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Kalyra by the Sea Tasting Room

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Address: 212 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3834
Phone Number: +1 805-965-8606
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Santa Barbara Self-Guided Anacapa Wine Walk
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Laid back wine tasting

Felt a bit Aussie – no criticism ! - but some great wines were tasted. Took us through the tastes and did not rush us although we were in late in the day. Great value. With a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2015
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Kalyra II - By the sea...with you and me AND our dog!! How wonderful that this tasting room is DOG FRIENDLY (to those sweet socially adapted dogs of course)!! My husband and I are wine club members or "Wine Thief's" with Kalyra Winery home based in Santa Ynez on Refugio Road. Yes the infamous winery used in the movie "Sideways".... More 

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Felt a bit Aussie – no criticism ! - but some great wines were tasted. Took us through the tastes and did not rush us although we were in late in the day. Great value. With a white wine only option pack it would have been 5 stars.

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Province of Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

First off, they have been around for a long time. Mike brown makes quality wines and this tasting room is a very friendly place to try them. The staff is informative and welcoming. They are open late!! often 7 or 8 pm. They have a charcuterie plate that is enough for 3 or 4 people. Do try the muscat wines... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Fun place to drop by for a wine tasting. Friendly service. Wines are not my favorites but fine. Place was not air conditioned. Really wish it was the day we visited in August. I prefer their winery tasting room and the special events in Santa Ynez.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Tiki-type place in the downtown area known as the Funk zone, lots of dessert wines, in fact they have a whole dessert wine flight. A lot of their other wines were good. Crowded but servers were fun and pretty on top of things.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Though this place is for wine tasting, I also like to come here and meet with friends just for a nice glass of wine before we go to dinner or something. If I lived in town, I would definitely be a part of their wine club. I've done their tasting more then I should admit, but I always lean more... More 

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Chicago, il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

I went here on a Wednesday afternoon and had a great time. The bar tender was awesome! He was knowledgeable about the wines and attentive. The wine club is a great deal and I wanted to go back, but sadly my vacation was only 4 days. I went to another winery and it seemed so snooty in comparison. Go here... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

Very disappointed with the wines. Terrible nose and not much depth. Visited 12 other tasting rooms in the Santa Barbara and would recommend all of them but would recommend skipping this one.

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Santa Barbara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

This is one of my favorite tasting rooms in the "almost "SB Funk Zone area and I always start my tastings here. If you go to the SB Tourist Information and grab a city map you will find a "2 for 1" voucher printed on it. The wine consultants are very friendly, knowledgeable, and take their time - even if... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

We started here by accident just seeing it from State Street walking from the restaurant heavy end towards the Pier. It is on the left. The wines are OK - they are not the best I've ever had but there was a very drinkable Semillon and Sangiovese. I would describe it as pleasant table wine. The best thing about this... More 

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