Wine Country Biking Tour
Starting point and time
Santa Barbara, 10am to 3pm
Level of difficulty
$149 per person, 4 person minimum.
Total biking distance
Approx. 8 miles, mostly flat and rolling hills.
Air-conditioned van service, all bikes and cycling equipment, cold beverages, knowledgeable guide, discussion on wine making as well as natural and human history. The biking segment is fully van supported.
Pedal into the heart of the Santa Barbara’s wine country, home to several popular California vintners.
Explore Ballard Canyon in Santa Ynez Valley, perfect for cycling through scenic vineyards and ranch lands. The close proximity of several notable vintners all within short biking distance makes this day’s ride very enjoyable.
Your group will be picked up by air-conditioned shuttle in the morning and head up to the Valley. We will head to our first winery and take our time enjoying the property and wine. Once there, the winery staff takes us for a glass of wine or bottle to be enjoyed. Cold beverages and water will be provided throughout the tour.
Afterwards, we bike along the scenic back-roads to our second winery. We’ll pass by ranch lands, several vineyards and historical sights along the winding path through wine country. Your guides will cover local human history and insight into wine region along the way.
We generally visit 2 local favorites in the area. Each winery has their unique vintages and award winning selections. Managers and wine makers themselves often meet us during our private tastings. Winery staff offer insight into specific blends and selections, and several wineries extend discounts on wine purchases to our guests.
This trip receives rave reviews from guests. We have done similar tours for wine and travel writers, corporate groups, bachelorette and birthday parties, as well as families and tourists. This is the wine tour that was featured on the television show Giuliana and Bill.
Some wine tour dates are not available for online reservations. Please call for more dates and options. 4 person minimum, Tour may be cancelled if less than 4 people book on any date.
(805) 884-WAVE or toll free (877) 885-WAVE.
COVID-19 update: the wineries are frequently adapting/editing their policies and we can not guarantee the possibility of doing a tasting at each winery. Glasses or bottles might be the only option available in lieu of tastings and some wineries might require the purchase of food. Many wineries do not allow outside food.