Always a delightful afternoon under the oaks along the banks of Mission Creek at the beautiful Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History featuring more than 50 wineries and 30 food purveyors. 100% of net profits benefits nature and science education at the museum.
Friday, August 17 from 5 to 8 pm: Friday Night Barn Party at Fiddlestix Barn
Kick off the weekend with member wineries who will be sharing their library stash, large format bottles and small production wines to get you warmed up for the weekend. The Chefs du Jour will be Brett Stephen from High on the Hog Catering along with a cheese buffet presented by Central Coast Specialty Foods. Music by the Bryan Titus Trio.
Saturday, August 18 from 10 am to 2 pm: Speed Tasting & Lunch with a Winemaker at Peake Ranch
Similar to speed dating, winemakers will take a turn to sit at your table, pour their wine and share the experiences of their winemaking journey. At the end of 10 minutes, a different winemaker will rotate to your table and the process begins again.
Saturday, August 18 from 5 to 8 pm: Wine & Fire Grand Tasting at La Purisima Mission, Lompoc
Forty plus wineries and sizzling local chefs and farmers will be on hand for an evening of chillin' and grillin' at the beautiful La Purisima Mission, located on the edge of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Babe Farms, Campbell Farms, Central Coast Specialty Foods, Homegrown Cowboy, The Hitching Post II, Los Amigos BBQ, Scratch Kitchen, The Ballard Inn and the Sta. Rita Hills Winegrowers will be serving up an amazing selection of local food favorites!
An epicurean adventure in Santa Barbara benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. Enjoy an afternoon at one of Santa Barbara's original tasting events featuring the area's finest wineries, breweries, restaurants and caterers.