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CURRENT STATUS

We are open for indoor and outdoor wine tastings, by appointment.

Visit Us

A visit to Brave & Maiden sticks with you. Between our sweeping vineyard views, our stunning architecture, and the personal wine experience we’ve always provided, we are proud to continue our renowned guest experiences at the estate. Join us to personally discover our limited production wines right on the property on which they were sustainably grown and meticulously crafted.

At this time, we are able to offer our standard 45 minute guided tasting, by appointment, at $35 per guest. With our tasting appointments booking 2-3 weeks in advance for weekdays, and 3-4 weeks in advance for weekends, we encourage you to book your appointment well in advance.

How to Book

To schedule a tasting appointment, book online here. You may also call us at (805) 693-2989 or email us here.

When booking your reservation, please indicate if you have children in your party and how many (i.e. children must be part of the reservation count if 2 years of age or older)

Hours

Appointments are taken from 10:00 am to 3:30pm.

Address

Brave & Maiden Estate is located just off Highway 246 between Santa Ynez and Solvang, just a few minutes south of Los Olivos.

649 North Refugio Road, Santa Ynez, California 93460

Cancellation Policy

We may not be able to accommodate parties which are more than 15 minutes late to their scheduled appointment. Reservations must be cancelled with 48 hour advanced notice. If a reservation does not show, tasting fees that were charged will not be refunded.

What to Expect

With COVID-19 an ongoing fact of life, we have implemented several protocols to keep our guests and staff as safe as possible. We’re all in this together, so we appreciate every guest’s commitment to these expectations:

If you are fully vaccinated, masks are no longer required. If you are not vaccinated, masks will be required for entry and your mask may be removed once you are seated.

Seating is both indoors and outdoors (weather dependent), so please dress for the weather and be prepared with sun protection if necessary.

Reservations will be limited to 60 minutes to allow sufficient time for sanitation between guests.

Groups will be limited to no more than six guests, and children and non-tasters are included in the guest count.

We are not allowing outside food or drink to enter our property at this time. You can pre-order with your reservation a cheese and charcuterie plate prepared by our catering partner.

If you have any symptoms of Covid-19, or have had exposure to someone with symptoms, notify our tasting room prior to arrival. We will happily reschedule your appointment.

While Brave & Maiden complies with current health and safety laws, directives, and rules and regulations,  it cannot prevent you from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while utilizing Brave & Maiden’s services or premise. Therefore, if you choose to utilize Brave & Maiden’s services and/or enter onto the premise, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19.

Children & Dogs

We are a family and dog friendly winery, however, due to the intimacy and nature of our tasting experience, we ask that your children be supervised at all times, and they must remain seated with your party at the table.  Please indicate at the time of your reservation if you are visiting with children and how many children are in your party. We do not allow large outside toys, ball, bikes, scooters or similar items at our facility. We love dogs, but we ask that they are on a leash at all times and not disruptive to others tasting experience. Guests with dogs will be seated outside.

Trade Visits

Our trade tasting policy applies to employees of wineries and trade partners who carry Brave & Maiden wines. You may request a trade visit by contacting reservations@braveandmaiden.com or calling (805) 693-2989, ext 1. Trade tasting appointments are available Sunday-Friday.