Exclusive Wine Country Tours by Bacara Resort

Wine Country Tours in Santa Barbara 

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Bacara Resort & Spa is located at the base of one of California’s most exciting wine regions, just 40 miles south of Santa Rita Hills, Happy Canyon, Solvang and Los Olivos.

Your Santa Barbara wine country experience begins with a knowledgeable guide who will pick you up mid-morning from the front drive of Bacara Resort. Moving at your own speed, you will visit three to five wineries. Along the way, you will be treated to an elegant gourmet picnic lunch overlooking the vineyards.

Bacara also offers its own Tasting Room onsite, just off our main lobby!

 

Foley Food & Wine Society Tour

About this Wine Tasting Tour:

  • Offered 11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, flexible
  • Offered exclusively to guests of Bacara Resort
  • Includes barrel tastings, “soil to bottle” tours and access to private estate quarters at the Firestone, Foley and Lincourt vineyards
  • Door to door transportation in luxury SUV
  • Includes all tasting fees
  • Gourmet picnic lunch* (see details below)
  • Fun & knowledgeable guides
  • Taken at guests’ pace
  • Pricing: 2 people, $550

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Private Santa Barbara Wine Country Tour

About this Private Wine Country Tour:

  • Offered 11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, flexible
  • Visit 3-5 of the areas finest wineries
  • Door to door transportation in luxury SUV
  • Includes all tasting fees
  • Gourmet picnic lunch* (see details below)
  • Fun & knowledgeable guides
  • May be customized to guests’ taste
  • Taken at guests pace
  • Gratuity not included

 

Pricing Details:

  • 2 people - $500/couple
  • 3 people - $200/person
  • 4-6 people - $175/person
  • 7-13 people- $155/person
  • 14-20 people- $145/person
  • 21+ people - $140/person

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Santa Barbara Aerial Photo Flight & Wine Tasting Tour*

This Wine Tasting Tour Includes:

  • Door to door transportation in luxury SUV
  • Depart Santa Barbara Airport in a 2004 Cessna 172 SP for a 1 hour scenic photo flight over Santa Barbara’s downtown & beachfront areas, the Reagan Ranch, wine country, and much more
  • You fly the plane! experienced pilots/instructors will let you do much of the flying, if desired
  • Fly over the vineyards at which you will be tasting wine
  • Drop off at the Santa Barbara Airport where your wine tour guide will be waiting to take you to 2-3 of the areas finest wineries
  • Private vineyard or winery tours and tastings
  • All tasting fees included
  • Gourmet picnic lunch at one of the wineries* (details below)
  • Fun & knowledgeable guides

 

Choose from 2 Tours Daily:

  • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm, flexible return time
  • 11:30 am – 5:30pm, flexible return time
  • Guests must be prompt due to aircraft availability

 

Pricing Details:

  • $995 per group (1-3 people)
  • Gratuity not included.

 

* Aerial tours operated by Coastal Concierge

Scenic Santa Barbara Aerial Tour*

About this Scenic Wine Country Tour:

  • Door to door transportation
  • All flights in a 2004 Cessna 172 SP
  • You fly the plane! Experienced pilots/instructors will let you do much of the flying, if desired
  • Knowledgeable pilots/guides

 

Choose from Three Flights Daily:

  • 3 hours total, door to door
  • 1.5 hours total flight / taxi time
  • 9:30 am, 11:30 am, and 1:30 pm departures daily
  • Guests must be prompt due to aircraft availability

 

Enjoy the Following Sights:

  • Harbor and beachfront areas
  • Montecito Estates
  • Santa Barbara Mission & Courthouse
  • Lake Cachuma
  • Wine country
  • The Reagan Ranch
  • Pristine Gaviota coastline

 

Pricing Details:

  • $600 total or $200/person for 3 guests, $175/person for 4-6 guests, $145/person for 7-12 guests, or $125/person 13+ guests.
  • Gratuity not included.

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Private Santa Barbara City Tour

This Private Wine Country Tour Includes:

  • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm daily, flexible
  • Door to door transportation in luxury SUV
  • Visit all major Santa Barbara points of interest
  • Includes $54 gift certificate for lunch at local restaurant
  • Fun & knowledgeable guides
  • Taken at guests’ pace

 

Tours can be tailored to include:

  • Santa Barbara city wine tasting rooms
  • Dining options
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Santa Barbara Mission
  • A Santa Barbara shopping experience (State Street / Montecito)
  • Local art galleries
  • Santa Barbara architectural tour and Real Estate tour
  • Points of Interest (Court house, Harbor, Stearns Wharf)

 

Pricing Details:

  • 2 people - $500
  • 3 – 8 people - $150/person
  • 9 and up - $125/person
  • Gratuity not included.

 

Coastal Concierge Gourmet Picnic Lunch

The Typical Picnic Lunch Includes:

  • Cashew crusted chicken skewers with honey mustard sauce
  • Pasta Italiano (olives, onions, peppers, and feta)
  • Gourmet cheeses
  • Fresh baguette
  • Fresh fruit
  • Mini dessert tart

 

Other Entrée Options Are:

  • Poached salmon with a creamy mustard dill sauce
  • Peppered beef tenderloin
  • Vegetarian options available upon request

 

More Details:

  • All gourmet picnic lunches are presented with French table clothes, ceramic serving platters and dishes, cloth napkins, and silver flat ware
  • Any dietary concerns can be accommodated
  • A gift certificate will be given on rainy days