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Wine Canyon Tours
For tour reservations call (805) 453-7047

With over 20 years of local wine industry experience, Wine Canyon Tours gives you an informative and adventurous, yet casual exploration of the gorgeous Santa Barbara back country. The wine tours are designed for guests to relax, enjoy scenic views, eat a fresh catered picnic lunch and most important to discover premium boutique wineries that produce high-quality wines. Our goal is to create an unforgettable wine touring experience.

Daily Tour (semi-private)

Daily tours are provided with Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley door to door pick-up and drop-off services. This includes tasting fees at 4 premium wineries, a fresh catered picnic lunch and safe comfortable transportation in a 12 passenger Mercedes-Benz sprinter van. You can expect to enjoy stunning scenery, take pleasure in stopping at historical landmarks, taste delicious handcrafted wines, picnic at one of our local boutique wineries and learn all about Santa Barbara Wine Country from grape to glass. Anticipate exclusive behind the scenes cellar/barrel room tours and tastings. A winemaker is never far away.

Daily tour Departs 10:00am Santa Barbara / 11:00am Santa Ynez
Returns around 5pm SB/ 4:00pm SY

Afternoon Tour (semi-private)

Daily afternoon tours are provided with Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley door to door pick-up and drop-off services. This includes tasting fees at 3 premium wineries. This is a great option for those that don't want to spend a full day. All the bells and whistles of the Daily Tour just minus the lunch and one Winery!

Afternoon Tour Departs 12:45pm Santa Barbara / 1:30pm Santa Ynez Returns around 5:30 SB/ 5:00 SY

Specialized Tours - Parties of 2-9. Call for rates

  • The Super Uber Wine Tour - Visit four ultra-premium wine producers. 90+ point scores minimum required. Private vineyard BBQ lunch included. This is the ultimate wine tour.
  • The Original Pioneers Tour - Visit four boutique wineries. The original pioneer wineries of Rhone and Burgundy style will be included. Private winemaker tastings and lunch included.
  • In Search of the Perfect Pinot Tour - Visit four wineries in the Santa Rita hills region. Exclusive access to some of the most desired burgundian style producers in the world. Anticipate ultra premium, chardonnays, pinots, and cool climate syrahs.
  • The Super Uber Urban Wine Tour - Santa Barbarbara's "Funk Zone" is pulsating with new hip tasting rooms, micro breweries, eateries and artisan shops. This tour includes incredible city views, historical landmarks and ultra-premium tasting rooms.
  • Helicopter and Wine Tour - Sip Champagne and take in breathtaking views of Santa Barbara wine country, lake cachuma, neverland ranch and the Reagan Ranch via Heli in the morning and book any of these specialized tours listed here for an unforgettable afternoon.

Exclusive tours - Parties of 1-9 are available

Private and Custom Tours.  Advanced notice is required. (3 days min. notice). Call for rates.

About Wine Canyon Tours

Rick Reeves, the owner and head ranger of Wine Canyon Tours has lived in Santa Barbara County for more than 20 years. He has immense respect and appreciation of the natural beauty and gifts that the area offers. Rick, whose family owns and operates two local vineyards, gained further experience in the wine industry working at Jaffurs Wine Cellars, Beckmen Vineyards and distribution at Southern Wine and Spirits.

Rick has had many special personal experiences with the unique wines and amazing beauty of the Santa Ynez Valley. Being able to share those same experiences with you is the goal of Wine Canyon Tours. The exhilaration of taking in scenic views of the Valley, discovering boutique wineries and tasting delicious wines for which the region is famous...each tour offering an unforgettable day.