Santa Barbara Winter Wine Classic

Santa Barbara might not technically be in California's famed Wine Country, but it is certainly a similar hub for tasty libations, culture and luxury real estate.

Santa Barbara might not technically be in California’s famed Wine Country, but it is certainly a similar hub for tasty libations, culture and luxury real estate. Each January, the area hosts a special event called the Winter Wine Classic, where all of the art, culture, food, drinks, wine, music and other elements that make Santa Barbara great converge.

The 6th annual Winter Wine Classic will take place this Saturday, Jan. 21, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. local time at the California Wine Festival. This year, the Fess Parker: A Doubletree by Hilton Resort will play host, inviting locals and tourists alike to a momentous occasion.

Come out for an elegant, unique wine tasting this January. Come out for an elegant, unique wine tasting this January.

Attendees will enjoy food from some of the finest restaurants in all of Santa Barbara, including Blush and VIVA, as well as opportunities to taste roughly 100 California wines and much more. There truly is something for everyone at the Santa Barbara Winter Wine Classic.

Tickets start at $90 and run through $110 for admission, depending on which package you choose to purchase. More information about the event, as well as phone numbers and sites where you can purchase tickets, can be found through the city’s main website.