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Santa Ynez Valley

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Address: Santa Ynez, CA
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This burgeoning wine region is located just north of Santa Barbara and is...

This burgeoning wine region is located just north of Santa Barbara and is home to more than 60 vineyards.

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Beautiful area

Such a nice, quiet area to visit. Would have loved to walk around, just a little too chilly in February.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta, GA
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such a nice, quiet area to visit. Would have loved to walk around, just a little too chilly in February.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Santa Ynez Valley emulates very well the Rhine wine region of France, and this is the type of wine you should be seeking coming to this valley. Most well known as the Syrah and Viognier, as you will find it is excellent in this region. Many other varietals being grown. And the landscapes are beautiful.

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Solvang, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far one of the most diverse areas, with horseback riding, biking, wine tasting, beer tasting. The most fresh and delicious cusine out there.

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Santa Maria, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

........and the wine is just as good. Don't pass a visit here for more expensive 'wine destinations'.

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Carlsbad, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Ynez valley is well known for its wineries and the town of Solvang , a tourist place with a lot of Danish influence. There are some other small towns like Los Olivos and Los Alamos worth a visit, in combination with a cup of coffee or lunch. The mission in Solvang is also worth a visit.

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery, great wineries, a casino, and cute little towns. This is a great way to spend a few days in Central California. Oh yeah, only 40 minutes from a beach, Great.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We're were so lucky, a lot of rain has turned everything so fantastic green! There are so many places you can try different wines. People are so friendly. Highly recommended this region!

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Santa Ynez Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

No matter is you are into wine, horses, gambling or looking for a great place to eat. You won't be disappointed in this little valley.

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Wayne, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this so much we're planning another longer trip for next year. Enjoyed the winery tasting rooms, the wine, the people - staff and guests. We never had anything but great meals and service. Driving around to the wineries was very scenic. Cute charming towns.

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Pick a 3 day weekend and book a hotel. This is a beautiful location, kickback, friendly people,lots of wine! and some great restaurants to try. This is a potential location to sell up and make the move! Just let me buy first.... enjoy your visit.

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