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Explore Santa Ynez Wine Country

Enjoy an easygoing adventure in one of the most beautiful wine regions of California and discover the incredible wines of Santa Ynez Wine Country. 

Scenic Santa Ynez Wine Country

Together, the towns of Buellton, Ballard, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Los Alamos, and the countryside in-between all combine to create the Santa Ynez Wine Country. This area home to world-class wineries, as well as beautiful vineyards and cellars. Taste some of the finest wines in California, take a guided tour, or enjoy a picnic amongst the vines.

Wine Country Tours

Santa Ynez Valley features some of the area’s best wineries. You can plan your own tour or choose to book with a local tour company to explore everything the area has to offer. If you choose a tour company, we suggest Grapeline Wine Tours. This highly rated local company offers several types of tours to choose from and can accommodate nearly any size group.

Santa Ynez Wine Country Events

In addition to being home to dozens of wineries, Wine Country is also home to some of the area’s most popular festivals and local events. If you are in town, we recommend you make plans to attend these festivals:

February: A Wine Fantasy in February

May: Bacon & Barrels

June: Los Olivos Jazz and Olive Festival

Other Activities in Wine Country

Your visit to wine country will be exactly what you make of it. From wineries and tasty restaurants to horseback riding and picnics, there is a variety of activities to entertain and delight. There is always something to do in the Santa Ynez Valley website.