Summer Sips: A Celebration of Condors

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Instructor: Dr. Estelle Sandhaus

Location: Blakesley Library

Limited Spaces Available

Please register at the door.

Celebrate the magnificent California Condor with Dr. Estelle Sandhaus.

Summer Sips Series Sponsor

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Thanks to Whole Foods for sponsoring this year's Summer Sips Series.

Each lecture will include a unique tasting menu showcasing Whole Foods' new selections that pair well with the wine being poured and match the theme of that evening's lecture.

2016 Summer Sips: Wine & Cheese botanical lecture series

Purchase a series pass for a discount

Each lecture begins with delicious appetizers, a wine tasting, and conversation with one of our local sponsoring vintners in the Garden’s Courtyard. 

  • Lectures are held in the Blaksley Library
  • Attendance is limited, please reserve early
  • Consider introducing a friend to the Garden by inviting them to join you for a Summer Sips event. Tickets are fully transferable

May 28: Illustrating the Catalina Flora
Linda Vorobik, Ph.D., Botanist and Illustrator, Washington
Winery: Grassini Family Vineyards

June 18: Intergalactic Plant Interactions
Christopher Lortie, Ph.D., Integrative Ecologist, York University, Toronto
Winery: Deep Sea by Conway Family Wines

July 16: Why Care About Rare Plants?
Heather Schneider, Ph.D., Rare Plant Biologist
Winery: Derby Wine Estates

August 20: So a Plant Walks into a Bar...
Matt Kay, Ph.D., Botany Professor, Santa Barbara City College
Winery: Riverbench Vineyard & Winery

September 17: A Celebration of Condors
Estelle Sandhaus, Ph.D., Director of Conservation & Research at the Santa Barbara Zoo
Winery: Captain's Reserve

Become a Sponsor

Support the Garden with a wine donation. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.


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