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Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard

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Best Winery Experience Ever

We have traveled a great deal and often stop at local wineries. Some are pleasant, some are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nippon703
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Phoenix, Arizona
Beautiful Grounds, Pleasant Tasting Room, Good Wine

With a group of friends we did a tasting here a few weeks ago. The person serving us was... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
TSinParis
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Paris, France
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6200 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos, CA 93441
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled a great deal and often stop at local wineries. Some are pleasant, some are crowded, some are noisy and some are perfect. Fess Parker Winery and Vineyard is perfect. It was not overly crowded. The Pinot Noir is to die for. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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FessParkerFamily, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi nippon703, Thanks for taking the time to write a great review. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your tasting with us and hope to see you again very soon! Best, Greer Shull

Reviewed December 9, 2018

With a group of friends we did a tasting here a few weeks ago. The person serving us was knowledgeable and very friendly (she is in my picture). Thank you so much for a pleasant tasting! The grounds and area are lovely too. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

I had stopped by this vineyard years ago and recently went again. Jack, a extremely friendly, knowledgeable and friendly server helped us enjoy our visit and over all was the best vineyard experience in the Foxen area. I can highly recommend a visit. Have fun!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

This was our third (4th?) time stopping at Fess Parker enroute to LA or SD. Picture perfect. Like a little slice of Tuscany in the middle of Cali. The wines are great - the Rose' Pinot Noir being our favorite but this time it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

We took our friends wine tasting on a Friday morning recently, we started with Fess Parker - which was great! Jack a long term employee there served us wine and wonderful histories of the vineyard and of Fess. Lovely place and we loved their wines-...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This winery has the best wines and is in a lovely setting beneath the starkness of the dry landscape. Staff were helpful and the wines were great.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

Nice winery with a lovely building in which to sample regional wines. Road out give you a nice perspective on the geography of the region.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

The grounds for this winery are fabulous. You can taste the traditional way - step up the to bar and have them pour. Or you can sit outside and have them come to you. We sat outside and they came to us. We brought a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This place brings back memories of watching Fess Parker as Daniel Boone and Davey Crocket on a little black and white TV as a kid in rural Ohio. Anyway, the grounds are gorgeous, the facilities are spotless and the people are friendly. The wines are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

We have visited this winery every time we come to Santa Ynez. It's a beautiful winery. We always reminisce about Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone. Fess Parker was one of many Hollywood actors who had a dream besides acting and succeeded like Fred MacMurray, Kurt...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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WineandDineDivine
July 10, 2016|
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Response from WestsideL | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's great for families, and yes, I believe outside food is allowed, but not outside wine. :) Best to check directly with the winery for details. Have a great time!
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seankyoung
January 28, 2015|
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Response from TheVineyardTrail | Reviewed this property |
Wish we could give you some stellar advice, but we have not been to Firestone, so.....However, we have been Fess Parker and would highly recommend it. Try to make it around lunch and bring a bite to eat. The grounds are... More
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Skye90277
December 29, 2014|
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Response from 443bruceb | Reviewed this property |
I concur with cr8it. We stayed across the street from the lobby and faced the street. Activity is low and the room was quiet. The rooms are excellent as is the service and food. We were in the building with the pool and... More
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