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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

24 May
5 PM

2017 Food Truck + Wine Pairing Competition: a private industry event

Local wine industry, restaurant and hospitality professionals - come spend an afternoon in our backyard and vote for the best food truck in Northern Santa Barbara County. We'll be pouring a selection of our newly released, estate-grown Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and sparkling wines to be paired with signature dishes from muliple local food trucks. 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 and hotels. Please bring your business card or proof of employment to present at check in. FAQs Are there ID requirements or a minumum 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.  

28 May
12 PM

BYOB Sundays: Wine Tasting, Food Truck + Live Music

Bring Your Own Blanket and spend your Memorial Day weekend out at Riverbench Vineyard. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in our garden, surrounded by the vines and good vibes by Danielle Taylor. Danielle Taylor is an Adult Contemporary/Pop artist out of Los Angeles, CA.  With a background in classical music and her heart rooted in pop tunes from talents like Sara Bareilles, Michael Jackson and classic writers like Carole King.  Ms. Taylor found herself quickly drawn to the piano.  Though she had no formal training, she taught herself the basics and jumped into LA's music scente with both feet.  Her talent, drive and determination have afforded her many great opportunities including an exclusive mentorship with former SVP of Epic Records, Don Grierson. The Siss' Catering food truck will be offering a variety of fresh made salads and sandwiches. -- Food is available for purchase directly from the food truck and is separate from any wine tasting fees or by the glass purchases made from the tasting room. By law, no beer, spirits or wines other than what we produce are permitted to be consumed on our property. Note that only original lyrics and music will be performed.

4 Jun
12 PM

Paws, Pizza & Pinot: It's for the Dogs!

Roy, the tasting room bulldog, and his favorite animal lover, Dr. Brenda Forsythe of Orcutt Veterinary Hospital, invite you to do something nice in honor of man's best friend! Grab your pup and head over to Riverbench for handmade pizzas and wine tasting on our picturesque patio. 25% of wine profits as well as 100% of food proceeds will be donated to The Big Fix Uganda. The BIG FIX Uganda operates the only veterinary hospital in Northern Uganda, home to more than 2 million people and tens of thousands of companion animals.  They provide free services every day to animals whose guardians love them but have no money to pay for veterinary care.   General admission includes two slices of handmade pizza. Tasting fees or wine purchases are separate. Please bring a leash for your pup!

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