Post-Race Wine Festival

Wine Festival

Cap your race weekend in style at our post-race wine festival with over a dozen local wineries from Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara wine country!  Our local winery partners will be joining at our wine festival following Saturday’s race and pouring their wines for race finishers.  Celebrate your half marathon finish in style with music, fellow runners, and the region’s finest wines in Solvang Park!

All participants 21 years and older have the opportunity to purchase admission to the post-race wine festival during registration.  Participants also have the option to purchase up to (2) guest admissions.  If you did not purchase admission or guest tickets, please visit your ACTIVE MyEvents account, find your Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon entry, click Purchase Merchandise, and add the Wine Festival admission to your registration.  Supplies of guest wine festival passes are limited and available only on a first-come, first-served basis.

Post-Race Wine Festival
Date: Saturday, May 11th
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Solvang Park

2023 Winery Partners

We are proud to join with the following local wineries for the 2023 Santa Barbara Wine Country Half Marathon!  Thank you in advance to all of our amazing winery partners. Many local wineries are joining us on site for the Post-Race Wine Festival and several are even offering participants extra perks like 2-for-1 and member-for-a-day benefits! Be sure to plan a time to join our partners for your pre and post-race celebrations. Please note, reservations are required at most area wineries. Get ahead of the crowds and plan your experience with our favorite wineries below!

**If you’re a winery that is interested in joining us as a 2024 winery partner, please visit the “Exhibitors & Partners” page of our website for additional information.

Brick Barn Estate

Brick Barn Wine Estate located in Buellton, was once an Arabian horse farm, but owner Norman and his wife Kathleen knew the area could create exceptional wines. As of 2013 it has been rejuvenated into a winery and gathering place, while other portions of the ranch are dedicated to organic vegetable farming and cattle ranching. Brick Barn will offer runners who show their bib/medal 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over the duration of race weekend. 

Ca’ Del Grevino

Ca’ Del Grevino is located in the Santa Maria Valley appellation of Santa Barbara County. The vineyard is located just 10 miles from the Pacific Coast and benefits greatly from cool, maritime influences. The long “hang-time” of estate fruit is due in great part to the temperate climate of this coastal appellation. Taking into account the soils, the meso- and micro-climates, the coastal influences and the orientation of the sun upon the hillsides, you can find here Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Grenache, Dolcetto, Riesling and Syrah. Grevino will offer runners who show their bib/medal 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over the duration of race weekend. 

Family-owned winery and vineyard, Casa Cassara, has been growing grapes since 1992, and making wines in the Santa Rita Hills and Santa Ynez Valley since 1998. This local winery was named Solvang’s “Winery of the year” in 2020, with its’ local, family-oriented taste room open 6/7 days of the week. Runners can stop by with their bib/medal and receive 2 for 1 wine tastings.   

Casa Cassara

Happy Mommy Wines are thoughtfully grown and made and are inherently bright, vibrant and enjoyable on their own or with food. They’re made for women who enjoy and appreciate a balanced glass of fine wine that demonstrates varietal character and freshness without breaking the bank. Runners who show their bib/medal 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over the duration of race weekend. 

Dana Volk Happy Mommy

Hawk and Horse

Located in the Red Hills AVA of Northern California, we take great pride in our farming practices which incorporate both organic and biodynamic methods. Wines are handcrafted in very small lots ensuring quality in every glass. The tasting room is in a part of the former horse trainer’s residence and is kept as a tack room with antique saddles, tack, and memorabilia from the property’s storied past. The horse pastures now house a handful of American Saddlebred and American Quarter Horses which the family uses to ride the fence line and for play at amateur rodeo events. 

High Seas Mead

Rooted in ancient fermentation traditions, High Seas creates a line of sparkling meads that are filled to the brim with real, fresh-pressed fruits, botanicals, and 100% raw, single-origin honey. Inspired by methods used centuries ago, High Seas employs a dry fermentation process that leaves our meads with a light, natural sweetness derived from fresh-pressed fruits. With no fake stuff, no sulfites, and no added sugars, they are in the business of providing you with a healthier alternative. With a full-bodied mix of gluten-free, natural, real ingredients, the mead is as healthy as it is delicious. It’s their passion to create artisan, craft-batch flavors that are refreshingly smooth and delicious – with easy drinkability from day to night. 

