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Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tour

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Santa Ynez Valley is known for producing excellent California central coast wines, and this tour offers a laid-back escape with tastings at three local wineries. Enjoy peace of mind with safe transportation to and from, learn about the region's history, and stop in the quaint town of Los Olivos to shop for handmade goods.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
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$139.00
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Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations

Small-Group Santa Barbara Wine Tour (MAX SIX GUESTS) to Private Locations

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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.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$163.47
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$163.47

Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

Santa Ynez Wine Country Shuttle

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Discover the wineries of southern California’s Santa Ynez Valley with the convenience of a full-day wine shuttle service. Skip the hassle of driving yourself with this economically priced shuttle that also provides special access to winery specials such as wine tasting discounts and bites that pair well with wine. Choose from three winery stop options in both the morning and afternoon, and have free time in Los Olivos.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Cupcake and Wine Tour

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Cupcakes and wine—a winning combination. On this full-day tour, visit three Santa Ynez Valley wineries where you’ll enjoy tastings and education about wine production. You can also choose to break up the wine stops with an olive oil tasting, a visit to a lavender farm, or a shopping pit stop at Los Olivos General Store.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.00
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$159.00
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Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

Private All-Inclusive Wine Tasting Tour from Santa Barbara

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Join us on this cultivated excursion and take home your own authentic Santa Barbara Wine Tour experience. This tour includes 3 private tastings and a picnic lunch. Choose your own gourmet lunch option and let us show you what our local wine is all about! We will take you to 3 wineries by appointment only and enjoy a private tasting. Arrive in style in one of our luxurious vehicles, vans or buses; depending upon the size of your group. We can pick you up at any location in the greater Santa barbara area. You'll be able to picnic at one of the wineries with a gourmet picnic lunch that is included in your tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.00
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$140.00
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Private Santa Barbara Small-Production Wine Tour

Private Santa Barbara Small-Production Wine Tour

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There are plenty of Santa Barbara winery tours that revolve around popular commercial wineries, but this tour offers the chance to try something a bit more exclusive. Instead of standing at the bar of a crowded cellar door for your tasting, enjoy seated one-on-one tastings at a series of private small-production wineries. Customize your itinerary based on your own tastes and interests, and learn the secrets behind the wines on behind-the-scenes tours of those vineyards and barrel rooms.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$381.42
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$381.42
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Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

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Taste some of Santa Barbara’s great wines as you visit top winemaking destinations in Santa Ynez Valley. Make four stops for tastings at a mix of family-owned vineyards and small-production tasting rooms, and enjoy a picnic lunch. You’ll get an intimate experience of the wine region as you sample the wines and hear from your guide about winemaking in California.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$160.00
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$160.00
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Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Biking and Wine Tasting Tour

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Avoid the stuffy minivans and tour buses that go from winery to winery; instead, enjoy the wind in your hair as you cycle around the picturesque Santa Ynez Valley on this charming cycling tour. Head out from Los Olivos and explore the parks, villages and rural landscapes of the Valley. Enjoy a pair of wine tastings and sample locally-grown, locally-produced food at local farms and vineyards.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.29
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$151.29
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Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike

Santa Barbara Vineyard to Table Taste Tour by Bike

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Ride through the towns and vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley wine region on this bike tour with transport from Santa Barbara. With a guide, you'll pedal a specialized hybrid bike to a winery and other spots for wine tastings, an olive-oil tasting, and an Italian-inspired picnic lunch. A bike tour allows you to enjoy better views of the scenery than from inside a car, and three distance options are available to suit your ability and preference.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$161.54
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$161.54
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Santa Barbara Small-Group Wine Tour to Private Locations

Santa Barbara Small-Group Wine Tour to Private Locations

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Many wine tasting tours in the Santa Barbara region stop at large commercial wineries with crowded bars and cellar door tasting rooms. Avoid the crowds and savor a more intimate wine tasting experience on this tour around exclusive private estates and small-production wineries that aren’t open to the public. Sample premium wines in private tasting rooms and go behind the scenes with winemakers and owner-operators to discover the secrets behind their wines.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.81
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Explore Santa Ynez Wine Country: All-Inclusive Guided Tour from Santa Barbara

