Gainey Vineyards Blog

  1. Wine & Wellness Weekend with Gainey

    Wine & Wellness Weekend with Gainey

    Our Gainey and Evan’s Ranch wine club members are invited to join us for a 3-day weekend of wine and wellness at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. This luxurious retreat will include lots of relaxation, lots of wine, and a great group of fellow wine club members to enjoy it all with. This lavish 3-day retreat begins at the AAA Five Diamond Ojai Valley Inn with wellness activities including yoga, hiking, and exclusive gourmet culinary and wine events.

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  2. Barn Wedding Tips at Gainey Ranch

    Barn Wedding Tips at Gainey Ranch

    The Barn at Gainey is perfect for couples who want rustic-chic elegance set against the pastoral loveliness of rolling hills, a creek, and live oaks. Built in the 1890’s, The Barn is located on the Gainey Ranch about a half-mile drive from the winery. This site offers a distinctive setting that allows you to use multiple spaces with everything from a sweeping meadow, to the shade of live oaks, to the rural charm inside the barn. The Barn is an enchanting site unlike any other property in the Santa Ynez Valley.

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  3. Vineyard Wedding Tips

    Vineyard Wedding Tips

    Here at Gainey, at the start of every New Year, we get a lot of newly engaged couples booking our winery or barn for their big day. Gainey provides the perfect blend of romance, beautiful views, manicured gardens, and of course, great wine. But there are a few things to keep in mind when planning a wedding at an estate vineyard. We talked to Kerry Lee Dickey of Santa Barbara Wine Country Wedding & Events to get her professional tips on what makes for a successful winery wedding.

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  4. Experience Gainey Wine In A New Way

    Experience Gainey Wine In A New Way

    We now offer Signature Cellar Tastings inside the private Gainey Wine Cellar.  You’ll discover exclusive selected flights of our limited production wines. We offer this option for our guests seeking a more intimate and in-depth experience for those who want to learn more about wines and take their tasting experience to another level.  

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  5. Pairing Wine & Food the RIGHT Way

    Pairing Wine & Food the RIGHT Way

    Most of us know the old adage “white wine with chicken/fish, red wine with red meat” but the rules have changed for the better. A lot of wine and food pairing comes down to personal taste, but those who really know wine and food (sommeliers, wine makers, chefs) do suggest a few guidelines to follow. While there are a few commonly agreed matches of food/wine, don’t let that stop you from keeping an open mind and finding what matches work best with your palate.

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  6. A Day Trip to Gainey Winery

    A Day Trip to Gainey Winery

    The weekend is coming and you really need a vacation but you only have one day for a getaway. We invite you to come spend the day with us at Gainey Vineyard. The Santa Ynez Valley may be small, but it there is no shortage of things to do here. This ideal itinerary is filled with a balance of relaxation and adrenaline, time among nature and big-city sophistication including world-class wine and culinary delights.

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  7. Getting to Know Gainey

    Employee Spotlight:  Sunny Ramirez, Event Manager—What do you most enjoy about your current job as Events Manager at Gainey? Working with all the Gainey staff, it is like a big family!  If you knew you could not get hurt would you rather skydive or climb Mt. Everest? Truthfully, neither! But, if I did have a 100% guarantee I would not get hurt, I would choose to climb Mt. Everest. 

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