125 Refugio, Santa Ynez, California,
Tasting Room Hours: Open Daily 11am-5pm
Sunstone Winery is a boutique winery named after the vineyards estate’s exposed sun-dappled shale and stones, Sunstone Winery is the premiere destination winery on the central coast.
The tasting room will bring you back to some of the smaller wineries in the Provencal French countryside, featuring a kitchen complete with a wood-burning oven and two stone barrel-aging caves built into the hillside. The breathtaking courtyards and picnic grounds provide the perfect place to experience the wines. The villa at Sunstone Winery now serves as an extension of the Sunstone Winery lifestyle by providing a culinary center to entertain guests for weddings, winemaker dinners and private culinary retreats.
Sunstone Winery is known for their Rhone varietals such as Viognier, a unique Syrah, and their highly acclaimed “Eros”, a Bordeaux-style blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker, Bion Rice is committed to producing world-class Bordeaux and Rhone style wines, with a focus on utilizing organically grown wine grapes from the estate vineyards, and grapes from other certified organic vineyards.