California Wine Festival – Santa Barbara
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Old Spanish Nights – Tapas and Wine Tasting 6 – 8:30 pm
De La Guerra Adobe Courtyard This new and exciting event precedes Santa Barbara’s world-famous “Old Spanish Days” Fiesta by a few weeks, and in the spirit of Fiesta, the night is charged with exciting Spanish music, passionate flamenco dancing, and spicy tapas appetizers. Santa Barbara County’s finest wines will be spotlighted along with hot Spanish imports! Don’t miss this festive upscale event!
This romantic evening of rare wine tasting begins with a champagne reception under the stars at Santa Barbara’s charming old-world carousel at Chase Palm Park Plaza. Extremely limited reserve level wines are matched with gourmet appetizers from top local chefs, artisan cheeses, even fresh strawberries dipped in a chocolate fountain.
$99 in advance. $125 at the door. Limited to 500.
Saturday, July 17, 2010
Beachside Wine Festival 1 pm – 4 pm
(11:30 am entrance for VIP/Press/Trade) Chase Palm Park Oceanside
$59 in advance. $75 at the gate. Limited to 3,000.