Our Favorite Santa Barbara County Wineries

Our Favorite Santa Barbara County Wineries

There are so lots of explanations to stop by Santa Barabara, but the top sights that keep tourists coming back 12 months soon after year are: sunshine, sea, and wine. Santa Barbara is a wine lover’s paradise as the region produces scrumptious varietals with a terrific track record. The metropolis surrounding Hotel Milo is nicely located with a large amount of good wine tasting rooms, primarily in the close by Funk Zone community. And throughout Santa Barbara county, we have a seemingly endless assortment of fantastic wineries, every single really worth traveling to for the picturesque ambiance and awesome tasting experiences. 

A terrific put to get started your wine tasting journey is our Sip & Continue to be Deal, which capabilities a complimentary bottle of dwelling wine on the 1st night of your keep. In addition, we have a curated choice of nearby wines in our Milo Industry, situated suitable on our home. From there, we advise heading out into the county to look at out these well-regarded wineries. 

Zaca Mesa & TREAD

Zaca Mesa introduced Syrah to the region in the late 70s, and the brand has given that created a status for scrumptious Rhone-type wines. TREAD is a newer label began by its head winemaker with new craft wines that are precise to the vineyard. Check out the attractive tasting room and vineyards, the place you can sample various wines whilst having fun with the lovely landscapes. 

Zaca Mesa & Tread. Foxen Canyon Rd. Los Olivos, CA


Established by winemaker Greg Brewer, this hugely regarded winery features bottles developed with his 3 many years of learning how to craft neat-local weather Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, which are the highlights in this article. Created to showcase what the vineyard describes as “the genuine essence of our Sta. Rita Hills vineyards in Santa Barbara County.” 

Brewer-Clifton Winery. 329 N F St. Lompoc, CA


Self-explained as pioneers of the Sta. Rita Hills, Sanford Winery also states it planted the initial Pinot Noir vines in Santa Barbara County. The estate tastings are by appointment only and absolutely value the trip. You can also guide a selection of other ordeals here such as an ATV tour of the vineyard, and a Founder Tasting that includes choices from their Founders Vine portfolio. 

Sanford Vineyard. 5010 Santa Rosa Rd. Lompoc, CA 

Joyful Canyon Vineyard

Delighted Canyon Vineyard is close by in the hills of Piocho Ranch. They are known for a champion wine named Piocho, which is a Bordeaux. Happy Canyon does tastings in downtown Santa Barbara’s Presidio community and at its estate winery at the ranch. Ebook an appointment at least two months ahead for an intimate tour with tastings and astounding views. 

Happy Canyon Winery. 30 El Paseo, Santa Barbara, CA 

Tasting with the Santa Barbara Wine Collective

If you’re more interested in tasting a assortment, then you can continue to be appropriate in town and head to the Santa Barbara Wine Collective for some incredible wine tasting. That includes the best wines developed and designed during Santa Barbara County, this is a terrific place to sample area wineries in a shared tasting area environment. 

Santa Barbara Wine Collective. 131 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 

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