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Rideau Vineyard

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Address: 1562 Alamo Pintado Road, Solvang, CA 93463
Phone Number:
+1 805-688-0717
11:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 16:30
Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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Good wine and a nice house

The vineyard is a few miles outside of town but easy to get to with an Uber. The grounds were nice to explore and they offered two tasting menus. There was a small grill that had... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Michael F
Moreno Valley, California, United States
via mobile

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Moreno Valley, California, United States
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The vineyard is a few miles outside of town but easy to get to with an Uber. The grounds were nice to explore and they offered two tasting menus. There was a small grill that had good flat breads. We would return next time we are in town. Would be fun to hang out if the weather was warmer.

Thank Michael F
Colleyville, Texas
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585 reviews
209 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went on a weekday afternoon and it was not crowded at all. The staff fully explained each wine, offered up interesting facts about the vineyard and answered every question we had. The wines in the tasting were an interesting mix of whites, reds and even a port. The port was different than most ports we have experienced as it... More 

Thank Mitch M
Ventura, United States
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Rideau Vineyard is one of our favorite places to visit. This is a small vineyard with delicious wines mostly of the Rhone varietals from southern France. A fine place to stop for a wine tasting or even buy a bottle along with some food there, sit outside under the trees and enjoy a picnic lunch. Tours are available with a... More 

1 Thank Stephen M
Whittier, California
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great tour with Norma, very informative. Got some history on the home and vineyard area and enjoyed a dish and more tastings in the parlor of the old home. The wine was excellent and I would return or recommend this tour stop to friends.

1 Thank calursus82
Canyon Lake, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I loved this winery. My husband and I only visited 3 wineries, but the Rideau Vineyard was my favorite. Now I understand why my parents belonged to their wine club. It is delicious and very quaint and beautiful.

1 Thank sawoemp
Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We love Rideau! Not only have we recommended our clients to visit Rideau, we actually have had family events here ourselves!

Thank GoldCoastLimos
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

So many wineries to choose from, however Norma and her tour make this place a must visit. Wines are excellent and she shares not only information about the process and vineyard but the history of the estate as well.

1 Thank hornedfrogtraveler
richmond, va
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282 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I bought a groupon for two that included a tour, tasting, snack, class. Upon arriving you notice what a lovely place this is, an old adobe home on the register of historic landmarks surrounded by beautiful roses. There is a wonderful porch to sit on as well as other intimate seating areas around the property. this day there was an... More 

1 Thank susan822
Livermore, Colorado
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209 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

One of the best Vineyards I have toured so far. Thanks to Groupon we found you! The rose gardens were in full bloom surrounded by a green lawn and acres of plumbed up vines. Our tour guide was delightful and very knowledgeable. You could tell she loves doing this and we loved being a part of it. She poured samples... More 

1 Thank Lydia G
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196 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We attended for a wine tour but found they didn't run the tour on a Thursday. They do a tour at $35 for two including tasting which was eye recommendation from the visitor centre. As there was no tour the last said she would give us a BOGOF on a wine tasting - 12 tastings for $16. The amount in... More 

2 Thank Martin G

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