Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Barrels of Corralitos

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

- $25 – $75

Join the wineries of the idyllic Corralitos Wine Trail in the Santa Cruz Mountains for a day of wine tasting, food & entertainment!

Taste current & yet-to-be-released wines from Pinot Noir to Zinfandel

Enjoy tasting flights, barrel samples, & special barrel pricing on futures, live music and food for purchase.

Ticket includes tastings at all 6 participating wineries and commemorative glass.

Alfaro Family Vineyards will feature barrel samples of their 2018 Trout Gulch Vineyard Estate Pinot Noir. Brazilian guitar/flute duo playing from 11:30am-3:30pm and wood-fired pizza available for purchase.

El Vaquero will feature barrel samples of their 2018 Gali Vineyard Pinot Noir & their 2018 Church Creek Cabernet Sauvignon. Ted Welty of Spun and Locomotive Breath will also be playing solo acoustic.

Lester Estate Wines will feature barrel samples of their 2018 Lester Estate Wines Reserve Pinot Noir. Picnic Pails (available for purchase) featuring curated goodies such as salami, cheese, pate, fruit and baguette.

Nicholson Vineyards will feature barrel samples of their 2017 Estate Reserve Pinot and 2018 Estate Brooks Block Pinot. Live Music by local duo, “Wild & Blue” and Food from “My Mom’s Mole” available for purchase

Storrs Winery will feature barrel samples of their 2018 Hidden Springs Estate Pinot Noir and a flight of their best Chardonnays from the 2019 California State Fair. An acoustic guitarist will be playing and Corralitos Sausage sandwiches will be available for purchase.

Windy Oaks will feature barrel samples of their 2017 Special Vineyard Treatment Estate Pinot Noir from a single acre block and a new release tasting. Live music from local entertainer Sarah Fischer, singing her original songs, accompanied on guitar by Nick DiSalvo. Live painting demonstration by local artist Luz Donohue, who, over the course of the afternoon, with be illustrating her live art techniques. Bill the Oysterman will be shucking oysters available for purchase.

This is an adult only event and there is no shade or water available in the parking area so please leave your pets comfortably at home. 

TICKET DETAILS: Your ticket includes admission/tastings at each participating winery, entertainment at select wineries, and a souvenir wine glass. When you purchase your ticket you’ll select a “Check-In” winery based on where you want to start. This is where you’ll receive your wine glass, map and wristband. After that, you’re free to explore any of the 6 participating wineries along the Corralitos Wine Trail. Each winery has a limited number of tickets to start at so that we are able to spread guests out along the Trail. If your first choice is unavailable, please chose an alternate starting point. Tickets are non-refundable. 


Tickets are not available as this event has passed.


Participating Santa Cruz Mountains Wineries
Santa Cruz, CA 95070
(831) 685-8463