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Wine Bar

The Painted Cabernet is pleased to offer a wonderful selection of Central Coast Wines for sale during classes. These wines have been carefully selected by our staff and we are sure you will enjoy them as much as we do! We also offer for sale beer, champagne, mimosas, water, sodas, juice and individual pre-packaged snacks.

Below are some Frequently Asked Questions regarding our beverage service:

Is wine included in the class fee?
A beverage is included in the class fee. Each class registrant can receive a complimentary glass of our house wine Ė Ballard Lane Chardonnay or Ballard Lane Cabernet Sauvignon. These wines have won awards and are offered at fine restaurants in Santa Barbara. Other beverage options are available, including non-alcoholic beverages.

Can I exchange my complimentary wine for something else?
Yes! You can choose a different beverage. The choices include champagne, mimosa, bellini, beer, soda, water or juice.

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Do you have to drink wine during classes?
Not all of our customers drink wine. We also offer champagne, mimosas, beer, soda, water and juice.

What are the prices for the wine?
Wines by the glass range from $7 to $15. Wine by the bottle range $22 to $80. Our selection is varied and includes well known Central Coast wines.

What brands of wine do you offer?
Our wine selection does fluctuate, but this is a sample list: Babcock, Ballard Lane, Foley, Justin, Lincourt, Rancho Sisquoc, Robert Hall, Sunstone and Summerland.

Can I bring my own bottle of wine to the class?
The Painted Cabernet does not allow BYOB.

Can I bring in my underage child if they donít drink?
We are licensed as a wine bar and no one under 21 is allowed in our studio per the Department of Alcoholic Beverages Control, State of California.

Do you offer days that you donít serve wine so my child can take a class?
The Department of Alcoholic Beverages Control will not allow us to allow any minor to enter our premises, even if we are not serving alcohol. There are no exceptions to this rule.

Can I do wine tasting without taking a class?
Yes! Customers are able to purchase and enjoy a glass of wine in our studio when we are open. Many customers like to come in and enjoy a glass a wine while they watch a class in progress!

Do all classes include a complimentary beverage?
All regular classes do include a complimentary beverage, including a glass of our house wine. There are other choices.

Do you offer food?
Yes, we do offer assorted snack boxes which include Humus & Crackers. We also offer nuts, candy and gourmet chocolate.

Can I bring in any food??
Because of limited space on tables, guests can bring small snacks in. However, we request no plates, platters, cakes, etc. We do not allow outside beverages.

Are there restaurants close by that you recommend?
We are in the heart of downtown and next to some of the best restaurants in town! Call us and we can recommend many to choose from! There is California Cuisine, Italian, Mexican, Brazilian, Greek and many more to choose from!