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Stolpman Vineyards

2434 Alamo Pintado
Los Olivos, CA 93441

Tasting:   Open 11 to 5 pm, till 6pm on Fridays
Tasting Fee $12, reserve $18, includes glass
10% case discount
  Tours by Appointment
Vineyard Tours in Ballard Canyon by appointment
Price Range:   $19 to $65 per bottle
Established:   1991
Vineyards:   150 acres
  5-7000 cases
VIP Tasting:   Yes
Winery Dog:   D-O-G

Stolpman Vineyards Description

Tucked back 1/2 block off the main wine trail in Los Olivos is the newly transplanted tasting room for Stolpman Vineyards. A premiere grower of Rhone varietals, Stolpman has moved from their Solvang location to a updated craftsman style farmhouse in Los Olivos.

Out in front of the tasting room is a small demonstration vineyard along with a deck to relax from a long day of tasting. Inside is a very up-to-date design with a dark wood interior, concrete tasting counters, pendant lighting and an amiable staff.

The Stolpman Vineyard was planted in the early 1990's in the idyllic rolling hillsides of Ballard Canyon. The 220-acre property is planted with Syrah, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Sauvignon Blanc, Roussanne, Grenache, Cinsault, and Merlot.

The winery, located west of the vineyard in the town of Lompoc, produces these Rhone varietals, with Syrah being the premiere grape from the estate. Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux blends are also produced. The Stolpman vineyard designation can also be seen on numerous other wineries’ labels, since their premium grapes are in great demand.

Stolpman Vineyards Features

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Hip & Stylish
Storefront only
Cabernet Sauvignon
Private Tasting
Picnic Sites
Gift Shop
"Green" Technology
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expat.j, Los Altos
This place was recommended by my friend so strongly that even though it was out of our way, we decided to go. It was definitely worth the extra driving!! The staff was so very nice and the tasting was a lot of fun! I thought the wines were quite special too. More expensive than I'd wish though.

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TheAmericanIdol, Santa Barbara
You cannot do wrong by stopping in. Be warned though, their wines may max out your credit card, quickly! The wine is certainly high quality but you gotta dish out the moolah! I would HIGHLY recommend the 2004 Stolpman Vineyards Syrah & Shiraz. At $38 a bottle it is not cheap by any means, but the wine is divine. The second you open it, a spicy berry aroma fills the nostrils with sensation. It is a full bodied wine with a smooth finish packed with blueberry. This wine would go great with a nice BBQ steak dinner (get a nice T-Bone or Ribeye and you'll be in heaven). Make this a part of your stop, no exception!

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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