The 2019 Craft Cocktail Contest is the very first ever 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 – People’s Choice and Overall Winner.
People’s choice will be decided by guests who will vote for their favorite participating craft cocktail contestant. A panel of special guest judges, ranging from local media, foodie/beverage influencer and local VIPs will decide the overall winner.
Winners will be announced on last day of the 2019 Dine Out Santa Maria Style, January 27th, 2019.
- The Craft Cocktail must contain at least two ingredients
- Must be handmade, complex, and unique to each restaurant or bar
- Use the hashtag #SMVCraftCocktail
Anthony’s | Strawberry Mango Margarita
Blast 825 Brewery | Jalapeño Margarita
The Century Room at The Historic Santa Maria Inn | The Hollywood
Maya Mexican Restaurant | The Michelada
Portabella Bar & Grill at The Holiday Inn | The Red Martini
Vintners Bar & Grill at the Radisson | The Santa Maria Sling