Nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s legendary vineyards, is the breathtaking Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country. We invite you to bask in the beauty of our Valley while touring our 14 award-winning wineries. The perfect destination for a weekend or relaxing day trip, the Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country beckons.
Started in 1994 with only three members the Santa Ynez Wine Country Association has grown to include 14 award-winning wineries. Dedicated to the creation of fine, hand-crafted wine, we invite you to visit our friendly tasting rooms located throughout the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. Relax amidst our vineyards and the surrounding oak-studded hills as you sample our extraordinary varietals, including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Merlot.
Directions: Just two and one half hours from Los Angeles and five hours from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Santa Ynez Valley is easily reached from Highway 101 at the Highway 154 or Highway 246 exits.
From Southern California: Take Highway –101 North to Highway-246 (at Buellton), turn right, travel for three miles to Solvang where five of our winery tasting rooms are located.
To visit wineries in the Los Olivos area travel past the exit for Highway-246, taking the next exit, Highway-154. Turn right at the off ramp and travel approximately two miles to this artist colony.
From Northern California: Take the Highway-154 exit, turn left over the bridge and travel approximately two miles to Los Olivos.
To visit our Solvang tasting rooms travel past the Highway-154 exit, taking the next exit, Highway –264 (Buellton). Turn left over the bridge and continue for three miles to the quaint Danish village of Solvang.
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