What festival attendees are saying:
"Once again Sonya and I had a wonderful time at all of the festival events. Just wanted to say thank you for putting on the events. We had such a nice time we are talking about coming back to Santa Barbara in December and bringing the kids. (Kids, yeah, they are 25, 21 and 16) I was able to speak with Don very briefly as we were leaving the beach and told him how much we enjoyed everything. Plan on seeing us again next year. Take care." ~Randy C.
"Had a wonderful time last Friday evening -- I would like to plan my vacation around next year's 3-day festival -- do you have the dates selected yet? And the preferred hotels for participants." ~Rebecca H.
"Just wanted to add one more comment.........Loved, Loved, Loved your music selection this year! It really catered the young adult and the young adult at heart!
Also, if I went on to list all the fabulous things we love about your event it would be a very long email. Thank you for putting this event together. 359 days to go!" ~ Josephine W.
What our sponsors are saying:
"Honestly, that was an awesome event, and one in which I want to sponsor again next year. Make sure to keep me in the loop for that." Ben S., Planet Solar
"We had a great time this past weekend and really enjoyed taking part of your wonderful Wine Festival. The response to PURE SWISS was great and we seem to be a good fit for the Santa Barbara/Southern California Area. We are definately interested in participating the the Dana Point Festival so keep us informed." Jill F., Pure Swiss Water
What wineries and vendors are saying:
"Thanks for having us as part of your SB event last week. It was a good time, good clients, great venues. We would love to participate again next year!" ~ Michael Y., L'Aventure
"Thank you for making it possible for Claiborne & Churchill to be apart of the California Wine Festival in Santa Barbara. I attended the Old Spanish Nights tasting on Thursday and found it to be very successful and a lot of fun. My co-worker that poured for us on Friday at the Rare and Reserve Tasting also enjoyed it and felt it was a great tasting to be a part of. We look forward to attending next year." - Angela G., Claiborne & Churchill
"We want you to know that we had a delightful time pouring for the two events of the 2010 California Wine Festival. We look forward to being invited again to this annual event. Please let us stay in touch." ~ Maria, Frolicking Frog Cellars
"Thank you so much for all the information. We really enjoy the event and feel the ROI is worth the trip down. Looking forward to seeing everyone next year.
Please do contact us for next year's event. If our schedule permits, we would like to participate again. " ~ Laurel R., EOS
"I want to personally thank you for all your hard work putting on the festival last weekend." ~Tom B., The Bwarie Gift Basket Company
"I had a great time at the festival last weekend. I would love to be a part of next years festivals both in OC and SB. Let me know when I can register for these events? Well organized and well attended. Great job - you are all very nice people to do business with. Thank you very much for giving a new upstart the kind of exposure we need" ~ David R., Artistic Woodcrafts
What a great experience and turnout. I appreciate the opportunity and hope all the participants enjoyed the added value.
"Thank you so very much! We had a great time and it was a beautiful EVENT! Would love to do it again!" ~ Tracy, Abundance Vineyards
"What a great event... a perfect day and such a picturesque location!
I hope that you will invite us back next year." ~ Brad Addis,MUST Chocolate, LLC
"Thanks for letting us participate. We loved our booth at Chase Palm Park. Can we have the same one next year?" ~ Live Culture
What the media is saying:
"Thanks so much for a great three days of filming. Our team was impressed with the scope of your festival and the efficient organization. We interviewed more than 35 wineries and related vendors. Also we are following up on many leads for our next 20 episodes in California.
We have posted a few short blurbs here http://www.winerevolutionmedia.com/california-wine.html and will be posting the full videos ASAP." ~ Peter Walker, Taos Media Collective