Santa Ynez Wine Country's "Picnic at the Lake"

The Santa Ynez Wine Country Association will hold its 5th annual "Picnic at the Lake" event at the Bridlewood Estate Winery on May 1.

The following wineries will offer attendees unlimited tastings:

Alexander and Wayne, Arthur Earl Winery, Bridlewood Estate Winery, Buttonwood Farm Winery, Carina Cellars, Casa Cassara, Daniel Gehrs Wines, Lincourt, Lucas & Lewellen Vineyard, Mandolina, Presidio Winery, Rideau Vineyard, Scott Cellars and Sunstone Vineyards & Winery.

The event will go on from noon- 3pm, and in classic picnic style, attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the buffet lunch and live jazz music.

Picnic-goers will receive a Wine Country logo glass with which they may taste for free at any of the above wineries' tasting rooms on Sunday, May 2.

Tickets are $55 per person and must be purchased by April 30.

Call the Santa Ynez Wine Country Association's toll-free message line (800) 563-3183, or visit

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