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Sunstone Vineyards & Winery

125 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9303
+1 805-688-9463
Review Highlights
Amazing setting, good wine.

What a great place to visit. The setting is beautiful. They have good wines and a great picnic... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2015
Fillmore, California
Beautiful vineyard and stating room. Just OK wines.

The atmosphere and staff gets an A+. The wine gets a B-. Don't get me wrong, the wine is decent... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2015
Los Angeles, California
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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 choose from our $12 Classic flight or $15 Reserve flight. We are open from 11am - 5pm daily. Groups of 8 or more must make a reservation online, or call. Ask about our private tastings and gourmet boxed lunches!
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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125 N Refugio Rd, Santa Ynez, CA 93460-9303
+1 805-688-9463

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Reviewed 9 September 2015

What a great place to visit. The setting is beautiful. They have good wines and a great picnic area. We are members of their wine club so we have an excuse to come up once a quarter to pick up our order, have a tasting...More

Thank johnsons365
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The atmosphere and staff gets an A+. The wine gets a B-. Don't get me wrong, the wine is decent, but I feel the pricing is way too high. If I'm paying $50 plus, for a bottle, I want it to be outstanding. These were...More

Thank JeffSoltys
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience to taste the wines and to visit the winery. Very nice attendance and beautiful place. We loved the Syrah Wine. Very nice place for couples and friends.

Thank rocapi2000
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

While I couldn't afford a bottle of their wine, the tasting flight and the many rooms to savor them in really sent me back to Tuscany. Outside and in, the owners have had their winery designed to look straight out of the Italian hills. Should...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This place is stunning. It's an absolute must when in the area. It's what you want a wine tasting to be in terms of ambiance. Also, the staff is friendly and the wine is GREAT. Get the Rose. It's the best I had in the...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

This place is so beautiful. They have a cool wine cave! Loved the merlot and syrah. We didn't picnic but looked like a great place to enjoy the outdoors, some food and wine. The staff was very friendly.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The place is great. Many areas to sit and enjoy a great glass of wine. If you get a chance to visit with Tom really cool guy and explains the wine very well. Wines are great especially their merlot 2011 and their Pinot.. Even though...More

Thank Apolo R
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Sunstone offers great wines for tasting. They have a very nice tasting room, and their staff knows their wines. It is also nice to sit outside and relax here, or to walk around inside and outside. We were happily surprised to find the olive oil...More

Thank PixieTinkie
Reviewed 30 April 2015

If your are not a Merlot drinker this will change your mind. Many of the others wines offered on the tasting were excellent. The Reserve Merlot is by far the best I have had. Benn up and down the west coast from CA to Or...More

Thank pierre20639
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Stopped by as our friends are members and had a nice time sitting outside wine tasting. The staff was excellent and extremely nice and knowledgeable! Had a great time and would recommend to anyone stopping by! Enjoy!

Thank crazyben5150
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Ashley L
Is this establishment pet friendly?
31 March 2017|
Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
I am imagine the outdoor tasting/picnic area is. I don't think the indoor tasting rooms would be as they have food.