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!
Calendar of Events
Come visit our beautiful vineyard and have a glass. Or two.
We also offer private tours & tastings.
Friday, June 8th
Saturday, June 16th
Join us for Painting in the Vineyard!Our beautiful estate will both inspire your creative spirit and indulge the wine-lover in you. Don’t consider yourself an artist just yet? Don’t worry. Our trained artist will walk you through the entire painting process step-by-step. You’ll be amazed at what you can create in just a few hours - even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush in your life!
Saturday, July 21st
Please join us at Sanford Winery for a very special Summer Brunch in honor of Michael Benedict, who planted our acclaimed Sanford & Benedict Estate Vineyard in 1971. 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!
Saturday, August 25th
Join us for Painting in the Vineyard!Our beutiful estate will both inspire your creative spirit and indulge the wine-lover in you. Don’t consider yourself an artist just yet? Don’t worry. Our trained artist will walk you through the entire painting process step-by-step. You’ll be amazed at what you can create in just a few hours - even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush in your life!
Saturday, September 8th
Pick up your September 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!
Friday, September 14th
Wine and Cheese Lovers Unite! Join us at Sanford for our second intimate cheese pairing class in the Santa Barbara Tasting Room. The experts at Cailloux Cheese Shop will guide you through delectable cheeses that were hand picked for our delicious Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs. Taste cheese pairings from around the world while learning about the do's and don'ts of pairing!
After a long week, come "wine down" with us at Sanford! On select Fridays enjoy live music, delicious food, 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, October 6th
Join us for our Annual Harvest Party, held at our beautiful estate in the Sta. Rita Hills! Come celebrate another successful harvest with:
- Wine & barrel tastings
- The always popular Jim Becker playing your favorite classic songs
- Delicious Autostrada Wood Fired Pizza
Plus! Our Winery Production and Vineyard teams will host hay ride tours through our two estate Vineyards.
Thursday, October 25th
Sip on Sanford wines while you enjoy a beautiful Santa Barbara harbor sunset cruise aboard the Double Dolphin catamaran.
Saturday, November 3rd
Experience a day with your Sanford Winery family, filled with great vineyard views, clonal tasting and lunch at the winery. Enjoy an afternoon cheese social at our Santa Barbara tasting room, then as the sun begins to set, you will be treated to an enchanted rooftop Winemaker’s dinner at the Canary Hotel. Transportation Included.
Friday, November 16th
Get ready for the holidays with Sanford’s last pick up party of the year! Come by our Santa Barbara tasting room to receive your November wine club shipment, and stock up your cellar for the holidays. On this special night, receive unbelievable savings on your favorite Sanford wines. Get in the holiday spirit with live music, festive treats, and a glass of complimentary Pinot Noir or Chardonnay. We may even break out the bubbles for this one!
Saturday, December 8th
Join us for a festive evening of extraordinary wine and paired dinner in our majestic West Barrel room in honor of the holidays.
Saturday, February 16th
Join us for an elegant evening in our magnificent Barrel Room while surrounded by French Oak Barrels, hosted by our Winemaker, Steve Fennell. Dine on a gourmet four-course meal paired with perfectly matched estate-grown wines. Escape the world with your valentine or best friend for a memorable night at Sanford Winery.
Saturday, February 23rd
Pick up your February club wines and enjoy great savings on additional club release bottles! Taste the new club releases, enjoy small bites and live music while picking up your allocation. Exclusively for club members and their guests.