December 10 & 11 The Julefest Celebration in Solvang includes the Solvang Holiday Wine Walk, featuring more than 13 wine tasting rooms hosting a wine tasting walk throughout the village from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Stroll among the shops, and lights as you get a taste of Solvang! Tickets available for $45 per person for the 2-day pass. For more information, visit Solvang's website
Ongoing A unique new tour of the Santa Barbara wine country combines wine and cupcakes. And not just any cupcakes. Favorites include chocolate blackberry Syrah and pomegranate mango Chardonnay. Three tasting rooms, six mini cupcakes and a deli-style lunch are included in the guided tour. The cost is $130 per person; discount rates are available for groups. For more information, visit www.sbadventureco.com. Santa Barbara Adventure Company, 720 Bond Ave., Santa Barbara, CA 93102, 805-884-9283.
Thursdays Every Thursday from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at Corks n' Crowns in Santa Barbara, patrons can pair local wines and craft beers with topnotch gourmet pizzas --- organically made by Full of Life Flatbread in Los Alamos and baked in house. Corks 'n Crowns, 32 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101, 805-845-8700.
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on wine events, please contact:
417 Santa Barbara St., Ste. A-6
Santa Barbara, CA 93101