Would you like some red velvet with your Cabernet? Or maybe some Cabernet in your red velvet? That’s the kind of pairing you can expect on the Original Cupcake & Wine Tour with Santa Barbara Adventure Co. This daytrip from Santa Barbara features a sampling of wine-infused-cupcakes from Enjoy Cupcakes in the heart of Santa Ynez wine country. Ready for Pomegranate Mango Chardonnay and Chocolate Blackberry Syrah? The six and a half-hour excursion in a private van includes wine, cupcake and olive tastings in the valley, wine-tasting fees (private tastings available for groups of 10+), lunch, cold beverages, knowledgeable guide, and a discussion of winemaking as well as natural and human history.
Meet at East Beach parking lot (unless hotel pickup is arranged), 1400 Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA 93190.
Daily 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 20-hour RSVP required, four-person minimum
$129 per person, $25 non-drinkers; group discounts available