Celebrate March and International Women's Day with 17+ female winemakers pouring their wines at a 5-7 course feast prepared by some of the area's best female chefs and restauranteurs, including Chef Pink (Bacon & Brine), Chef Brook (Union Hotel), Cheesemonger Janelle McAtamney, and Baker Amy Dixon (Baker's Table).
Celebration of Harvest Weekend, held over Columbus Day Weekend, is series of events: Festival Grand Tasting on Saturday, October 8 from 1:00-4:00PM at Old Mission Santa Ines in Solvang, private events hosted by wineries (dinners, library + barrel tastings, etc.), and a weekend-long Vintners Visa pass getting you into all of the participating tasting rooms.
Who doesn't love to eat outdoors in lovely weather with a view? JOIN US for our 1st Ever Hard Apple Cider release. We'll be discussing the history of cider + picnicking where we do most of our dreaming. Literally.
Please join us on SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015 for a delightful afternoon of country bbq and hard cider. We plan to leisure at our home base on the vineyard, noshing on locally raised and braised pork, and deliciously fresh picnic salads packed into masons while sampling and learning all about hard cider - basking in all of natures glory.
This event is limited to 22 well-tempered Guests.
What: Our 1st Ever Cider Release Party
When: Sunday, April 19, 11:30a-1:30p
Tickets: $55 Per Person (Wine Club Discounts to Apply) Includes a tasty country BBQ picnic lunch, and a bottle of cider to take home.
**Event limited to 22 people. (8 seats left!)
Chat with winemakers about their passion projects in Solvang, California. Tickets include a BBQ lunch. Come out and relax.
YOU CAN EXPECT: 30+ different wineries will be pouring on both Saturday and Sunday.
What: Garagiste is a festival open to small producers. Come taste producers who focus on producing less than a thousand or so cases.
When: Weekend of 3/27-3/29. We'll be pouring Sunday only.
SUNDAY, MARCH 29th:
VIP ACCESS – 11:00am-4:00pm – $105
> Limited tickets available <
This ticket grants attendees ALL DAY ACCESS to everything the Festival has to offer including: the Morning Seminar & Tasting “The Elephant in the Bottle: The Great California Alcohol Debate”; BBQ Lunch provided by Georgia’s Smokehouse; (1) hour early access to taste and meet the winemakers with a smaller group; (3) hours at the Grand Tasting with unlimited tastes at 30 wineries; bread, cheese & charcuterie; and a souvenir, stemless Stolzle crystal glass.
EARLY ACCESS – Noon-4:00 pm – $75
> Limited tickets available <
This ticket allows attendees to sneak into the Festival one hour early to taste and meet the winemakers with a smaller group. Unlimited tastes at 30 wineries and includes bread, cheese & charcuterie and a souvenir, stemless Stolzle crystal glass.
GENERAL ACCESS – 1:00-4:00 pm – $55
This grants access to unlimited tastes at 30 wineries and includes bread, cheese & charcuterie and a souvenir, stemless Stolzle crystal glass.
You can still save 10% if you purchase any 2-Day Combo ticket. You know you want to spend both days with us so get your tickets today!
Come taste wines of 9 participating wineries (Alexander & Wayne, Arthur Earl, Casa Cassara, Dreamcote, Lucas & Lewellen, Lucky Dogg, Rideau. Standing Sun and Toretti).
These nine will be working with Mead Whippo, committee chair, to finalize the details.
Tickets are $75 each for a 5 course meal.
You can expect: An awesome atmosphere. Stunning conversation. Delectable wines. Awesome acoustic music.
More Info to Come!