Reservations are optional but will ensure faster service during peak visitation periods, including weekends, and are available between the hours of 11AM – 3:30PM. Walk-in guests are always welcome as availability permits.

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About our Tastings

  • A tasting flight of 5 wines is $25 per person.  We also offer wine by the glass and bottle.
  • Reservations are optional but will ensure faster service during peak visitation days such as weekends.  We do our best to seat walk-in guests as availability permits.
  • Reservations may be subject to inclement weather situations
  • We are a smoke-free and vape-free property
  • No service will begin after 4:00pm.  If you arrive more than 30 minutes after your reservation time, your reservation may be cancelled.
  • Groups of 11 or more must book a private tasting experience in order to enjoy a full tasting flight.  Alternatively, these groups may also enjoy wine by the glass or bottle.

About Bottle Service (groups 10+)

  • $50 fee per table (paid at time of reservation)
  • Refundable until 48hrs before reservation
  • 1 table for every 10 guests
  • 1 bottle minimum purchase for every 2 people (above the age of 21) and 20% gratuity
  • Bottles can be pre-purchased or purchased upon arrival
  • No table fee for wine club member

To inquire about scheduling one of these experiences, please call us at 805-688-9463 or email us at

Tasting Room Faqs

Do you charge for tastings? What should we expect?
Enjoy a tasting flight of 5 wines for $25 per person. Our tastings run about 90 minutes, and we also offer wine by the glass and bottle.

Do I need a reservation to visit Sunstone Winery?
Reservations are optional but will ensure faster service during peak visitation days such as weekends. Seated reservations may be subject to inclement weather.

When should I book a reservation?
We recommend booking your reservation as soon as possible. Weekends and holidays are especially desirable times to visit our beautiful estate.

Do you serve food at the winery?
To enhance your experience, we offer food through an on-site food truck Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We also offer a small variety of snacks for purchase in the tasting room every day. We welcome guests to bring their own food to enjoy during their tasting all days of the week as well.

Can we bring our own food?
Our guests are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in our tasting areas. Picnic tables are available to tasting room visitors enjoying a wine tasting, or wines by the glass or bottle. We kindly ask that all guests enjoying their own picnic lunch or food from our on-site food truck clean up after themselves, and properly dispose of all trash in the receptacles provided.

Do you allow walk-ins?
We do our best to seat walk-in guests as availability permits.

Are you dog-friendly?
We welcome our well-behaved fur friends in our outdoor spaces. All dogs must be cleaned up after and always remain leashed while visiting Sunstone.

Do you allow children?
Children are allowed at Sunstone and must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Can we bring outside alcohol?
Outside alcohol is not permitted at our tasting room.

What are your hours or operation?
Our tasting room is open every day from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. We take our last reservation at 4:00 pm. Please note, no service will begin after 4:00 pm.

What time is your last reservation?
Our last tasting reservation is at 3:30 pm. Last seating is at 4:00 pm.

How much time should I plan for a visit to Sunstone?
We allot 90 minutes for your entire wine tasting experience from start to finish.

Limousine, Bus & Large Group Policies
We happily welcome large groups as well as bus and limousine companies with advance reservation. Our guests with group reservations must arrive on time. Any variance in your arrival time may result in the cancellation of your reservation without notice. Limos and buses will not be permitted after 3:00p. Drivers may drop-off and pick-up guests in the tasting room parking lot. Intoxicated guests and/or guests with outside alcohol cannot be admitted.

Group Reservations of 11+ Guests
A limited number of tastings are available to book for large parties of 11 or more, including minors and non-drinkers. If you are looking to visit with a party of 11 or more, please click here to book.

If you are looking to host a group of 25 or more persons, please click here for more information.

Can I bring more guests than the total of my reservation?
The seating we reserve for you is specific to the number of guests in your party. We will only be able to accommodate additional guests if we have space available for your new party size. Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to increase your guest count. Please keep in mind adults who will not be tasting wine and children out of stroller age must be included in your total guest count. While we cannot guarantee additional guests can be added to your reservation, we will do our best to accommodate changes if the number of total guests does not exceed 10 people.

Should we tip our servers?
Gratuities are at the sole discretion of the guest and are always appreciated by our staff.