March 14 | 10AM | Hotel Californian - Alhambra A-I

Santa Barbara Wine 101: Intro to the World’s Most Diverse Wine Region

Saturday, March 14, 2020


Hotel Californian – Alhambra A-I


Vintners from around the world agree: Santa Barbara County is home to the most diverse wine-growing region on the entire planet. Come learn why as we taste wines and hear stories from each of the county’s unique appellations, ranging from brisk Chardonnay and spicy Pinot Noir to expertly balanced Syrah and lush Cabernet Sauvignon. Featuring winemakers from the following AVAs:


Los Olivos District: Karen Steinwachs, Buttonwood 

Santa Maria Valley: Jill Russell, Cambria 

Foxen Canyon: Kristin Bryden, Zaca Mesa

Alisos Canyon: Nan Helgelund, Martian Ranch 

Sta. Rita Hills: Kathy Joseph, Fiddlehead 

Santa Ynez Valley: Alison Thomson, Lepiane/Two Wolves

Ballard Canyon: Jessica Stolpman, Stolpman

Happy Canyon: Katie Grassini, Grassini Family Vineyards