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Sunstone Vineyards & Winery

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Sunstone Vineyards, Winery and Villa is an organic vineyard retreat, located just 35-minutes north of Santa Barbara, in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Enjoy Sunstone wines in our Provençal French courtyards, stone barrel-aging caves or picnic...more
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125 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9303
+1 805-688-9463
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tasted on Friday and were invited back fo a more comprehensive tasting on Saturday. When we arrived, we were told that it was too busy ‘in the back’ and only the same tasting we did the previous day was available. Living 30 min away,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nancyaE389QC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the beautiful SY valley last time we visited CA. Felt like we were in France again! The wine at Sunstone is exceptional, and we spoke to Amanda regarding wedding options for our son. She was very helpful and professional.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank B M
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for stopping in at the estate! Glad we were able to transport you to France. Hopefully we will see you all again to celebrate your son! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go for a picnic or to hang out in the winery’s beautiful courtyard. I gave four stars because they need more employees to pour wine. There were at least two layers of people waiting for pours at the bar. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bella518
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Heavy visited place. They know what they are doing. The owners kids are even making their own wines. The staff definitely knows the wines and what to eat with them. We bought a few to take home. Yelp had a two for one tasting which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank queserawithme
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We have been drinking their wines for several years and had never driven over to spend an afternoon at the winery. Just perfect. They do a lot of estate merlot based wines. We brought a picnic and enjoyed it while people around us played games...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for an average winery, where a bunch of people line up at a bar and one attended pours you different wines and an average inside and outside then go here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank amsterdamnyc
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Add this as a stop in Los Olivos/ Santa Ynez area. Friendly folks, tasted 6 nice wines. Just a relaxing vibe. Pretty scenery. So close to Solvang and LO, but feel like nothing else around, just you and winery.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maggieman
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Charming winery with beautiful outdoor space. Bought the Mason Cuvée full taste with undertones of cabfranc.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We arrived just as the vineyard opened, so it was relatively quiet. The vineyard became busy pretty quickly, however the staff were able to maintain the excellent service levels at all times.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank pvglutenfree
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Just outside the picturesque town of Santa Ynez, CA this vineyard and tasting room offers indoor and outdoor cordial service and some truly excellent wines. The tasting is extensive and the tasting room charming. This is as good as you can get for central coast...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 25, 2017|
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Response from lzubik0416 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and they will love this place I assure you. Go to Sunstone website call or e=mail them they will work with you/ There is also a villa at this location.
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Response from Bion R | Property representative |
I apologize for missing your message here! Yes we certainly are pet friendly. Hope we didn't miss you. All the best! - Bion