Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley

sat05nov4:00 pmsat8:00 pmTaste of the Santa Ynez ValleyBuellton Dinner and Tasting Reception

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Event Details

As the West’s most respected travel and lifestyle authority, Sunset Magazine is partnering with another western icon – Visit the Santa Ynez Valley – to present Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley.

The four-day, six town celebration of food, wine, and more takes place November 3rd through the 6th across the towns of SolvangSanta YnezLos AlamosLos OlivosBallard, and Buellton. Among the many highlights of Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley include curated wine tastings, chef-driven long table dinners, lunches and activities, and events hosted by Sunset editors, all celebrating the many special offerings of this powerhouse California wine country destination.

Buellton Dinner and Tasting Reception

Saturday, November 5th

Sample a wide selection of wines grown in the regions of the Sta Rita Hills as well as Buellton. There will also be bites from local restaurants from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Featured participants include Barden, Buscador, Brick Barn, Folded Hills, Dorwood Distillery, Firestone Brewery, Figueroa Mountain Brewing, Samsara, Vega Vineyard, Tomi Cellars, Seagrape, Dierberg, Zaca Creek Tavern, and many more. 

Then pull up a chair at 6 p.m. for a seated dinner in the open-air, under the Neon lights, featuring Industrial Eats, Hitching Post 2, Giorgio’s on the Parkway, and Pattibakes.

Time & Date: Tasting Reception begins at 4 p.m. and dinner begins at 6 p.m. 

Location: The Mendenhall Museum is located at 24 Zaca Street, Buellton, CA 93427. 

Must be 21+ to participate. 


(Saturday) 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Mendenhall Museum

24 Zaca Street