Loading Events

Past Events › Spirits

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

January 2018

The Wonderful World of Whisk(e)y

January 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10 West Gallery, 10 West Anapamu St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$50.00

Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough - Mark Twain Wise words from a wise man... whiskey is one of the most popular alcohols in the world. But In the wide world of whiskey, there are many classifications, styles and origins. What separates whiskey from whisky? How do single malts and blends differ? Whiskey Enthusiast Sean Riley will be leading a enlightening seated tasting of top-rated and award-winning whiskeys from around the world.…

Find out more »

April 2018

Scotch Library Pop-up!

April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hotel Californian, 36 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$35.00

Join Epicurean Santa Barbara for a 'tasteful’ afternoon of Scotch! In the exquisite lobby library of the Hotel Californian, relish the nuances of 4 different top-rated Scotches. During this walk-around tasting, whiskey enthusiast Sean Riley will lead you through the history of Scotch and will discuss the spirits featured at the tasting.  Nibbles and noshes prepared by the Hotel Californian chef will be served during the event! Japanese: Yamazaki 12 Year Taiwan: Kavalan Sherry Oak Scotland Highlands: Glenlivet 21 Scotland Islay:…

Find out more »

Mixology 101: Creative and Hands-On Cocktails

April 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
M8RX, 409 State Street, 3rd floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$50.00

Learn first-hand how to craft the perfect cocktail! At this interactive cocktail class, members will learn the basics of mixology and then, with an arsenal of ingredients, will create their own craft cocktails (for themselves or a friend!) all with the guidance of  mixologist Scott Sampila, the Lead Bartender/Bar Manager @ Olio Cucina! The afternoon will start with in introduction of base spirits, and formulas for making classic cocktails, and will progress into an interactive afternoon of fun experimentation all in…

Find out more »

May 2018

Cocktails by the Decade: Whiskey & Rye

May 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Private Residence Santa Barbara, CA United States
$65

Experience turn of the century American history through the evolution of the whiskey cocktail! Doug Boring Part hands on cocktail class, part history lesson, and majority cocktail enjoyment, Doug Boring of the BORING bar will be demonstrating how to properly create four vintage whiskey cocktails ranging from the late 1800s to the post-prohibition era of the 1930s and 1940s. From New York and Chicago to San Fransisco and Los Angeles, what better way to experience American history than sip by sip of…

Find out more »

531 Secret

May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$25.00

Join the waitlist now! Click here to email ESB! On May Thirty-First, when you're feeling a thirst And you find you desire libations, Please put in your name, tell others the same and secure your obscure reservations. Music, and drinks, and provisions, me thinks, Will tempt you to sign for a pour. One beverage is gratis, and based on your status, You’re welcome to purchase some more. You’ll see the location with your confirmation With all the specifics revealed. We know you…

Find out more »

November 2018

Epicurean SB One Year Anniversary Celebration

November 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hotel Californian, 36 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$195.00 – $275.00

Celebrate one year of culinary experiences, exploration & education! To celebrate one year of culinary experiences, exploration & education, the ESB team has been working hard to design an unforgettable evening that truly captures the essence of what it is to be an Epicurean Santa Barbara member: a night of “Pure Imagination!” This whimsical evening will immerse you in a world of creative imaginations coming to life through chefs, winemakers, brewers, distillers, and musicians all wrapped up into a culinary…

Find out more »

May 2019

May Open House at The Glass House

May 2, 2019 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
The Glass House, 628 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$6.00 – $16.00

Join members and guests at Santa Barbara's newest Cocktail Garden, the Glass House. The Glass House features incredibly creative cocktails that are complex and inventive, as many feature infused spirits, lesser known liquors, and several executions involve crowd-pleasing smoking apparatuses, siphons, and beautiful glassware. Their menu also includes craft beer and wine. For the ESB open house, the mixologists will be preparing one of their signature cocktails, You’re Berry Fashionable, at a special discount for ESB to be pre-purchased through our…

Find out more »

June 2019

Wine Down Wednesday @ Djinn Library Bar

June 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Djinn LIBRARY BAR, 36 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$20.00 – $25.00

Relax and “Wine Down” with ESB members and guests for Wine Down Wednesday @ Djinn Library Bar at the Hotel Californian. Celebrate the return of Santa Barbara's warm summer afternoons with ESB members and guests over wine, cocktails and small bites at Hotel Californian's newest bar! Event registration includes a spread of light appetizers such as Grilled Flat Bread with Preserved Lemon & Cheese Spread, Crispy Chickpea Fries, and Bohemian Creamery Cheeses and Charcuterie. Beverages may be purchased at the…

Find out more »

Vermouths, Aperitivos and Antipasti with Bordiga Spirits

June 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Residence Santa Barbara, CA United States
$28

Join Sommelier Jessica Garver of The Monk’s Table, and Riccardo Molinero, owner of Bordiga Spirits from Cuneo, Italy, for an afternoon tasting of skillfully crafted vermouths, followed by elegant cocktails. Learn about the history and production of these wines and spirits, and taste their aromatic, complex, and vivid flavors. Start with a welcome aperitivo of muddled seasonal fruit in Vermouth, and after a guided tasting of three different styles of Bordiga’s signature aromatized wine, guests will enjoy a variety of…

Find out more »

August 2019

Wine Down Wednesday @ The Manor Bar

August 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
The Manor Bar at Rosewood Miramar Resort, 1759 S Jameson Ln
Montecito, CA 93108 United States
+ Google Map
$20 – $26.00

Relax and “Wine Down” Relax and “Wine Down” with ESB members and guests on Wednesday, August 14th from 5-6:45pm at the Manor Bar in Rosewood Miramar Resort. Event cost includes appetizers. Don’t forget to stay for the prize drawing! Valet and Street parking available. The Manor Bar provides wine, handcrafted cocktails, spirits, and delectable hors d’oeuvres. This candlelit, wood-paneled haven is the ideal place to gather for libations and conversation. A selection of house Rosé, White and Red wine will…

Find out more »

October 2019

Italian Spirits, Cocktails, and Artisan Pizza

October 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Wayfarer Hotel, 12 E Montecito St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$45 – $55

Italian Spirits, Cocktails and Artisan Pizza! 8 Italian Spirit producers who specialize in Amari, Aromatized Wines, Liqueurs, and Spirits are traveling to Santa Barbara  to share their high-quality Italian spirits with our members and guests. Start the afternoon with La Sirena Spritz, and make your way through 4 stations of Spirit producers to taste 20 different spirits, liqueurs, and Amari. Jessica Garver of The Monk’s Table & spirit producer George Jerbis have designed a menu of craft cocktails featuring these unique spirits. Each…

Find out more »

STREET FOOD – Indian Style!

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
TBD Santa Barbara, CA United States
$45 – $56

Judy Astbury’s appetizers inspired by Indian Street food! On a warm fall afternoon, taste a variety of Judy Astbury’s appetizers inspired by Indian Street food! Savor Bhelpuri, Tandoori, Spicy Shrimp, Vegetable Bhajias with chutney and more, while enjoying the company of those who also appreciate layers of flavor and spice! The Gin & Tonic, a “veddy British cocktail”, and local beers will pair perfectly with the aromatic spiciness of the cuisine! With a variety of herbs, and garnishes and tonics, guests will customize…

Find out more »

November 2019

ESB 2nd Anniversary Festival Gathering & Prize Drawing

November 17, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chase Palm Park, 236 E Cabrillo Blvd
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
$85 – $120

Celebrate 2 Years of Events, Experiences and Exploration!  ESB's 2nd Anniversary Festival Gathering with guest of honor: Chef Massimo Falsini Executive Chef of Caruso's at Rosewood Miramar Resort The Festival Gathering is a celebration of some of the best culinary and beverage artists in our community. Limited to only 90 attendees, the event will allow members to interact personally with these artisans, while enjoying delicious food, beverages, and more…The chefs will entertain and inspire. The food will impress. The winemakers will…

Find out more »

February 2020

Poof! ESB at the Magic Castle Cabaret!

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Magic Castle Cabaret, 30 Los Patos Way
Montecito, CA 93108 United States
+ Google Map
$1.00

Join us on a night out at the Magic Castle Cabaret! On select nights throughout the year ESB will attend the Magic Castle Caberet and experience the incredible magic provided by world class magicians! Like the Magic Castle Hollywood, founders Milt and Arlene Larsen designed this unique private club to transport guests to a timeless era of old world elegance. This is limited to 6 guests, and upon entrance there is a $25 fee and a two-drink minimum (no-host bar).…

Find out more »

ESB Open House @ Finch & Fork

February 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Finch & Fork, 31 W Carrillo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Open House at Finch & Fork’s Bar at the Canary Hotel! Join members and guests for an Open House at Finch & Fork’s Cocktail Bar @ the Canary Hotel! Enjoy craft cocktails by Mixologist George Piperis, like the the Romero Lemon, with Del maguey vida mezcal, grilled lemon, rosemary, all-spice, or enjoy a French 75, or glass of wine with Happy Hour pricing at the no-host bar. Come with your event ideas and share them with the team! We are…

Find out more »
+ Export Events