Special Events

Special Events

Final Friday Featured Local Winemaker Series

Our popular Final Friday Featured Local Winemaker series continues on the final Friday of each month (excluding November and December). A great way to get turned on to wines you haven’t tried and to learn more about the wines and winemakers you may have already been acquainted with.

FOUR WAYS to Experience the wines of our LOCAL FEATURED WINEMAKERS throughout their designated month:

  1. By the glass
  2. As a tasting flight
  3. 20% off all three featured wines both online and in our merchant.
  4. Meet the Winemaker in person as they pour their 3 featured wines from 5:30-6:30 pm the Final Friday of EACH MONTH (excluding November and December) $25 per person. Includes small delicious bites!featured winemaker event
2018 Final Friday Guest Winemakers:

 

Friday, January 26th Buttonwood Winemaker, Karen Steinwach

Friday, February 23rd- Stolpman Vineyards, Jessica and Peter Stolpman

Friday, March 39th – Dieter Cronje of Presqu’ile 

Friday, April 27th – Jeff Fischer of Habit

Friday, May 25th – Greg Brewer of Brewer-Clifton

Friday, June 29th – Rick Longoria of Longoria

Friday, July 27th – Matt Brady of Samsara

Friday, August 24th – Chuck Carlson of Carlson Wines

Friday, September 28th- Sarah Holt Mullins of Rancho Sisquoc Winery

Friday, October 26th- Doug Margerum of Margerum Wine Company

In 2017 We had the honor of featuring the following local winemakers and their incredible wines (follow links to our blog to discover more about each of these winemakers): Michael Larner of Larner Vineyard and Winery– Ryan Carr of Carr Winery – David Delaski of Solminer – Dick Dore of Foxen Vineyard & Winery – Eric Mohseni of Zaca Mesa Winery  – Garrett Gamache of Ground Truth – Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat  – Bion Rice of Sunstone Winery  – Ernst Storm of Storm Wines 

Follow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) or sign up to our email list to be the first to know when we close our doors for exclusive local winemaker dinners— a few of our past winemaker dinners have featured: Wes Hagen of J.Wilkes (formerly Clos Pepe), Dick Dore and Bill Wathen of Foxen Wines, Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat, and Bob Lindquist of Qupé.

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Featured Local Artist: Patricia Stalter “Bytes & Pieces” On exhibit from until November 1st

We are excited to feature Patricia Stalter’s beautiful images at our restaurant!

Retired, I spend most of my time either behind the camera or in front of my computer. I picked up my first digital camera about 25 years ago, and you rarely see me without it.

Mostly self-taught, though I have taken some classes via the internet. I love every minute of the process of creating my work, using Photoshop and Corel Painter to produce my work. Corel Painter 2018 even has one of my pieces on their opening screen. I belong to local Art Guilds and hang at galleries and in business establishments.  Staying active keeps me young. Honored to have my work at the Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara and Goleta.

These are exciting times to be an artist. Technology allows us the freedom to create any image, once we have mastered the tools. Digital painting is really digital image making. I say if you have the “eye” to see art and create it…then you are an artist, no matter what tools you use.

–Patricia Stalter

Each artist we feature has worked in very interesting career fields that over time changed and evolved into a concentration on artistic endeavors. They have owned and operated picture frame studios and art galleries and their backgrounds have informed their art and encouraged them to give attention to their own creativity. They have much to share with those who have the opportunity to view their work.

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