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Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara's Best Wine Tour

✅ 5-Star Designated Wine Drivers
✅ We Drive Your Vehicle
✅ Tour the Santa Barbara Wine Map

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North of Santa Barbara, visit the Best Wineries in Santa Ynez • We Specialize in Wine Tours, Breweries, and all Other Special Events Transport

Designated Driver Deposit

Welcome to Santa Ynez Valley and Santa Barbara Wine Country Regions of California.

Book Destination Drivers to Enjoy the Region’s Best Wine Tour

You are hiring a designated driver to drive you in the comfort of your vehicle (or rental) for a wine tour, event, dinner, or other purpose in Paso Robles or San Luis Obispo, including Edna Valley.

✅  Secure Deposit: $100 deposit required upon booking

Rates (5-Hour Minimum)

✅  $50/hour • 1-5 passengers
✅  $60/hour • 6-10 passengers
✅  $70/hour • 11-15 passengers

Due Upon Booking

To book, we require a $100 deposit + booking fee. The $100 is applied toward the end-of-day total. We ask that you pay the remaining balance, plus any gratuity, to your driver in cash.

You may book for wine tasting, and OTHER things like concerts, dinners, events etc. We also do one-way drives (please call for these).

Please Note: If your desired date is unavailable or you are booking last minute (less than 12 hours in advance), please call us.

Select your date and then click the pop-down which appears to enter the booking form.



Destination Drivers brings Santa Barbara tourists up to the most beautiful wineries in Santa Ynez with a private wine driver. To hire a designated driver connects you with the best wineries in Santa Barbara in a safe and fun manner.

Since 2011, we have treated 100,000+ visitors to safe transportation, specializing Santa Barbara wine tours.

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With a private wine driver, you may visit the Foxen Wine Trail, Santa Rita Hills, Buellton, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Happy Canyon wineries, Los Olivos Tasting Rooms, Lompoc Wine Ghetto, Breweries, Restaurants in Los Alamos, and much more.

“Super fun and unique experience enjoying a delicious wine tour in Santa Barbara – in my own car! I would highly recommend!” -Stefan, Yelp

Every wine tasting driver is trained to ensure they provide 5-Star tours. It is our goal to offer the best wine tasting experience in Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez.

Wine Tour group at Lincourt Winery in the Santa Ynez Valley

Wine Tour group at Lincourt Winery in the Santa Ynez Valley

Your personal chauffeur opens your door, provides water, takes photos, carries your purchases, keeps you on track for each wine tasting, calls wineries when adjustments are needed. They’ll even walk your dog (there are numerous dog-friendly wineries in Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez). Drivers protect your wine, coordinate lunch when needed, and much more.

After your tastings finish, we are happy to accompany you to any of the best Santa Ynez restaurants, or to dinner in Santa Barbara. Your wine driver is also bookable for dinners special events aside from wine touring, such as concerts, weddings, and airport runs. Don’t hesitate to call and ask, “Hey, can we book a driver for…?”

Our wine tour guests visit the best wineries in Santa Barbara.

Our wine tour guests visit the best wineries in Santa Barbara.

We also serve Buellton, Solvang, Santa Maria, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Ventura and beyond.

Many tourists visit the most popular wineries in Santa Barbara by looking at Yelp. They’ll quickly stumble upon the likes of Sunstone Winery, Gainey Vineyard, Fess Parker Winery, Firestone Vineyard etc. and look no further. However, booking with Destination Drivers opens the gate to a knowledgeable concierge who will set you down a path uniquely suited to your preferences, hitting the true gems of the regions countryside where top-quality service and memorable experiences are guaranteed. We love crafting itineraries for our guests, introducing them to wineries they would not have otherwise found – that’s one of the main reasons why our guests keep returning year after year.

Let our Santa Barbara private driver take you on an unforgettable wine tour of Santa Ynez. That’s right – the Santa Barbara Wine Country is truly located in the Santa Ynez valley (approximately 40 minutes north of the city of Santa Barbara) and reaches to Foxen Canyon, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Santa Rita Hills, Happy Canyon, Solvang, Los Alamos, Buellton, the Lompoc Wine Ghetto & beyond. 

Where Do We Go? When Do We Start?

Locations and times may be completely up to you, as we do not have special kick-backs with wineries. Rather, we aim to custom-tailor each tour based on your specific preferences and hopes for your experience in the valley. Sometimes guests come ready with their own itineraries, and often they rely upon our expert knowledge, resulting in visits to the true hidden gems the region has to offer!

In general we hit at least one winery to start things off before having lunch at the second, and finish off with one or two more. We can stay with you through your dinner outings, or even be your driver for a night out in the city etc.

Most Popular Wineries and Best Stops in Santa Ynez Wine Valley:

Beckmen Vineyards Roblar Winery
Fess Parker Winery & Vineyard Buttonwood Farm Winery
Vincent Vineyards & Winery Brave & Maiden Estate
Gainey Vineyard Mckinney Family Vineyards
Petros Winery Rideau Vineyard
Firestone Vineyard Carhartt Family Wines
Stolpman Vineyards Crown Point Vineyards
Lincourt Vineyards Demetria Estate Vineyard
Brander Vineyard Strange Family Vineyards
The Bubble Shack Sparkling Wine Tyler Winery
Foxen Vineyard & Winery Tantara Winery
Presquile Winery Grassini Family Vineyards
The Hilt Winery Dovecote Winery
Sunstone Winery Star Lane Vineyard & Winery
Zaca Mesa Breweries and Tasting Rooms in Santa Ynez



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