We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Rideau Vineyard

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1562 Alamo Pintado Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-9756
Phone Number: +1 805-688-0717
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 116 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 78
  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
  • 2
  • 4
Tour/tasting Groupon

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
richmond, va

Similar Things to Do in Solvang

Add Photo Write a Review

116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 113: English reviews
richmond, va
Level Contributor
238 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank susan822
Ojai, California
Level Contributor
174 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 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 

Thank Lydia G
Level Contributor
183 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 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 

Thank Martin G
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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.

Thank Ottawachica
Level Contributor
44 reviews
9 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 

Thank Iris S
Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We came here on the recommendation of many tripadvisor positive reviews. They were right! Beautiful location. And right away, we were greeted by Seth, and we were looking to do some tasting, he was the man to see. My wife and I were able to share the two tastings, and experience/learn so much about wine. We're novices, and we are... More 

Thank scbdesign
Apollo Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We having been visiting Rideau for close to twenty years. Their Mourvèdre ( which they were out of) Du Plantier, and Rousanne are tops in our book. And the prices, while not cheap, have not really increased that much in all that time!

Thank glennakim1
Windham, Maine
Level Contributor
52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Seth and Nicki (and everyone!) at Rideau made our last-minute stop there one of our favorite memories on our recent trip to California from Maine. We did the Reserve tasting and enjoyed not only the wine, but Seth's explanations and descriptions of how each was made. We stayed for lunch, had some delicious flatbread, and got a great recommendation list... More 

2 Thank RDC72
Greenwich, Connecticut
Level Contributor
320 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

There is a heavy French, NOLA influence here. Great food, wine atmosphere and patio. One of the more enjoyable wineries we visited.

1 Thank Ron T
Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Travel out through the vineyards to this large "house" like tasting room, with its beautiful grounds. There are nice old trees (and shaded areas to sit), many flowers, and then the French decorations once inside. The first part of the house is the older (but great looking I thought) and then the large tasting area has been added on, with... More 

Thank MarianneCa

Travelers who viewed Rideau Vineyard also viewed


Been to Rideau Vineyard? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Rideau Vineyard staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?