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Sunstone Vineyards & Winery: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Sunstone Vineyards, Winery and Villa is an organic vineyard retreat, located just 35-minutes north of Santa Barbara, in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Enjoy Sunstone wines in our Provençal French courtyards, stone barrel-aging caves or picnic...more
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125 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9303
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Driving through Santa Ynez we found Sunstone. This was only the 2nd winery that we would stop to try a tasting. There was a party in the park happening. Just a nice way to spend some time here. The Rose' is what I bought &...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WoHop132
Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time here, all the way from NJ, and would camp out here if I lived closer! This place, hands down, is gorgeous and has great wines! Highly recommend a semi-private tasting for the experience and bring somelunch to enjoy in the courtyard!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Dgolds609
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Santa Barbara and was advised to visit Sunstone winery for a tasting. Despite no signs from the main road we drove down the lane and parked in the Sunstone car park. Wow! What a gorgeous entrance. The sun was shine and there was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Garysmith2301
Reviewed 16 July 2019

Remote, and rustic location, just the way I pictured a wine vineyard to look. Although my palette for tasting wine is minimal, I enjoyed the olive oils and the incredible beauty of the site. They have outdoor games for families to play and relax. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 June 2019

Great wines. Shawna our server was extremely knowledgeable of the wines she poured and the family history. The grounds were just beautiful

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Beth H
Reviewed 21 June 2019

If you are planning to visit the Santa Barbara wine country, Sunstone is a “can’t miss” winery tour and tasting … This attractive French style facility is first class. This was one of the best experiences for our wine tour group of nine. We visited...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank WPBD
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2019

WPBD, Thank you for the rave review! Such a passionate, detailed explanation- appreciate that so much! Joann is amazing and your group was lucky to spend time with her! Glad you all enjoyed the wines and the estate- come back and visit again, soon! Cheers,...More

Reviewed 28 May 2019

Celebrating a birthday and a great time was had by all in attendance. The grounds are lovely, a couple of games to play, kid friendly, picnic tables available, and it helps to be a wine club member.

Date of experience: May 2019
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2019

SYVLADY, Thank you for celebrating with us! Glad to hear you enjoy the perks and benefits of being a Club Sunstone Member! We look forward to hosting you and your guests again, soon! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 23 May 2019

This was our first winery in this region and it was truly beautiful. We opted for the more personallized tasting in the cellar and it was great. The wines were beautiful and it was a great time.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Desiraprewitt
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2019

Desiraprewitt, Thank you for the fabulous review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed one of our signature experiences, such as tasting in Linda's Library. It truly is a special place! Hope to welcome you back, soon! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 17 May 2019

This was such a pleasant surprise. It was well reviewed but I did not have any expectations. The staff was so pleasant and helpful. It was busier than expected for a Wednesday afternoon but still, we were served immediately. The wine was wonderful and the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank BDarst
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2019

BDarst, Thank you for the fabulous review! I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and our staff. Please come back and visit us again, soon! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

If you are in need of a winery that leads the way with a cool relaxed vibe ... Sunstone fits the bill! It reminds me of when I was traveling the Tuscan countryside in Italy. Our family just feels super relaxed out on their terrace...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank billionsandnocure
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2019

Thank you for the feedback and great review! So glad we were able to transport you back to family memories in Europe! Appreciate your thoughts on our wine- one of the best things about wine is it being subjective to each person. The Valley does...More

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Response from lzubik0416 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and they will love this place I assure you. Go to Sunstone website call or e=mail them they will work with you/ There is also a villa at this location.
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Response from Bion R | Property representative |
I apologize for missing your message here! Yes we certainly are pet friendly. Hope we didn't miss you. All the best! - Bion