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The Natural History of Wine and Spirits: Geology and Grassini

Saturday, October 10, 2020
4:00 PM–6:00 PM

Discover how deliciously geology pairs with wine! Learn about the geology of the Santa Ynez Valley from Dibblee Curator of Earth Science Jonathan Hoffman, Ph.D., on his video journey to the Grassini Family Vineyard in the Happy Canyon AVA. During this rare opportunity to see the private vineyard, Grassini winemaker Bradley Long explains why viticulturists need to know their soils and microclimates to produce consistently great wines from unique and variable land. At home, you’ll uncork the final product and apply what you’ve learned during a live virtual wine tasting with Grassini CEO Katie Grassini and her husband Grassini National Sales Manager Dean McKillen.

Customize your experience with a range of ticketing options below, from a fun night in learning about wine to a private tasting to remember!

Ticket Cost:
BYOB Level (delivered by email): $20.00
Aficionado Level (plus shipping if mailed; pickup at the Museum is available): $100.00
Gourmet Package for two Add-on (pickup only at the Museum): $25.00
Sponsorship: Connoisseur Level (plus shipping if mailed; pickup available): $250.00
Sponsorship: Adventurer Level (plus shipping if mailed; pickup available): $500.00