California Wine Festival, Santa Barbara, CA, July 15-16
Fri, July 15, 2022 (6:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
Sat, July 16, 2022 (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Where: Chase Palm Park
236 East Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Cost: $70 - 119
California Wine Festival, Southern California’s premier wine festival event producer, announces its return to Chase Palm Park. Guests will be able to sample tastings from winemaking regions across California, paired with gourmet appetizers from many of Santa Barbara’s top restaurants while experiencing lifestyle exhibitors, live entertainment and breathtaking seaside vistas.
Overlooking the glimmering Pacific Ocean, Friday evening kicks off with a Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting, a curated experience for wine connoisseurs. A sparkling wine reception begins the evening of sampling rare and vintage reserve wines and offers tasting room exclusives and limited-production wines hailing from vineyards based in California’s most venerable wine producing regions.
The ultimate wine tasting experience continues with a Beachside Wine Festival taking place on Saturday. The sun-splashed afternoon event will advance culinary education and exploration through one-on-one conversations and tastings with culinary and wine talent hailing from California’s illustrious wineries and local restaurants. Attendees will have access to hundreds of premium California wines and regional craft brews. Exquisite wines can be paired with artisanal cheeses, breads, olive oil, fresh-cut fruit and more.
The VIP Pavilion presented by HexClad will feature six serving stations showcasing cooking demos and food samples for VIP guests. Unique to Santa Barbara’s festival is the “Best Tri-Tip in the 805” BBQ competition where all guests can vote for top contender.