Tours

Many tour companies will pick you up at your hotel or central locations; ask about this when booking.

Central Coast Food Tours. Food and wine destinations are the focus of this outfit's walking tours of shops, restaurants, wineries, and other spots in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, and elsewhere. Some tours combine wine tasting with an ocean sail or a zip-line adventure. 800/656–0713; centralcoastfoodtours.com. From $69.

Cloud Climbers Jeep and Wine Tours. This outfit conducts trips in open-air, six-passenger jeeps to the Santa Barbara/Santa Ynez mountains and Wine Country. Tour options include wine tasting, mountain, sunset, and a discovery adventure for families. The company also offers a four-hour All Around Ojai Tour and arranges horseback riding and trap-shooting tours. 805/646–3200; ccjeeps.com. From $89.

Grapeline Wine Tours. Wine and vineyard picnic tours in Paso Robles and the Santa Ynez Valley are Grapeline's specialty. 888/894–6379; gogrape.com. From $119.

Santa Barbara Wine Country Cycling Tours. The company leads half- and full-day tours of the Santa Ynez wine region, conducts hiking and cycling tours, and rents out bicycles. 888/557–8687; 805/686–9490; winecountrycycling.com. From $100.

Stagecoach Wine Tours. Locally owned and operated, Stagecoach runs daily wine-tasting excursions through the Santa Ynez Valley in vans, minicoaches, and SUVs. Solvang, California. 805/686–8347; winetourssantaynez.com. From $171.

Sustainable Vine Wine Tours. This green-minded company specializes in eco-friendly Santa Ynez Valley wine tours in luxury vans and Tesla SUVs. Trips include tastings at limited-production wineries committed to sustainable practices. An organic picnic lunch is served. 805/698–3911; sustainablevine.com. $150.

Wine Edventures. This learning-oriented company conducts Santa Ynez Valley wine and craft beer tours in vans, minicoaches, and other vehicles. Santa Barbara, California, 93105. 805/965–9463; welovewines.com. From $120.

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