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Take in the vineyard views in a restored 1920’s craftsman style house on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. Our garden, with a bocce ball court and horseshoe pit, is ideal for a wine country picnic.

Riverbench Vineyard & Winery
6020 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 937-8340
Open Daily:
10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Upcoming Events in Santa Maria

16 Aug
5 PM

Riverbench Annual Industry Gathering

Local wine industry, restaurant, hospitality and tourism professionals are invited to gather at our vineyard tasting room for a special private event. To celebrate our 10th year of sparkling wine production, we'll be pouring a selection of our newly released still and sparkling wines made from our estate grown Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, to be accompanied with signature dishes from Testa Catering. Wines will be served in our garden and at stations throughout the vineyard, so you can see the blocks where the wines are grown. This will include a tractor ride through the vineyard to our Chapel View block, just below the historic San Ramon Chapel, where Santa Barbara's only Pinot Meunier is grown. The bocce court and horseshoe pits will be open for friendly winery vs. winery challenges.  Note that this is a private, after-hours event for employees of local wineries, restaurants, hotels and tourism organizations. Please bring your business card or proof of employment to present at check in. FAQs Are there ID requirements or a minimum age to enter the event?This private industry event is for adults over the age of 21. ID will be required. No children, please. What can/can't I bring to the event?Wear comfortable shoes and bring a jacket as it usually gets chilly as the sun sets. No outside beverages containing alcohol are allowed on our bonded property.  

18 Aug
11 AM

Riverbench Vineyard Tour, Tasting and Picnic Lunch

Riverbench Professional, Jules Reuter invites you to join him on a journey through the vineyard. Take in the spectacular views of the Santa Maria Valley as you explore the vines that surround you.  The tour begins with a splash of Riverbench sparkling wine, followed by the vineyard walk, and will conclude with a wine tasting of Estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. After the tour and tasting we invite you to enjoy a picnic lunch outside in our garden.  Lunch includes a deli style sandwich, bag of chips and a bottled water.

19 Aug
12 PM

Fromagerie Sophie Cheese + Wine Pairing

Join Riverbench and Fromagerie Sophie' on Sunday, August 19th as we explore and sip five amazing Riverbench wines with five beautifully paired cheeses from around the world. Includes assorted dried fruits, nuts and baguette…Enjoy the simple pleasures of life…cheese and wine. C’est la Vie ! Flexible timing - arrive anytime between 12pm and 3pm. While enjoying your pairing, relax out on our patio and listen to live music by Ben Bostick. $12 to add the cheese pairing. Must be pre-ordered.Wine tasting is sold separately, complimentary for club members.  

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