Roar & Pour

Saturday, May 9th 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm - at the SB Zoo

Roar & Pour. It’s a wild wine tasting event where the animals stay out late and the Zoo is open so guests can stroll and sip.  A Roaring Good Time where you can taste wines from the region’s leading wineries and unlimited giraffe feedings and train rides.  The zoo animals will be out late and zookeeper talks about them in a unique and beautiful event venue.

All proceeds benefit the animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo.  Click here for more details.

The Wines in the Pines

Saturday, June 13th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - at Pine Mountain Club

The Pine Mountain Club is hosting their annual "Wines in the Pines" event.  Situated in a beautiful deep valley of the San Emigdio Mountains and surrounded by Los Padres National Forest, in an area where the rare and endangered California condor ranges.  You’ll be able to taste exciting wines from throughout California’s top wine-growing regions, with dozens of premier wineries to choose from. There will also be many craft breweries and several local favorite restaurants on hand to serve you everything from classic European finger food and gourmet pizza to good-ole western barbeque.   For more information click here

Buellton Wine & Chili Fest

March 15th 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Flying Flags RV Resort

Come sample from over 30 wineries and craft breweries, and 25+ chili and salsa cooks at the beautiful Flying Flags RV Resort! entertainment by the Dusty Jugs / The Rincons and The VineYard Byrds!

This event is a family-friendly event, so bring everyone and have a great time!

To learn more information or purchase tickets click here

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World of Pinot Noir

Saturday, March 7th, 3:30pm – 6:00pm Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara

Featuring a different roster of wineries from California and even more wines from international participants.  The Grand Tasting continues the World of Pinot Noir tradition of Pinot Noir with more than 120 Pinot Noir producers from around the world gathered in the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Grand Ballroom. Bid on silent auction items while you nibble on fresh, local and seasonal wine country appetizers from the Ritz-Carlton Bacara culinary team.

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Corks and Caps Wine and Beer Tasting Festival

March 14th 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Pacific Coast Club Vandenberg Air Force Base

The VSC welcomes the Vandenberg and Central Coast communities** to the annual Corks & Caps Wine + Beer Tasting + Auction Festival.  The fun and casual night will feature more than 25 wineries and craft breweries and includes food, music, photo booth, caricature drawings, relaxation station, auctions and more.  Some of the live & silent auctions items includes vacation packages, wine, restaurants and much more.  

For more information click here

**Attendees without base access are welcome!  They must have a base sponsor or email by Feb 29th. Advanced pre-screening is required. Off-base ticket holders who do not complete the base-pass request process by 2/29 or are rejected during screening will not receive a refund.

Winery Reflections Pop-Up Tasting Event

March 28th 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – O'Cairns Inn & Suites Lompoc

Free admission for Guests 21+

Vintage Hollywood

​Saturday, June 13th 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm - SAVE THE DATE

For more than a decade, winemakers and proprietors from two dozen prestigious producers have poured their wines and a dozen of California’s top restaurants and purveyors have provided the food at the unique and intimate Vintage Hollywood annual summer event. The Vintage Hollywood Foundation raises funds to support charitable organizations, both large and small, that work to promote the health and well-being of Southern California’s diverse community.

The event is a marvelous combination of fine food, wine and auction items – a real treat for all who attend. With attendance strictly limited to 400 guests, Vintage Hollywood has become one of the summer’s most exclusive and lively gatherings.  For more information click here.

Lompoc Rotary Annual Wine Tasting & Auction

February 23th, 1:00pm – 4:00pm -- Lompoc Vets Hall

Since 1986 the Lompoc Rotary Annual Wine Tasting & Auction event has raised nearly $1,000,000 to support a variety of causes in the Lompoc Valley. There will be approximately 40 vintners and breweries pouring their local wines/brews. There will also be incredible food prepared by local chef(s). The afternoon ends with lots of energy and the auctioning of approximately 15-20 high end items.     

​For more information and tickets either email the Rotary Club at or Sissy’s Restaurant in Lompoc has tickets.