The 37th Annual Santa Barbara Vintners Festival heads back to their roots, in Santa Maria Valley.
The Festival Grand Tasting takes place on Saturday, May 4 at the historic Rancho Sisquoc in Santa Maria from 1-4 p.m. Early entry begins at noon.
Enjoy new release wines from over 100 participating member wineries, food sampling from more than twenty food purveyors, live music, wine and culinary demonstrations, local artisans, participation in the silent auction, and free parking all included in the ticket price.
There are four ticket options for the event, Early Entry, General Admission, Locals Discount and Non-Drinking.
The Bubble Lounge
The Vintners Visa
First Responder Invitational
Location and Transportation Information
Hotel Rates and Information
Book at a Santa Maria Valley Hotel and receive a complimentary Santa Maria Valley Wine Tasting Passport valid from May 2nd – 6th. The following hotels are offering special rates for the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival weekend.
Best Western Plus Big America
1725 N Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
The Historic Santa Maria Inn
801 South Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Holiday Inn – Santa Maria
2100 North Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Radisson Hotel Santa Maria
3455 Skyway Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455
Santa Barbara Vintners Festival Weekend Events
Alongside the Vintner’s festival itself, some of Santa Maria’s local wineries and attractions are also having events celebrating the festival throughout the entire weekend.
May 3rd (5:00pm – 9:00pm)
Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir and Food Affair
Martian Ranch & Vineyard
May 4th (8:00pm – 11:30pm)
May Star Party
Zaca Mesa Winery & Vineyards
May 4th (12:00pm – 3:00pm)
Live Music by Different Strings