Santa Barbara Vintners Festival
April 20 - 23 with Grand Tasting on April 22 at River View Park in Buellton
Several days of fun and exciting events taking place over the Spring Weekend including the Vintners' Visa which gives you one complimentary wine tasting at 12 different wineries throughout Santa Barbara County. The Grand Tasting to be held on Saturday, April 22rd at the beautiful River View Park in Buellton is the largest tasting of Santa Barbara County wines of the year. Celebrate with over 120 Santa Barbara County wineries and winemakers, more than 40 food purveyors and chefs, regional artists, live music, and more! Tickets are all-inclusive and include free parking, all wine tastings, and food sampling.
Want to visit up to twelve tasting rooms on an all-inclusive wine tasting pass? Get a Vintners Visa Wine Country Tasting Pass for unique and complimentary offerings at your choice of twelve participating tasting rooms from Thursday - Sunday. Typically 25 - 40 wineries and tasting rooms participate in this program.
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Outstanding in the Field
Saturday, October 28th - 2pm at Ampelos Vineyards
Host Farmers: Peter & Rebecca Work
Guest Chef: Budi Kazali,
Outstanding in the Field, the pioneer of pop-up dinners set in the places where the food on the plate was harvested, is returning to Ampelos Vineyard with Winemakers Rebecca and Peter. To arrive here is to feel perfectly at ease. The abundant vines climbing the low hills will be just getting their fall colors. Chef Budi Kazali of The Gathering Table and Ballard Inn will be in the field kitchen for this event. Budi, who grew up on the Indonesian island of Java, will send out platters of Pacific Rim cuisine.
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