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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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Wine tasting heaven.

A great set up, with knowledgeable staff to guide through the tasting. Super range of varietals... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bungaymike
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Bungay, United Kingdom
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Independent Wine Tasting

This was our third wine tasting, having previously visited both Foley & Firestone. It was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
bungaychick
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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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 4 days ago via mobile

A great set up, with knowledgeable staff to guide through the tasting. Super range of varietals, and elegant tasting room. Would have loved for food to be available too, but apparently a local law precludes vineyards from offering even snacks!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our third wine tasting, having previously visited both Foley & Firestone. It was enjoyable and informative, but didn't think it was as good as Foley, and nowhere near as good as Firestone, which was excellent. Disagree with a previous review, if you only...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...this is the real deal. You can enjoy a flight of wines for $15 ; or for $25 take the jeep ride through the fields with Antoine to the "tasting barn" which is actually an authentic 19th century outbuilding; which was a shooting location for...More

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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

Thank Kevin F
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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

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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

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JaniceOrlando
29 August 2016|
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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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