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Wine Down At These Dog-Friendly Wineries in Santa Barbara

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If you’re a wine lover, dog lover, pet parent (or all three), you’ve come to the right place to discover the best tasting spots in the beautiful coastal city of Santa Barbara! Once you’ve booked a dog-friendly stay with Romingo, soaked in the sun and ocean breeze, it’s time to explore the city of Santa Barbara and all it has to offer! Experience it like a true local with this quick guide to our favorite dog friendly wineries in the area.

The Valley Project

Address: 116 E Yanonali St Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Hours: Mon – Sun, 12:00pm – 7:00pm

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The Valley Project offers a beautiful, contemporary space for you to taste the wines of Santa Barbara. They produce a wide selection of varietals, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Grenache, Syrah, Merlot and Cabernet. There is an outdoor patio shared with Pali Wine Co. and a spacious indoor tasting room as well. Dogs are allowed and must be leashed. Located in Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone, you can explore the neighborhood with your pup after the tasting!

Pali Wine Co.

Address: 116 E Yanonali St Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Hours: Mon – Thurs (12:00-7:00pm), Friday (12:00pm-9:00pm), Saturdday (11:00am-9:00pm), Sunday (11:00am-8:00pm)

You can find a Pali Wine in almost every major California city! This one is located in Santa Barbara’s vibrant Funk Zone, and just right across from the Valley Project (mentioned above). For a casual, affordable, trendy, and super dog-welcoming experience, you can’t go wrong with SB’s Pali Wine Co. Your canine companion is allowed inside and outside and will even be offered some yummy treats! Customers are a big fan of the custom 5 flight tasting selections.

Grassini Family Vineyards

Address: 24 El Paseo Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Hours: Mon – Sun (12:00pm – 6:00pm)

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Grassini Family Vineyards is located in the historic Presidio Neighborhhood, just a few blocks from State Street. If you’re a lover of red wines, this place is a must visit! It was voted Best Winery and Best Tasting Room by the readers of both the Santa Barbara Independent and the Santa Barbara News-Press! The winery is family owned and operated and features  a cozy indoor tasting room and two outdoor patios, perfect for you and your pup! They also offer heating lamps during the colder months. This winery is extremely dog-welcoming (lots of pets and treats included!) and the service is top-notch. For a personal and intimate wine-tasting experience, this truly is one of the best dog friendly wineries in Santa Barbara.

Riverbench Vineyard & Winery

Address: 6020 Foxen Canyon Rd Santa Maria, CA 93454

Hours: Mon – Sun (10:00am – 4:00pm)

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If you’re willing to travel up north from Santa Barbara, you’ll find yourself in Santa Barbara’s wine county in central coast. We love Riverbench for their superb wines and stunning location. Be sure to reserve an appointment for a tasting experience on their website — the tasting arrangements are prepaid on the site and you can expect a private table and one hour tasting experience. The environment is relaxed and dog-friendly (hydration stations included), and you’ll be surrounded by greenery and plenty of photo ops.

Are you ready to plan your Santa Barbara trip with Romingo? Have you visited any dog friendly wineries in Santa Barbara you’d like to recommend? Comment below!

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