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Wandering Dog Wine Bar

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Address: 1539 C Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93460
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+1 805-686-9126
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13:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 13:00 - 20:00
Fri 13:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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This is the place to go when you are looking for those hard to find,...

This is the place to go when you are looking for those hard to find, boutique wines from wineries that don't have tasting rooms. We have nearly 50 wines available by the glass everyday, none of which you can find anywhere else. You can enjoy one of our themed tasting flights or relax with a glass of your favorite libation. Now serving beer too! Open daily 11am~8ish, Closed Tuesdays

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Great place to add to your Beer Tasting tour in Solvang

Nice beer selection. Although its a great place and service. It lacks the ability to select those beers you enjoy. Light through dark and includes ROOT Beer (that's a first with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice beer selection. Although its a great place and service. It lacks the ability to select those beers you enjoy. Light through dark and includes ROOT Beer (that's a first with me). With a very "take it OR leave it" attitude, unfortunately. So my advice would be put it on your list, but close to the bottom. Sorry!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Solvang was a nice excursion on our way to Santa Barbara, and the Wandering Dog Wine Bar was an excellent choice to get a glass of vino with our pup in tow. The sommelier was friendly and knowledgeable and the red wines did not disappoint. Excellent rating for attending to our pup with greetings and treats.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were going from Santa Monica to San luis Obispo when we decided to stop in Solvang. We decided to go to a place to buy some bottles of wines. This place was wonderful. We loved to go there. We bought wines and we decided to rest a bit before moving to SLO. Wonderful place.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We visited this very cute wine bar & tasting room. The staff was great and it was filled with locals, even one of the local dogs with her wine drinking Mom & Dad. Enjoyed their wines and they also offer small plates of things to nibble. A very nice place to relax and enjoy their local wines vs those big... More 

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Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

First, the people here are super friendly and easy to talk with. The wine flights had excellent choices to enjoy. We ended up buying 4 bottles of wine. The unexpected part....my husband has discovered that he likes vinegar shrubs. The bartender gave him a sample of a spicy one (the Margarita, I think). He loved it so much that he... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We visited by chance just to get a quick drink on a hot afternoon. Turned out to be 2 1/2 hours of great fun and banter with Chris behind the bar and Dave the local wine maker. Great people, great wine and beer. Do visit if you have a chance. Solvang is a lovely place to visit if your touring... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Friendly staff and great boutique wines make for a relaxing way to wind down the afternoon. Try the red tasting flight of the Wandering Dog labels....they are terrific!

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Manteca, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a great time tasting wine and having some Shrug drinks. Had the whiskey with peach and basil vinegar with a tinge of lemon and it was the best drink. I bought a bottle as a gift to take home but it was so good, I opened it in our room. A must stop when you visit Solvang. The... More 

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Los Angeles, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great spot to get a glass of wine or a beer on the patio. Cheese plates are also great, and a nice way to wind down the day. The staff are all great and have never steered me wrong. Don't hesitate to ask for a splash of something if you can't decide. The Wandering Dog has one of the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

When you're tired of beer tasting and wine tasting, visit wandering Dog Wine Bar for something called shrub tasting! Yes I was skeptical at first too. But a shrub is known as a fruit infused vinegar that can be combined with club soda, Prosecco or other spirits. We sampled 4 kinds and ended up buying the strawberry ginger shrub. Prices... More 

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