Saunters and Sips

Saunters and Sips

Saunters and Sips

Rosé, Bubbles, Tapas, Wine Education, Music, and more!!

We invite you to join us for the inaugural Spring event in Santa Barbara, Saunters & Sips, hosted by the Sta. Rita Hills Wine Alliance on Saturday, April 29th from 2:30 – 5:30pm!

Saunters & SipsSaunter & Sip your way through the historic El Presidio Orchard in downtown Santa Barbara. Newly released rosés and delicious sparkling wines just add to the Spring tasting fun when over 25 Sta. Rita Hills wineries will showcase their current and new release wines.

As a bonus, journalist and critic Matt Kettmann will be presenting 2 Sipping Sessions at the Saunters & Sips event as part of the Independent’s Wine Week celebration.

Smart Sipping Sessions:

Do you want to know more about what’s in your glass? Join journalist and critic Matt Kettmann (Santa Barbara Independent, Wine Enthusiast, Vines & Vision) to learn firsthand from the winemakers what you are sipping. The Sipping Sessions will take place inside the Presidio’s chapel adjacent to El Presidio Orchard. The first session will cover the region’s Rosé wines, and the second session will focus on Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay. Winemakers share their thoughts and will take questions from the audience at the end of the sessions.

  • Session 1: 3:15 – 3:45pm Rosé
  • Session 2: 4:15 – 4:45pm Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay

Enjoy music from Spanish and classical guitarist, Grady DiPietro, while noshing on tasty snacks from Buena Onda.

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Wineries Participating in Saunters & Sips:

  • Alma Rosa
  • Ampelos Cellars
  • Barden Wines
  • Camins 2 Dreams
  • Civilization Wine Company
  • Dusty Nabor Wines
  • Fiddlehead Cellars
  • Foxen Vineyard and Winery
  • Gogi Wines
  • Hitching Post Wines
  • Holus Bolus and the Joy Fantastic
  • Kessler-Haak Vineyard and Winery
  • Lompoc Wine Factory
  • Longoria Wines
  • Loubud Wines
  • Montemar Wines
  • Ojai Vineyards
  • Pali Wine Co.
  • Samsara Wine Company
  • Sanford Winery and Vineyards
  • Seagrape Wine Company
  • Sweetzer Cellars
  • Temperance Cellars
  • Tercero Wines
  • The Hilt Estate
  • Tomi Cellars

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