Progressive Vertical-Horizontal Wine Experience & Dinner
Samsara Wine Co.
We’re taking over the winery, a first for Epicurean SB ~ 11 wines and a barrel tasting!
In this awesome immersive and progressive evening, guests will taste 9 different Samsara wines side by side in 3 flights, journeying through vineyards and vintages in a vertical and horizontal tasing, all while exploring Samsara’s tasting room and winery throughout the evening. This exploration of vineyard variations, varietals and by vintage is a unique and delicious way to learn all about the spoils of great central coast vineyards and the fruits of their labors.
Enjoy multiple food and wine courses in different settings, starting in the tasting room with a Rose and ending in the barrel room with a barrel tasting of upcoming wines! The dinner for the evening and will channel Italian and French inspired fare and end with a late harvest Viognier!
Starting in the Tasting Room, enjoy Samsara’s Rosé, followed by a Chardonnay vertical flight coursed with freshly baked brioche and cultured butter.
Guests will then move outdoors to the large communal tables, and and experience the Pinot Noir and Syrah vineyard designates in two horizontal flights alongside individual plated appetizers, such as mortadella mousse, fennel spiced cashews, and aged pecorino with olive-grape tapenade; followed by a plated dinner entree, with family style sides.
Following dinner the group will venture into the cellar for a barrel tasting, and last but not least, the night will finish with a sweet ending and Samsara’s late harvest Viognier.
2020 Rose – Santa Barbara County
2017 Chardonnay Zotovich Vineyard
2018 Chardonnay Zotovich Vineyard
2019 Chardonnay Zotovich Vineyard
2013 Pinot Noir – Las Hermanas Vineyard
2013 Pinot Noir – Rancho La Viña Vineyard
2013 Pinot Noir – Cargasacchi Vineyard
2014 Syrah – Melville Vineyard
2014 Syrah – Zotovich Vineyard
2014 Syrah – Turner Vineyard
Late harvest Viognier
The entree, an individually plated 33-layer Lasagna with Roasted Garlic Béchamel, Authentic Beef & Pork Bolognese, Rustic Tomato Sauce, Italian cheeses and more, will be accompanied by family style salads and sides!