Explore Santa Ynez Wine Country: All-Inclusive Guided Tour from Santa Barbara

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We are the only All Inclusive Tour Group with experienced & licensed professionals. We are not only knowledgeable but it is our goal to make sure that you & your party has the best experience during your visit to Santa Ynez wine country. We have luxurious vehicles that gives you the next level of comfort and relaxation. Sit back and let 805 All Inclusive Tours do the rest!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.49
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$179.49
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Private Santa Barbara Winery and Estate Tour in Tesla SUV

Private Santa Barbara Winery and Estate Tour in Tesla SUV

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No Commercial Crowded Wineries. No Standing Bar Tasting Rooms. Sustainable Wine Tours provides guests with exclusive access to Santa Barbara’s ultra small production, private estates, vineyards and wineries not open to the general public. FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE WINE EXPERIENCE BEYOND THE CROWDED COMMERCIAL WINERIES. Enjoy premium wines in seated one-on-one tastings and tour the vineyards and barrel rooms with the owners and winemakers themselves.  • APPOINTMENT-ONLY, PRIVATE LOCATIONS, PRIVATE SEATED TASTINGS • TASTE WITH WINEMAKERS AND OWNERS • NO COMMERCIAL WINERIES, NO TASTING ROOMS • NO BACHELORETTE/ BACHELOR PARTIES • LUXURY TESLA MODEL X SUV (for 2-4 guests)
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$381.42
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$381.42
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Private Party Bus Tour in the Santa Ynez Valley

Private Party Bus Tour in the Santa Ynez Valley

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Come explore the Santa Ynez Valley and some of its best wineries on this 5-hour private party bus tour. Including hotel pickup and drop-off, travel on a comfortable party bus through Santa Barbara’s wine country. Stop at three wineries to hear about each wineries’ unique wine making process. Along the way, enjoy a 3-course picnic lunch, and sip on a bottle of Champagne. Your group can have up to 14 people.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$245.20
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$245.20

Private All-Inclusive Wine Country Tour for Couples from Santa Barbara

Private All-Inclusive Wine Country Tour for Couples from Santa Barbara

Join us on this cultivated excursion and take home your own authentic Santa Barbara Wine Tour experience. Learn how wine is made and how to taste it. Choose your own gourmet lunch option and let us show you what our local wine is all about! We will take you in your own private vehicle with your own private chauffeur to 3 wineries by appointment only to enjoy a romantic private tastings. Arrive in style and comfort in one of our luxurious vehicles. We can pick you up at any location in the greater Santa barbara area. You'll be able to picnic at one of the wineries with a gourmet picnic lunch that is included in your tour. ***Minimum of 2 per reservation***
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$550.00
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$550.00
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Private Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Tour

Private Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country Tour

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The ultimate way to explore wine country, this tour includes a private guide, door-to-door transportation, lunch, and tasting at three Central Coast wineries. Your guide will discuss local history and insights into Santa Ynez wine region along the way, and can help you select which wineries to visit based on your interests. You can also choose to break up the trip with stops at an olive grove, a lavender farm, or souvenir shopping.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$325.84
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$325.84
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Small Group Winery Tour of Santa Ynez Valley

Small Group Winery Tour of Santa Ynez Valley

Grapeline is California's top rated wine tour, with more than 3,000 5-star reviews across five California wine regions. Rather than having a rigid daily itinerary, Grapeline varies its tours to give guests a "best of" experience, accounting for gust requests, winery events, weather, and many other factors. Since 2002, Grapeline has committed to do one thing and one thing only - be the best wine tour company in the U.S.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.10
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$113.10
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Private Winemaker's Wine Tour of Santa Barbara

Private Winemaker's Wine Tour of Santa Barbara

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Explore the Santa Barbara region's celebrated wineries on a full-day tour designed for couples and small groups. After a convenient pickup at your preferred location, spend the day being chauffeured between boutique wineries and tasting rooms, learning about the area's viticulture from an informative guide, and savoring private tastings. Enjoy a midday picnic on the grounds of a vineyard estate in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.  
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$385.00
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$385.00
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Santa Ynez Wine Tour from Santa Barbara

