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Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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A taste with friends

Owner Richard Sanford is one of the original winemakers in Santa Barbara County. Nice roomy tasting... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Cathy M
Goleta, California
via mobile
A nice tasting room

Great people, a very nice tasting room. The wines are pretty good, one if the chardonnays is... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Dick H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards was founded in 2005 by Sta. Rita Hills pioneer winegrower, and Vineyard Hall of Fame inductee, Richard Sanford. Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards places a focus on cool-climate varietals best suited to the Sta. Rita Hills...more
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181 Industrial Way Ste C, Buellton, CA 93427-9680
+1 805-688-9090
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped after lunch at the Industrial Cafe next door. My wife was a great fan of the chardonnay . Arlene our elderly server (2 months my senior) kept pouring until I also had a favorite. We took a few bottles for the hotel &...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Owner Richard Sanford is one of the original winemakers in Santa Barbara County. Nice roomy tasting room with limited outdoor seating. Nice tasting menu, we particularly liked the Grenache rose. Lindsey was a great hostess.

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Taste the wines of Richard Sanford a pioneer of Pinot Noir in Santa Barbara. A must stop for those who want to taste wines for present consumption and future enjoyment.

Thank PTO09
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We stopped at Alma Rosa because of Robert Sanford. Although not the owner of Sanford Vineyards anymore, he was the first to grow Pinot Noir grapes in this wonderful area. My wife and I had a great mixed tasting of 2 whites and 4 Pinot...More

Thank willkommenhof
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We did a wine tasting at Alma Rosa. Kevin really took the time for us, told us everything about the vinyards and the area and - very important - the wines were very tastefull! We ofcourse bought a beautiful bottle and went home more then...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Great people, a very nice tasting room. The wines are pretty good, one if the chardonnays is delicious, and we liked the 2015 Pinot Noir. But the star was Crystal, who is very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. She gave us ideas of restaurants and other...More

Thank Dick H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Separate tables as tasting space which was interesting. Kevin, our host was knowledgeable and friendly. Enjoyed the pinots most and bought a bottle for home. Would recommend

Thank magnamosa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had the pleasure to meet the owners of this winery. While we were tasting their wines Me and Richard (the owner) had a long conversation about this wine region, he was a pioneer in this land.

Thank tuscanwinesomm
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We walked in and were greeted right away by a woman who said she's be right with us and told us to sit wherever we wanted. Another girl in back also greeted us. We sat for over 10 minutes and no one ever acknowledged us...More

1  Thank cdobashi
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Went w mom for a full tasting w sparkling wines. Yummy and friendly :) the Reds were especially good, we bought a bottle of the Pinot noir.

Thank PlsPassthePinot
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