It was a beautiful sunny afternoon.
A light breeze, fresh ocean air blowing through the trees.
The light was trickling through the branches in such a way that the leaves sparkled.
We were in Santa Barbara for their annual
wine festival held at the beautiful
The setting is picture perfect...
tents nestled under trees, bridges and quiet walkways to stroll.
More than 70 wineries and local restaurants and caterers,
provide wine and food for a fantastic fundraiser
to raise money for the museums children's programs.
We sampled some delicious wines, and a couple
that well...shall we say, the plants enjoyed them.
Some wonderful appetizers...
one of my favorites, ricotta and sage ravioli
finished in a brown butter sauce with crisped sage leaves...
Then there were these chocolates...
Sea Salt and Pepper chocolates from
And the best part...
She was so nice and sent me home with a whole box of them...
Thank you so much!
It was a lovely afternoon of sipping and sampling,
strolling through the lovely museum grounds.
Talking to wine makers and chefs and just enjoying ourselves,
reared his head!!!
how old am I and you think I'd know better.
Unknown consumption of red samples that kept filling my glass.
Let's just say...
You know your husband loves you when he holds your hair
out of the way on the way home as you...
(well...you get the picture)
and let me tell you, it wasn't a pretty one.
That was me.
Head hung down in shame.