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Event Snapshot

Four evenings:

March 21
April 11
May 30
June 27

6–9 p.m.

$150 per person per evening

Tickets are available online only and are non-refundable

Members save $10 with online discount code

Farm-to-table dinners, local wineries, and an exciting take on conservation and sustainability

We’ve partnered with local, environmentally friendly wineries whose wines serve as the inspiration for custom five-course, farm-to-table dinner menus created by our own executive chef, Brad Robertson.

Each unforgettable evening is set in a different location within the zoo – the terraces of Mahale Mountains, for example, or the Amazonian stilt house within Rainforest of the Americas, or the Cambodian viewing area of Elephants of Asia.

Along with the spectacular views, enjoy looking at sustainability from different angles – from agriculture to food and wine production to wildlife conservation. Each evening focuses on a different topic and features conversations with a curator or keeper, up-close animal encounters, and wine introductions from winery representatives.

Next Dinner

Thursday, March 21

Presqu’ile Winery (Santa Maria)

6–9 p.m.

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s Santa Maria Valley, Presqu’ile (pronounced press-KEEL) is a small, family-run winery dedicated to crafting exceptional cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc. Made using grapes from sustainably certified vineyards and from a handful of the finest winegrowing sites in the valley, Presqu’ile wines have earned acclaim for their elegance and balance.


Thursday, March 21

Chilled Pea and Mint Soup
Artichoke Tapenade Crostini with Sliced Capocolla
Crab Fritters with Meyer Lemon-Dill Aioli
Wine Pairing TBD

Spring Panzanella
Grapefruit, Fennel, Radish, Cucumber, Rye, Yogurt
Presquil’ile Sauvignon Blanc Santa Maria Valley 2017

Seared Diver Scallop, Cauliflower, Favas, Country Ham, Parmesan Bread Crumb
Presqui’ile Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley 2014 

Pork Shank Ragu, Fresh Rigatoni, Sage Ricotta
Presqui’ile Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2016

White Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart, Earl Grey Anglaise
Presqui’ile Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2014


We are unable to accommodate substitutions to the menu. If you have food allergies, please contact our catering department at 323/644-6049 by March 11.

The Sustainable Wine+Dinner series is for guests ages 21 and older. Seating is limited.

GLAZA members receive their discount code via email. If you’re a member and haven’t received yours, please call 323/644-4747.

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