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Blackjack Ranch Vineyards and Winery

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Address: 2205 Alamo Pintado Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-9747
Phone Number: +1 805-686-4492
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DOUBLE DOWN!

No more 777, but they still have Double Down Syrah and several other great wines! Been visiting here for over 15 years.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 August 2016
glennakim1
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Apollo Beach, Florida

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

one of the elite wine makers in the area (technically Santa Ynez), this place has amazing chardonnay, pinot noir, and cab/merlot blends a la Bordeaux. was briefly in the movie Sideways so you can check that off your list if so desired. Highly recommended.

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Apollo Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

No more 777, but they still have Double Down Syrah and several other great wines! Been visiting here for over 15 years.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The area is very nice with beautiful vineyards surrounding the tasting area. Nice gazebo outside to relax, have picnic and taste wine. Good quality wines and a good amount to taste for the fee. Large and nicely decorated interior.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent wine tasting at Blackjack today. Very generous tasting of 10 wines and very friendly lady helping us. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

For $12 we tasted over 10 different wines. Some were much better than others but the staff were very friendly and knowledgable. The tasting room was large and we had our own area even though other parties were there as well. I'm glad we went but I think next trip we will try some other places. Worth going to check... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Blackjack seems to rest on the laurels of being on the movie Sideways. My friend and I, personally, didn't like any of the wines we tasted. There was also a smell that I couldn't handle in the tasting room - had to go outside. The winery itself is really beautiful though. I think this place has such potential. It would... More 

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La Palma, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Nice tasting room. Very good service, but most of the wines were not to my taste. The Chardonnay Black Cap Reserve for $45 was the best that I tasted. Very good service, which was my primary reason for buying the slightly overpriced wine. The tasting fee was reduced to $8 with the purchase of one bottle. This winery is located... More 

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Thank David from La Palma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

I was afraid that Black Jacks presence in Sideways would make it a cheesy place - not so at all. Despite their fame the staff were very knowledgable and provide the most generous tasting I saw of the 8 wineries visited. $12 for 8 pours. I didn't purchase any wine,but had a great time anyway. Highly recommend.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

My second trip here. Blackjack has some of my favorite reds. Fun wine tasting with engaging staff. I like the location a couple of miles outside Solvang on the road to Los Olivos.

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Los Angeles, CA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Since we reviewed this winery three years ago, Blackjack has lost its enchantment for us. The wines remain excellent, though pricey. What has really hit us on the last two visits is that the pourers have been increasingly negative and unpleasant - starting pleasant and getting progressively snarly and rude at times. We finally decided we have no reason ever... More 

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