The 11th Annual California Wine Festival - Santa Barbara will host a three-day wine and food celebration. The event dates are July 17-19, 2014.
This important event will include: two intimate evening tastings on Thursday and Friday,two informative seminars at The Fess Parker Hotel, a "Beachside Wine Fest" which will takes over a peaceful palm-where you can sip and savor nearly 300 wines and dozens of gourmet food samplings. Craft brews will also be available for tasting along with artisan cheeses, breads, fresh cut fruits, olive oils and much more!
Wine, food, music, sun and sea. Experience the quintessential California wine tasting and enjoy hundreds of California's finest vintage wines, delicious gourmet foods samples and lively music. Discover new wines at every Festival, find a new favorite and pair it with a dizzying variety of fresh gourmet appetizers like artisan breads, cheeses, olive oils and so much more. Enjoy an afternoon of unlimited fun, food and music – at the biggest wine festival under the sun.
Some important events are as follows:
1) Old Spanish Days.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
6:30 – 9 pm
Casa De La Guerra Courtyard
This 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. California's finest wines will be spotlighted along with hot Spanish imports! Don't miss this festive upscale event! Ticket price includes all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass
Advance Ticket Price - $49 (Gate Price $55)
2) Sunset Rare and Reserve Wine Tasting
Friday, July 18, 2014
6:30 – 9 pm
Chase Palm Park (near carousel)
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 and gourmet chocolates and truffles while live bluesy jazz keeps things super cool. Ticket price includes all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass.
3) Beachside Wine Festival
Saturday, July 19, 2014
1 – 4 pm*
Chase Palm Park Oceanside
Hit the grassy, palm-lined Chase Palm Park to experience the quintessential California wine tasting event at our 11th Annual California Wine Festival grand finale. Indulge in this heady, summertime ‘right of pleasure’ and join the afternoon-long celebration -- Unlimited tasting of fine wine & foods, plus sun, sea and music. Sip hundreds of vintage California wines, sample dozens of hot and cold gourmet appetizers, artisan breads and cheeses, fresh cut fruits, and for a change of taste, sample local and regional craft brews too. Ticket price includes all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass.
Advance Ticket Price - $69 (Gate Price $80)
In addition there are other important limited seat seminars.
Please check the program.