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Great winery near Solvang, CA

Wow, this is a really cool and laid back winery. You can even bring your dog with you to visit... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
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DELICIOUS WINE via wine swap tasting

We are Brander wine club members and had a wine swap free tasting at Rideau and were so glad to... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Santa Barbara, California
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1562 Alamo Pintado Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-9756
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Reviewed May 22, 2018

Recently visited for wine tasting. It was on a weekday (Tuesday), so there was only one person attending the counter/wine tastings. At first, that was not an issue, but then there were three more groups of visitors (total of 9 people), following our arrival. She...More

1  Thank PADinSoCal
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Wow, this is a really cool and laid back winery. You can even bring your dog with you to visit. The staff at the tasting room were very attentive and friendly. The wines they poured for us were superb. So much so that I even...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We are Brander wine club members and had a wine swap free tasting at Rideau and were so glad to give it a try. Wonderful line ups. We tried one each of the two flights. Smaller place, quiet, easy going, friends staff. Bought the Syrah.

Thank katheemiller
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Good service. Average wines. Nothing stood out. Modern tasting room. Quiet smaller setting quite comfortable.

Thank Nlenigma
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This lovely setting in the Santa Ynez Valley wine region is a perfect destination for sampling excellent local wines in a friendly, casually elegant setting. These room to have a meal and they offer musical evenings and many other events. The service is excellent, the...More

Thank thawsout
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Dropped in with 8 folks and their staff were very welcoming and made us at home. The wines are well done. We did like both the Lagniappe white and red. They are very tasty for blends and had good price points. Recommend the one checks...More

Thank gary b
Reviewed November 11, 2017

We loved a tasting room right in Los Olivos but there's nothing that compares to driving on to the lovely vineyard grounds where you can see where the grapes are growing. This family-owned estate vineyard is picture perfect, with wonderful wines on the tasting menu....More

Thank drjlever
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This was our first stop on our wine tasting trip in September. The staff was very knowledgable and nice. They truly enjoyed what they did and made the experience wonderful. We went on a Friday afternoon and they were not busy, only a few other...More

Thank jennifer d
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to visit a new winery and we made a great choice in Rideau Vineyard. We took the wine/tasting tour with Shay, he is a blast. With the tour comes 5 wine tasting and snacks. The property is gorgeous and it...More

Thank guseboy
Reviewed August 17, 2017

The grounds of the winery were breathtakingly beautiful. Three of us walked in for wine tastings. My two friends had never done this before and I had really built up the experience. This was our first stop and a terrible experience. We walked in and...More

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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this place is very family friendly. However, you should probably call them to ask about children on the tour.