Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Weekend


Media Contact:
Morgen McLaughlin, Executive Director | Santa Barbara Vintners
[email protected] | (805) 688-0881

Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Weekend; Refreshed & Expanded
Dinners, lunches, wine education series, vineyard walks, & Grand Tasting

BUELLTON, CA – The Santa Barbara Vintners is pleased to announce the dates and schedule of events for the Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Weekend April 10-13, 2014. The annual spring celebration of Santa Barbara County wine and food has been expanded to include four days of exciting events throughout the region. Wine and food lovers can experience the Festival Grand Tasting at the beautiful River View Park in Buellton and thirteen additional signature events.

Schedule of Events:

  • Vintners Festival Golf Tournament at Sandpiper Golf Course
  • Opening Dinner on the Luxurious Channel Cat in Santa Barbara
  • 90+ points Top Rated Wine Dinner at the Fess Parker Doubletree
  • Sta. Rita Hill AVA Dinner and Wine Pairing at Industrial Eats
  • Wine Education Seminar Series and Barrel Tasting Seminar
  • Exclusive dinner and tasting at the Grassini Family Vineyard Estate
  • Vineyard Hikes at Baehner Fournier, Beckmen, Hilliard Bruce and Refugio Ranch
  • Festival Grand Tasting at River View Park, Buellton with more than 100 member wineries

Morgen McLaughlin, the executive director of the Santa Barbara Vintners, says “We are thrilled with the scope of new experiences offering during this year’s Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Weekend. We have expanded on the very successful history of the annual Vintners Festival by adding additional wine and food events with our new partnership with Relevé Unlimited.”

Looking Forward: The Celebration of Harvest Weekend Returns October 10-13, 2014
The popular Santa Barbara Vintners Celebration of Harvest Weekend returns to Santa Barbara Wine Country over the Columbus Day Weekend, October 10-13, 2014. The four day weekend will include wine maker dinners, winery and tasting room open houses, library tastings throughout the region and the Celebration of Harvest Festival Grand Tasting.

About the Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association
The Santa Barbara Vintners is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 to support and promote Santa Barbara County as a premium wine producing and wine grape growing region. The Association includes winery members, grower/vineyard members and business associations. The Vintners’ Association produces festivals, seminars and tastings and provides information to consumers and the wine and travel media.

About Relevé Unlimited
With offices in Santa Barbara and Solvang, Relevé Unlimited is a highly regarded meeting and event production company specializing in the strategic creation and production of special events for private corporate clients, conferences, social gatherings, public festivals, and exhibitions. Founded in 1991, Relevé Unlimited has been providing unique meeting, event and festival experiences throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. The company maintains a prestigious client base, and is a one-stop shop for all aspects of meeting and event production, logistics management and sponsorship procurement.