Buellton is home to some of the best-hidden artisanal eateries and craft breweries in the county. Rediscover a few of the critically acclaimed Sideways movie haunts (remember the restaurant scenes filmed at Hitching Post II?) or discover new favorites off the beaten path.

Hop off the train at the local Amtrak station or drive into town. Once arriving, take a walk down the Avenue of Flags to get the lay of the land, then head down a few side streets where you’ll find tasting rooms, restaurants and unique shops.

Stop by Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. for a taste of local IPAs, stouts and wheat beers made with locally sourced ingredients. Go a few doors down the road to Industrial Eats and let your taste buds get swept away by their creative menu of farm-to-table bites. Like a little history and agriculture with your wine? Stop by Brick Barn Wine Estate where you’ll wine taste and chat with the knowledgeable staff near one of the most storied homesteads in the Santa Ynez Valley.

Round out your stay with a few can’t-miss visits to the local attractions. Head outdoors for a walk through the Santa Ynez Valley Botanic Garden, a round of golf at Zaca Creek Golf Course near the Santa Ynez River, an incredible experience of feeding the unique birds at Ostrichland, or simply a rural bike ride.

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Where there’s good wine, there’s good food. As the heart of SB wine country, the Santa Ynez Valley abounds with restaurants that are well worth the drive over the hill.
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