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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
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Vineyards are beautiful

Quaint getaway nice for a picnic. We liked their white wines the best. A selection of organic produce grown on the Gainey Ranch

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda I
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Oxnard, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been members since earlier this year. We find it hard to go any place else when we want to wine taste. We love going out to the tasting barn and hanging out with Eric and the other guests. We love doing the wine tasting outside in the fresh air and watching the airplane gliders going overhead from the... More 

Thank carolegomez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent wine, great people. Wine tasting at the Barn on a beautiful day is the trip to take. Thanks to Michelle and Eric for a wonderful experience

Thank Mitchel O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint getaway nice for a picnic. We liked their white wines the best. A selection of organic produce grown on the Gainey Ranch

Thank Linda I
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gainey is a beautiful vineyard and the wines are good. A few years ago we bought some Private Selection Merlot. I happened to be back in the area yesterday so stopped by, hoping to get some more of that wine. Unfortunately they were sold out of it. I told the lady at the register I'd like something I can't get... More 

Thank Colleen T
Chicago area
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245 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Loved the tasting experience at the "barn" . Picturesque drive thru the vineyards to old barn for a unique experience. Price is same as tasting in the regular tasting room, but so much better of an experience.

Thank TravelerChicagoarea
Pueblo, Colorado, United States
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I sample 6 wines for $15 that is a steal ! The vineyard was spacious and cozy. I was able to take pictures and ask questions without filling rushed. The wine tasting was paired with crackers, and a couple of spreads. A great country drive from Santa Barbara for something different than the beach.

Thank jogger1987
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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 

Thank Mane A
San Marcos, California
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730 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

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.

1 Thank csarchibald
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 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.

1 Thank MarinaVmusic
Spring Branch, Texas
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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

Thank Cody2074

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