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Our Santa Barbara Wine Country Hotel

Explore Top-Rated Santa Barbara Wineries

Ever since the release of the movie Sideways, people have been bending over backwards to get to Santa Barbara wine country. And as our guest, it's so simple: Walk out the door and let the wine tasting begin from our Santa Barbara winery hotel. The iconic Urban Wine Trail. Santa Barbara’s Urban Wine Trail includes several stops immediately surrounding Kimpton Canary Hotel, as well as in the nearby Funk Zone and Midtown areas, that showcase the more than 60 varietals grown here.

Wine Country Wonderland Adventures

In addition, Santa Barbara's vineyards are just a 45-minute drive away, encompassing postcard-perfect winding country roads and gently rolling hills dotted with coastal oaks. Don’t have a designated driver? Experience wine country with a customized, private wine tour provided by Coastal Concierge (for more information, please dial our Front Desk at 1-805-884-0300).

Wine Tours


Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours

With a variety of different wine excursions, including a wine & bike tour and a cupcake and wine tour, Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours offers something for any type of wine enthusiast (or newbie).

Wine Grapes

Sustainable Wine Tours

These full-day, exclusive wine tours are perfect for a couple or a small groups. Sustainable Wine Tours offers access to a select list of private, limited-production wines throughout the Santa Ynez Valley.

Vineyard Grapes

EOS Santa Barbara Wine Tours and Transportation

EOS Santa Barbara offers custom private wine tours around Santa Barbara and the greater Santa Ynez Valley with optional visits to other attractions including a lavender farm, olive oil tasting, and more.


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Sunstone Winery

A must-see premier destination winery on the Central Coast, Sunstone transports visitors to the Provencal French countryside with stone barrel-aging caves and beautiful courtyards.

Drive Distance: 32 Miles

People Cheersing with wine

Santa Barbara Winery

Located in the iconic Funk Zone just moments from our hotel and one block from the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara Winery tasting room offers award-winning favorites that will satisfy any wine lover.

Drive Distance: 1 Mile

Sauvignon Blanc Grapes

Grassini Family Vineyards

This beloved Happy Canyon winery, known for Cabernets and Sauvignon Blancs, puts an emphasis on sustainability (the entire winery and vineyard is solar-powered).

Drive Distance: 31 Miles

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Paradise Springs Winery

Another Funk Zone winery, minutes from Kimpton Canary Hotel, Paradise Springs is the first bicoastal winery brand in the US with operations in both Santa Barbara and Virginia. Visit the tasting room to try before you buy.

Drive Distance: 1 Mile

Group with wine glasses

Jamie Slone Wines

This award-winning, pet-friendly winery is a short walk from the hotel. You can enjoy a tasting (they have a wide variety of wines) at Jamie Slone Wines in their cozy tasting room or outside on the Terraza.

Drive Distance: 0.5 Miles

Cheersing with white wine

Au Bon Climat

Au Bon Climat creates internationally acclaimed Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. The tasting room at this popular winery is open daily.

Drive Distance: 0.3 Miles