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Gainey Vineyard

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Address: 3950 E Highway 246, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, CA 93460
Phone Number: 888-424-6398
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My wife and I visited Gainey Vineyards on a whim while staying Solvang. The Vineyard grounds are amazing and the drive up to the tasting room is lovely. We both got the 6 wine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Mane A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited Gainey Vineyards on a whim while staying Solvang. The Vineyard grounds are amazing and the drive up to the tasting room is lovely. We both got the 6 wine tasting package for $15 each. We were given the choice of the indoor tasting room or a short jeep ride out to an old barn to... More 

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Thank Mane A
San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at Gainey Winery were very nice and very informative. They have a beautiful Barrel lined Tasting room and their wines are very good, but more on the dry side.

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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this winery an gave brought many friends here to taste wine. Everyone becomes a fan of their complex yet reasonably priced wine, their spacious barrel-filled tasting room and the gorgeous grounds. Make sure to step out in the back by the old beautiful tree bear the picnic tables.

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1 Thank MarinaVmusic
Simi Valley, California
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love their wines! Very friendly with some great suggestions! Loved all their jellies, oils & spices too!

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Thank Cody2074
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I love I could give this place 2.5 stars I would. The wine at Gainey but the service is a little stiff. They stop serving tastings at 4:30 and it feels like they are in a hurry to get out of there! When I inquired about an event they staff were curt and to the point. Great wine but if... More 

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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Located right off the highway in one of the closest locations to the highway from Santa Barbara towards Solvang or Los Olivos, Gainey is a beautifully set, expansive estate affording visitors with immersive experience into a landscape of grapevine rows, small batch wines, homemade canned goods, and much more. The staff is very warm and welcoming much like visiting an... More 

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tavares fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

i have belonged to their wine clubs for several years but have not visited in person for more than 5 so i thought i should stop again. very glad i did. the wine tasting was great fun, the wines are good but the really good wines are the ones that belong to evans ranch which as a member of their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I have been a member of the wine club here for years and I have to say that it just keeps getting better with time....this is a great place to visit as a group, just the girls or as a couple. They have great wines at decent prices and the staff, especially Melissa and Eric, make sure you are well... More 

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vandenberg village, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Friendly staff and good location. Enjoyed the tasting and being able to enjoy a glass of wine outside. Beautiful location and found a couple of really good wines. Disn't join the wine club because of the 6 shipments yearly.

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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Gainey has a lot to offer. It is easy to find right off of Hwy 246, next to the Solvang Airport. It has a pleasant picnic area right at the edge of the vineyard. Enjoy eating a picnic lunch there with a bottle of their wine, but be sure to bring your own cork screw because they are not allowed... More 

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