"WINE TIME TOWN" Top 5 Page for this destination Los Olivos by travelgourmet

Los Olivos Travel Guide: 22 reviews and 48 photos


So many winery tasting rooms in town, so many wineries around town, and so little time. Los Olivos is on the map due to wine. There is the artisans in town and a few restaurants, even a couple of hotels, but wine tasting is the reason most tourists are walking the town. Close by to Solvang in the Santa Ynez Valley, Los Olives has the wine country look with all the vineyards and a drive through the area reveals many small boutique wineries as well as more known vineyards. The day can be spent between visiting a few vineyards in the area and the many tasting rooms in town called the Los Olivos Promanade.

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  • Pros:One of the best wine tasting areas in Southern California.
  • Cons:Extremely busy on weekends.
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  • lmkluque's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2015 at 10:30 AM

    So many to choose from!! There are only two wineries here and I can only manage one at a time!! I don't know how you do it with so many!! Interesting tour, thanks, O'King of Gourmets!

    • travelgourmet's Profile Photo
      Feb 28, 2015 at 11:52 AM

      There are many fine whites. Light and fruity is Pinot Grigio. My favorite white is from France, Louis Jadot Poully Fuisse. Close in taste and not as expensive is Fume Blanc. Cheers! :-)

    • lmkluque's Profile Photo
      Feb 28, 2015 at 11:59 AM

      My favorite is Gewurztraminer

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2012 at 1:29 PM

    It reads like all you need to do is walk and sup of the fine wine here. A real nice place to visit

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2009 at 6:35 PM

    The winery looks delightful and the LAVENDER FIELDS look wonderful. Nice page Larry!


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