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Riverbench Vineyard & Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Outstanding Wines and Service

After a poor experience at a winery down the street it was a pleasure to visit a winery with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southern California
Lovely tasting room

Very very happy with the tasting at riverbench so nice to have multi choice on the tasting... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Riverbench Vineyard was established in 1973, when its first Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were planted on the property. For years since then, some of the most renowned wineries in Santa Barbara County have purchased our fruit for their own wines...more
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137 Anacapa St, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1848
+1 805-324-4100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a poor experience at a winery down the street it was a pleasure to visit a winery with outstanding wines and friendly, knowledgeable staff. My wife and I were the only ones in the winery and had a wonderful time talking with our servers...More

Thank Clete
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Very very happy with the tasting at riverbench so nice to have multi choice on the tasting menu. We had the fizzy and connoisseurs choices both exceptional

Thank gsutherl
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Stopped in to sample some wine before dinner. The atmosphere was relaxed and inviting. The room was well decorated and our server way incredibly attentive and helpful!! I would strongly recommend stopping by if you are into wine!

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped because they are known for their Pinot noir & Chardonnay. Definitely not disappointed. They even have a champagne flight. We joined the wine club. Bradley was awesome.

Thank Stonehouseowner
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We are in the Riverbench Wine Club, so we decided to stop into the SB tasting room. It is staffed with knowledgeable & fun people. We love the Chardonnays and Pinots. There is a good seating area and bar.

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Been here several times, alway a great time. The wines are beautifully crafted, the tasting room is stylish yet comfortable. The servers are always good, attentive, and ready to answer any questions you may have. I like their pinots and sparklings, but their chards are...More

Thank mark s
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Santa Barbara has this area called "the Funk Zone." Names comes from the area previously that was crowded with homeless folks and abandoned buildings. Smart entrepreneurs came in and opened up restaurants, wine tasting rooms and breweries. It is now the "go to" place in...More

Thank EDD1967_83
Reviewed 6 July 2017

A friendly room to taste wine and sparkling wines. Good flights, especially good sparkling wine choices. They have a good wine club and I think their sparkling wine is perhaps the best in the central coast

Thank expectquality1942
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Visited on a busy Saturday afternoon with friends. There are two tasting menus to choose from: whites and Reds. Since it was hot outside we chose the whites which all were great. Staff are first rate here, making everyone feel special, even when a couple...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nice tasting of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir varieties. Friendly host. Would return. Be sure to let them know where you're heading next...the staff may have coupons for other vineyards, which can be handy for some nice 2-for-1 wine tastings elsewhere, which was quite kind!

Thank Nicholas G
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