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$35 - Solvang Winery Tour, Tastings & Apps for 2, Reg. $136

Sold out - This deal was published September 27, 2012 and sold out October 12, 2012.
By Travelzoo Staff
With its "historic tasting room (and) Creole touch," Rideau Vineyard in Solvang is one of the "top wineries to visit" on the Santa Ynez Wine Trail, according to Wine Country Getaways. For $35, regularly $136, two can visit this award-winning winery rated 4 stars on TripAdvisor for a Travelzoo-exclusive wine experience including a vineyard tour, tastings, wine class, hors d'oeuvres and a bottle of wine.

Why we love it

  • For $35, visit the award-winning Rideau Vineyard in Solvang for an exclusive wine experience for 2, regularly $136
  • This deal includes a vineyard tour, 5 tastings each, a wine class including hors d'oeuvres and a bottle of wine to take home
  • Rideau has earned a number of awards including gold medals from the 2011 Tasters Guild International and the San Francisco Chronicle
  • Wine Country Getaways named it a top winery on the Santa Ynez Wine Trail

When

Sept. 27, 2012 - Feb. 10, 2013

Where

Rideau Vineyard
1562 Alamo Pintado Rd.
Solvang, CA 93463
(See Map)
Tel: 805-688-0717

What's included

  • Housed in an adobe farmhouse built in 1884, Rideau is decorated with gold medals from the 2011 Tasters Guild International and the San Francisco Chronicle and "provides simultaneous blasts from the area's ranching past and from its hand-harvested, Rhône-varietal wine-making present," according to Fodor's. With this Local Deal, two can enjoy:
  • Exclusive vineyard tour, which covers the history of the adobe, Iris Rideau’s background, the history of the second-generation Beaucastel vines and the specialization in Rhône varietals
  • Five two-ounce tastings each, including the viognier, grenache blanc and red Rhone blend
  • Wine education class, with focus on wine-tasting etiquette, wine terms, and wine and cheese pairings
  • Hors d'oeuvres, including an assortment of cheese from Cowgirl Creamery, figs, salami, almonds and pecans (may vary)
  • Bottle of wine to take home or enjoy on the grounds; choice of 2009 Estate Roussanne or 2009 Estate Grenache Blanc ($22 value)
Travelzoo Tip: Bring your own picnic basket and enjoy a scenic lunch at the vineyard's outdoor picnic areas. (Lunch is not included in this deal.)

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Friday, Sept. 28, through Feb. 10, 2013. Reservations are required. Limited
availability on weekends
. 24-hour cancellation policy applies; voucher is subject to forfeiture. Not valid on major holidays. The tasting room is open 7 days a week. Please tip according to the full value of the deal. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$35   $136
74% off
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Rideau Vineyard
98% Enjoyed Rideau Vineyard
98% (688 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on Oct. 12
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1-877-665-0000

M – F, 9am – 9pm ET

98% Enjoyed Rideau Vineyard
(688 ratings)
4.8
Quality of Service
4.8
Quality of Activity
4.7
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Everything!!! especially the Wine Tour with Norma, she is the best, we learn a lot from her. We happen to meet the owner name Irish, she is wonderful, lovely, sweet lady. You will feel like you are the member of her family. The wine is spectacular taste, this is the best winery in town, we enjoy our wine tasting, we will always comeback. We joined the wine club.

Feb 20, 2015 Rhodora CA, United States

The entire tour was wonderful. Our Wine Guide (Shay) did an exceptional job!

The entire tour was wonderful. Our Wine Guide (Shay) did an exceptional job!

Feb 19, 2015 Richard California, United States

Very pretty location, interesting tour, pleasant guide. It was a super pleasant way to spend the afternoon.

You'll be walking on grass so ladies be careful of heels!

Feb 11, 2015 Olga California, United States

The tour guide Norma was delightful and so full of great info and stories!

Additional food is available to order

Jan 29, 2015 Linda CA, United States

Tour by Norma.

Jan 23, 2015 Jean California, United States

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1562 Alamo Pintado Rd.
Solvang, CA 93463
Tel: 805-688-0717

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