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Rusack Vineyards

1819 Ballard Canyon Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-9766
+1 805-688-1278
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Great Wines, Great, laid back tasting

First stop on our wine trip. Rick was a great host. Five wines to taste. Great sitting area among... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Steve M
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Perfect spot for a picnic lunch.

Began our overnight getaway with a stop at Rusack Vineyards. Mike and Don were very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ren P
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We are a boutique winery and vineyard, nestled among the oak-studded rolling hills of Ballard Canyon. Our mission is to create world-class, handcrafted wines that reflect our commitment to excellence and our love for this region. That commitment begins in our Estate Vineyard, which we re-planted in 2003 in order to capture the true character of Ballard Canyon, and which we meticulously farm in small lots. It extends to the winemaking process, during which we go to every possible length to achieve the delicate balance of "elegance & power" (Robert Parker, August 2010) for which our wines have become known around the world. Finally, it extends to our label, a Catalina tile, a family legacy symbol of our belief in the beauty of what arises from blending craft, earth, art and family.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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1819 Ballard Canyon Rd, Solvang, CA 93463-9766
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+1 805-688-1278

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First stop on our wine trip. Rick was a great host. Five wines to taste. Great sitting area among the shade trees and vines. Worth the stop.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Began our overnight getaway with a stop at Rusack Vineyards. Mike and Don were very friendly and attentive. Excellent wines, both reds and whites, and a beautiful location to sip and picnic on their shady patio. Atmosphere and subtle music were perfect. A little out...More

Thank Ren P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to stop for lunch. Rusack makes quite lovely, not super expensive wines. It is a short drive from the town of Los Olivos. But best of all is the large deck shaded by oak trees with tables to sit, relax,...More

Thank Nan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our lunch to Rusack's and bought their wine tasting package, six wines for $15 and that include the glass. Great value for money and the surroundings are wonderful

Thank Jenny T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Leisurely afternoon at the winery with friends. Wonderful descriptions of the wines, friendly servers. Wine choices were varied and very good. Tastings included a complimentary wine glass. The tables on the veranda were shaded and offered a view of vines and the golden hills.

Thank johnandea
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice wines in a beautiful, relaxing setting of comfortable tables and chairs among the trees with a nice views outside on a lovely patio. Highly recommended. Tasting included a souvenir glass.

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a bit out of town but the wines are excellent and the outside picnic area is perfect. You can bring your own food or they have a limited selection of snack items which we enjoyed while tastin their wine.

Thank Gene H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I saw an article that recommended this vineyard as one of the top "romantic" things to do in Santa Barbara County. We weren't disappointed! The wine was good, and we enjoyed looking out over the rolling hills and dreamt about living in this area one...More

Thank BradHurley
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Came for wine tasting and picnic with family on their oak tree shaded deck and lawn overlooking the vineyard. The wines have an especially rich and varied aromas, Perfect for starting my sons to develop their nose! Expect to pay $35-$65/bottle for most of the...More

Thank Melanie69
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We have been to some of the area's vineyards and always find peace here :) We had family visiting from Illinois and wanted to take them to one vineyard and Rusack is the place.

Thank HI_Nokaoi
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Isaac B
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Response from Dorania M |
I went on a very rainy day so I didn't see outdoor sitting, which they have. I don't want to assume so call them directly, they are very friendly and by far my favorite vineyard
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