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Foxen Vineyard & Winery

Bill Wathen and Dick Doré have been making wine together since 1985, when they founded FOXEN at the historic Rancho Tinaquaic in northern Santa Barbara County. Since that time, their dedication has remained the same – the creation of very small-production, vineyard-designated wines using

Fiddlehead Cellars

Over 30 years, trailblazing owner-winemaker Kathy Joseph set off on a quest to pioneer once considered underdog wine varietals, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and our newly planted Gruner Veltliner to give them new life and present them with passion and flawless execution. At Fiddlehead we

Melville Winery

100% Estate in the heart of Santa Rita Hills specializing in Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah. Our focus is on purity and quality. Our tasting rooms are open every day except: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Easter Sunday.

Margerum Wine Company

Located just off State Street a block from Santa Barbara’s waterfront, Margerum Wine Company offers tastings of our renowned Rhône varietals, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rosé in our stunning new tasting room or heated patio. Our tasting room, along with our chandelier-lit barrel room and 20

Presqu’ile Vineyard & Winery

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s Santa Maria Valley, Presqu’ile (pronounced press-KEEL) is a small, family-run winery dedicated to making exceptional cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Designed and planted to create a diverse tapestry of vineyard blocks, the sustainably certified, 73-acre

Rancho Sisquoc

At Rancho Sisquoc Winery we believe in crafting quality wines in small quantities. As one of the first wineries in the now famous Santa Barbara County wine region, we have been around long enough to know that great wine is born from a great vineyard.

Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

The vineyards of Lucas & Lewellen are located in the three principal wine grape growing regions of Santa Barbara County: the Santa Maria Valley, the Los Alamos Valley, and the Santa Ynez Valley. These valleys all run west from the coastal mountains to the Pacific

Lafond Winery and Vineyards

Lafond produces Pinot Noir, Syrah and Chardonnay at the estate winery in Sta. Rita Hills. The estate vineyard was first planted in 1971. Winemaker Bruce McGuire was one of the pioneers in the development of Pinot Noir and Syrah in Santa Barbara County and in

Refugio Ranch Vineyards

With soul comes a connection to something ancient. Anyone who experiences the 415 acres (26 under vine) of Refugio Ranch feels this soul. Winemaker, Ryan Deovlet, often describes his first visit, “As I passed the S-curve in the driveway and the land unfolded, I knew

Riverbench Vineyard & Winery

Riverbench Vineyard was established in 1973, when the first Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were planted on the bank of the Sisquoc River, known as the Santa Maria Bench. For decades since then, some of the most renowned wineries have purchased Riverbench fruit for their