Discover Santa Maria Valley Wine Country

The Central Coast’s first official American Viticultural Area (AVA) can be found in the 7,500 vineyard acres of Santa Maria Valley. Home to one of the world’s most dynamic wine-growing regions on the northern perimeter of Santa Barbara County.

Santa Maria Valley Winery, Byron

Foxen Canyon Wine Trail

The perfect way to taste wine from the oldest appellation in Santa Barbara County can be found on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. Meandering roads connect Santa Maria Valley to Los Olivos with breathtaking views and 16 tucked-away vineyards along a 30-mile road. Our region’s flagship varietals — cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah, plus Bordeaux-style wines from neighboring regions offer a vintage for every wine lover.

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Wine Itineraries

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Hit the Road and Explore all you can do and around Santa Maria Valley

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Need a Soft Pillow After Your Pinot?

Don't worry about a drive home after a day in wine country. Stay the night and take a load off.