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Wandering Dog Wine Bar

1539C Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
+1 805-686-9126
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Self-Guided Solvang Windmill Wine Walk
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A fabulous place to enjoy wine, beer and shrub tastings along with gourmet cheese and charcuterie platters! You can choose between flights, tastings or by-the-glass. Relax on the outside patio or enjoy the air-conditioned inside and talk with the servers about your favorite wines. Cheese pairings available as well to go along with any tasting or flight. Dog friendly on the patio. Unfortunately children cannot come in or be on our patio. Must be 21 or older to be on the premises.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese plate” (9 reviews)
“wine beer” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1539C Mission Dr, Solvang, CA 93463-2607
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+1 805-686-9126
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"cheese plate"
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"wine beer"
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"friendly place"
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"sat at the bar"
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"the staff was great"
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"price point"
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"nice selection"
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"great little place"
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"in town"
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"tasting room"
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"buy a bottle"
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"lucy"
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"shrubs"
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"bubbly"
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"vinegar"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Cute little spot to come and chill. My husband and I made this our first stop in Solvang. We tasted some really good wines and settled on a syrah with a cheese board. Delicious! The server was very friendly and knowledgeable and we love that...More

Thank ibhayhay
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

nice place to get some regional wine in a casual atmosphere without immediately going "tourist". If you are not sure what kind of wine you want they will let you taste a few. and yes, they have a (very friendly and docile) dog around.... :)

Thank Hagar08540
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Went in for a bubbly flight and charcuterie plate. They were very busy , but friendly and answered our questions . Bought some of their delicious munchies, but wine seemed a little pricey for the quality .

Thank slabate
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Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Start of my wine tasting tour. Good price for tasting of wines which are unique for this area. Friendly server who was knowledgeable about the region and the wines.

Thank vam518
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here to unwind after a long hard day of wine tasting. And went back again the next day when we had time to kill before dinner. Friendly and relaxed with a good selection of wine and beer at every price point. They...More

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Val was lovely and helpful and friendly. Tasted some great wine and cheese and she went out of her way to make sure she accommodated our tastes. Hope To be back before leaving.

Thank TaupoSheryll
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A quirky wine tasting bar, welcomes dogs on a leash, serves great wine. Really good value tasting room. $15 for 5 try's then buy a bottle and get your money back, a bargain. Myself and my wife ordered 4 glasses but just charged for a...More

Thank GBCLARKE
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

OMG I totally love this place. I spent my birthday dinner here and it was amazing. The servers were super friendly and really knowledgeable about wine Plus when I walked in the current wandering dog Lucy gave me puppy kisses which was so cute. As...More

Thank Angela J
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I read a number of great reviews about this place and chose to stop in. Had been drinking beer previously and wasn't sure I really wanted to do wine tasting. Sat at the bar and when we looked at the menu, found they had craft...More

Thank Lori M
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is our second trip to Solvang and the Wondering Dog. The story of the dog is just as entertaining as the enjoyable taste and drinking of their wine. We purchase the No Leash and others which we bring back to Tucson Arizona. Go and...More

Thank Jellybeandean
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