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Tensley Wines Tasting Room

2900 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
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“great wine” (3 reviews)
“syrahs” (4 reviews)
“canyon” (2 reviews)
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Wine Bar, American
2900 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Tensley is rightly known for his Syrahs. They are all excellent in my view the best in the valley with the possible exception of the (high-priced) Jonata, and competitively priced. The tasting room is nothing fancy, but is located conveniently right in the center of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ArtGeorge
Reviewed March 28, 2018

▪️Location: Los Olivos near the town flagpole. ▪️Parking: Street parking was available during our two visits ▪️Wines: Higher quality reds and a very good value white. ▪️Service: Good service during our Aug, '17 weekday visit; however not so during a busy Saturday last Feb. Walked...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank packcal
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Another visit on our recent trip to California. Love Tensley wines. Tasting Room experience was fun and informative. Zach did a great job.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank rsgreenct
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Popped into Tensley while waiting for our sandwiches from the crowded spot next door and was very pleased with the reds we tasted. The price point is a little higher than neighboring places at around $40 a bottle, but we left with a few of...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank soulart99
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Specializing in Rhone varietals, especially Syrah. Its in downtown Los Olives next to a really good sandwich shop. It is a small, old school tasting room (except they do charge a fee to non-members). Come here for the wines, and because it is in Los...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Hitcher84
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Someone at a dinner we attended had mentioned Tensley as a great producer of wines, particularly syrahs, so we took advantage of an opportunity to stop by when we were in Los Olivos. The winery shares a tasting room with another winery, and when we...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Poipuvisitor
Reviewed August 13, 2017

friendly, informative service; Brittany is great. Like any place in Los Olivos, try to go when it is quiet.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank BenVenuti137
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We recently went on a wine tasting trip to the Central Coast and were so happy to find the Tensley tasting room open. Tensley has great wines. Although this is a small town tasting room, it is so inviting and in a wonderful location. We...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank C L
Reviewed June 9, 2016

great red wines, friendly staff, always nice to visit and will return again. They share the building with Carina Cellars, another good selection of red wines

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Tonyvh1
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We have read about Tinsley wines and appreciated this opportunity to taste several of them. Our hostess (I regret forgetting her name) was very helpful in explaining the sources and different tastes of the several Syrah selections that we enjoyed the most of the many...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Jim W
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Wine Bar, American
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  • Address: 2900 Grand Ave, Los Olivos, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Olivos
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