1st Thursday Art Walk

August 6th, 2015

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa Barbara Arts - La Arcada Court (1114 State St. #24)
$5 per glass
For questions contact Santa Barbara Arts: 805-884-1938

1st Thursday is an evening of art and culture in downtown Santa Barbara. On the first Thursday of each month, participating galleries and art-related venues offer free access to visual and performing art in a fun and social environment from 5-8pm. 

Grassini Family Vineyards is proud to be a 1st Thursday partner with Santa Barbara Arts - your one-stop gift gallery located in the historic La Arcada courtyard. This locally owned shop features beautifully crafted treasures by fifty local artists, including Santa Barbara's own Bud Bottoms, creator of the dolphin fountain at Stearns Wharf. Take in the beutiful pieces while you sip Grassini Family Vineyards wines!

For more information, please visit Santa Barbara Arts or 1st Thursday.

1st Thursday Fiesta Kickoff

August 6th, 2015

5:00pm - 8:00pm

Santa Barbara Public Market (38 W Victoria St.)
$5 per glass
For questions contact the Santa Barbara Public Market: 805-770-7702

Kick of Fiesta with an evening of Grassini Wines at Wine + Beer! Enjoy a glass of our Equipo Red Blend to begin the weekend-long celebration of Spanish Heritatge in Santa Barbara!

This 1st Thursday at the Santa Barbara Public Market:

Zach Knight from Belcampo Meat Co. will team up with Jaime Dufek to show off some unique and beautiful creations. Delicious charcuterie and gourmet sandwich bites will be offered by the new, American-inspired Culture Counter (just opened on July 4th). Grassini family vineyards will pour bordeaux varietals from their local estate and Pure Order Brewing Co. will feature their Viva Lager to accelerate the fiesta flow. The fun continues across the way at Wine+Beer where Firestone brewery sets up shop to wet your palate with some delicious samples. See you at the Market!

For more information, please visit 1st Thursday.


Celebracion de los Dignatarios

August 6th, 2015


Santa Barbara Zoo (500 Ninos Dr, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103)
$110 General Admission; $120 Last Minute Ticket
For questions call the Santa Barbara Zoo: (805) 962-5339

Prepare to kick off this year's Fiesta at the Zoo!  Throw on a gaucho hat, shine up those dancing shoes, and bring an appetite for fun.

Dignatarios kicks off Fiesta week with the most festive party in Santa Barbara.  No drink tickets needed for the infamous "Digs" margaritas, icy cold beer,  tasty regional wines and other cocktails.  Enjoy yummy appetizers from top local eateries, boogie to the stinging sounds of King Bee and DJ Hecktik, and hobnob with you!

New this year:  all-in-one pricing for admission, drinks, and food!

Viva los Dignatarios!

To purchase tickets, click here.

For Guests 21 + only. ID & Tickets required for entry.

Fiesta Finale 2015

August 10, 2015


El Paseo Restaurant
$200 per person ($160 per person if purchased before July 10th)
For more information call or email the Profant Foundation; (805)682-8184 or

Join us as we honor Santa Barbara traditions at their best, with fabulous cuisine, vibrant costumes, lively music and wild flamenco dancers, all while raising funds for scholarships! This event benefits the Profant Foundation for the Arts: Preserving Santa Barbara's cultural heritage and assisting artists of all ages! 

Grassini is joining this event alongside three other premium wineries of the Wine Collection of El Paseo for a special pre-fiesta wine tasting from 4:30 to 5:30! Fiesta Finale is sure to sell out! Don't miss out on this fantastic event to close out Fiesta weekend! 

El Paseo Walking Wine Tour

October 9th, 2015


Historic El Paseo & Presidio Neighborhood
$65 per person (includes all wine and food tastings)
For questions contact Eat This, Shoot That!: 1-800-656-0713

We are so thrilled to be a part of this great tour over the Celebration of Harvest Weekend this October! Organized by Santa Barbara County Wine and Eat This, Shoot That Santa Barbara Food and Wine Tours, it is sure to be a fantastic event! Explore all that the Wine Collection of El Paseo has to offer while enjoying delicious tastes of gourment foods! Get your tickets soon - they're sure to sell out!

For more information about the tour and to purchase tickets, visit Celebration of Harvest.


5th Annual Crush Cookout

October 11th, 2015


Grassini Family Vineyards (5775 Genuine Risk Rd, Santa Ynez, CA, 93460
For questions contact our Tasting Room: (805)897-3366 or

Ring in Harvest 2015 with us at the 5th Annual Grassini Family Vineyards Crush Cookout!

The 2015 Harvest will be giving us ample reason to celebrate, and in true Grassini Family fashion, we have something special planned.  We will be showcasing our  newest wine releases. Come join us by the pond, and enjoy a catered lunch and live music while relaxing under the shade of our 400-year-old oak trees.  Challenge your friends to an exciting game of corn hole or bocce ball. 

This is a great opportunity for Wine Club members to pick up their Wine Club wines right at the source! All of our wines will be available for purchase.  We’re offering complimentary shipping on wines purchased at the Cookout.  Tickets will sell out, so be sure to get yours soon!

More information to come! Tickets will be available for purchase soon so be sure to watch this page for more information!

Celebration of Havest Weekend

October 9th-12th, 2015

$30-$250 (Prices vary for all events)
For questions visit

Join us for Celebration of Harvest 2015; a weekend long celebration of all things wine in Santa Barbara County!

Friday-Monday, Octoer 9th-12

Purchase a Vintner's Visa for exclusive tasting flights and complementary extras throughout the weekend in both Downtown Santa Barbara and the Santa Ynez Valley.

Saturday, October 10th

Festival Grand Tasting at Old Mission Santa Ynez, Solvang, CA. 1-4pm.

Wine tastings from more than 120 Santa Barbara County wineries as well as gourment food, live music, and a silent auction! 

For more information about the Celebration of Harvest weekend and to purchase tickets and Visas, visit Celebration of Harvest.