SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the most celebrated times of year in the Santa Ynez Valley takes place from August through November. Harvest in the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country is a revered season when visitors and locals can experience wine from grape to glass. To celebrate, the Santa Ynez Valley will celebrate wine during September with events, classes, dinners, deals and packages.
Celebrate the marriage of wine and food throughout SYV Wine Month with dinners and food pairing events such as Brewer-Clifton's Wine Country Luncheon at Machado Vineyard, an Effervescence Sparkling Wine release Brunch at the Sunstone Villa and the Second Annual Wine Club Dinner at Refugio Ranch. Special wine pairing menus will be offered by the Los Olivos Cafe & Wine Merchant and Fresco Valley Cafe. Taste something old and something new with vertical, library and special tasting flights at many wineries including Sanford, Cimarone & 3CV Wines, Wandering Dog Wine Bar, Mosby, Brewer-Clifton, Longoria, and Palmina.
Take wine education to the next level with wine classes and seminars offered by Refugio Ranch and Brewer-Clifton. For a closer view of wine country, take a tour through the vineyards or a behind-the-scenes tour of a winery. Avant in Buellton will be offering a Winemaker's Tour and lunch on three different Saturdays in September.
Visitors can take advantage of terrific packages or deals offered by hotels such as the Wine Valley Inn, ForFriends Inn, Fess Parker Wine Country Inn, Pea Soup Andersen's Inn, King Frederik Inn and Ballard Inn. Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse will also offer specials to visitors looking for a private estate. Cimarone Wines is offering a 6-pack special and Coghlan Vineyard & Jewelers is donating 50% of all sales to Arts Outreach, a nonprofit supporting the arts for children.
For a complete listing of events, tasting rooms and deals visit www.SYVwine.com. Plan your trip to the Santa Ynez Valley, view, download or order a Visitors Guide with a wine tasting map at www.visitthesantaynezvalley.com.
PUBLIC INFO: 805-686-0053 or www.VisitTheSantaYnezValley.com
SOURCE Visit the Santa Ynez Valley