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wine tasting - age restriction?

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wine tasting - age restriction?

We're planning to visit a few wineries for wine tasting with our daughter who is 20 - will she be able to join us? Do wineries operate age id checks for the tasting sessions?


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1. Re: wine tasting - age restriction?

Your daughter can join you in the tasting room but she will not be allowed to wine taste, she must be 21 to participate in the tastings. Enjoy your time in the wine country! :)

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She will be able to go into the tasting rooms with you but most of the time they do card if you look young. I'm 27 and get carded at certain places every time. There have been instances when I was with my cousin who was not yet 21 and they served her without carding, just depends on the place.

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This question seems to come up a lot. The tasting rooms in Solvang proper are restricted. You are not supposed to enter if you are under 21. Signs are posted. The alcohol board has been doing stings at the tasting rooms and wineries. You are putting the server in jeopardy of a large fine if you are with someone under 21. Many of the larger vineyards having tasting rooms where they sell merchandise, etc. You can be under age and just not taste.

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