Sunny, Sweet & Savory Forecast for Taste of Solvang on March 15-17, 2019

The weather forecast is sunny and the culinary forecast is sweet & savory for the 27th annual Taste of Solvang set for Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, 2019.

Sunny, Sweet & Savory Forecast for Taste of Solvang on March 15-17, 2019

~Tickets Available at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang/

Solvang, California, USA – The weather forecast is sunny and the culinary forecast is sweet & savory for the 27th annual Taste of Solvang set for Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17, 2019.  Solvang means “Sunny Fields” in Danish; and all are invited to enjoy locally grown foods, wines, beers and diverse cuisine plus discover the rich cultural and culinary heritage of the area known as “California’s Denmark” in the heart of Santa Ynez Valley Wine Country. Here’s the final schedule of delicious events.

Friday, March 15, 2019

***NEW LOCATION***7:00-9:00 p.m.: Taste of Solvang: Sip & Savor at Hotel Corque. Join us at the beautiful Hotel Corque (400 Alisal Road), as you sip and savor from Solvang’s premier establishments. Featuring 25+ of Solvang's best chefs, bakers, caterers, winemakers, brewers, distillers and artisans presenting a smorgasbord of locally-inspired savory bites, wine, beer and cocktails.6:00 p.m. Early VIP entry (only available with Weekend Pass purchase); 7:00 p.m. regular entry; $50 à la carte ticket purchase in advance at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang

***NEW EVENT***9:00-11:00 p.m.: Taste of Solvang: Sip & Savor After-Party at Hotel Corque

Enjoy unlimited signature Danish desserts, chocolates, sweets and wines while you dance to Sean Wiggins and her band. Must be 21 years+ to enjoy this event. Space is limited; $25 à la carte ticket purchases in advance at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang or at the door.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

***NEW FORMAT***11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.: Taste of Solvang Culinary Tasting Trail features multiple pop-up culinary tasting trail stops throughout downtown Solvang. At each stop, taste from a variety of restaurants, cafés, and food artisans while exploring the quaint Danish town. As a bonus, Hans Christian Andersen Museum, Elverhoj Museum of History & Art and The Wildling Museum will offer free admission for Culinary Tasting Trail ticket holders throughout the weekend. ($30 includes

detailed map & menu of tastes). Reservations recommended online at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang/ or on the day of

the event at Taste of Solvang registration tent, adjacent to Solvang Visitors Center, 1639 Copenhagen Drive.

2:00-7:00 p.m.: Taste of Solvang Wine & Beer Walk—Day 1 offering more than a dozen stops at downtown tasting rooms pouring their vintages and samples of craft beer into the prized Taste of Solvang souvenir glass including Cali Love Wine,

Casa Cassara Winery, Copenhagen Sausage Garden, D. Volk Wines, Dascomb Cellars, Feliz Noche Cellars, Good Life Cellars

Lion's Peak Vineyards, Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards, Lucky Dogg Winery, Solvang Brewing Company, Toccata Wines, Twenty Mile Winery and Wandering Dog Wine Bar.  Must be 21 years+ to enjoy this event. ($45) Wine & Beer Walk ticket is valid for both Saturday and Sunday. Reservations recommended online at   www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang or on the day of the event at Taste of Solvang registration tent, adjacent to Solvang Visitors Center, 1639 Copenhagen Drive.

***NEW EVENT***6:00-9:00 p.m.  Buttonwood Farm Winery & Root 246 “Thinking Outside the Box” Dinner

Join Root 246 Chef De Cuisine Crystal “Pink” DeLongpre and Buttonwood Farm Winery winemaker Karen Steinwachs for an edgy, untraditional “outside the box” five-course dining experience. Menu highlights include uni risotto paired with a dry hopped sauvignon blanc; heritage pork belly accompanied by a naturally fermented sparkling wine; and a squab breast with a carbonic cabernet franc. ($95 per person all inclusive, 21+ years only). Space is limited; reservations are required online at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang

Sunday, March 17, 2019

11:00 a.m-1:30 p.m. Taste of Solvang: Sunday Brunch with Bottomless Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bar

Created and served by Executive Chef Brooke Stockwell at K’Syrah Catering Events Center (478 Fourth Place). Includes brunch buffet featuring Seasonal Veggie Frittata, Sides, House Smoked Goat Cheese and Lox Crostini and Bottomless Mimosas AND Bottomless "Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar" OR Bottomless Coffee, Tea and Juice. ($65 with alcohol; $50 with coffee, tea, juice). Space is limited; reservations in advance are required online at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang

12:00-4:00 p.m.: Taste of Solvang Wine & Beer Walk—Day 2 offering more than a dozen stops at downtown tasting rooms (see list above) pouring their vintages and samples of craft beer into the prized Taste of Solvang souvenir glass. Must be 21 years+ to enjoy this event. ($45) Wine & Beer Walk ticket is valid for both Saturday and Sunday. Reservations recommended online at  ww.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang/ or on the day of the event if available at Taste of Solvang registration tent, adjacent to Solvang Visitors Center, 1639 Copenhagen Dr.

The signature Taste of Solvang Weekend Passport all for only $115 per person, includes tickets to Sip + Savor Opening Night with VIP Access, Saturday’s Culinary Tasting Trail and the Saturday & Sunday Wine & Beer Walk; as well as souvenir wine glass, map and premium tote bag. Individual event tickets are also available ala carte. All events are rain or shine and tickets are non-refundable. Advance purchases of passports or ala carte tickets are highly recommended online at www.solvangusa.com/taste-of-solvang 

The 2019 Taste of Solvang is presented by the Solvang Conference & Visitors Bureau, produced by Cultivate Events with sponsorship support from Chumash Casino Resort, Visit Santa Ynez Valley and City of Solvang.

~pr 2019 Taste of Solvang