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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour to Private LocationsDay Trips

Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour to Private Locations

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Tour Santa Barbara wine country with a private guide on this full day outing. Perfect for couples and small groups who appreciate exclusivity, this tour visits intimate, family-owned vineyards not typically open to the general public. Get the VIP treatment with tours of the cellars and vineyards, often with the owners themselves. You’ll never stand at a crowded tasting bar on this tour—it’s red carpet treatment all the way.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$163.47
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US$163.47

Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine TourDay Trips

Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour

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Cupcakes and wine—a winning combination. On this full-day tour, visit three Santa Ynez Valley wineries where you’ll enjoy tastings and education about wine production. You can also choose to break up the wine stops with an olive oil tasting, a visit to a lavender farm, or a shopping pit stop at Los Olivos General Store.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$152.83
Price varies by group size
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US$152.83
Price varies by group size
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Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Tasting TourDay Trips

Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Tasting Tour

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Avoid the stuffy minivans and tour buses that go from winery to winery; instead, enjoy the wind in your hair as you cycle around the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley on this charming cycling tour. Head out from Los Olivos and explore the parks, villages and rural landscapes of the Valley. Enjoy a pair of wine tastings and sample locally-grown, locally-produced food at local farms and vineyards.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$151.29
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US$151.29
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Self-Guided Solvang Windmill Wine WalkDay Trips

Self-Guided Solvang Windmill Wine Walk

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Discover the wine culture of Solvang at your own pace on a self-guided tour that you operate with your mobile device. Make your way to each wine stop at your leisure, taking in the town’s Danish-style architecture and windmills along the way. Your package allows you to try a variety of wines at a great price, and offers discounts on featured bottles and additional tastings.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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US$50.00
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US$50.00
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Santa Barbara to Los Angeles Day Trip by RailDay Trips

Santa Barbara to Los Angeles Day Trip by Rail

Escape Santa Barbara for the day as you live it up in Los Angeles on this full-day trip to the City of Angels by rail. Trade the traffic for a relaxing (and scenic) train ride to L.A. Once you arrive, you’ll explore the city aboard a hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus, choosing among a range of museums, zoos and boat rides, plus explorations of famous neighborhoods like Santa Monica and Hollywood. Cap off your perfect day with an included 2-course meal at the Hard Rock Café with VIP priority seating.
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  • 1 day
From
US$259.00
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US$259.00

Santa Barbara's Original Afternoon TourDay Trips

Santa Barbara's Original Afternoon Tour

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Spend an afternoon immersing yourself in Santa Barbara's celebrated wine scene with this tour. Your guide will pick you up in the heart of town and take you to two wineries, where you'll get to taste locally produced wines. You'll then head to Los Olivios, where you'll have free time to explore on your own, before heading back to Santa Barbara.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$128.21
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US$128.21

Explore Wine Country Guided TourDay Trips

Explore Wine Country Guided Tour

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We are the only All Inclusive Tour Group with experienced & licensed professionals. We are not only knowledgeable but it is our goal to make sure that you & your party has the best experience during your visit to Santa Ynez wine country. We have luxurious vehicles that gives you the next level of comfort and relaxation. Sit back and let 805 All Inclusive Tours do the rest!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$179.49
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US$179.49
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Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine CountryDay Trips

Private Group Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

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Explore Santa Barbara's wine country on a private tour for just you and your group of friends or family. You'll visit four wineries for wine tastings of different varietals, plus enjoy a provided lunch. Up to 14 people can be accommodated with pickup and drop-off in Santa Barbara or surrounding towns.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$259.62
Price varies by group size
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US$259.62
Price varies by group size
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Private Winemaker's Wine Tour of Santa BarbaraDay Trips

Private Winemaker's Wine Tour of Santa Barbara

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Explore the Santa Barbara region's celebrated wineries on a full-day tour designed for couples and small groups. After a convenient pickup at your preferred location, spend the day being chauffeured between boutique wineries and tasting rooms, learning about the area's viticulture from an informative guide, and savoring private tastings. Enjoy a midday picnic on the grounds of a vineyard estate in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.  
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$334.47
Price varies by group size
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US$334.47
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Private Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country TourDay Trips

