Home / Tourism / The Alisal Partners with Folded Hills Winery to Offer Horseback Riding and Wine Tasting Package

The Alisal Partners with Folded Hills Winery to Offer Horseback Riding and Wine Tasting Package

With more than 50 miles of trails, the luxury working ranch now offers a variety of beginner and experienced rides for locals and Santa Ynez Valley visitors, with an optional wine tasting add-on

Solvang CAThe Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort—recently named one of the “Top 15 Resorts in Southern California” by Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards—now welcomes non-guests of the resort to book group or private horseback rides. Whether a beginner or seasoned equestrian, locals and visitors alike can saddle-up and head out on a memorable ride led by The Alisal’s team of experienced wranglers. With more than 10,000 acres of wide-open spaces, The Alisal’s 50+ miles of trails take riders through canyons and shaded hillsides and past grazing cattle and a sparkling spring-fed lake.

Adult riders 21+ can also opt to partake in a “Sip & Saddle” wine tasting package at the nearby Folded Hills in Gaviota. Folded Hills is a family-owned sustainable organic winery, farm, and working ranch, whose offerings include private tastings and optional ATV riding through the ranch.

RIDE PACKAGE INFO & PRICING:
  • Rides are offered 9:30-1:00 Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m.–12 p.m. on Friday, and available for ages 7+
  • Beginner Group Trail Rides start at $150/person and are available at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Private Two-Hour Rides start at $200/person, with a two-person minimum
  • Payment due at time of booking, with 24-hour cancellation policy
WINE TASTING PACKAGE INFO & ADD-ON PRICING:
  • “Escape to the Lake”: Enjoy a private wine tasting on Folded Hills’ secluded lake dock, overlooking the sparkling water, horse pastures, and polo field. Two-hour private tasting, $60/person
  • “The Whole Shebang”: Hop in the off-road Polaris for a private, fully immersive tour of Folded Hills. Drive through the hillside vineyards, around the private ranch, and of course meet Gus & Dolph the Clydesales, Zazu the zebra, and George the camel. End with a private wine tasting at the beautiful lake dock. Maximum of five people. Includes one-hour touring + one-hour tasting wines for $115/person
  • Food additions: $30 charcuterie board, feeds up to four guests
  • Available for ages 21+
  • Must book 48 hours in advance, payments must be made at the time of booking; 24-hour cancellation fee imposed

BOOKINGS:

 

WHERE:
  • The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
  • 1054 Alisal Road
  • Solvang, CA 93463