Posted on August 13, 2022
The Santa Barbara Winemakers Pageant returns for its 38th 12 months on Saturday, October eight, from 1-Four pm at Outdated Mission Santa Inés in Solvang. The primary wine competition ever to happen in Santa Barbara County, the Vintners Pageant will function greater than 70 wineries and connoisseur choices from 30 regional cooks, eating places and meals producers.
Guests can meet winemakers and vineyard homeowners to be taught firsthand why Santa Barbara County was named Wine Area of the Yr 2021 by Wine Fanatic journal. Friends can get pleasure from samples of the area’s finest glowing wine on the Financial institution of Marin’s Bubble Lounge, together with stay music and viticulture and culinary demonstrations.
A $125 early hen ticket grants entry to the competition at midday, one hour earlier than common admission ($95), permitting for extra private interplay with winemakers, homeowners and cooks.
Positioned in downtown Solvang, the competition presents on-site parking, although attendees are inspired to stroll, carpool, use native ride-sharing choices, or take the practice.
“Santa Barbara Wine Nation has been acknowledged internationally as Wine Area of the Yr as a result of it produces globally aggressive wines from one of the various rising areas on this planet. However the schooling, expertise, ardour and knowledge that winemakers pour into each bottle is what actually units us aside,” stated Alison Laslett, government director of the Santa Barbara Vintners Affiliation, which has organized the Vintners Pageant since its inception.
“Our wine area presents extra varietals than some other wine area, so everybody from freshmen to seasoned and connoisseur collectors will discover instances to buy and luxuriate in at dwelling,” he stated.
Native low cost tickets are $75 and are for people whose major residence is in Santa Barbara County, who stay and work in wine nation. These tickets can be found to the primary 250 consumers. Non-drinking tickets are $25 and are meant for non-drinkers, designated drivers, and/or kids ages 6-20. Youngsters below 6 years enter free.
All tickets might be bought at www.sbvintnersweekend.com. The competition will happen rain or shine, and all tickets are non-refundable.
Santa Barbara Vintners thanks its long-standing sponsors and companions who make this occasion potential, together with Financial institution of Marin, Chumash On line casino Resort and Go to the Santa Ynez Valley.