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Gainey Vineyard

3950 E Highway 246, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, CA 93460
+1 888-424-6398
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March

Ranch like setting. Tasting in a dimly lit cellar. Average wines. Did quite enjoy the Riesling... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Nlenigma
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Corner Brook, Canada
via mobile
Great wine

Spent a great afternoon here tasted six great wines, then had a picnic in the gardens. Staff are... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
FC96
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Sydney, Australia
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“tasting room” (28 reviews)
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3950 E Highway 246, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara, CA 93460
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+1 888-424-6398
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Ranch like setting. Tasting in a dimly lit cellar. Average wines. Did quite enjoy the Riesling. Drier and lower acid

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Spent a great afternoon here tasted six great wines, then had a picnic in the gardens. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Shame we could take a tour, tours are only offered at weekends. You can visit a small part of the vineyard and taste some...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Gainey was one of our top choices when my girlfriend and I were visiting the area and wanted to do a day of winery touring. It was our second stop. Look online for tasting deals. It's always good to save money... or at least put...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I've been on a few wine tours, but Gainey Vineyard was by far the best. The tour begins in the vineyard, where you learn about the grapes and the harvesting. You move on to see where the grapes are processed and stored, then into the...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went here on a wine tour outside of Santa Barbara. Great host who guided us through the wines, and the wines were absolutely amazing. Too bad we cannot buy the wines here in Sweden.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I was missing The Total Eclipse and I was bummed about it. Another commitment made it impossible to get under the zone of totality. Bummer. We were in Solvang and it was cloudy overcast. But it kind of made me feel better that I wasn't...More

Thank help32250
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever we have relatives or visitors that want to go into "wine country" in Southern California, I take them here! Beautiful winery and tasting room! We ended up sitting outside on an old picnic table just chilling and taking in the beauty of this place...More

Thank Sid k
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Loved the atmosphere and wines at this vineyard. We even joined their wine club. One of my favorites in the Santa Ynez area.

Thank mate0517
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Solvang for a wedding and this winery was recommended by a friend. We enjoyed our tasting in the barn after a keep tour and very quickly became wine club members! We look forward to our shipment every other month and have already...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Very nicely kept, modern vineyard. There are also some very nice perks to joining their wine club. The private tasting areas are excellent as well. They also have a nice selection of oils and sauces for all occasions. We enjoyed our stop here. They have...More

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JaniceOrlando
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Response from M4840MEchristinem | Reviewed this property |
Gainey sells packaged snacks such as hummus, dips, cheese and chips.
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