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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations
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icon6 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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Tour Santa Barbara wine country with a private guide on this full day outing. Perfect for couples and small groups who appreciate exclusivity, this tour visits intimate, family-owned vineyards not typically open to the general public. Get the VIP treatment with tours of the cellars and vineyards, often with the owners themselves. You’ll never stand at a crowded tasting bar on this tour—it’s red carpet treatment all the way.
  • Tour private wineries with VIP treatment
  • Small groups—maximum of 8 people
  • Lunch, wine tastings, and snacks included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
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Pick up & drop off from your location in luxury Mercedes. Small Group/ Shared Tour (max 6-7 guests)
Small Production, Premium Wine Tasting in all seating tastings.
Customized organic lunch of your choice (choose from large selection from our organic menu)
Bottled water
Private vineyard tour, Private barrel room & wine production facility tour, depending on itinerary
SMALL GROUP/ SHARED WINE TOUR (Max 6-7 guests) in luxury Mercedes
Gratuity is not automatically charged upon booking
Must be 21+ (unfortunately we cannot accommodate children of any age for our shared tour)
We cannot accommodate any pets (dogs, cats, pigs, ferrets, etc) on our wine tours.

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up directly from your location for our SHARED/ GROUP WINE TOUR which can include hotels or homes. If you are not saying at one of these hotels listed, we also pick up at residences (AirBnB, etc). If you are driving up from Los Angeles (or other cities out of the area) just for the day, we can arrange to meet at a central location in downtown Santa Barbara (easy off the freeway). This location is typically Hotel Californian. Please put this in your pick up location when driving up for the day and we'll reply with exact pick up time once tour is confirmed.


  • Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, 500 James Fowler Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Departure Time

10:00 AM
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour is not booked until you have received Confirmation. All tours are limited and subject to availability.
  • Dress in layers and wear comfortable shoes it can be warm in the vineyards and cool in the barrel rooms.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations.
What is the policy on sanitization during Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX 7 GUESTS) to Private Locations.

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  • "Private tours and tastings along with snacks and a delicious lunch." See review


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Steven was an exceptional...
, Jan 2022
Steven was an exceptional and knowledgeable guide! Every vineyard we visited was unique, with an incredible wine presentation!
Perfect way to visit Santa Barbara area wineries
, Nov 2021
Loved the entire day, all parts were our favorite, picked up at our house and went to 3 very different and good wineries. Loved meeting Sean, the wine maker, and all was exactly as promised and expected. This area reminded me of Sonoma about 30 yrs ago and that’s a good thing. You will not be disappointed in this adventure.
Wonderful experience,...
, Oct 2021
Wonderful experience, very knowledgeable and great quality wines. Will definitely book again and recommend to others.
Most of it was nice…
, Oct 2021
I would recommend this tour if you can confirm all tastings will be at actual vineyards. We were very disappointed to find that one of the 3 tastings was in a small dark warehouse in an industrial park. Not what you anticipate when you pay for a winery tour in the beautiful wine country of Santa Barbara. Very disappointing. Lunch was good, and Karina was very nice, but before you go, make sure you will be going only to actual vineyards. Also know that after the last tasting, upon return to the van for the drive back to your hotel, a clipboard with a gratuity invoice from your tour guide asking for her/his gratuity and detailing suggested amounts and how they would like it to be given to them—will be laying in your seat when you get back into the van. It will detail several different percentages they suggest and how they would prefer you give it to them: Venmo, cash. Including one pre-calculated tip amount for 25%! This was tacky, overreaching, and insulting. First of all, I had put aside $120 in cash in my purse to tip the guide for my small group of 3 before I had even left the hotel that morning—Which was more than 20% of our 3 tix. Anyone who is going to tip—is going to tip. And if someone doesn’t believe in tipping their guide or didn’t have a good time for some reason, coming out and asking for for a tip at the end isn’t going to change their mind. And we can all do the math in our head. We are not stupid. We don’t need you to calculate percentages for us. And finally, gratuities are SUPPOSED TO BE discretionary and optional. Most, of course, will tip. We all know that. Most will tip fairly and sometimes generously. Those that don’t, will not do so just because you ask. So to those of us that know the right thing and always planned on doing the right thing, that “invoice” waiting for us on our seat in the van at the end of our last tasting, not only reminding us to tip, but calculating the various amounts—was not a classy, pleasant way to end the day. I’ve toured with guides all over the world, and have never seen this. I thought about keeping my $120, because I was so annoyed and taken back by the brass of this, but at the last minute, as we arrived back at our hotel, I gave her the 120. Again—more than 20%. Please know—people are not dumb, we can do simple math, and those that tip tour guides, will tip you. We don’t need to have you shove an invoice for a tip in our face at the end of the day. It actually almost cost you a tip. And please look up what a gratuity actually is—it’s a discretionary and optional “thank you” for service over and above what you are already being paid. You are not supposed to tell people or even remind people to give you one.
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Personal wine tour
, Sep 2021
The wine, the views and our host, Karina were all awesome!! Enjoyed meeting vineyard owners and winemakers to hear their stories.
1 traveler found this review helpful
A unique personal experience we won’t forget!
, Sep 2021
Steven was fantastic. A completely unique experience. Highly recommend for those looking or a more personal experience with a focus on smaller wineries.
So much fun!
, Sep 2021
Stephen are tour guide was very knowledgeable and wonderful. He interacted with our group and shared his extensive experience about Santa Barbara wines and winemaking he gave us great restaurant recommendations and we would love to go on tour with him again! We especially loved the selection wines tasting and learning Marco’s wine making process. Highly recommend this experience
1 traveler found this review helpful
What a great tour!
, Aug 2021
What an outstanding way to celebrate our anniversary! We were very fortunate to be among very compatible, fun people. None of us had met each other but during our first winery visit we had lots of laughs and good conversation and it continued to get better and better. Steve, our driver, was fantastic and very informative. The wineries we visited, fit our likes very well.
1 traveler found this review helpful
, Aug 2021
Loved this tour!! Went to 3 wineries and we had time so our guide added an olive oil tasting before our last stop! Highly recommend!
Santa Barbara Wine Tasting - best little secret!
, Aug 2021
Wonderful day with Karina! We visited several wineries, all different and amazing on their own. Karina is so knowledgable about wine, the region, the varietals, I feel like we learned more on this trip than through countless other wine tasting experiences. Looking forward to enjoying the wine all year round through our new wine clubs!

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