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Top 10 Vineyard AirBnBs in California Wine Country

Planning a group vacation to California wine country? Instead of ending the night with pricy hotel rooms, you could pay the same amount (or less) to split an entire vineyard estate between friends. Check out these amazing vineyard availabilities on AirBnB, many of which can be booked as an entire property.

Saddlerock Ranch Vineyard
$900/night, 8 guests
4 BR/4 BA
Malibu, CA

Eight people can stay in the same luxurious location where The Biggest Loser and The Bachelor were filmed for just $900 a night? Count us in! The ranch and vineyard property is absolutely beautiful, and offers no shortage of diversions for groups. Wine hikes, boat trips, and wine safaris to see the property’s exotic animals (zebras, camels, emus, llamas, miniature horses, and Stanley the Giraffe). For the oenophile on the cutting edge, the property lets them experience firsthand one of California’s newest AVAs, Malibu. Wine tastings of the property’s Saddleback and Semler wines come at an additional charge. The only drawback of Saddleback is that it is a slightly less intimate experience — the property is constantly busy with weddings and filmings.

Petaluma Winery Estate
$850/night, up to 8 guests
4 BR/2 BA
Petaluma, CA

All guests receive a complimentary tasting at Azari Vineyards when they stay at this private, 40-acre vineyard estate. The amenities are sure to keep your group happy, including a scenic swimming pool, wood-burning stove (pizza, anyone?), and charcoal BBQ grill. If you’re lucky, you might also get a chance to catch a glimpse of the winemaking process in action at the winery facility within walking distance of the house.

Iacobelli Winery Estate
$639/night, up to 8 guests
4 BR/3.5 BA
Fallbrook, CA near Temecula

Mission-style charm exudes from every rafter of this estate, from the red tiled floors and roofs to the belltower. Guests can entertain themselves with scenic vineyard views, a pool, the bocce ball court, and wine club member pricing.

Agua Dulce Winery
$750/night, 8 guests
4 BR/4 BA
Santa Clarita, CA

For those looking for a more intimate winery experience, Agua Dulce Winery is an escape just 45 minutes from downtown LA. All guests can receive a private cellar tour during their stay. The property boasts a spacious, high-ceilinged living room area, kitchen, and bedrooms, a basketball court, and views of vines ten feet from the kitchen window.

Inn the Vineyards
$650/night, 7 guests
3 BR/3.5 BA
Windsor, CA

This beautiful custom home was designed with hospitality in mind. The house offers countless opportunities for lingering, from oversized rooms and porches, to a Bocci court, to gas and fire pits. Proprietors Chris and Audrey LeBaudor are happy to assist in building your ideal vacation itinerary, be it hot air balloon rides, vineyard bike tours, or canoe trips. The property is located within a 5 mile radius of over 40 Sonoma wineries, making it a perfect group getaway.

Rombi Wine Estates
$295/night, 2 guests
1 BR/1 BA
Carmel Valley, CA

For a romantic couples’ getaway, this Carmel cottage offers stunning views in an entirely intimate cottage. Guests receive a free tasting of the award-winning Rombi Wines, which currently include the 2012 Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. They also have access to a heated swimming pool (May – September), hiking trails around the property, and a private deck with scenic vistas of Joullian Vineyards, Heller Estate and the Ventana Wilderness.

Treehouse Overlooking Vineyard
$220/night, 2 guests
1 BR/1 BA
Los Gatos, CA

We couldn’t resist including a treehouse option on this list. For those with a more adventurous spirit, Lago Lomita Vineyards offers a treehouse equipped with WiFi and electricity, high up on a Douglas Fir. Guests must be able to climb a 12′ ladder and 11′ of stairs, and be prepared for sounds from the tractors and vineyard workers, particularly during harvest. A clean shower and bathroom is available steps away in the main property.

Alexander Valley Estate
$399/night, 8 guests
3 BR/2 BA
Geyserville, CA

This recreation-friendly estate is a steal. Just 15 minutes from downtown Healdsburg, the estate includes newly remodeled bathrooms, a hot tub, and a free tasting at Starlite Vineyards. Best perk: guests also have the opportunity to borrow bikes from the owner to go on a scenic “spin through the vineyards”.

HammerSky
$300/night, 6 guests
Paso Robles, CA

If historic is your thing, check out HammerSky. While the vineyard is a relatively new operation of small-production, Bordeaux-style wines, the house has existed since 1904. While it certainly has been updated with things like a Tesla charging station, barbecue grill, and jacuzzi since then, the charm remains. Think clawfoot bathtubs, wraparound porch, and chandeliers — there’s a reason why this estate has been featured in Vogue Magazine, Pottery Barn, and the Los Angeles Times. The property is 30 minutes from Hearst Castle, Cambria, and San Luis Obispo.

Adobe-style Sonoma Ranch Home
$872/night, up to 8 guests
3 BR/3 BA
Glen Ellen

This luxurious Sonoma getaway was made with group getaways in mind. The Glen Ellen cottage is within walking distance to over 35 major wineries. After a day of wine tasting, guests can wind down with a round of bocce ball, a soak in the hot tub, or a meal cooked over a gas BBQ with vineyard views. As if that wasn’t enough, guests also receive tastings and discounted purchases at the acclaimed Loxton Cellars.

Have another California vineyard AirBnB you think should be on this list? Shoot us a note!

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