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.
A Covid-19 Update
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. 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+. Guests are permitted to enjoy takeout food, and picnicking is permitted during your 90-minute appointment window.
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STANDARD ESTATE TASTING EXPERIENCE
A party of six (6) or less within our tasting room, or patio. TASTING FLIGHT- A variety of five current release wines. (Wines vary due to availability and production limits) $25 per person Reservation must be made in advance.
One tasting fee waived per every 3 three bottles purchased. Four tasting fees waived per every wine club membership.
PRIVATE TASTING EXPERIENCE
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.
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.
STAR LANE TOUR AND TASTING EXPERIENCE
Star Lane Vineyard is a Private Estate & is available for privately hosted tours and tastings by appointment only. Our curated Estate Tour and Tasting Experience 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 120-minute signature journey begins with a tour of our expansive wine-making facility where guests will 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 a sneak peek of a future release right from the barrel. We’ll conclude the tour with a 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.
Appointment slots are available Tuesday through Saturday at 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. Walk-ins are not available. To request an unavailable/ unlisted date, please fill email Hospitality Director Chris King at Chris@DierbergVineyard.com, and he will reach out within 48 hours. Please allow 90 – 120 minutes from the start of your appointment time until its completion. The $120 tasting fee includes the full winery tour, flight of four (4) Estate wines, and specialty cheese pairing. 72-hours advance notice for appointment requests is preferred. However, we are glad to assist in offering alternative tasting options when available. Full payment of all tasting fee’s are required at time of booking and are non-refundable. Your prepaid booking can always be transferred to another person.