Wine Tours Santa Barbara

Focusing on Boutique, Family Owned & Independently Operated Wineries

Offering you the best in Santa Barbara wine tours!


WINE TOURS



Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour


$140 per person   

Tour includes:

  • Guided shared wine tour

  • Door-to-door transportation

  • tasting fees at up to 4 wineries

  • educational vineyard tour

  • Gourmet picnic lunch

Enjoy a fun filled day on our Santa Barbara Wine Country tour. Join the group as we explore wines from small production and family owned wineries. We work with 25+ wineries so the route varies from day to day. We give you the full wine tasting experience by visiting a mixture of vineyards and small production tasting rooms. 

 

Door-to-door transportation is available from Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Solvang and Buellton.

Pick-ups begin in the Santa Barbara area at 10:30am and continue on to the Santa Ynez area at 11:30am. Tours last approximately 6 hours.  

Lunch is served at the third stop. Check out the lunch menu here


Private Wine Tour


$240 Per Person (min. of 2 people)     

Private Wine Tour Includes:

  • Guided Non-shared wine Tour

  • Door-to-door transportation

  • 4 wineries or substitute 1 craft beer tasting

  • Tasting fees at up to 4 wineries

  • educational vineyard tour

  • Gourmet Picnic Lunch

Relax and enjoy a private wine tour with your family & friends. This tour is tailored to your group’s wine preferences. We work with 25+ wineries so the route varies from day to day and is chosen by the guide based upon the group's wine preferences. We give you the full wine tasting experience by visiting a mixture of vineyards and small production tasting rooms. 

Door-to-door transportation is available from Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Solvang, and Buellton.

Pick-up time can be customized to fit your schedule. However, we do recommend 10:30am for the Santa Barbara area and 11:00am for the Santa Ynez area. Tours last approximately 6 hours.

Lunch is served at the third stop. Check out the lunch menu here


Exclusive Wine Tour


$350 Per Person

Tour Includes:

  • private Door-to-door Transportation

  • Wine Concierge Service

  • All tasting fees

  • Premium customized experience designed to your specifications.

 

The Exclusive wine tour is all about special experiences. This tour is crafted to your specific needs. Whether you are looking to plan the perfect romantic day, trying to impress clients, a wine enthusiast or collector looking for a special experience, we will create a unique and memorable day for you.  Barrel tastings, facility & vineyard tours, private tastings and meet the wine maker experiences can be arranged when available & requested. 

Door-to-door transportation is available from Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Solvang, and Buellton.

Pick-up time can be customized to fit your schedule. However, we do recommend 10:30am for the Santa Barbara area and 11:00am for the Santa Ynez area. Tours last approximately 6 hours. 

Enjoy lunch at one of the best restaurants in wine country (at guest expense). Dine at SY Kitchen or Los Olivos Wine Merchant Cafe.


Transportation


$100 per Hour per vehicle (5 Hour Minimum)

Transportation includes:

  • Comfortable SUV, seating up to 6

  • Your own Personal Driver

  • Bottled Water

You call the shots! Transportation is a great option for those who want to visit wineries that are not included in our tour pricing. Maybe you are a wine Club member or have been to Santa Barbara Wine Country before and are not looking for the guided tour experience. We are here to be your driver!

Door-to-door transportation is available from Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Ballard, Solvang, and Buellton.

You decide the pick-up time & where to go. Wineries open between 10:00am-11:00am and close between 4:00pm-5:00pm. We recommend calling the wineries ahead of time as some may close early for special events. Appointments are required at most wineries for 5 or more people.

Make sure to schedule some time for lunch! We would be happy to make recommendations. There are a number of excellent restaurants throughout wine country.


additional add on experiences available for your private or Exclusive tour


Morning Hot Air Balloon Flight


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$350 Per Person

Includes:

  • private Door-to-door transportation

  • Hot Air Balloon flight over the Santa Ynez Valley

  • Champagne Toast & light breakfast

         

 

Start your day with a group hot air balloon flight over the beautiful Santa ynez valley. Rise above the mountains to view the pacific ocean and the California channel islands. After landing, enjoy a traditional champagne toast & light breakfast. This Experience is available as an add on to your Private or Exclusive Wine tour. 

Door-to-door transportation is available from Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Ballard, Solvang, and Buellton.

Pick-ups begin at 6:30am in Santa Barbara area. Flight time is approximately 1hour. 

Subject to weather


Morning Beachfront Horseback Ride


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$350 Per Person

Includes:

  • private Door-to-door transportation

  • private guided beach & trail ride

  • Professional Equestrian trail guide

Start your Day with a unique and unforgettable experience for your special occasion. Enjoy the ocean breeze of the Pacific and the sound of the waves on this fun filled adventure with a private horseback riding excursion on a semi-private beach in paradise. This Experience is available as an add on to your Private or Exclusive Wine tour.

Door-To-Door Transportation Is Available From Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Ballard, Solvang, And Buellton.

Pick-Ups Begin At 8:00am In Santa Barbara Area. Ride Time Is Approximately 1.5 Hour-long. 

Subject To Weather


morning Glider Plane Flight


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$350 Per Person

*price is based on double Occupancy flight. single Passenger flight cost is $400 per person.

Includes:

  • private Door-to-door transportation

  • private glider plane flight over the Santa Ynez Valley

  • breath taking views

Start your day with our private glider plane flight over the amazing santa ynez valley! Climb the Coastal Mountain range up to 3,600 feet above sea level and soar with the birds! You will see Reagan's Ranch, the Pacific Ocean, part of the Channel Islands, along with the entire Santa Ynez Valley. This Experience is available as an add on to your Private or Exclusive Wine tour.

Door-to-door transportation is available from Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Ballard, Solvang, and Buellton.

Pick-ups begin at 8:00am in Santa Barbara area. Flight time is approximately 45 mins. 

Subject to weather


Private Sunset Cruise


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$350 Per Person

  • private Door-to-door transportation

  • Evening Sunset Cruise on private yacht

  • Licensed Personal Captain

Complete your Day of wine tasting with a majestic sunset Cruise. Experience views of the Santa Barbara coastline and the American Riviera from the decks of our private sailing yacht. Sit back and relax and enjoy occasional wildlife such as dolphins, sea lions, and more.

*Yacht departs from the Santa Barbara harbor. Sail Time Is Approximately 2 Hours. Subject To Weather..


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-About Us -

Rooted Vine Tours is a locally owned and operated wine tour company. Our tours focus on boutique, family owned and independently operated wineries. We provide door-to-door service from most locations in Santa Barbara, including hotels, residences, airport and train stations. We offer a fun and educational tour of Santa Barbara's vast and amazing wine country. Our guides are passionate and knowledgeable about wine and wine production. At Rooted Vine Tours, we take pride in showing you the very best wine that Santa Barbara County has to offer!

Rooted Vine Tours was established in 2013, by Iaon Pohlit. Iaon spent many years working as a wine buyer and restaurateur. He is the owner and operator of Rooted Vine Tours and also currently works as an Editorial Tasting Assistant to Wine Enthusiast Magazine contributing editor, Matt Kettmann.

“Rooted Vine Tours started out of a passion for wine and sunshine, sprinkled with a desire to share what we love about Santa Barbara County.”

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, celebrating a special occasion or you want to get out and have fun in Santa Barbara wine country, Rooted Vine Tours offers the perfect mix of fun and relaxation.



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