie was filmed. Fun atmosphere and staff. Beautiful view of vineyards.

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Nutley, NJ
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was the first winery we visited in this area. Each tasting was wonderful. None of the wines were heavy, mild pleasant flavors. Liked the so much that we joined the wine club.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was one of the stops from the movie Sideways 2004! Delicious wine tasting very friendly staff and just down the road from Sunstone Vineyards! Pinot Noir Fans! Stop here!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

It was fun seeing where Miles and Jack met Stephanie in the movie "Sideways". Enjoyed tasting the wines (except the Cab Franc, as I've never come to expect greatness from a cab franc and theirs is no different). However, I did like the Muscat. The place is worth a visit if your in the area.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This was a great winery. The guy that helped us (can't remember what they're called) was extremely knowledgable and helpful. His recommendations were spot on! I'd go back in a heartbeat.

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Brasilia, DF
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159 reviews 159 reviews
59 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Supercool winery, it has a very peculiar hype. Their dessert wines are fabulous, and we got the chance to buy a perfect-awesome-wonderful magnum bottle of a 1999 Pinot de Noir sparkling wine they had just disgorged (they made only 40 bottles). In addition to wines they also have gourmet chocolates and some other things. It's a pity that the person... More

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Irvine, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Went wine tasting and sat out on the patio (had my dog with me). It was extremely hot this day so I wish they had 'misters'. Server was nice. They had a water bowl for my dog on the patio. If it was not so hot, it would have been very pleasant. Worth a visit

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was our second stop on a recent wine tasting trip. Very nice, large patio that's dog friendly. Beautiful views and helpful staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

If you like a sweet wine every once in a while, Kalyra has a great selection. My fiance and I have yet to try one we didn't like so it was an easy decision to join the Dessert Only wine club.

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chino hills,ca
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to this winery having visited in 2011. Very enjoyable-"our winetender" was very informative about each wine and recommended the type of meals that would go well with each wine. We were so impressed we decided to join their wine club! Kalyra was one of the locations featured in Sideways the movie. Highly recommend a tasting... More

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