What: Sipping on the Sea - Season Kick-Off!
When: Thursday, March 21st, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Santa Barbara Harbor


We're thrilled to partner with the Santa Barbara Sailing Center to kick-off the sailing season in style! Join us aboard the Double Dolphin and enjoy a spectacular Santa Barbara sunset while sipping your favorite Grassini wines.

We will be on-board to pour the wines and chat with guests. It's sure to be an educational, interactive, and enjoyable evening! Space is limited, so we'd encourage you to purchase tickets well in advance to secure your spot!

Tickets may be purchased online.

What: Santa Barbara Vintners Wine Futures Tasting
When: Friday, March 29th - Sunday, March 31st
Where: The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort


Join us underneath a beautiful cathedral of Sycamores at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort for this premium tasting experience! Taste wines pulled directly from barrel or tank from over 30 of Santa Barbara Wine Country’s best wineries, pouring special lots available only at this event.  These wines are tasted en primeur well before they are bottled and released and thus at advantageous pricing.  This is a one-of-a-kind tasting and an early look at the exceptional 2017 and 2018 vintages.  A wide assortment of Santa Barbara County’s best food purveyors will also be on-hand to accompany this special tasting.

We're thrilled to be featuring our 2017 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and 2017 Estate Petit Verdot at this special event!

Read more about the event details and purchase tickets online.


What: Santa Barbara Food & Wine Festival
When: Saturday, June 29th, 2019, 2-5pm
Where: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History


The Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival will return on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 2:00-5:00 PM, with another epic line up of wineries and food vendors!

Ticket Prices:

General Admission (Museum Member): $80
General Admission (Non-Member): $105
VIP Admission (Museum Member): $130
VIP Admission (Non-Member): $155

Tickets may be purchased online.



What: 5th Annual Vintners 5 Miler
When: Saturday, July 27th, 2019
Where: Sanford Winery in the Sta. Rita Hills


The 5th Annual Vintners 5 Miler, presented by the Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation, is a unique trail run or walk through the Rinconada and Sanford & Benedict Vineyards in the beautiful, world-famous Santa Rita Hills. Runners and walkers will be treated to one of the most unique experiences on the Central Coast!
Additional details to come, but be sure to mark your calendars and join Team GFV for this fabulous event!