Ongoing ~ “WINE & CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES PAIRING” Tasting at The Brander Vineyard!

Come visit The Brander Vineyard for a special “Wine & Chocolate Truffles Pairing” Tasting throughout February.

Four of our Reserve Wines are paired with four exquisite chocolate truffles.  Each truffle is handmade by Jessica Foster Confections.

Come experience the most stunning wine & chocolate flavor combinations you’ve ever tasted;

Au Naturel Sauvignon Blanc and white chocolate with passion fruit; Cuvee Natalie and white chocolate with green tea; Bouchet and milk chocolate with curry; and our Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon and dark chocolate with Ancho chili and cumin!  An amazing sensory experience!  Don’t miss out!!

March 4th

Paint in the Vineyard at Brander Vineyard

Are you looking for something unique to do in the Santa Barbara County Wine Country? Why not join us at the gorgeous Brander Vineyard in Los Olivos to grab a glass of wine and a paintbrush?!

Our painting in the vineyard classes provide a beautiful, stress-free environment that will both inspire your creative spirit and indulge the wine-lover in you. Don’t consider yourself an artist just yet? Don’t worry. Our trained artist will walk you through the entire painting process step-by-step. No previous painting experience necessary. You’ll be amazed at what you can create in just a few hours- even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush in your life!

$65 per person — includes a full tasting of Brander Vineyard wine and all the supplies necessary to create your landscape masterpiece. Visit Gypsy Studio’s website for tickets!

March 11th

Rose Release Party ~

Please join Fred and the Brander crew in celebrating the official release of our new 2016 Rosé.  Enjoy great food, music, Wine Tasting and sales on our current releases and some limited availability Library Wines.                      $20.00 per person for wine club members (2) / $30.00 per person for non wine club members



Please RSVP to  or call 805-688-2455



April 1st

Spring Wine Club PICK-UP Party at The Brander Vineyard ~ details coming soon!

April 20th – 23rd

Santa Barbara Vintners Spring Weekend ~

The 35th Annual Santa Barbara Vintners Festival Grand Tasting will be held on Saturday, April 22 at the beautiful River View Park in Buellton, the heart of Santa Barbara Wine Country. The Vintners Festival is the largest new release tasting of Santa Barbara County wines of the year. Celebrate with more than 100 wineries, more than thirty food purveyors,live music, and more!  See for details.

April 22nd

OPEN HOUSE at THE BRANDER VINEYARD – details coming soon

Celebrate the Santa Barbara Vintners Weekend by joining Fred and the Brander gang for our annual Open House on Saturday, April 22nd.  Food, music and, of course, great wine!!  Details coming soon.


April 11th

Cruise with Fred Brander and Brander Vineyards to Cuba, Mexico & Belize

7-Night Cruise Regent Seven Seas Mariner

From $2,999* per person

Contact Adam Martindale to book this cruise –