Are you planning a ‘wine and dine’ holiday in the Santa Ynez Valley? Aside from being a world-class producer of chardonnay, pinot noir, and Syrah, the region is also home to an interesting mix of traditions and cultures that result in a distinct culinary identity. Here you’ll find California Wine Country hotels where you can enjoy authentic wine and dine experiences. In fact, some of the best luxury boutique hotels in Santa Ynez Wine Country serve exquisite local cuisine prepared by renowned chefs and masterfully paired with beautiful vino. Whether you’re a serious gourmand or a casual foodie, you will surely enjoy a holiday here.
Not sure how to start planning your stay? Don’t worry. This short guide can point you in the right direction.
Where to Eat in Santa Ynez Valley
To save time and avoid getting overwhelmed with all the choices, look up Solvang hotel and wine tasting packages and narrow down the options according to your budget and requirements. You can’t go wrong with a package offered by an elegant Renaissance-style hotel that is known for its excellent restaurant and customer service.
Some of the best California Wine Country hotels boast Michelin Plate designated in-house restaurants that are popular for their exquisite wine country cuisine, which blends French culinary arts with seasonal local and organic ingredients to produce the most expressive and flavorful meals.
Choose The Right Wineries
Santa Ynez Valley has a good selection of wineries, but that doesn’t mean you need to visit all of them. If you’re only staying for a few days, choose your wineries wisely. Consider your needs and those of your companions. If you love natural, organic wines, Los Olivos has the largest outdoor wine tasting room – Coquelicot Estate Vineyard. The winery crafts natural wines that are zippy, bold, and elegant. It’s the perfect place to spend an evening with your friends and family, sipping on natural, organic wines and appreciating the natural beauty of the charming town of Los Olivos.
Wrapping It Up With Food
After spending a day indulging in wine, you’ll want to enjoy a delicious and filling meal. Check out California Wine Country hotels with Michelin Plate designated restaurants. Some of the best Solvang hotel and wine tasting packages are offered by hotels with in-house restaurants that serve wonderful dishes made using locally produced seasonal ingredients from small farms, local ranches, and fishmongers.
Ready to wine and dine in Solvang or Santa Ynez Valley? Mirabelle Inn will welcome you!
Mirabelle Inn is one of the finest Solvang hotels that offer wine tasting packages. The famous restaurant First and Oak is located inside the inn, offering seasonal menus highlighting sustainable and organic ingredients paired with delicious wines. Stay at this top-rated California Wine Country hotel to make the most of your wine tasting and dining experience in Santa Ynez Valley. Expect no less than fabulous food and wine, friendly staff, gorgeous rooms, and wonderful service.