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Rideau Vineyard

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Address: 1562 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463
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+1 805-688-0717
Today
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A beautiful boutique winery

Rideau Vineyard is one of our favorite places to visit. This is a small vineyard with delicious wines mostly of the Rhone varietals from southern France. A fine place to stop for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Stephen M
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Ventura, United States

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Ventura, United States
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rideau Vineyard is one of our favorite places to visit. This is a small vineyard with delicious wines mostly of the Rhone varietals from southern France. A fine place to stop for a wine tasting or even buy a bottle along with some food there, sit outside under the trees and enjoy a picnic lunch. Tours are available with a... More 

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Whittier, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great tour with Norma, very informative. Got some history on the home and vineyard area and enjoyed a dish and more tastings in the parlor of the old home. The wine was excellent and I would return or recommend this tour stop to friends.

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Canyon Lake, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this winery. My husband and I only visited 3 wineries, but the Rideau Vineyard was my favorite. Now I understand why my parents belonged to their wine club. It is delicious and very quaint and beautiful.

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Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We love Rideau! Not only have we recommended our clients to visit Rideau, we actually have had family events here ourselves!

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Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

So many wineries to choose from, however Norma and her tour make this place a must visit. Wines are excellent and she shares not only information about the process and vineyard but the history of the estate as well.

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richmond, va
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I bought a groupon for two that included a tour, tasting, snack, class. Upon arriving you notice what a lovely place this is, an old adobe home on the register of historic landmarks surrounded by beautiful roses. There is a wonderful porch to sit on as well as other intimate seating areas around the property. this day there was an... More 

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Ojai, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

One of the best Vineyards I have toured so far. Thanks to Groupon we found you! The rose gardens were in full bloom surrounded by a green lawn and acres of plumbed up vines. Our tour guide was delightful and very knowledgeable. You could tell she loves doing this and we loved being a part of it. She poured samples... More 

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186 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

We attended for a wine tour but found they didn't run the tour on a Thursday. They do a tour at $35 for two including tasting which was eye recommendation from the visitor centre. As there was no tour the last said she would give us a BOGOF on a wine tasting - 12 tastings for $16. The amount in... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Went on a tour of the Vineyard and our tour guide (from Ireland) was so nice, knowledgeable and friendly! Lovely setting, beautiful gardens and very pleasant day.

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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We stopped in to taste the wines of Rideau Vineyard and was pleasantly greeted by their staff and owner. It was such a great visit and joy to speak with Iris about her history of planting the grapes, repairing the home and turning it into a wonderful wine tasting venue that makes you feel right at home. This is a... More 

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