With an idyllic Mediterranean climate, rich Spanish architecture and oceanfront setting, Santa Barbara represents the rarest combination of attractions for seekers of viticultural excellence.
The treasures of Santa Barbara’s wine country are on full display for guests who book the Sip & Stay package at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. Located in one of the world’s pre-eminent wine growing regions, particularly for those seeking the coveted pinot noir varietal, Santa Barbara wineries welcome guests to their cellars in the Santa Ynez Valley and to sparkling new tasting rooms located among the architectural splendour of Santa Barbara. Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara provides complimentary tasting opportunities and offers complimentary corkage at its oceanfront Bella Vista Restaurant to guests booking the Sip & Stay overnight package.
Guests booking the Sip & Stay package stroll, savour and sip their way through five of Santa Barbara’s luxurious wine tasting salons located in and among the beautiful shopping paseos of State Street. Starting in the Presidio neighbourhood, wine treasures await under its red-tile roofs and white adobe walls, including invitation-only complimentary tastings at Au Bon Climat, Grassini Family Vineyards, MWC32 and Margerum Wine Company. Guests can finish the day of tasting at La Arcada’s Sanford Winery tasting room. Bella Vista Restaurant atFour Seasons offers complimentary corkage for any of the wines purchased during the day. A breakfast buffet for two the following morning and a guaranteed late check-out at the end of the stay help ensure a fun and relaxed getaway from start to finish.
Guests also may wish to book the Resort’s Wine Tour package and visit the vineyards of the nearby Santa Ynez Valley, including the authentic Danish village of Solvang.
Sip & Stay packages are priced from USD 600 including deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast buffet, complimentary tastings for two at five different locations and a wine and cheese welcome amenity. Wine Tour packages including roundtrip transportation to Santa Ynez Valley tasting rooms and a picnic lunch start at USD 873 for deluxe overnight accommodations including full American breakfast for two.