From Our Editors
Each California Wine Festival celebrates the Golden State's vintners by allowing attendees to sample a selection of more than 250 Californian wines. The events include winemakers and representatives from 70+ wineries—including Bernardus Winery, Rutherford Wine Co., and Heitz Wine Cellars—as well as booths with artisan cheeses and breads, fresh fruits, olive oil and tastes from local, gourmet restaurateurs. The festival encourages guests to revisit their favorite wineries or discover obscure gems at a new booth or through a trap door connected to a hidden cellar. It also aims to support the community by donating to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.