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Rusack Vineyards

1819 Ballard Canyon Road, Solvang, CA 93463
805-688-1278
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Ranked #2 of 29 Activities in Solvang
Type: Wineries
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NC
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I have to say I'm reluctant to tell anyone about this Winery. We've been going for years and I just love it. It's off the beaten track and can be reached via Solving or Los Olivos though it's a little hard to find. The staff are great and the wine is really good also. I love the picnic area, it... More

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Goleta, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This tasting room is a little off the well traveled path, but the drive is bucolic and interesting, especially if the buffalo are grazing near the fence. The patio is a great setting to have a picnic or snack. (I wish the staff would serve out there rather than having to go inside for each tasting). The wines are fun,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
39 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We always look forward to a visit to Rusack's beautiful winery. Patio is the perfect setting to wine taste and enjoy a picnic lunch. Staff were friendly and informative as always. Wine flight was excellent and it was a highlight of the day. There are plenty of tables and seats available on a busy end of summer afternoon. Leisurely pace... More

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San Francisco
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The picnic area alone is worth a trip. Terrific chardonnay, pinot, syrah and (new to us this time) zinfandel.

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Bedworth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We called around lunch time and had the sample wines for $12, lovely setting amongst vines and rolling hills. Take a picknic and just take in the silence on a well set out patio just a couple of miles outside of Solvang. Very enjoyable

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Big Bear Region, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This winery is a bit out of the way, but well worth finding and driving out to. It is a wonderful quiet setting. Bring a picnic and hang around wine tasting. We would go here again and again.

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Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Went to this winery back in May and fell in love with it. The outdoor setting is spectacular with its fountains, oak trees, meandering paths. We also fell in love with their wines. They are knowledgeable and friendly. The tasting fee is $10.00 and we enjoyed all of them from the Rose to the desert wine. The reds in-between were... More

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Escondido, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was on a mission to find wineries where you get to keep the glass and this is one of them. Plus,the prices were some of the most reasonable in the area. The quality of the wine is excellent, I bought the Pinot and the rose(not a sweet one, but fruity). The outside deck is an excellent place to bring... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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141 reviews 141 reviews
62 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Whenever I have friends visiting, I usually take them here. It's a good place to go, if you want to unwind, and enjoy wine-tasting a little. You can sit outside, relax and take in the hillside/vineyard views while sipping wine, much better than just standing around a crowded counter waiting to be served!! Wine-tasting itself is $12 per person, up... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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217 reviews 217 reviews
79 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We have visited this winery many times over the years and are never disappointed. It is a beautiful setting with excellent staff and lovely,well priced wine. They have really improved their wine over the years with their Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Botrytis Semillon and Syrah being my favourites. About three years ago they started making wine from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and... More

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