CENTRAL & SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
FEATURING THE WINE REGIONS OF SANTA BARBARA, VENTURA, & LOS ANGELES COUNTIES
SANTA BARBARARA, SANTA YNEZ, LOS OLIVOS, SOLVANG, BUELLTON, LOMPOC, LOS ALAMOS, SANTA MARIA, GOLETA, CARPINTERIA, SUMMERLAND, VENTURA, OJAI, AGOURA HILLS, WESTLAKE VILLAGE, LOS ANGELES, MALIBU
Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail: Enjoy wine tasting in the heart of Santa Barbara and its neighboring communities. Over 30 wineries now make up the renowned Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail. Optional sightseeing opportunities available. Let us be your guide!
Tour Starting Point: Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
Santa Barbara Wine Country: With over 200 wine tasting rooms to choose from, the acclaimed Santa Barbara Wine Country includes the Santa Ynez Valley and the villages of Santa Ynez, Solvang, Los Olivos, Buellton, Lompoc and Los Alamos. Relax and leave the details to us!
Tour Starting Point: Solvang Downtown Visitors Center
Ventura and The Ojai Valley: Discover the bucolic vineyards and wineries of the charming town of Ojai and the lovely Ojai Valley. Or, visit the young, garagiste wineries in the industrial warehouse areas of Ventura County. Sit back, sip, and let us show you around.
Tour Starting Point: Ventura City Hall of Ojai Valley Inn
Downtown Los Angeles: Downtown Los Angeles and Wineries? Who knew?! Let us show you the winery gems of Downtown Los Angeles discovering the many personalities of Downtown Los Angeles along the way. Optional sightseeing opportunities available.
Tour Starting Point: Train Station, Downtown LA
Malibu: What do you think of when you think of Malibu? Movie Stars, Mansions, Rocky Cliffs and Surfing? After this tour, when you think of Malibu, you will add wine to the list. Discover the diverse wineries of Malibu from the coast into the Santa Monica Mountains. Just outside of Los Angeles, but a world away.
Tour Starting Point: Malibu City Hall.
COST: Per Person
Guests Rates PP Total
2 $248 $496
3 $185 $555
4 $151 $604
5 $131 $655
6 $118 $708
DURATION: 5 Hours
Add additional hours of sightseeing, and/or photo stops.
Add extra hour:
Choose an option:
Add 1 extra hour $100 total
Add 2 extra hours $180 total
Add 3 extra hours $240
GUIDES: Julie and Ken, founders of Grape Adventures and enthusiastic ambassadors of Central and Southern California!
CAPACITY: Up to 6 Guests
TRANSPORTATION: Luxury SUV with leather seats, panoramic sunroof, extra-long to store your belongings and wine purchases
HOW DOES IT WORK? The Grape Adventures Central & Southern California Wine Tours – Private, are customizable luxury tours. These Private Tours offer you the freedom and flexibility to make your own winery, wine, food and sightseeing choices – PLUS – the ability to customize your start time, the length of your tour, and how long you stay at each stop.
HOW MANY STOPS? Customizable. For winery stops, we reccommend a maximum of 1 stop per hour and 15 minutes or stay longer for a more leisurely pace. Sightseeing stops may be shorter or longer.
3 ways to plan your itinerary:
Option 1: We Plan: Add On $0: Choose wineries, tasting rooms, restaurants, village or sightseeing stops when you arrive at the tour from a daily curated availability list. We will provide descriptions and details to help you choose.
Option 2: You Plan: Add On $0: Make your own reservations in advance and let us know when and where you would like to go. Spontaneous stops are OK, too. Just keep in mind that availability is tight on the weekends, so planning in advance is always best.
Option 3: We Plan Together: Add On $100: Send us your requests at least 72 hours in advance, but the sooner the better to increase the chances of availability. We will work with you to make your ideal customized plan. If you don’t have specific requests, you may rely on us to craft your day based on your preferences. 10% Additional Fee
WINE: Choose the wines that you want to drink. Purchase wine by the glass or by the bottle. Tasting flights may or may not be available due to Covid-19 restrictions. Tasting fees and wine purchases not included in the tour price.
LUNCH: Choose your lunch experience – Choose one of the nearby villages of Los Olivos, Solvang or Santa Ynez for your lunch. Or let us arrange a picnic for you. Lunch not included in tour cost – Add a picnic lunch for $20 per person
PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF: You may request your pick up and drop off locations in Santa Barbara, Ventura & Los Angeles Counties. Example: hotels, homes, train stations or visitor centers.
Within 15 miles of the official meeting location: Complimentary
Within 30 miles of the official meeting location: $50 per group
Within 60 miles of the official meeting location: $200 per group
Within 90 miles of the official meeting location: $300 per group
Within 120 miles of the tour meeting location: $400 per group
GRATUITY: Optional. Not included.
CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING POLICY:
Cancellations – must be made at least 72 hours prior to the tour date in order to receive a gift certificate or refund. A gift certificate for the full value can be e-mailed OR a refund can be issued, minus a 10% cancellation fee. Grape Adventures charges the full amount for no-shows or cancellations made within 72 hours of a scheduled tour. This rule is nonnegotiable. Our team needs time to communicate with the wineries, restaurants, etc to make changes and to remain in good standing with them.
RESCHEDULING – must be done at least 72 hours prior to the tour date. We will make every effort to reschedule your tour, or offer a gift certificate for the full value.
We cannot refund, reschedule tours or offer gift certificates for cancellations or changes within 72 hours of the originally scheduled tour. – In order to keep our business in good standing, unfortunately, this has to be a “strict” rule, no matter how legitimate the excuse – or no matter how much we wish we could help.
Grape Adventures (TCP 39459) meets all of the requirements for tours by the State of California.
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