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Sunstone Vineyards & Winery

125 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9303
+1 805-688-9463
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Great for an event

We were here for a corporate event. The setting was beautiful. The band was fantastic. And the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
NoIberostarFan
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Wichita, Kansas
Nice winery just off the beaten path

Had a nice afternoon here. The staff was extremely nice. The wine selection was well presented... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
157veekan
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San Diego
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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 grounds, and enjoy our flight of 6 wines for $18 per person. We are open from 11am - 5pm daily, with last pour occurring at 4:30pm. Groups of 8 or more must make a private tasting reservation online, or call.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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125 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9303
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were here for a corporate event. The setting was beautiful. The band was fantastic. And the food was stunning. The wines selected from the winery were good, not great. That could easily be because of the ones selected by our event planner, not because...More

Thank NoIberostarFan
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hello! Thank you for your feedback from your event! This will help us work with corporate planners on their events in the future! Glad you enjoyed the evening. Next time you are in town, please stop in for a complimentary tasting! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had a nice afternoon here. The staff was extremely nice. The wine selection was well presented and we took a few bottles to go! The oils here are worth a tasting too! So delicious. This is also a family friendly place with some space for...More

Thank 157veekan
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your experience and brought some great wine home with you! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Tasting Room and hopefully, our Club Member's lounge on your next visit! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Lovely spot for a picnic and flight. Good selection of dipping oils, which you can buy. Even on a warm day there's a nice breeze outside and the cave is cool.

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Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you, Laura for your review! The cave is definitely a great spot to "chill" out on a warm day. Hope to see you back soon! Your next visit, your tasting flight is on us! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 22 June 2017

We went with a group of 5 on a Sunday to visit Sunstone Vineyards. We each had a tasting and our 'pourer' was helpful and knowledgeable, without being intrusive on our conversation as a group. He also poured us several wines in addition to the...More

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Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you had a pleasant experience at the estate and hope to see you back soon! Next time you are in the tasting room, your tasting is on us! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our tasting at this Lovely winery . Had a knowledgeable lady in the tasting room. Great wines and olive oil!

Thank Kathy B
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you, Kathy for your review! Happy to hear you enjoyed your experience at Sunstone. On your next visit, allow us to take care of your tasting flight! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 3 June 2017

So lovely these grounds and caves for tasting their delious wine. Even on a hot day the caves are cool.

Thank lzubik0416
Bryan M, General Manager at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for the review! The estate is gorgeous this time of year! Glad you enjoyed the wines and we hope to see you back soon. Next time, your tasting flight is on us! Cheers, Bryan

Reviewed 31 May 2017

California's Central Coast wine region extends south from San Francisco to Santa Barbara. It has 40 different AVA's. Santa Ynez may not have the namesakes as Napa Valley, but it produces some of California’s most intriguing, up-and-coming wines. If you're anywhere near Santa Ynez when...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

To start, all of their wines are amazing. And so what what you would not expect. I know rosés are the thing right now but seriously their Grenache Rosé is one of the best wines I've had in a while. The Cabernet Sauvignon is light...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We really enjoyed an afternoon at Sunstone. The staff were very friendly & knowledgeable and the wine was very nice. Their tasting room is well done and open air to a nice courtyard. My wife & I had a fun time playing bocce on the...More

Thank JManGSC
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We joined friends and family for a casual wine tasting while in the Santa Ynez Valley for a wedding celebration. The wine at Sunstone was great and the specialty olive oils were awesome, especially the strawberry olive oil. Couldn't get it through TSA on our...More

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fallegra
26 September 2017|
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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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Ashley L
1 April 2017|
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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
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