McClain Cellars - Buellton

4.2
4 Reviews
$31 to $50
Winery
Featuring a 5000 sq ft outside patio and adult playground, a beautiful barrel room with thousands of gallons of really good wine, and a luxury wine tasting lounge designed to engage your eyes as well as your senses. This place is just “off the chart” with beauty and creativity. Lounge back under an umbrella and sip on our amazing vintages, listen to jazz or blues and just experience the very best that wine country has to offer.

Guests can have a private wine tasting, light snacks, charcuterie & cheese boards, access to the winemaker and owners and much more. They also offer homemade artisan popcorn tastings, olive oils & vinegar tastings as well as wine appreciation classes. The wine ambassadors on hand are knowledgeable of the wines and eager to share the story of the McClain family to their guests.

Experiences

  • 5 Star Wine Tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley

    Multiple dates available

    Award-winning wines from the Santa Ynez Valley are waiting for you. Offering 5 different wine tasting flights to enjoy. All white, red & white, all reds, reserve only and the owner's flight. Choose the one that is best for you. We also offer an amazing Artisan Popcorn pairing that you can add to your wine flight features homemade flavors like Black Truffle & Garlic, Garlic Pepper & Rosemary, and many more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What people are saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.3
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4.4
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4.1
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LuvBrunch
Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

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KarenH
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Prices for tasting were very high; requirements for minimum orders meant you would have to spend almost $100. to taste there. No outside food allowed - forced to order their very small portion, overpriced offerings. Location in a parking lot not great either. Won't go back.

McClain Cellars - Buellton
Responded on February 16, 2021

Thanks for coming out for a visit. Sorry, we did not have what you are looking for. We have no minimums unless your goal is to come out and just listen to our live music on the weekend. As a winery, we want our guests to enjoy the music with our wine. Other than when we have live music we are pretty flexible. :) Sorry you did not a great experience.

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JayD
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The owner and his crew are friendly, informative and professional. Their wine is some of the best California has to offer.

I have never been disappointed when I visit McClain Cellars.

A good time will be had by all.

McClain Cellars - Buellton
Responded on February 12, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! We appreciate your kind words about our staff and our wine and look forward to seeing you in the lounge again soon!

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OT
OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had to check them out before the lockdown. Amazing service, wonderful ambiance, and delicious wines. I left with four bottles!

McClain Cellars - Buellton
Responded on January 15, 2021

Thank you so much for your kind words and your review! We're so happy that you had a great time and enjoyed the wines. We hope to see you again soon once the lockdown is lifted!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from McClain Cellars - Buellton using the Order Online button. McClain Cellars - Buellton also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (805) 426-4441.

McClain Cellars - Buellton is rated 4.2 stars by 4 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.