Private Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Tour

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The ultimate way to explore wine country, this tour includes a private guide, door-to-door transportation, lunch, and tasting at three Central Coast wineries. Your guide will discuss local history and insights into Santa Ynez wine region along the way, and can help you select which wineries to visit based on your interests. You can also choose to break up the trip with stops at an olive grove, a lavender farm, or souvenir shopping.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$325.84
Price varies by group size
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US$325.84
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Santa Barbara Small Production Wine Tour, Private Vehicle, Private LocationsDay Trips

Santa Barbara Small Production Wine Tour, Private Vehicle, Private Locations

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There are plenty of Santa Barbara winery tours that revolve around popular commercial wineries, but this tour offers the chance to try something a bit more exclusive. Instead of standing at the bar of a crowded cellar door for your tasting, enjoy seated one-on-one tastings at a series of private small-production wineries. Customize your itinerary based on your own tastes and interests, and learn the secrets behind the wines on behind-the-scenes tours of those vineyards and barrel rooms.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$381.42
Price varies by group size
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US$381.42
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Private Santa Barbara Winery and Estate Tour in Tesla SUVDay Trips

Private Santa Barbara Winery and Estate Tour in Tesla SUV

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No Commercial Crowded Wineries. No Standing Bar Tasting Rooms. Sustainable Wine Tours provides guests with exclusive access to Santa Barbara’s ultra small production, private estates, vineyards and wineries not open to the general public. FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE WINE EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE CROWDED COMMERCIAL WINERIES. Enjoy premium wines in seated one-on-one tastings and tour the vineyards and barrel rooms with the owners and winemakers themselves.  • APPOINTMENT-ONLY, PRIVATE LOCATIONS, PRIVATE SEATED TASTINGS • TASTE WITH WINEMAKERS AND OWNERS • NO COMMERCIAL WINERIES, NO TASTING ROOMS • NO BACHELORETTE/ BACHELOR PARTIES • LUXURY TESLA MODEL X SUV (for 2-4 guests)
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$381.42
Price varies by group size
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US$381.42
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Santa Ynez Valley Wine TourDay Trips

Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

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Santa Ynez Valley is known for producing excellent California central coast wines, and this tour offers a laid-back escape with tastings at three local wineries. Enjoy peace of mind with safe transportation to and from, learn about the region's history, and stop in the quaint town of Los Olivos to shop for handmade goods.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$139.00
Price varies by group size
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US$139.00
Price varies by group size
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Santa Ynez Wine Country ShuttleDay Trips

Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

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Discover the wineries of southern California’s Santa Ynez Valley with the convenience of a full-day wine shuttle service. Skip the hassle of driving yourself with this economically priced shuttle that also provides special access to winery specials such as wine tasting discounts and bites that pair well with wine. Choose from three winery stop options in both the morning and afternoon, and have free time in Los Olivos.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$89.00
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US$89.00
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Private Wine Tour in a TeslaDay Trips

Private Wine Tour in a Tesla

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Enjoy an unforgettable day in Santa Barbara Wine Country as we visit some of the regions premiere wineries. I'll pick you up in my Tesla and provide a private tour tasting experience at the following wineries: • Alma Rosa Winery • Brick Barn Estate • Melville Winery At our second stop, you’ll enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch overlooking the vineyards of the Santa Rita Hills. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$179.49
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US$179.49

Santa Barbara Small-Group Wine Tour to Private Locations Not Open To PubicDay Trips

Santa Barbara Small-Group Wine Tour to Private Locations Not Open To Pubic

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Many wine tasting tours in the Santa Barbara region stop at large commercial wineries with crowded bars and cellar door tasting rooms. Avoid the crowds and savor a more intimate wine tasting experience on this tour around exclusive private estates and small-production wineries that aren’t open to the public. Sample premium wines in private tasting rooms and go behind the scenes with winemakers and owner-operators to discover the secrets behind their wines.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$179.81
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US$179.81

Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by BikeDay Trips

Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike

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Ride through the towns and vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley wine region on this bike tour with transport from Santa Barbara. With a guide, you'll pedal a specialized hybrid bike to a winery and other spots for wine tastings, an olive-oil tasting, and an Italian-inspired picnic lunch. A bike tour allows you to enjoy better views of the scenery than from inside a car, and three distance options are available to suit your ability and preference.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$161.54
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US$161.54
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All Inclusive Brewery TourDay Trips

All Inclusive Brewery Tour

Visit some of the best breweries in Santa Barbara on this half-day happy hour tour. Experience craft beer in a fun and educational way as you learn about the brewing process and sample suds fresh from the tap. Groups are kept small for an intimate feel, and lunch is included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.00
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US$115.00

Private Santa Barbara Wine TourDay Trips

Private Santa Barbara Wine Tour

Spend a day exploring the Santa Barbara Counties wine region during this all-inclusive excursion and stop by places you might otherwise have missed. With someone else behind the wheel, you can relax and admire the scenery during the journey before tasting as much wine as you want at each of the three wineries.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size
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US$200.00
Price varies by group size

Santa Ynez Valley Wine by Bike TourDay Trips

Santa Ynez Valley Wine by Bike Tour

This guided cycling tour is a great way to explore the Santa Ynez Valley, while also getting some fresh air and leisurely exercise. Travel from Santa Barbara by luxury van, then set off by bike after your first wine tasting. Pass by local farms and ranches, take part in two more wine tastings, and pause for a picnic lunch.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$162.38
Price varies by group size
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US$162.38
Price varies by group size
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Private Guided Wine Country Tour from Santa BarbaraDay Trips

Private Guided Wine Country Tour from Santa Barbara

Relax and enjoy a wine tour with your family and friends. We work with 25+ wineries, so the route varies from day to day and is tailored to your group’s preferences. Choose up to four wineries from our list of small production and family-owned wineries, or simply tell us your wine preferences and we will do all the work for you. We visit estate wineries on this tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$307.70
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US$307.70

Couples All-Inclusive Luxury Wine Country TourDay Trips

Couples All-Inclusive Luxury Wine Country Tour

Join us on this cultivated excursion and take home your own authentic Santa Barbara Wine Tour experience. Learn how wine is made and how to taste it. Choose your own gourmet lunch option and let us show you what our local wine is all about! We will take you in your own private vehicle with your own private chauffeur to 3 wineries by appointment only to enjoy a romantic private tastings. Arrive in style and comfort in one of our luxurious vehicles. We can pick you up at any location in the greater Santa barbara area. You'll be able to picnic at one of the wineries with a gourmet picnic lunch that is included in your tour. ***Minimum of 2 per reservation***
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$475.00
per group
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US$475.00
per group
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Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa BarbaraDay Trips

Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

Join us on this cultivated excursion and take home your own authentic Santa Barbara Wine Tour experience. This tour includes 3 private tastings and a picnic lunch. Choose your own gourmet lunch option and let us show you what our local wine is all about! We will take you to 3 wineries by appointment only and enjoy a private tasting. Arrive in style in one of our luxurious vehicles, vans or buses; depending upon the size of your group. We can pick you up at any location in the greater Santa barbara area. You'll be able to picnic at one of the wineries with a gourmet picnic lunch that is included in your tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$135.00
Price varies by group size
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US$135.00
Price varies by group size
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Santa Barbara Wine Country TourDay Trips

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

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Taste some of Santa Barbara’s great wines as you visit top winemaking destinations in Santa Ynez Valley. Make four stops for tastings at a mix of family-owned vineyards and small-production tasting rooms, and enjoy a picnic lunch. You’ll get an intimate experience of the wine region as you sample the wines and hear from your guide about winemaking in California.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$164.11
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US$164.11

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