Join the American Wine Society

First-ever meeting for Santa Barbara chapter of American Wine Society.

Want to learn more about wine in an unpretentious environment? Join the American Wine Society’s Santa Barbara chapter, which is having its launch party at Deep Sea’s tasting room on Wednesday, August 31, 6-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 if purchased before August 20, $40 after, and include appetizers and tastings of red and white wines from Santa Ynez, the Sta. Rita Hills, Edna Valley, and Paso Robles. Call (805) 467-6777, email, or see

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