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Santa Barbara Backroads Wine Tour

1011 Rinconada Rd Apt F, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7476
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WE HAD A BLAST!

Beautiful drive, fun guide, great wines! We were three and we joined the wine clubs at three of... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Annie K
Great wine tasting with a great driver

We were picked up exactly on-time at our hotel in Santa Barbara by Dave our driver and guide for... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Andy F
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Manhattan Beach, California
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See the wineries of the Santa Ynez Valley aboard a fleet of comfortable H-1 Hummers. Tours are offered daily from Santa Barbara hotels and include wine tasting fees, lunch and a complimentary wine glass.We are consistently recommended as the BEST WINE TOUR in Santa Barbara for several years by concierge, visitors center and locals alike.
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1011 Rinconada Rd Apt F, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-7476
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Beautiful drive, fun guide, great wines! We were three and we joined the wine clubs at three of four wineries we went to!

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We were picked up exactly on-time at our hotel in Santa Barbara by Dave our driver and guide for the day. While we loved the open air Hummer, I would recommend a jacket for the chilly morning ride to the valley. Dave was excellent, very...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a black limousine that held 18 of us UCSB grads celebrating our 50th year reunion, and it was a relaxing, fun tour. We went to Sunstone & Bridlewood Wineries, and had a stop in Los Olivos, then a great stop at Cold Spring...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

It was just faboulus! Thats been the second time ive booked that tour and its worth! David is an excellent driver and know the best places!! Its such a good feeling to be drive through all those wineyards and this in an openair hummer!! You...More

Thank Margho T
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Traveling in this open air Hummer is the only way to experience Wine Country! David was very knowledgable about the area from Santa Barbara Mission to cruising Hwy 154 through the scenic coastal range. His passion for fine wine took wine tasting to a new...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Took the Hummer tour to Joshua Tree National Park. The guide Don, was excellent. Tour was extremely informative - history, geography, people, climate, etc. Thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend if visiting the Palm Springs area.

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Having recently also done a private wine tour of Napa Valley I was worried this one would be the same, no worries at all !!! Our guide was Dave and he was fantastic, (Lynn, I hope you enjoy reading this) he has great knowledge and...More

Thank Nikki662
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We can't say enough about this great experience. It was a great way to spend a day touring wine country in SB county, whether you've been there before or are a first time visitor. If you like the outdoors and aren't fussy, this is the...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing day. Dave choose great wineries and told us lots of history about each area. Will recommend to all my clients! #expedia!

Thank bcoss24
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Dave made terrific choices for our tastings. What a great day! Gorgeous venues, terrific lunch (as usual) and wines to be treasured until our next trip! Thanks so much !

Thank Mary G
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I had a super amazing time and I'm willing to bet anyone who has gone on this tour would rate it 5 stars. At the end of the tour our guide asked us to write a review. I typically never write reviews and just lurk, but they... More
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