Meet The Masters At Bacara Resort & Spa

February 06, 2014 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Santa Barbara, CA (Feb. 6, 2014) – Miró, the signature restaurant of Bacara Resort & Spa, is pleased to introduce "Meet the Masters," an intimate dining experience that offers culinary enthusiasts the rare opportunity to dine with experts from across the globe who share a proven mastery in the art and science of wine and spirit pairing.

"It's not very often we welcome a master wine or spirit sommelier of this level to Santa Barbara," said Kathleen Cochran, general manager of Bacara Resort & Spa. "We are honored to share in their impressive talents as we offer our guests a truly exceptional dining experience they could only get at Bacara."

Guest Masters include:
  • February 20: Nicolas Krafft, Sabrage & Champagne Master, President & CEO of Christofle (event will include a sabrage demonstration)
  • March 20: Yuji Matsumoto, the United States' first Master Sake Sommelier & Shochu Specialist
  • June 7: Brian McClintic, Central California's only Master Sommelier
  • More events coming soon

  • Offered the third Thursday of every month, events include a champagne and hors d'oeuvres reception followed by an exquisite four-course tasting menu by Miró Chef Johan Denizot. Each course is expertly paired with wine and spirit selections by the guest Master.

    Set within the luxurious surroundings of the 12,000-bottle Miró Wine Cellar, imported French stones, original artwork, rustic candelabras and a grand fireplace will create the unmistakable allure of a dining along the Iberian Peninsula. Adding to the ambiance will be stunning floral displays by the resort's Creative Director Lorrene Balzani.

    Meet the Masters is available for $150 per person, per event. Space is very limited and advanced reservations are recommended. For tickets and additional information, please visit

    About Bacara Resort & Spa: Nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Gaviota coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Bacara offers relaxed luxury and incomparable natural beauty. The resort features 360 lavish guestrooms and suites, each with a private balcony overlooking breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean or flower-filled gardens. Additional features include a four-story spa, a state-of-the-art wellness center, three zero-edge saline swimming pools, four restaurants and lounges, a 12,000-bottle Wine Cellar & Tasting Room and direct access to Santa Barbara's beautiful wine country. For reservations or more information Contact: Anne Stephany Bacara Resort & Spa 805-571-3186.