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Private Tasting Experiences

Private Tasting Experiences

We have developed the following Private Tasting Experiences for groups of 6 or more guests, which will allow your group to have more personalized service in a private setting. A dedicated wine specialist will guide you through our tasting list, giving extensive details about each wine, our organic grape-growing process, and the 25+ year history of Sunstone.

To inquire about scheduling one of these experiences, please call us at 805-688-9463 or email us at taste@sunstonewinery.com.


Reserve Private Tasting

Experience Sunstone in a private setting that includes a dedicated wine host, Reserve and Estate wines, personalized menus, and a reserved semi-private area of the estate. Includes a walking tour of the grounds and production facility. 90-Minute Experience. (Minimum 6 Guests; Maximum 50 Guests)

Monday – Thursday: $75.00 + 18% Gratuity (Calculated prior to discounts)
Friday – Sunday: $100.00 + 18% Gratuity (Calculated prior to discounts)
Sunstone Members: Two Tasting Fees discounted $15.00 from original price.


Linda’s Library Experience

A chance to taste the “Oenological History” of the Sunstone Estate! Your seated tasting takes place in our intimate Linda’s Library, surrounded by our collection of Library wines. Your knowledgeable wine host will guide you through some incredible vintages from our Estate. Includes 6 library wines, a dedicated host, and personalized menus. 90-Minute Experience. (Minimum 6 Guests/ Maximum 8 Guests)

Monday – Thursday: $110.00 + 18% Gratuity (Calculated prior to discounts)
Friday – Sunday: $135.00 + 18% Gratuity (Calculated prior to discounts)
Sunstone Members: Two Tasting Fees discounted $15.00 from original price.


The Villa Experience

Designed with the ultimate wine tasting experience in mind. You’ll feel like you’ve been swept away to Old World Europe at the world-renowned Sunstone Villa. This seated tasting will be conducted inside the Villa or in the Center Courtyard (weather permitting) and will include a 90-minute experience with a tasting of 7 wines, including library wine selections. A gourmet charcuterie platter with assorted meats and cheeses is included in the experience. (Minimum 6 Guests/ Maximum 12 Guests)

$250.00 per person + 18% Gratuity (Calculated prior to discounts)


ADD-ON WALKING TOUR

Embark on an enriching 30-minute walking tour at Sunstone Winery, where guests journey through the estate’s rich history and the essence of its renowned brand. Led by knowledgeable guides, visitors explore through the atmospheric caves and production facility, offering a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the artistry of winemaking. As the pinnacle of the experience, guests indulge in a sensory delight as they savor a barrel sample, providing a unique opportunity to taste the evolving flavors of Sunstone’s exquisite wines, culminating in a truly unforgettable and educational wine country experience.

$30.00 per person + 18% Gratuity (Calculated prior to discounts)