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Join us for a peek Behind the Scenes of Santa Barbara County's world class wines!


Behind the Scenes will feature multiple events over the course of the weekend, providing attendees the opportunity to learn from the winemakers themselves about what makes Santa Barbara County wines so special. Attendees can choose from a menu of options, including winemaker panel discussions, winery lunches, and walk around tastings showcasing the great variety of wines made throughout the region. 


Friday, May 19

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Ticket Price: $85

Evening Tasting: "An Exploration of Santa Barbara County's 7 AVAs"

Location: Roblar Winery, 3010 Roblar Ave, Santa Ynez


Saturday, May 20


Time: 10:00 – 11:30

Ticket Price: $100

Tasting & Panel Discussion: "Expand Your Palate; how Santa Barbara is leading the charge experimenting with new varietals and making fun, funky and fresh wines

Location: Story of Soil Winery, 100 Los Padres Way, Buellton, CA


Time: 12:00 - 2:00 PM               

Ticket Price: $150

Panel Discussion & Lunch: "Sustainable, Organic, Biodynamic - What's the Difference?"

Location: Fess Parker Winery, 6200 Foxen Canyon Road, Los Olivos 

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Ticket Price: $200

Tasting & Panel Discussion: “World Class Cabernet in Santa Barbara County”

Location: Brave & Maiden, 649 N. Refugio Rd., Santa Ynez

Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM   

Ticket Price: $100           

Tasting & Panel Discussion: “The Evolution of the Sta. Rita Hills: Pinot Noir and Beyond”

Location: Babcock Winery, 5175 CA-246, Lompoc


Time: 4:30 - 6:30 PM              

Ticket Price: $125

Evening Tasting: " Sparkling Everything and Pizza"

Location: The Hilt, 2440 Santa Rosa Rd, Lompoc 


Sunday, May 21


Time: 11:30 - 1:30         
Ticket Price: $150

Panel Discussion & Lunch: "The Next Generation of Winemaking in Santa Barbara County"

Location: Bien Nacido3503 Rancho Tepusquet Rd., Santa Maria

Events will be occurring throughout Santa Barbara County at different times, in multiple locations.  
Please note that tickets for each event are sold separately, and not as a weekend package.


Event Schedule / Activities
General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.

Age Restriction
All attendees must be 21 years old.