Events

Les Marchands Santa Barbara County Futures Tasting

Saturday, April 19, 2014

12-4pm

Location:
Les Marchands Wine Bar: 131 Anacapa St. Suite B
Price:
$70 advance & $80 at door
Contact:
For tickets: http://lesmarchandswinebar.securecheckout.com/product/detail/SBCWFT2014.html

Every year, Santa Barbara County's hottest local wineries will gather for an exclusive tasting at Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to not only be the first to taste unreleased wines from the upcoming vintage, but to purchase these wines at a 20% discount of standard retail.

The Santa Barbara County Wine Futures Tasting shines a light on the emerging local wine area and allows consumers and trade alike to secure allocations of the most dynamic and relevant producers in the region.

Food from the Heart Fundraising Event

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

5-7pm

Location:
813 Anacapa Street: Grassini Family Vineyards, Au Bon Climat & Margerum Tasting Rooms
Price:
$50
Contact:
For tickets: (805) 898-3981 sbfoodfromtheheart.com

Join Grassini Family Vineyards, Margerum and Au Bon Climat tasting rooms for a fun evening of wine and food while benefitting local non-profit Food From the Heart. Food From the Heart is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that prepares and delivers healthy meals at no charge to Santa Barbara's homebound neighbors in need.

A ticket will get you tastings at all three tasting rooms along with special food pairings at each stop! C'est Cheese will be offering pairings at Au Bon Climat, lovely flat breads from the Wine Cask will be served at Margerum and Food From the Heart chef Aaron Casale will be making delicious desserts at our tasting room. Be sure to come out because 100% of the profits go directly back to Food From the Heart

2nd Annual Magic on the Urban Wine Trail

Sunday, April 27, 2014

2-5pm

Location:
Carrillo Recreation Center, 100 East Carrillo Street
Price:
$45 in advance, $60 at door
Contact:
Visit http://parcsb.org/ for more information and tickets.

Join Grassini Family Vineyards for a fun filled evening of wine tasting and magic featuring wineries from the Urban Wine Trail and the "magic" of award winning magician Mark Collier. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres created by the talented youth and the Chef mentors of the Culinary Arts Program and a fantastic silent auction and raffle. Proceeds will benefit the Parks and Recreation youth scholarship fund and culinary arts program.

Parks and Recreation Community Foundation (PARC) is the non-profit foundation that raises funds to support the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department. They believe that parks, recreation programs and open space must be preserved for the enjoyment, appreciation, and improved quality of life for present and future generations. PARC helps fund programs that serve at-risk and needy youth in our community and supports park renovation projects.

Memorial Weekend Block Party

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

12-3pm

Location:
813 Anacapa Street: Grassini Family Vineyards, Margerum & Au Bon Climat Tasting Rooms
Price:
$25 includes wine tasting at all three wineries and tacos
Contact:
For tickets: http://shop.margerumwinecompany.com/memorial-weekend-block-party-p423.aspx

Join us for our inaugural Trifecta Block Party with Margerum, Au Bon Climat, and Grassini Family Vineyards! Come and experience three premium wine tasting rooms located in the Historical El Paseo complex just a block off State Street. Taste at three different tasting rooms and enjoy wines produced from the diverse grape varietals that grow in the unique microclimates of Santa Barbara County. Enjoy our courtyard with your tasting and al pastor tacos cooked to perfection.

Urban Wine Trail Summer Celebration: Passport Weekend

Friday, May 30- Sunday June 1, 2014

Location:
Urban Wine Trail of Santa Barbara
Price:
$50
Contact:
For tickets: http://urbanwinetrailsb.com/event/summer-celebration/
Celebrate Summer on the Santa Barbara Urban Wine Trail!  Purchase a passport and take advantage of a complementary tasting and 10% discount off all wine purchases at all of the 23 wineries on the Urban Wine Trail May 30th – June 1st.  Guests will begin their wine tasting adventures at one of these 3 check-in points – Carr Winery, Santa Barbara Winery, Margerum Wine Company. Uber Cab co. will be providing transportation all weekend long for Passport holders.
*Discounted tickets available until April 30th using the code: presale for 10% off!

Get a passport and take advantage of a complementary tasting and 10% discount off all wine purchases at all of the 23 wineries on the Urban Wine Trail May 30th – June 1st.  Guests will begin their wine tasting adventures at one of these 3 check-in points – Carr Winery, Santa Barbara Winery, Margerum Wine Company. Uber Cab co. will be providing transportation all weekend long for Passport holders.

Urban Wine Trail Summer Celebration: Grand Tasting

Saturday, May 31, 2014

6-9pm

Location:
Carrillo Ballroom: 100 East Carrillo Street
Price:
$75
Contact:
For tickets: http://urbanwinetrailsb.com/event/summer-celebration/

All 23 of the winemakers in the Urban Wine Trail will host you for an evening of world-class wine from Santa Barbara County. The evening will be an elegant night of Art, Wine, and Food from local restaurants with a chance to purchase limited and hard to find wines. Displayed throughout the venue there will be 23 pieces of art produced by local artists inspired by each of the Urban Wine Trail Wineries. A live auction to raise money for The Unity Shoppe will be held featuring five unique items that will tempt your imagination.

*Discounted tickets available until April 30th using the code: presale for 10% off!

Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend

Friday, June 6, 2014

5:30-7:30pm

Location:
Bacara Resort & Spa
Price:
$75 for Opening Reception
Contact:
For tickets and more information: www.bacararesort.com/sbfoodandwine

Join Santa Barbara County’s top culinary talent for three unforgettable days of food and wine. Set within the luxurious surroundings of Bacara Resort, the Santa Barbara Food & Wine Weekend celebrates Julia Child’s lifelong passion for learning, love of eating well and appreciation for Santa Barbara’s coastal bounty.

The weekend begins with a lovely wine reception presented by the Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association. Sample more than 40 varietals by the region’s top winemakers, including your favorite Grassini Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. In addition to wine, each table will include a culinary tasting personally selected for that winery by Bacara’s Executive Chef David Reardon.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts.