Dedicated to keeping the populous current on the great wines coming out of Santa Barbara, this Annual Tasting Event features the namesakes, owners, winemakers pouring some of the best wine made in California. Long before Sideways, LearnAboutWine was bullish about the quality of Santa Barbara wine. Today, with number of brands doubling in the past 10 years, the story is continuing to evolve. Tasting areas like THE FUNK ZONE continue to elevate the Santa Barbara tasting experience. New Appellations like Happy Canyon, Buelton, Los Alamos and further refinements coming, Santa Barbara is remaining topical and improving with each and every vintage. Come see the story first hand at Stars of Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara, one of America’s most beautiful cities and the capital of Southern California’s wine country, will become the epicenter of the California wine world on Saturday, January 24, 2015. That’s when one of the largest gatherings ever of the California’s ultra-elite winemaking masters will assemble for the 4th annual “Winter Wine Classic” presented at the luxurious Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort.
Tasting nearly 100 classic California wines of this legendary stature at one event is truly a rare chance for fine wine lovers to taste the very best all in one place. The event will include famous names from the wine world like Bernardus, Charles Krug, Heitz Wine Cellars, Chateau St. Jean, and Peju as well as artisan gold-medal producers such as Ahnfeldt, Beckmen, Grassini, and Tablas Creek who will pour their ultra-premium wines and delight of the hundreds of oenophiles in attendance.
A wide variety of delectable wine-worthy gourmet morsels will be paired and offered by some of the region’s most notable chefs in this luxuriant wine and food celebration. Top Santa Barbara restaurants include Blush, The Lark, Cielito, Olio e Limone, Finch & Fork, Enterprise Fish Company and much more!
Come on out and rub elbows with your fellow wine club members for a private member event. The soothing sounds of Joachim Nordensson, tasty light bites, and the chance to name our next GSM. Bring your best wine naming skills and RSVP to sarah@sangerwines by Wednesday 1/21/15.
We are excited to host another Consilience Wine Dinner! This time at Posh in beautiful Scottsdale. Additional details to follow. Location information below.
Address: 7167 East Rancho Vista Drive #111, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Geoffrey Drummond, Julia Child’s former TV director and producer, will present a new video montage which offers a retrospective of television clips and celebrity guest interviews that pay homage to the beloved godmother of cooking, followed by Q&A with the audience.
After the screening, join us for a lovely wine reception presented by the Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association. Sample more than 40 varietals by the region’s top winemakers. In addition to wine, enjoy culinary tastings by Bacara’s Executive Chef David Reardon.
Join us for the premier wine and culinary event overlooking the Pacific Ocean. 20+ restaurants and 20+ wineries. More details as the date gets closer. Must be 21 years or older to attend.
Experience four days in Santa Barbara Wine Country with winemaker dinners, special tastings & offerings, tasting room open houses, wine seminar, and the return of the Vintners' Visa.
The highlight of the weekend is the annual Vintners Spring Festival on Saturday featuring the more than 100 winery members of the Santa Barbara Vintners pouring alongside regional food purveyors, and local entertainment.
The Festival is being held this year at the beautiful River View Park in Buellton. Tickets are on sale now with special early bird pricing until December 31, 2014!