Touring & Tasting Events


CA Wine Festival: Winter Wine Classic

Jan 27, 2018 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm

Santa Barbara, one of America’s most beautiful cities and the capital of Southern California’s wine country, will become the epicenter of the California wine world on Saturday, January 27, 2018. That’s when one of the largest gatherings of the California’s ultra-elite winemaking masters will assemble for the 7th annual “Winter Wine Classic” presented at the luxurious The Fess Parker Resort.

VIP admission at 6:00 PM

at Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort Grand Ballroom

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World of Pinot Noir

Mar 02, 2018 until Mar 03, 2018

The annual World of Pinot Noir event gathers the planet’s foremost Pinot Noir wineries and winemakers, renowned chefs, sommeliers and leading wine scholars in a weekend-long seaside celebration of this delicious and storied wine.

Ritz Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, CA

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French River Wine Cruise W/ Alma Rosa Winery

Apr 01, 2018 until Apr 08, 2018

Travel in luxury through celebrated French wine regions including Co^tes du Rho^ne and Burgundy with Richard and Thekla Sanford! This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit wineries and experience the charming French countryside with one of the Santa Barbara wine region’s pioneering winemakers.

Richard, the founder of Alma Rosa Winery, Sanford Winery, and the famed Sanford & Benedict Vineyard, is one of only 44 vintners worldwide inducted into the Vintners Hall of Fame. Join Richard and Thekla, his wife and partner in wine, as they share the wines he and Winemaker Nick de Luca craft at Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards in private wine events onboard, including an exclusive wine seminar and gourmet wine-paired dinner. This all-inclusive cruise aboard Uniworld’s lavish S.S. Catherine includes superb wines, excellent cuisine, Five Star service, top tier amenities, and intriguing ports of call including three UNESCO World Heritage sites, local wine tastings, and Hermitage Vineyard visit.

Space is limited. Book today! Call Nancy, our friendly travel agent at Montrose Travel: Veranda cabins start at $2,984 + taxes & fees per person, double occupancy.

Burgundy & Provence River Cruise Aboard Uniworld’s S.S. Catherine
from Avignon to Lyon, France

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