All 2017 World of Pinot Noir events take place at the Bacara Resort, seaside on the Santa Barbara American Riviera. The resort is easily accessible by plane, train or automobile. Why not visit the Central Coast Wine Region while you’re here – Ventura and Ojai, Santa Barbara County’s five official AVAs, SLO Wine Country and Paso Robles offer a wine and style sure to please any palate.
Click here for a printable map.
Directions from Santa Barbara Airport: Go north on William L. Moffett Place, which becomes Fowler Road and then that becomes South Fairview Avenue. Take the Highway 101 North ramp and follow the directions below.
Directions from the South/Airport: Take Highway 101 North. Exit Winchester Canyon Road/Hollister Avenue (exit 110). At the first stop sign, go straight onto Calle Real, which runs parallel to the 101 freeway (Note: do not exit onto Route 217-Hollister Avenue/Goleta). Turn left at the second stop sign toward Hollister Avenue (which takes you over the freeway). Take the first right onto Hollister Avenue and continue to Bacara’s Arrival Courtyard.
Directions from the North: Take Highway 101 South. Exit Winchester Canyon Road/Hollister Avenue (exit 110) and turn right. At the first stop sign, turn right onto Hollister Avenue and continue to Bacara’s Arrival Courtyard
The Pacific Surfliner by Amtrak stops at the stations of Santa Barbara and Goleta.
Nearby airports include Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.
Parking is available for all WOPN attendees in the Bacara auxiliary parking lot located at 7749 Via Jero. Complimentary shuttles will be provided to transport guests to and from the lot. The shuttle runs every 10-15 minutes from the Via Jero Lot. Do not drive to the Resort and expect to park as you will be directed to return to the auxiliary parking lot.
Directions: When exiting the 101 freeway heading towards the ocean, turn left on Hollister Ave (opposite direction of Bacara Resort & Spa) and the additional parking lot is on the left on Via Jero. For your convenience, event signs providing direction to the additional parking lot will be posted.
Take UberX to World of Pinot Noir
Patrons staying at Goleta Hotels can take UberX to and from any Goleta hotel to the Bacara Resort & Spa for any World of Pinot Noir events. Each hotel guest can take up to four (4) UberX trips up to $15 in cost each way. Type in the UberX code in your Uber App to start your trip today!
UberX Code: WOPN2017EVENT
We are very grateful to our colleagues in the hotel industry who provided such wonderful hospitality to our guests. This is what the Central Coast is all about. Shuttles run between many of the area hotels and Bacara during the World of Pinot Noir, so leave the driving to us! Click here for a schedule.
Bacara Resort & Spa
All World of Pinot Noir events take place at Bacara Resort & Spa. Nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Gaviota coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Bacara Resort & Spa offers relaxed luxury and stunning natural beauty for an unforgettable getaway in Southern California.
Enjoy award-winning accommodations, beautiful event spaces and luxury spa services at our Santa Barbara beach resort, located on California's most spectacular stretch of Pacific paradise.
Click here to visit the Bacara Resort & Spa website.
Click here to make a reservation using WOPN special rates.
Local Sponsor Hotels
The 2017 World of Pinot Noir is centered in the City of Goleta, conveniently located on the coastline near the Santa Barbara Airport. In addition to Bacara Resort, there are many places to stay in easy proximity to WOPN events. Click here for details.
Designed with an easy-going, California Cool aesthetic, our Santa Barbara boutique hotel features 158 artful, eclectic guestrooms and suites which feature earthy to eccentric fixtures and fabrics fused with a dash of surf-culture nostalgia.
Click here for special WOPN room rates or call 805 964-6241 and ask for the WOPN Guest rate.
Click here to visit The Goodland
Ramada Limited Santa Barbara
Nestled at the base of the Santa Ynez Mountains and surrounded by award-winning gardens, lagoons, and koi ponds, the Ramada Limited Santa Barbara is a veritable oasis that beckons both business and leisure travelers. Comfortably-appointed accommodations, friendly service, quality amenities, and a terrific lodging value are the hallmark of the 100% smoke-free Santa Barbara, California hotel
Ramada Limited is about five miles from the World of Pinot Noir at Bacara Resort & Spa.
Please call central reservations: 1-800-654-1965 and request World of Pinot Noir for special discounts.
Experience the finest taste of California at the Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta hotel. For the World of Pinot Noir event, accommodations include: Transportation to & from event, Breakfast, Wi-Fi & Parking. Use our link to book & receive a 15% discount on room accommodations! We look forward to having you here! To book, click here.
A truly unique experience in Santa Barbara, the Pacifica Suites hotel is the perfect pairing for Pinot Noir. Adjacent to the historic Sexton House and nestled among an extraordinary grove of exotic plants and trees, the Pacifica Suites offers the perfect blend of beauty, comfort and convenience. Indulge yourself at the area’s only all-suite hotel with a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast each morning, generous amenities, and exceptional service.
Conveniently located 5 miles from the World of Pinot Noir event. To book, visit www.pacificasuites.com and use WOPN as promo code, or follow the link below.
Courtyard Marriott Santa Barbara Goleta
Designed for the business traveler and weekend explorer alike, the Courtyard Santa Barbara Goleta is located along Highway 101 and the Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Wine Country. Our location provides convenient access to top Santa Barbara vineyards, beaches and popular State Street shops and dining.
Click here for WOPN special rates.
Best Western Plus South Coast Inn
The South Coast Inn offers travelers quiet and comfort, while remaining conveniently located. Enjoy walking to shopping and restaurants, or driving minutes to beaches and golf. Whether you stay for business or pleasure, you’ll appreciate our wealth of complimentary amenities. Come stay and relax. We look forward to serving you!
Click here for WOPN special rates.
If you are visiting the Central Coast for the World of Pinot Noir and have a few extra days to explore this beautiful part of California, following are a few regional resources for you. Enjoy your visit!
From north to south and east to west, the Central Coast features an amazing diversity of wines and locales. For full details on tasting, places to stay and dine and the wineries and vineyards in each area, check out the Vintners' Associations from these regions:
The area is also dotted with villages, towns and cities of all sizes. All offer their own unique ambience and attractions. Click through to a few of the following websites for overviews and visiting ideas!
And here's just a few more resources for planning your trip!