Requesting an Appointment:
We offer several tasting experiences for visitors. If you are interested in learning more about our elevated tasting experiences, please read this page in its entirety and request the appropriate option using the form at the bottom of this page.
For members or visitors looking to enjoy our Standard Estate Tasting Experience, please use that option in the form at the bottom of this page or email email@example.com.
A Covid-19 Update
Dierberg and Star Lane Vineyard’s have been permitted to open using California’s Purple Tier Guidance effective January 25th, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. PST. We will be available by appointment this Saturday, January 30th, 2021, and Sunday, January 31st, 2021, and resuming Thursday through Monday availability beginning Thursday, February 4th, 2021.
We are currently accepting pre-designated appointments Thursday thru Monday at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. for tastings, on-site bottle consumption, and to-go purchases (Beginning Thursday, February 4th, 2021)
Our current maximum party size is 6 (six) adults per table
All guests must wear a mask when not seated at their private table.
All guests must be 21+ for the time being.
Guests are permitted to enjoy takeout food, and picnicking is permitted during your 90-minute appointment window.
In order to book an appointment, please click the BOOK button below to submit an appointment request. firstname.lastname@example.org or use the STANDARD ESTATE TASTING option from the drop-down menu below and a member of our staff will respond to your request within 48 hours.
STANDARD ESTATE TASTING
A party of six (6) or less within our tasting room, or patio.
A variety of five current release wines.
(Wines vary due to availability and production limits)
$25 per person
Please submit a request for a party of six (6) or fewer guests and a member of our staff will reach out to confirm or deny your request
Reservation must be made in advance and a credit card placed on file to finalize the reservation.
In the event of a no-show, the card on file will be charged for all tasting fees.
Our reservation appointments fill up fast so please book your appointment at your earliest convenience. Due to limited staffing, our team is in the tasting room with guests Thursday through Sunday and has limited access to the phone lines. Please email your reservation requests to receive the quickest response. Thank you!
One tasting fee waived per every 3 three bottles purchased. Four tasting fees waived per every wine club membership.
Interested in learning more about our Estate Vineyards, Winemaker Tyler Thomas’ philosophy on winemaking, and the Dierberg family’s dedication to creating soil-crafted wines for generations to come? This in-depth, 90-minute tasting showcases a series of our Estate grown Burgundy and Bordeaux varietals overlooking the picturesque Sta Rita Hills.
Learn all about our world-class Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon from the comfort of our beautifully restored barn tasting room overlooking the picturesque Sta Rita Hills.
The tasting includes a collection of hand-selected offerings of our Estate Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, as well as a few of our limited production wines paired with specialty cheeses hand-selected by Winemaker Tyler Thomas.$60/ adult
One (1) tasting fee waived per every six (6) bottles ordered, or two (2) tasting fees waived per wine club signup. Wine club members receive special wine club pricing for up to 4 adults. This tasting experience may require some walking/ standing for up to fifteen minutes. Weather in our vineyard can range from the low 50’s to upper 90’s. We highly recommend comfortable shoes and dressing in layers.
STAR LANE EXPERIENCE
This curated Estate tour and private tasting showcases the splendor of the Santa Ynez Valley and offers a behind-the-scenes look at the magic and beauty of our Star Lane Vineyard, Winery & Caves. The signature journey begins with a short tour of our expansive wine-making facility where you’ll experience awe-inspiring views of one of Santa Barbara County’s most historic private ranches.
Next, we’ll enjoy an in-depth tour of our caves and barrel rooms, where we’ll stop to enjoy sneak peeks of future releases right from their barrels. We’ll conclude in the “Courtyard” where we’ll enjoy an alfresco seated tasting experience featuring a collection of hand-selected offerings of limited production Pinot Noir and Cabernet from our three Estate Vineyards, including a library release straight from The Dierberg Family wine cellar.
All wines are paired with specialty cheeses hand-selected by Winemaker Tyler Thomas. To request a Star Lane Experience, please fill out an Appointment Request Form and a member of our team will respond within 24 hours.$120/ adult
The $120/ tasting fee is non-refundable. This tasting experience may require some walking/ standing for up to fifteen minutes. Weather in our vineyard can range from the low 50’s to upper 90’s. We highly recommend comfortable shoes and dressing in layers.
Make an Appointment
To submit your appointment request, please fill out the form below.
We cannot guarantee your specific requested time but will contact you to confirm your requested date and time or offer an alternative. Please allow 60 to 90 minutes to taste.
Reservations require a minimum of 72 hours in advance notice.
A credit card is required to book a reservation. Cancellations within 24 hours are non-refundable.
Interested in visiting our Winery & Production Facility? Simply fill out an online appointment request form and a member of our team will be in touch within 24 hours.