Santa Ynez Wine Tour from Santa Barbara

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Grapeline is California's top rated wine tour, with more than 3,000 5-star reviews across five California wine regions. Rather than having a rigid daily itinerary, Grapeline varies its tours to give guests a "best of" experience, accounting for guest requests, winery events, weather, and many other factors. Since 2002, Grapeline has committed to do one thing and one thing only - be the best wine tour company in the U.S.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$132.31
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Private Guided Wine Country Tour from Santa Barbara

Private Guided Wine Country Tour from Santa Barbara

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Relax and enjoy a wine tour with your family and friends. We work with 25+ wineries, so the route varies from day to day and is tailored to your group’s preferences. Choose up to four wineries from our list of small production and family-owned wineries, or simply tell us your wine preferences and we will do all the work for you. We visit estate wineries on this tour. *Please provide your email at the time of booking for important tour updates. *Gratuities are not included. Please tip your guide.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$307.70
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6-Hour Private Santa Barbara Limousine Wine Tour

6-Hour Private Santa Barbara Limousine Wine Tour

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Relax while sipping wine in the Santa Ynez valley during a private 6-hour tour of southern California's wine country. Ride in style in a luxury vehicle with a private driver, visiting four different wineries for tastings and a winery tour. Includes picnic lunch at a winery or vineyard, and includes hotel pick-up and drop-off in Santa Barbara, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos or Buellton.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$510.00
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$510.00
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Private All-Inclusive Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Private All-Inclusive Wine Tour of Santa Barbara Wine Country

Enjoy the personalized attention and flexible itinerary that come with booking a private tour of Santa Barbara's world-class wineries. Leave the driving and navigation to your guide and enjoy being free to imbibe as much as you like during the four winery stops, from Solvang to Los Olivos. Through tours and tastings, learn about what makes this area of the world perfect for wine production and relax in one vineyard with a 3-course gourmet lunch.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$288.79
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$288.79
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Join-In Social Wine Tour from Santa Ynez

Join-In Social Wine Tour from Santa Ynez

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Enjoy a social, fun day in Santa Ynez wine country in this join-in wine tour. You will make new friends and taste world-class wines from Santa Barbara. You will be pick up at your hotel in Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, or Los Olivos and along with other travelers visit 4 small family owned boutique wineries. The groups will be no more than 8 people in order to keep them intimate. You will meet passionate winemakers, hear their stories, and see the beautiful sights of Santa Barbara wine country. You will also enjoy a tasty picnic lunch at one of the beautiful wineries overlooking vineyards. At the end of the day, you will be taken back to your hotel for a well deserved nap from a fun-filled day. Depending on the tour, you maybe tasting wines where Miles and Jack from the movie Sideways went tasting. Pick ups 10:30 -11:00 am Taste & lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Drop offs at hotels 3:30 - 4:00 pm Bottled water and light snacks included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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$155.00

Join-In Social Wine Tour from Solvang

Join-In Social Wine Tour from Solvang

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Enjoy a social, fun day in Santa Ynez wine country in this join-in wine tour. You will make new friends and taste world-class wines from Santa Barbara. You will be pick up at your hotel in Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, or Los Olivos and along with other travelers visit 4 wineries in Santa Barbara wine country. The groups will be no more than 8 people in order to keep them intimate. You will meet passionate winemakers, hear their stories, and see the beautiful sights of Santa Barbara wine country. You will also enjoy a tasty picnic lunch at one of the beautiful wineries overlooking vineyards. At the end of the day, you will be taken back to your hotel for a well deserved nap from a fun-filled day. Depending on the tour, you maybe tasting wines where Miles and Jack from the movie Sideways went tasting. Pick ups 10:30 -11:00 am Taste & lunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Drop offs at hotels 3:30 - 4:00 pm Bottled water and light snacks included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$155.00
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$155.00

Santa Ynez Valley Wine by Bike Tour

Santa Ynez Valley Wine by Bike Tour

This guided cycling tour is a great way to explore the Santa Ynez Valley, while also getting some fresh air and leisurely exercise. Travel from Santa Barbara by luxury van, then set off by bike after your first wine tasting. Pass by local farms and ranches, take part in two more wine tastings, and pause for a picnic lunch.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$162.38
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