Foxen Vineyard & Winery, Santa Maria

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#3 of 7 in Wineries in Santa Maria
The Foxen Boys (aka Bill Wathen and Dick Doré) have been making wine together since 1985, when they founded Foxen Winery & Vineyard at the historic Rancho Tinaquaic on Foxen Canyon Road.

Tasting room hours: 11-4 daily

"Their individuality and distinctiveness as well as high quality are evidenced in their newest releases. Kudos to Foxen...”

– Robert Parker, Jr., Wine Advocate, June 2008
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  • July 25, 2017
    I've been visiting Foxen for 25 years and I think the wines there may be better than ever. The Pinot Noirs are outstanding, Chardonnays aren't far behind, and their Rhone and Bordeaux variety wines ar...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    Foxen is a little off the beaten path while wine tasting in the valley, but well worth the stop. They have two tasting rooms about a quarter mile apart. They are both worth visiting as they pour diffe...  more »
  • July 1, 2017
    My wife and I were on our 25th wedding annaversary trip to Solvang and stopped by both of the locations at Foxen Vineyards, The first main outlet was more of an upscale type place and we did a sample ...  more »
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  • April 6, 2017
    The tasting was excellent. I really enjoyed how well they paired everything and the experience of the staff. They truly take you through an experience and allow you to understand the entire process. Prior to coming here, I simply enjoyed wine. After leaving, I felt I had a true understanding of the entire wine industry and how the transformation from grapes to wine occurs.
  • July 2, 2017
    Great vineyard beautiful countryside. Couldn't ask for more
  • March 25, 2017
    I've been following the recommendation of our friends. Wine tasting was awesome.
  • June 7, 2016
    Went wine tasting there. The ladies were very polite and friendly. We tasted a few wines outside, then moved indoors to chat. We'll definitely return in the future.
  • May 23, 2016
    This is an outstanding winery!! I went here tasting with some friends and ended up signing up for a membership. Great service and great wine! Oh, and the pinot is the best!

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