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Address: 343 N.Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Phone Number: (805) 693-8864
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Description: Winery featured in the film "Sideways."

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sideways

Did a tour of 4 wineries and had our picnic lunch at this location since it was a movie site of Sideways and there was a band playing outside. Wine was not my favorite(see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Did a tour of 4 wineries and had our picnic lunch at this location since it was a movie site of Sideways and there was a band playing outside. Wine was not my favorite(see Bridlewood ) but really enjoyed the experience.

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a vinery I keep coming back to, and we live in Europe.... Love their atmosphere, very laid back and relaxed, typical Aussie feel to it. Their desseret wines is so good!! Very hard to find a favorite, but I keep trying! Family who tried their ordinary wine tasting were not disappointed either. I do not mind coming back... More 

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Beautiful vineyard right out the front, plenty of parking and a nice open floor plan with little items for purchase available. The issue with being so "open" is just that there were several flies buzzing around. I did also notice they had an outdoor garden area but didn't venture on out there as there was some painting class going on.... More 

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Rainier, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We added this venue to our December Central Coast tour, simply because it was listed as "dog-friendly". Was it ever! I love people from Oz, and these were no different. They seem to specialize in dessert wines, which is a great change-up from the sometime rough Pinot noirs that predominate this area. Winston loved it (Jack, not so much).

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We visited Kalyra just because of Sideways Movie. We had the dessert wine tasting and the wine is definitelly not good. The place is nice although, if you are not a wine expert you will enjoy the visit like we did!

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 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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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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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Fort Collins, Colorado
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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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Address: Address: 343 N.Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Phone Number: (805) 693-8864
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Ynez

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