Solvang is a charming little town in California's Santa Ynez Valley. Its claim to fame is its unique Danish-architecture and an array of exotic wineries. The region boasts over 120 vineyards where grapes are transformed into exquisite wines that are savored and loved across the world.
While wine connoisseurs have been flocking to the city for years, it saw a boost in popularity after the Oscar-winning movie Sideways was shot in town. If you’re visiting Solvang in search of a fine and memorable wine tasting experience, make sure your itinerary includes the following award-winning wineries and vineyards.
Located amid beautiful views of the valley, Bridlewood Winery hosts an array of award-winning wines. This one should be a must-visit as the intense flavors and premium quality of wines they have here is sure to be enjoyed by every wine lover.
The stunning estate boasts intimate and cozy wine rooms where visitors can purchase from a wide selection of fine wine to take home.
Casa Cassara Winery
Nestled in the heart of Santa Rita Hills, this winery is located between Lompoc and Buellton. Their tasting room is located in Solvang. The artisan wines produced at this winery have won many accolades and make for an unforgettable tasting experience.
Especially known for its Pinot Noir, this winery is the perfect spot to kick back and relax with a glass (or several) of delicious wine.
When you visit Rideau Vineyards, you enjoy an experience like no other. Visitors are offered handcrafted wine combined with the famous Southern hospitality. Located in an 1884 palatial Adobe home among ancient oaks, the tasting rooms scream old world charm and transport you to a bygone era.
Royal Oaks Winery & Tasting Room
This boutique winery is one of Santa Ynez Valley’s best kept secrets. They offer complex wines that are elegant in taste and suit a diverse palate. What’s more? All the wines and bottles come at low prices so people with varying budgets can enjoy the finest handcrafted wine.
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If any place is versatile and rich in indulgent wineries, it’s Santa Barbara County! We offer the most exciting and memorable wine tours in the valley with premium service and luxury transport at affordable prices.
Apart from the vineyards, the county has many stunning landmarks and historical sites for visitors to enjoy.