FFWS TASTING ROOM AT BACARA
California - Central Coast
**Due to a private event buy out, the FFWS Tasting Room will be closed to the public and our members on the following dates: 4pm on March 25, 2015 to 2pm on Friday, March 27, 2015. Member access is not allowed during these times. The tasting room will re-open Friday March 27 at 2pm. Sorry for any inconvenience. During these days, please visit our other locations, Firestone, Lincourt and Foley Estates.**
The Foley Food & Wine Society has created one of the great wine experiences along California’s Central Coast at Bacara Resort & Spa. Located near the front entrance of the resort, the new tasting room is open and airy with wood beams, cut stone pillars, gorgeous display cabinetry and an elegant bar. Patrons are invited to enjoy the daily offerings seated at private tables and communal couches or standing at the bar.
The tasting room’s selection includes more than 70 wines from the Foley Family portfolio of wineries including Kuleto, Chalk Hill, Sebastiani, Lancaster, Firestone, Foley Johnson and Merus, to name just a few. A personalized concierge service is available to arrange exclusive tours and tastings at nearby Firestone, Lincourt and Foley Estate wineries. The concierge can also schedule private tastings, receptions, blending seminars, sensory seminars, food and wine pairing exercises, cooking classes and other educational experiences.
Guests are welcome to purchase wines from the tasting bar to enjoy during their stay at Bacara, or to have shipped to their home when they return.
Tasting Room Hours:
Open Sunday-Thursday 12 –7pm
Friday-Saturday 12 - 8pm
The Bacara Resort & Spa is located on the Pacific Ocean just north of the town of Santa Barbara. It is ten minutes from the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, 90 minutes north of Los Angeles and five hours south of San Francisco. For the train enthusiast, the resort is three hours from LA via the scenic Amtrak Surfliner.
Fall in Love with Foley Package
Enjoy an upgraded room at the upscale Bacara Resort & Spa and taste our “Winery of the month” flights at the onsite tasting room. Learn More
Foley Food & Wine Society "Secret" Tour
Offered exclusively to guests of Bacara, the tour includes barrel tastings, “soil to bottle” tours and access to private estate quarters at the Firestone, Foley and Lincourt vineyards with door to door transportation in a luxury SUV. Learn more.
Firestone Vineyard is set in Los Olivos, a charming little village in the Santa Ynez Valley.
Lincourt retains the rural charm and simplicity of an earlier era.
Founded in the mid-1980s by the Arciero family and over the years has received rave reviews for its Zinfandels, Cabernets and "Tears of Dew" Moscato dessert wines.
The winery’s success can be attributed to strict winemaking protocols and two extraordinary estate vineyards.
Wine Tasting Techniques
Bill Foley and Chalk Hill winemaker Lisa Bishop Forbes discuss their preferred techniques for wine tasting.
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