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Casa Barranca Winery

1350 Foothill Road
Ojai, CA 93023

Tasting:   Wed, Thurs, Sun 12pm - 6pm, Friday - Saturday 12pm - 8pm
$10 - $15
Price Range:   $20 - $35

Casa Barranca Winery Description

The Casa Barranca Certified Organic Winery is a central feature of the National Historic Landmark Casa Barranca Estate, designed in 1909 by Greene & Greene. Located in picturesque Ojai, California, Casa Barranca is the first certified organic winery in the Santa Barbara region. They are committed to employing winemaking practices without the use of toxic solvents and cleaners. Their winery is powered by solar electricity and they grow and purchase grapes that are farmed without the use of any pesticides or herbicides. This is in keeping with the most time honored traditions of old world winemaking.

Casa Barranca Winery Features

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Casual & Relaxed
Gift Shop - Special
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Decent but not Fantastic
DigitalEye, Santa Barbara
Casa Barranca operates a tidy and decent tasting room right on the main drag in Ojai CA. They've turned a long narrow retail space into a comfy Craftsman era tasting room. CB seems to cover all the bases with its wine varietals, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Cab Sauv, Cab Franc Grenache, they appear to be the classic Jack-of-All-Trades winery. Unfortunately the other half of that moniker is Master-of-None and that seems to hold true here as well. We were greeted by a very friendly staff who poured generously through most of their line up. I found the only memorable wines were one of the Pinot Noirs ( the cheaper of the 2) and one of their red blends. The rest of the line up seemed ordinary and un-inspired. I think this place has potential but perhaps they need to focus a bit on doing one or two things well rather than trying to do everything.

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