What: Summer Sips Wine & Cheese Lecture Series
Where: Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
When: Saturday, June 23rd, 4:00-6:00pm
Enjoy your favorite GFV wines and discover the best ways to grow under native oaks with the health of your trees in mind.
To reserve your spot, call (805) 682-4726, ext. 102.
What: Sip 'n Swirl Rooftop Wine Tasting
Where: Kimpton Canary Hotel
When: Tuesday, June 26th, 5:30-7:30pm
Join us for the first "Sip 'n Swirl" summer series event on the rooftop of the Kimpton Canary Hotel!
Tickets are $35 per person and includes wine tastings, cheese pairings, live music, and beautiful views from the rooftop. They can be purchased online or at the door.
What: Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival
Where: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
When: Saturday, June 30th, 2:00-5:00pm
The Santa Barbara Wine + Food Festival offers the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest wine and cuisine of the Central Coast! Taste and mingle under the oak trees along the banks of Mission Creek at the Museum of Natural History.
Tickets can be purchased online.
What: 1st Thursday
Where: GFV Downtown Tasting Room (24 El Paseo)
When: Thursday, July 5th, 5-8pm
Join us for First Thursday Wine Trivia Night! Test your knowledge of winemaking, varietals, and everything in between. Enjoy $2 off glasses of wine, as well as complimentary popcorn pairings.
We will feature a curated selection of art. Come meet the artist and purchase and original of your own!
What: Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting, California Wine Festival
Where: Chase Palm Park Carousel
When: Friday, July 20th, 6:30-9:00pm
"California’s best winemakers dust off their rare and reserve level bottles in a wine-lovers fantasy night of sipping the good stuff! Some wines being poured are impossible to buy and are no longer in distribution. Top chefs from Santa Barbara’s most popular restaurants will prepare amazing hot and cold gourmet appetizers while live music keeps things cool. The charming old-world carousel at Chase Palm Park Plaza provides the backdrop for this romantic summer night under the stars. A silent auction of fine wines, exotic super-sized-wine bottles including dozens of magnums, double magnums and special luxury wine trips will raise money for The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County."
Purchase tickets online.
What: Celebracion de los Dignatarios
Where: Santa Barbara Zoo
When: August 2nd, 5:00-10:00pm
"Throw on a gaucho hat, shine up those dancing shoes, and bring an appetite for fun. Celebracion de los Dignatarios kicks off Fiesta week with the wildest party in Santa Barbara, including the infamous “Digs” margaritas, icy cold beer, and tasty regional wines. Enjoy yummy appetizers from top local eateries, boogie to the stinging sounds of DJ Hecktik, and hobnob with VIPs… like you. Viva DIGS! For more Fiesta activity info, visit the OSD website.
For guests 21+ and over only.
Cost: $110 in advance, $125 at the door