Plan Your Trip Book A Room The 2020 Craft Cocktail Contest is the second year of the Santa Maria Valley cocktail contest. Each craft cocktail entered will represent the culture of each bar and restaurant and the culture of Santa Maria Valley. Every element will be handmade or tailored specifically to represent the heart and soul of each establishment. There are two drink categories – Fan Favorite and Judges’ Choice. People’s choice will be decided by guests who will vote for their favorite participating craft cocktail contestant. This is where we need YOUR help! Go to any of the participating restaurants and vote for your favorite drink by uploading a picture to any social media platform and hash tagging #SMVCraftCocktail! A panel of special guest judges, ranging from local media, foodie/beverage influencers, and local VIPs will decide the overall winner. Contest Guidelines The Craft Cocktail must contain at least two ingredients Must be handmade, complex, and unique to each restaurant or bar Use the hashtag #SMVCraftCocktail Congratulations to our 2020 Craft Cocktail Winners! Fan Favorite Maya Mexican Restaurant – Naughty Michelada Judges’ Choice (a tie!) Cubanissimo Cafe – Café Borracho Far Western Tavern – Old Fashioned Participants Included: Blast 825 Brewery | Pop Drop The Century Room at The Historic Santa Maria Inn | The Cardinal Cool Hand Lukes | Luke’s Southern Bell Cubanissimo Café | Café Borracho Far Western Tavern | Old Fashioned Maya Mexican Restaurant | Naughty Michelada Portabella Bar & Grill at The Holiday Inn | Washington Fire Apple Trattoria Uliveto | Tennessee Apple Manhattan Vintner’s Bar & Grill at the Radisson | DB Cooper Wine Stone Inn | The Sweet Escape Drink up! Then vote for your favorite drink by uploading a picture to any social media platform and hashtagging #SMVCraftCocktail!