All World of Pinot Noir events take place at the luxurious Ritz-Carlton Bacara Resort in the picturesque town of Santa Barbara, California, located two hours north of Los Angeles.


Nestled on the bluff and beaches of the Gaviota coast between the Pacific Ocean and Santa Ynez Mountains, Ritz-Carlton Bacara 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. 

  • Impressive wellness offerings including a renowned day spa and fitness center
  • Five restaurants including the signature Angel Oak, housing the resort’s 12,000-bottle wine collection
  • Robust activities program for guest of all ages
  • Wine flights offered in the Foley Tasting Room
  • 358 guest rooms and suites, each with a balcony overlooking the ocean or resort gardens

World of Pinot Noir 2020

World of Pinot Noir attendees enjoy a special group rate of $339.00 USD - $3,000.00 USD per night. Please contact Ritz-Carlton Bacara at 800-542-8680 for additional questions.

Last day to book at group rate prices: 2/5/2020

Getting Here

By Car

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 Ritz-Carlton 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 Ritz-Carlton Bacara’s Arrival Courtyard.


Air Service

Thanks to a partnership with United Airlines, World of Pinot Noir attendees can enjoy special pricing on airfare.

These special airfares are applicable to flights into Santa Barbara (SBA), San Francisco (SFO), Los Angeles (LAX) and San Luis Obispo (SBP).



Train Service

The Pacific Surfliner by Amtrak stops at the stations of Santa Barbara and Goleta.



Thanks to our sponsor, Go Goleta, Uber discount codes will be available to transport guests to and from Goleta hotels. Uber Code: WOPN20Event

Parking at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara

Parking is available for all WOPN attendees in the auxiliary parking lot located at 7749 Via Jero. Complimentary shuttles will be provided to transport guests to and from the lot.

The shuttles operate 11:30 A.M. to 10:30 P.M. on Friday, March 6th and Saturday, March 7th and runs every 10-15 minutes from the Via Jero Lot to The Ritz-Carlton Bacara.

Parking Directions: When exiting the 101 freeway heading towards the ocean, turn left on Hollister Ave (opposite direction of Ritz-Carlton Bacara) 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.

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