Summer Sipping 2019

Jun 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM - Jun 23, 2019 at 4:00 PM


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Summer Sipping 2019 Wine Passport Event

Summer Sipping Wine Passport Weekend on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail

Summer Sipping Passports are $45. Reserve yours online until Friday, June 21 or until sold out.


Your passport gives you access to 20, 1oz wine samples for you to “spend” wherever you see fit at our 14 wineries and tasting rooms on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. Try the newly released Syrah at Andrew Murray Vineyard, or the fresh rose at Cambria Winery, or spend a couple of your 1oz wine samples at Kenneth Volk Vineyards! Roam! Have Fun! Explore the Trail at your own pace.

Food + Fun.

SNACK SATURDAY – When you politely flash your passport at each winery you visit, you’ll be rewarded with a snack to go with your 1oz pour. Anticipate goodies like two handmade truffles from Santa Barbara chocolatier Jessica Foster; something sinfully delicious from a local, family-owned bakery; One Perfect Taco from the taco truck no one can ever remember the name of and so much more.

SUNDAY FUNDAY - As the name suggests, Sunday is for fun. Seize this opportunity to purchase some ultra-rare-vintages; get Zen with live music and a bottle of wine; refresh & beautify with The Dior Consultants. I hear there may even be a psychic or two for those who dare gaze into their future...

The iconic Garey Store & Deli on Foxen Canyon Road, whose proprietress Shawn makes the best tri-tip in these here parts, will be OPEN just for you! This is a big deal, folks. Those doors are locked tight every Sunday but not on Sunday, June 23!

Swag Bag.

We commissioned an exclusive lip balm from Foxen Canyon Soap Co., just for you. Really. Elizabeth met with Ellowyn and described how summers felt to her in the vineyard; how they envelop you at right angles to the point you feel the leaves straining to touch the sun and rejoicing when connect. It’s Energy, potential, life, past and the present.

Because Ellowyn is part faerie, she took Elizabeth’s words and transformed them into a hyper-local lip balm that’s a bright lemony yellow thanks to turmeric. This balm can only be found in your swag bag and is just our way of saying, “Hey, thanks for coming. It means a lot to us.” And just p.s. that’s not even the “big” give-away item in your bag.

"Start & Stay" = Hotel Deals + Skip to the Head of the Line

We’ve partnered with the Radisson Hotel Santa Maria (northern-end) and the Hampton Inn & Suites in Buellton (southern-end) to bring you "Start & Stay!"

A "Start & Stay" ticket gives you the freedom to pickup your passport and swag bag at your hotel INSTEAD of picking them up at a designated Check In Winery. Your weekend adventure in Santa Barbara Wine Country begins a whichever participating tasting room you choose! Our "Start & Stay" hotels are offering incredible discounts and they are conveniently located at opposite ends of the Trail.


FIRST: Purchase your Start and stay ticket here. You will only be charged for your Summer Sipping Passports.

SECOND: Use the online code/link you'll receive in your confirmation email to make your hotel reservation!

THESE START & STAY TICKETS ARE LIMITED! Get 'em while they're here, folks.

Radisson Hotel Santa Maria 3455 Skyway Dr. Santa Maria 93455 Special Rate: $169 plus tax - includes a full buffet breakfast! $169 +tax includes two full buffet breakfasts!

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton (805) 686-1555 600 McMurray Road Buellton 93427 Special Rate: Friday and Saturday: $199 + tax; Sunday and Monday: $145 + tax

Hotels - North-end of the Trail

Best Western Plus Big America 1725 N. Broadway Santa Maria 93454 Summer Sipping Rates: Choose between $150 for King room or $155 for 2 Queens plus tax. Call (805) 922-5200 or click here to make your reservation.

Hotels - South-end of the Trail

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton (805) 686-1555 600 McMurray Road Buellton 93427 Special Rate: Friday and Saturday: $199 + tax; Sunday and Monday: $145 + tax Click here to book your reservation!

Santa Ynez Valley Marriott (805) 688-1000 555 McMurray Road Buellton 93427 Special Rate TBD:

Pea Soup Andersen's Inn (800) 732-7687 51 East Hwy 246 Buellton 93427 Special Rates TBD:

Quality Inn Santa Ynez Valley (805) 688-0022 630 Avenue of the Flags Buellton 93427 Special Rate TBD:

Hotels - Mid Trail

Los Alamos Motel (805) 344-2852 425 Bell Street Los Alamos 93440 Special Rate TBD:


Because the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail is 30 miles long, we simply aren't able to offer transportation. But we've attached a list of recommended local transportation companies for you.

Who's Part of Summer Sipping 2019?

We're so glad you asked! Andrew Murray Vineyards, Cambria Winery, Cottonwood Canyon Winery, Fess Parker Winery, Firestone Vineyard, Foxen Vineyard & Winery, foxen 7200, Kenneth Volk Vineyards, Koehler Winery, Martian Ranch & Vineyard, Rancho Sisquoc Winery, Riverbench Vineyard Tasting Room,Tres Hermanas Winery and Zaca Mesa Winery

For more info on these wineries, visit our website: Foxen Canyon Wine Trail.

Who Should I Contact if I Have a Question?

Email Elizabeth and she'll get back to you as soon as she can.

What's Your Refund Policy?

We are unable to issue any refunds after June 14th, 2019. Please contact us before then with any refund requests.

What Else Should I Know?

If your group is 6 or more people, please call the tasting rooms you plan to visit and make a reservation. Some of us have pretty limited space and if we know to expect you, we'll do all we can to make room. Also, it's illegal to consume or even have an open container of alcohol that wasn't made by the winery you are currently tasting at. So please don't bring any beer or wine into a tasting room with you. And smoking or vaping isn't allowed at or near any of the tasting rooms. Remember that big fire we? No one really wants to repeat that.

So, To Recap...

Your $45 Summer Sipping Passport = 20 1oz pours of wine from world-class, highly-rated and well-regarded wineries, different snacks at EVERY winery on Saturday, live music, access to ultra-rare wines that are guaranteed to impress those friends at your next dinner party, Dior, Dahling, psychics, tacos (!), bigger mystery swag, hyper-local lip balm from Foxen Canyon Soap Co. commissioned just for you that comes in a very cool slide-top, eco tin. Include exclusive discounts on wine purchases and hotels stays, and I’m thinking we really need to re-evaluate the price next year.

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Venue Information

7600 Foxen Canyon Road ,
Santa Maria, CA 93454
(805) 937-8507
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Foxen Canyon Wine Trail

7600 Foxen Canyon Road
Santa Maria, CA 93454

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