Experience

We invite you to experience The Barn at The Hilt Estate. A dramatic property located in Santa Barbara County’s Sta. Rita Hills AVA comprised of three estate vineyards, Bentrock, Radian and Puerta del Mar.

Located just miles from the Pacific Ocean near the historic intersection of Highway 1 and Santa Rosa Road, The Barn at The Hilt Estate is ideally situated as the starting or ending point for a Santa Barbara wine trip.

With wines from two renowned estates—JONATA and The Hilt—The Barn at The Hilt Estate offers one of the most diverse lineups of wine in Santa Barbara County. From our highly acclaimed pinot noirs and chardonnays from The Hilt to Bordeaux varietals such as cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and Rhône varietals such as syrah from our sister winery JONATA, there is something for every palate.

Experiences are by appointment only. Our tasting room is now open and accepting reservations. Below are available offerings providing something for everyone from the wine curious to the wine advanced. All tastings are led by a knowledgeable team of wine experts. Please note all visitors must be at least 21 years of age. Animals are not permitted in any of our indoor or outdoor tasting spaces with the exception of service animals. Please contact us at 805-564-8581 or info@thehiltestate.com should you have any questions.



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THE EXPERIENCES

LA TIERRA “The Earth”
It has always been about the land. Crafted as the perfect introduction to the wines of JONATA and The Hilt, this flight guides guests through some our favorite selections from our remarkably different estates.

Brands Represented: JONATA and The Hilt Estate
Wines presented: 6
Duration: 60-75 minutes
Price: $50 per person

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THE POINT
Drawing inspiration from nearby Point Conception, The Point pays tribute to the profound impact of the Pacific Ocean on our wind whipped estate vineyards, Bentrock, Radian and Puerta del Mar.

Brands Represented: The Hilt Estate
Wines presented: 6
Duration: 60-75 minutes
Price: $50 per person

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JALAMA
Jalama a Chumash word meaning “bundle”, captures this elevated collection of wines from our two diverse estates. In addition to some of our hallmark wines, this flight incorporates several of our most acclaimed bottlings.

Brands Represented: JONATA and The Hilt Estate
Wines presented: 7
Duration: 75-90 minutes
Price: $85 per person

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SEVEN CROSSINGS
Inspired by the seven crossings of Salsipuedes Creek and its tributaries on historic Highway 1 between Gaviota and The Hilt Estate (the seventh is just as you arrive), this expansive flight offers an in-depth exploration of pinot noir and chardonnay from the southwest corner of the Sta. Rita Hills.

Brands Represented: The Hilt Estate
Wines presented: 7
Duration: 75-90 minutes
Price: $85 per person

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