Guests will enjoy live and local music ranging from classic covers to original hits all while taking in amazing views of Sta. Rita Hills and historic Sanford Vineyards. Sample our world-class wines, enjoy delicious tacos and have some fun with a variety of lawn games.
Calendar of Events
Come visit our beautiful vineyard and have a glass. Or two.
We also offer private tours & tastings.
Friday, April 20th
Saturday, May 5th
Pick up your May wine club shipment and enjoy great savings on additional bottles! Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, small bites, and live music while picking up your allocation. We can’t wait to host you!
Sunday, May 13th
Celebrate mom with Sanford this year! We're partnering with local, La Arcada restaurant, State and Fig to bring you a delicious, memorable, and relaxing Sunday Brunch in the tasting room- on Mother's Day! Enjoy a buffet style brunch, including all your favorite brunch classics, with a complimentary glass of delicious Sanford wine. Of course, bottles will be available to purchase for your table also!
Saturday, May 19th
Join us for our annual Club-exclusive Pinot Blending & Lobster Feast on Saturday, May 19th! Winemaker Steve Fennell and the cellar team will help you craft your very own custom blend of Pinot Noir, featuring premium barrel samples of fruit from our estate vineyards. After entering to win special prizes for "Best Blend" and "Best Label", join us on our South Patio overlooking the vineyard for a gourmet lobster feast paired with some of our favorite current vintages.
Friday, June 8th
After a long week, come "wine down" with us at Sanford Winery! On select Fridays enjoy live music, small bites, specials and of course... wine! So kick back and relax with friends, we can't think of a better way to start the weekend!
Saturday, June 16th
Enjoy a night of elegance and extravagance. Meet us at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art to enjoy a night of wine, art, friends, and family.
Saturday, June 30th
Ride the along the beautiful Central Coast with Winemaker Steve Fennell. Relax and enjoy spectacular views while sipping Sanford wines - Lunch provided.
Saturday, July 7th
Join us for a day of fun at the winery celebrating our Winery Tasting Room's 11th anniversary and the Fourth of July all wrapped into one! Indulge on delicious, classic summer dishes, while enjoying an outdoor tasting! There will be fun lawn games to play and live music!
Saturday, July 21st
Please join us at Sanford Winery for a very special Summer Brunch with honored guest, Michael Benedict, who planted our acclaimed Sanford & Benedict Estate Vineyard in 1971. Take this unique opportunity to talk to Mr. Benedict one-on-one about his pioneering vision to plant the first vineyard in the Sta. Rita Hills and what he thinks today about the history that he helped create. While mingling with Michael, enjoy a gourmet brunch, catered by local favorite K'Syrah, live music by Jim Becker, and perfectly paired estate-grown wines.
Saturday, July 28th
The 4th annual Vintners 5 Miler presented by the Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation is a unique trail run or walk through the La Rinconada and Sanford & Benedict Vineyards in the beautiful, world-famous Santa Rita Hills. Runners and walkers will be treated to one of the most unique experiences on the Central Coast!