Kaena is a boutique winery that sources from Tierra Alta Vineyard, La Presa Vineyard, and Larner Vineyard in the Ballard Canyon AVA , primarilyMikael who is part Hawaiian and raised on the Oahu shores, uses a shortened version of his given name for the brand – Kaena – which means “potential for greatness”. Kaena has been serving up the Aloha in the Santa Ynez Valley for the last three years in the beautiful quaint town of Los OlivosThey recently moved our location to the center of town at the flag poleWhile its been called “one of the hottest new tasting rooms in the Valley” the vibe is still welcoming, chill, relaxed.  Kaena will offer runners who show their bib/medal 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over the duration of race weekend. 


Kalyra Winery is a laid back winery offering wine varietals from around the world, live music and other events. This winery offers of a variety of Australian/Californian styled wines created with price, imagination and flair. Kalyra acknowledges the true desire of the wine enthusiast lifestyle of fun, education, and entertainment. Kalyra was also featured in the 2004 Rom/Com film, Sideways. Kalyra will be offering 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over race weekend to runners who show their bib/medal. 

Kalyra Winery

Lions Peak

Lions Peak Vineyards is a local female and family-owned winery that is committed to winemaking sustainable health-conscious practices and preserving the land for future generations. Owner Jennifer Soni-Arant’s mantra is “Lions Peak wines should be joyfully shared with family and friends”. The winery and tasting room also offer an educational experience of their wine making journey. Lions Peak will be offering 2 for 1 Wine Tastings for runners who show their bib/medal during race weekend. 

Lumen Wines

Lumen wines, owned by Lane Tanner and Will Henry, is known for their cool climate wines from Santa Barbara County that are hand crafted from sustainably farmed vineyards. Los Alamos is home to the Lumen Lounge Tasting room where you can enjoy Lumen’s full wine collection of world-class wines. The winery will be offering 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over the race weekend to runners who show their bib/medal. 

Royal Oaks Winery offers private moments of relaxation and serenity at their ranch, and enjoying delicious, elegant wines in their Solvang tasting room. Royal Oaks Winery also offers a special wine and chocolate pairing with chocolate truffles created by Santa Barbara’s own Jessica Foster, as well as chocolates hand crafted by the winery. Royal Oaks is offering a “Member for the Day” benefit to runners who show their bib/medal over the duration of race weekend. 

Royal Oaks Winery

High Roller Tiki Lounge is the first and only wine bar exclusively featuring tiki style wine based and liquor alternative cocktails – tiki-tails. You’ll find drinks like painkiller, mai tai, suffering scandinavian and many more. The house special is a drink called “This Drink Will Get You Lei’d”. High Roller also features craft beers from both local sources as well as some popular favorites from beyond our region AND our Michelada menu is the talk of the town! High Roller is offering a “Member for the Day” benefit to runners who show their bib/medal over the duration of race weekend. 

Sort This Out/High Roller

St Avalo

Rooted in sustainability and organic farming, St Avalo strive for what many attempt but few achieve—elegance in simplicity.  St Avalo has found that sticking to the basics yields something truly special & we warmly welcome you to the St. Avalo family. They grow grapes in the America Viticulture Area Los Olivos District in Santa Barabara County on the central coast of California.  St Avalo are fortunate enough to call the Santa Ynez Valley home to their wines and hope to see you soon! 

Sweetzer Cellars

Sweetzer Cellars is a winery located in Lompoc, California and owned by Lisa and Michael. The business was inspired by a summer trip to France in 2008 and began its production in a West Hollywood apartment. Once they were ready, the winery moved to Santa Barbara County but kept their philosophy of sourcing the best fruit grown and seeking the perfect balance between fruit and earth. Stop by Sweetzer Cellars and receive 2 for 1 Wine Tastings over the race weekend when you show your bib/medal. 

Event Partners

We’re proud to partner with these great brands to bring you an incredible event experience. Whether you’re drenched in sweat, dressed in costume or immersed in music, you’ve worked hard to get there and deserve to have the best time possible.