In addition to its beautiful beaches and gorgeous year-round weather, one of the best reasons to visit California is the world-famous vineyards and wines that are made there. The fertile soil and perfect climate make California the ideal place to grow grapes for wine. Although Napa Valley, located in Northern California, has the reputation of being the place to find the best of the best wines in the state, Southern California holds its own as well. Summerland Winery specializes in producing some of the best wine in Santa Barbara County, presented with a signature laid-back, West Coast vibe.
Summerland Winery Specialties
Summerland Winery produces wines from a variety of vineyards along the California coast, however they specialize in grapes grown in Santa Barbara County. They make a diverse range of wines, but they focus on small lot production, which allows them to keep quality high and makes their wines more exclusive than national brands. Many of their wines are award winning, and they are particularly known for their Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Established in 2002 and located along the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail, Summerland Winery has quickly gained a reputation for serving quality wines in a relaxed environment. Their tasting room is open 7 days a week from 11am to 6pm, and they are open late until 9pm on Fridays! This Santa Barbara winery is also known for not just being pet-friendly, but pet “obsessed,” so be ready to meet plenty of pooches on their pet friendly patio.
The town of Summerland is the perfect setting for this winery, as the quaint town and cool ocean breezes all add to the charm of your experience at Summerland Winery. In addition to experiencing the wines in their tasting room, Summerland Winery also organizes trips to the vineyards, where customers can see how the wines are produced, from grape to bottle.
Best of Local Santa Barbara Winery Tours
Any wine enthusiast is sure to love spending a few hours at Summerland Winery, with their quality wines and laid back environment which make it a quintessential vacation experience. Next time you find yourself in Summerland, stop by Summerland Winery and find out why it was voted “The Best in Santa Barbara County!” Take a bottle home to one of our luxurious vacation villas, and enjoy the best stay in Santa Barbara!