Saunter & Sip your way through the historic El Presidio Orchard in the beautiful city of Santa Barbara. Newly released rosés and delicious sparkling wines just add to the tasting fun as Sta. Rita Hills wineries showcase their current and new release wines from one of the coolest growing regions in California.
Enjoy music from Spainish and classical guitarist, Grady DiPietro, while noshing on tasty snacks from Buena Onda.
As a bonus, journalist and critic Matt Kettmann will be presenting 2 Sipping Sessions at the event as part of the Independent’s Wine Week celebration.
Click here to view a list of participating wineries and to purchase your tickets!
Smart Sipping Sessions:
Do you want to know more about what’s in your glass? Join journalist and critic Matt Kettmann (Santa Barbara Independent, Wine Enthusiast, Vines & Vision) to learn firsthand from the winemakers what you are sipping. The Sipping Sessions will take place inside the Presidio’s chapel adjacent to El Presidio Orchard. The first session will cover the region’s Rosé wines, and the second session will focus on Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay. Winemakers share their thoughts, and will take questions from the audience at the end of the sessions.
Session 1: 3:15 – 3:45pm Rosé
Session 2: 4:15 – 4:45pm Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay