15th Annual California Wine Festival (CWF) is being held Santa Barbara, California from 19th to 21st July 2018. One of the largest outdoor wine festivals in the state, CWF is a spectacular gathering of wine, food, music and fun at the beach and is voted the Top Food & Wine Festivals by Trip Advisor.
A world-class resort city, Santa Barbara attracts sophisticated visitors from around the world many of whom spend a few days by the beach tasting great California wines. A hip crowd of thousands of wine lovers flock the three-day festival, making it one of the most desirable consumer wine events of the year.
The unique events during the three-day festival are –
Old Spanish Nights Tasting: July 19th – at the historic De La Guerra Adobe Courtyard, site of the original Spanish fiesta in downtown Santa Barbara. World-class wines with an array of appetizers along with colorful Flamenco dancers accompanied by blazing guitars and hot Latin sounds is sure to keep everyone ‘caliente’ throughout the event.
Sunset Reserve & Rare Wine Tasting: July 20th – the charming old-world carousel at Chase Palm Park Plaza provides the backdrop for this romantic summer night under the stars where California’s best winemakers dust off their rare and reserve level bottles in a wine-lovers fantasy night of sipping the good stuff. The event also includes a silent auction of fine wines.
Beach-side Wine Festival: July 21st – This is CWF’s signature wine event. Thousands of wine lovers pour into Santa Barbara’s sun-splashed beachside location for a day of sun, sea, wine, food, and music. Hundreds of premium California wines are served up along with the best of the regional microbreweries, local top chefs, food purveyors and vendors of all things related to wine.
So those who would be nearby, do attend the festivities to enjoy sampling pours of hundreds of California’s finest vintages with gourmet appetizers, refreshing live music and the ocean view.
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