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Cocktail Corner: Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival

by lesliedinaberg on October 9, 2017

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic!  By Leslie Dinaberg This weekend brings the first Santa Barbara Polo & Wine Festival to the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club on Saturday October 7. The festival combines polo, local wine, and music for a unique one-day experience. This unique, full day experience features two polo matches, great […]

Cocktail Corner: Fork & Cork Classic to Benefit Foodbank

by lesliedinaberg on March 19, 2016

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg I love it when good causes and good food and wine come together. Such is the case with the 3rd annual Fork & Cork Classic to benefit Santa Barbara County Foodbank by pairing gourmet tastings with local wine to fund nutritious meals for Santa Barbara County residents. […]

Local Lowdown: Class-y Gifting

by lesliedinaberg on December 29, 2014

By Leslie Dinaberg In a season chock-full of stuff, the notion of learning a new skill, or improving upon an old one, through taking a class is a great way to give someone a gift that keeps on giving—providing memorable experiences and perhaps even spurring lasting new interests. Here are some class-y gift suggestions for […]

Cocktail Corner: Sublime Summer Sips

by lesliedinaberg on June 20, 2014

A spirited toast to all things alcoholic! By Leslie Dinaberg Sublime Summer Sips are on the menu with a variety of opportunities to wine down on those long summer days. Pony up for Happy Hour at Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. The club now welcomes visitors to take in the excitement of world-class polo […]

Polo club hosts president’s cup this weekend

by lesliedinaberg on September 30, 2004

There’s still time to check out the “sport of kings” at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. Continuing its 94th season, this Sunday is the United States Polo Association President’s Cup. The Wickenden Cup, held in honor of Ernest Wickenden, the very first local “star” polo player, will be on Oct. 10 and Oct. […]