Painting in the Vineyard - Santa Barbara Wine Country

Come Paint With Us in the Vineyards of the Santa Ynez Valley

Located about 45 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, the Santa Ynez Valley is home to some of the most beautiful vistas, world-renowned vineyards, and world-class wines in California. We invite you to join us, grab a glass of wine and a paintbrush, and meet us in the vineyard for an unforgettable event. Whether you're here in "the Valley" or driving up from Santa Barbara for the day, we promise you an experience like no other that engages all of your senses.

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How It Works

Our Paint in the Vineyard events are open to the general public. They are held outside in the morning (start times between 10 & 11am) and run about 3 hours. Events include a tasting or glass of wine from the host vineyard. We provide all the supplies needed (tables & chairs included), and all participants will leave with a vineyard masterpiece of their own–of the view from your location! Local Art Spot artists provide step-by-step instruction and encouragement for painters.

What if I Can't Paint?

If you’re thinking, "I don’t have an artistic bone in my body," or "but, I don’t know how to paint," don’t worry! A trained artist will walk you through the entire painting process step-by-step. Even if you’ve never painted before, you’ll be amazed at what you can create! Check our calendar for locations, details and to make a reservation.

FAQs About Painting in the Vineyard

Private Painting in the Vineyard Events

Are you looking for something unique to do in the Santa Barbara wine country with your friends or family? Whether you live in Santa Ynez Valley, you're visiting for the weekend, or driving up from Santa Barbara for the day, let us create an amazing experience for you and your friends, unlike any other you’ve had in wine country. We’ll make all the arrangements at a local Santa Ynez Valley Vineyard–all you need to do is bring your creative spirit and a few friends. We'll take care of the rest. We can arrange for food too, including a gourmet wine country picnic from local shops or restaurants.

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Bring Your Friends & Family to Paint in the Vineyards

Santa Ynez Valley is home to some of the most beautiful and world-renowned vineyards in California. Imagine you and your friends or family, surrounded by the unparalleled beauty of the Santa Ynez Valley with a paintbrush in one hand and a glass of estate wine in the other. This is a perfect, stress-free environment that will both inspire your creative spirit and indulge the wine-lover in you.

We can paint the view, paint from a photograph, use watercolor instead of acrylic or even a custom painting that is special to you or your group.

A trained artist will guide you through a step-by-step process to paint the view in front of you while you sip on estate wine. You’re bound to end up with something you’re proud of. Most of our guests are amazed by what they’ve created. You’ll even walk away with a masterpiece of your own to commemorate the occasion.

Events are typically 3 hours long, though we have watercolor options that can run for 1.5-2 hours as well.

Pricing For Groups

  • 1-2 People: $535 total
  • 3 People: $569 total
  • 4 People: $599 total
  • 5-6 People: $129 per painter
  • 7-8 People: $119 per painter
  • 9-11 People: $109 per painter
  • 12-14 People: $99 per painter
  • 15+ People: $89 per painter

**All prices include a tasting or glass of wine at a local SYV winery. A $250 non-refundable deposit holds the date. Cancellation is required 10 days prior to the event

Contact us today to schedule your private painting session. You can also call us directly at (805)325-8092 or email

Painting in the Vineyard for Two

Are you looking for something unique and romantic to do with your significant other? Let us create an experience for you, unlike any other you’ve had in wine country. This memorable painting session includes a bottle of estate wine (your choice of red or white) followed by a 2.5 hour private class with individual step-by-step instruction from an Art Spot local artist at a world-class Santa Barbara County vineyard. $535

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We Can Also Come To You!

If you are staying in Santa Barbara County…or live here…why not invite us out to your place or vacation rental to paint the view from there? We’d love to set up a private event for you at your location to commemorate the visit or a special occasion. Visit our private events page for more info & pricing.