SANTA BARBARA — El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel, Santa Barbara will present an alfresco wine/dinner experience at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the hotel.
The dinner is being prepared in conjunction with Calistoga winery, Chateau Montelena, and Patrick Will, vice president of VINTUS.
The five-course pairing menu has been designed by El Encanto Executive Chef Bruno Lopez and will range from caviar to high-end prime ribeye.
The evening will provide a look into the different wines the Calistoga winery offers, including a range of vintages dating back to 2005. The dinner will conclude with a rare dessert wine tasting and the chance to take home a Magnum of the 2003 Estate Cabernet.
The experience is $349 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
For reservations and ticket information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805-845-5800.
— Dave Mason