Scope and Content
Title: Santa Barbara County Vintners Association records
Identifier/Call Number: SBHC Mss 117
UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Language of Material:
8.5 linear feet
(7 cartons, 1 flat oversize box, 37 videocassettes)
Santa Barbara County Vintners' Association
Date (inclusive): 1987-2018
Abstract: Records of the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association, documenting its wine and grape industry promotion in Santa Barbara
County, promotion of harvest festivals and wine tastings, and Santa Barbara County wine country tourism. Records in the collection
date from 1987 to 2018.
Physical Location: Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
The collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish
or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication
is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended
to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
[Identification of Item], Santa Barbara County Vintners Association records, SBHC Mss 117. Department of Special Research
Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Founded in 1983, the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association includes vineyards, wineries, vineyard management, and wine
industry hospitality associates among its members.
Describing itself as an advocate for the Santa Barbara County wine and grape industry, the Association engages in wine and
grape industry education, media outreach, tastings, wine country weekends, as well as the organization and promotion of the
annual Santa Barbara Vinters' Festival.
Scope and Content
Records of the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association documenting its promotion of the wine and grape industry and wine
tourism in Santa Barbara County, as well as its organization and promotion of harvest festivals and wine tastings. Records
in the collection date from 1987 to 2018.
Administrative materials include board of directors meeting notes and agendas, bylaws, mission statements, correspondence,
Vintners Festival materials, marketing plans, legal files, budgets, and planning documents. Files also include material on
the wine industry such as the economic impact of the wine and grape industry in Santa Barbara County and beyond.
These records also includes videocassettes (documentary as well promotional) on the Santa Barbara County wine country, as
well as the work of the Association.
Graphic items comprise Santa Barbara Vintners Harvest Festival posters from 1994-2012.
These records have arranged into the following series: Board of directors files, Administrative and issue files, Vintners
Festival files, Graphic materials, and Audiovisual.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Wine and wine making -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Vintners -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Wineries -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Vineyards -- California -- Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara County Vintners' Association -- Archives