1. A Sideways Adventure: Part 2

    Sideways Wine Tour: Day Two As we discussed in our last post, The Santa Ynez Valley located in Santa Barbara is home to some of the best wineries in the United States. This fact, in conjunction with the beautiful landscape, has made this area one of the most heavily trafficked wine areas in the world. Previously we had listed the first three stops to complete our Sideways wine trail, and in this p…Read More

  2. A Sideways Adventure

    This year marks the 12th anniversary of the release of the cult wine movie Sideways. This film follows two friends in their mid-forties, Miles Raymond and Jack Cole, as they travel through the Santa Barbara wine country visiting local wineries in the Santa Ynez Valley. The movie has become somewhat of a cult classic among wine connoisseurs, and every year hundreds of people attempt to recreate the…Read More

  3. Top Los Olivos Wineries

    Los Olivos is a small California town situated about 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara, and offers visitors some of the best wine tasting options in the area. With all of the wineries to choose from in this picturesque little town it’s hard to even know where to begin. Luckily for you, dear reader, our knowledgeable staff has you covered. Check out our choices below for the must-visit wineries i…Read More

  4. Tour Santa Ynez In Style

    Wine is great. Drinking wine is better. Touring multiple wineries a day while being chauffeured around, that’s the best. Touring wineries is an excellent weekend activity, and it’s made even better if you don’t have to worry about getting you and/or a group from one winery to another. Luckily, at Silk Road, we offer multiple private transportation packages to accommodate your wine touring ne…Read More

  5. Root 246 Music on the Patio

    Root 246 at 400 Alisal Road, Solvang is hosting “Music on the Patio” from 6-9 p.m. every Friday. Enjoy your favorite songs under the heated covered patio. Happy Hour from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at 420 Alisal Road, Solvang. Call Silk Road Transportation to take you there for you night out event! 1 (844) 825-3968.…Read More

  6. Taste of Solvang

    “Taste of Solvang” Food and Wine Destination Weekend Celebrates 24th Year with New Events, Updated Eats, a Bounty of Beverages — Multi-Day Event to Include Chef-Guided Farmers Market Walks and Farm-to-Table Dining; “Sip + Savor” Food & Drink Reception Showcasing the Santa Ynez Valley’s Premier Edibles and Imbibables; Town-Wide Shopping & Bites.…Read More

  7. Wine Film Festival

    Experience two places at once through wine and film. Join winemakers for an afternoon tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon from Santa Barbara County and South Australia at an awe-inspiring private vineyard location. Take your time, socialize and enjoy the nuances of each wine outside or head over to the barn where several wine-themed short films from Australia will be screened throughout the afternoon.…Read More

  8. Friday Night Winemaker Series

    The last Friday of each month in 2016, a local guest winemaker will mingle with guests while pouring his or her wine, during our dinner service. Chef Chris Joslyn will create the nightly specials to pair with the wines that the featured winemaker will pour. No reservation or cost to participate. However, dinner reservations are highly recommended 805-688-7265.…Read More