Published on 29-08-2022
Flying Goat Cellars Winemaker Dinner
Held at La Purisima Mission; Proceeds to benefit America’s wild horses

Flying Goat Cellars will host its fifteenth annual Winemaker Dinner at La Purísima Mission on September 30. Winemaker Norm Yost partners with Chef Clark Staub of Full of Life Flatbread for an intimate dining experience in the romantic, rustic ambiance of the historic Franciscan mission. Guest will unwind in the mission garden as Winemaker Yost pours Goat Bubbles sparkling wine served with appetizers. A four-course meal prepared by Chef Staub will be served in the California heritage dining room seating 40 guests. Three wines to be featured at the event are Orange County Fair Wine Competition award winners.

Winemaker Norm Yost has been in the industry for over 40 years. He launched his own label, Flying Goat Cellars, in 2000. Yost became a Santa Barbara County pioneer by launching the first sparkling wine program, Goat Bubbles, in 2005. Yost is also know for handcrafting limited lots of single vineyard, award-winning Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris from the finest vineyards in the county.

Chef Clark Staub’s menus include a wide range of ever changing creative dishes using local, organic and sustainable ingredients, as well as foraged and wild foods.

La Purísima Mission State Historic Park is the most completely restored mission in California. It offers a bucolic and relaxed setting for special events, surrounded by historic buildings. The event beneficiary, Return to Freedom (RTF), is dedicated to preserving the freedom, diversity, and habitat of America’s wild horses and burros through sanctuary, education, advocacy, and conservation, while enriching the human spirit through direct experience with the natural world.

Flying Goat produces a special label, Celebrate Freedom, with 40% of the sales going to RTF. Tickets are $200; $150 for wine club members. Reserve your seats at (805) 736-9032 or info@flyinggoatcellars.com; online flyinggoatcellars.com.

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