"WINE ON THE 101" A DAY TRIP TO SANTA BARBARA
Join Educator Ian Blackburn for a fun filled day - departing Downtown LA at 9:00 AM and pick up at 9:45 AM in Westlake!
Monday / Sept 04, 2017 (LABOR DAY)
Day Trip: Los Angeles to Santa Barbara
LA Loft Breakfast (Optional) / 8:30 AM
Round Trip / 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Join us for a day trip to Santa Barbara where we will visit top brands, get amazing appointments with the winemakers - taste, eat, relax and enjoy while being accompanied by wine expert Ian Blackburn who will entertain and guide this day trip to one of California’s most exciting wine regions. A Luxury 55 passenger bus will be used to transport 20-30 of us. This promises to be comfortable and relaxed experience.
- 3 Select Winery Visits - all tasting fees paid.
- Lunch prepared by "Celebrity" Chef Robin Goldstein
- On board snack service
- Luxury Transportation
- Movies up and back
Price includes breakfast at the Loft before we depart, all tasting fees, all visits, Professional bus, Educator/guide, snack foods & water, and lunch.
STOP ONE: A visit to Kessler-Haak Vineyard and Wines Followed by a special lunch prepared by Chef Robin GOLDSTEIN.
Robin Goldstein is a California chef who works her culinary magic combining unique flavor and spices with local seasonal produce and product, to create an unforgettable culinary experience for the palate and on the plate, in private homes and public venues.
Known as “Private Chef Robin” to celebrity and private clients alike, Robin has made a career of providing an intimate, home-cooked experience that is anything but traditional home-cooked food. Robin uses classic techniques she honed at the Culinary Institute of America in New York. Born and raised in the Washington DC area, she ate her way through the city’s most prominent restaurants. Her early exposure to fine dining at her grandparents’ restaurant along with her food-loving family sparked her lifelong passion and love of cooking. Chef Robin moved to California in 1984, and gained experience working in private homes as well as owning a full service catering and event planning business, MarketCatering. Through travel and living abroad for a number of years, she has developed and fine-tuned her California-Mediterranean cooking style, with an emphasis on Middle Eastern flavors.
STOP TWO: A visit to BonacCorsi Vineyard AT LIQUID FARM. MEET WITH JennE Bonaccorsi
STOP THREE: Liquid Farm - We get to sit with the owners, winemakers Jeff and Nikki Nelson. We taste 20+ wines