Vacation in Goleta During World of Pinot Noir Event

February 06, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Goleta, CA, February 6, 2015: Although there are many reasons to vacation in Goleta year-round, recommends making special plans to visit during the upcoming 2015 World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) celebration. reports that this annual event is so packed with fun activities, wine tastings, delicious food and educational seminars that it is well worth the trip.

Having already established itself as one of the premiere things to do in Goleta, World of Pinot Noir will take place March 6 and 7 at the beautiful Bacara Resort & Spa, 8301 Hollister Avenue. Celebrating the bounty of agriculture in the area, the event's tenth anniversary will include two days of in-depth tasting seminars and excursions, the Grand Tasting, a Burgundy seminar and tasting, and gourmet, locally-influenced lunches and dinners. These food and wine extravaganzas will be hosted by participating wineries, and feature an outstanding panel of sommeliers from across the United States.

The online Goleta travel guide informs potential visitors that more than 200 Pinot Noir producers from around the world will convene on California's coast to pour, share, discuss and pair their wines. Wineries from the Santa Barbara County area that will participate in events such as the Pinot Noir by the Sea Tastings include Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyard, Alta Maria Vineyards, Arcadian, Au Bon Climat, Brewer-Clifton, and Cambria Estate Winery.

Talented chefs, including Bacara's Executive Chef David Reardon and Chef De Cuisine Johan Denizot from Miró Restaurant, will be challenged to pair their most creative, locally focused dishes with Pinot Noir from around the globe. Other weekend events include a Seminar Series hosted by Jancis Robinson with lunch, a Focus Tasting, a themed 5-course dinner on Friday evening, Burgundy seminar series with Don Kinnan and lunch, the Grand Tasting, and a Saturday evening Crystal Anniversary Dinner or the Rock Stars of Pinot Noir.

Nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Gaviota coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Bacara Resort & Spa embodies the essence of the American Riviera lifestyle. Recognized as one of the finest hotels in the world, Bacara's signature terra-cotta tile roofs, covered archways and wooden trellises lend it to the understated, relaxed appeal of a true California resort destination. To book a room for the night, call 855-967-0027. has established itself as the number one source of information for all Goleta events and activities. The online platform is a one-stop website that can help residents and visitors plan anything from a romantic weekend for two in Goleta to a fun family vacation in Goleta.

About is an online resource for planning Goleta vacations. Visit the website at for Goleta restaurants, Goleta hotel deals, and Goleta family activities. "Like" the Facebook page for Goleta vacation deals and travel tips. Call 805-967-2500 for more Goleta family vacation ideas.

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