Film Sips

Santa Barbara's Urban Wineries are in on the Santa Barbara International Film Festival action, too. You can sip and save during SBIFF at select downtown tasting rooms. Show your ticket stub or movie pass or say "Star Party" at the Kunin Wines tasting bar to receive special discounts on an exclusive selection of award-winning wine by the glass, including $5 glasses of Pape Star. Mention Santa Barbara Film Festival or "Film Sips" at Carr Winery and receive 15% off all wine purchases. Show your ticket stub or movie pass or say "Star Party" at the Margerum Tasting Room, and enjoy a tasting, glass of wine or flatbreads from the Wine Cask as well as a 10% discount on purchases.

Just as food and wine are a match made in heaven, so are cinema and cocktails. Watching movies at home or hosting a Golden Globes party? Channel you inner mixologist and serve these special film-inspired cocktails Chopin Vodka created in honor of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. These cocktails will be featured at key locations and events during the Fest.

MORNING GLORY
Ingredients
5-6 blueberries
10-12 sprigs of mint
Lemonade
1.5 oz Chopin Vodka

Muddle blueberries and 10 sprigs of mint in a tall glass, add ice, add Chopin Vodka, finish with lemonade, stir, garnish with mint sprigs.

WORKING GIRL
Ingredients
3-4 raspberries
3 oz of Orange Juice
.5 oz Grand Marnier
1.5 oz Half and Half
1.5 oz Chopin Potato Vodka

Muddle raspberries in a cocktail glass, add ice, add Chopin Vodka and Grand Marnier, add orange juice, finish with half and half, stir, garnish with vanilla bean or raspberry.

THE FUGITIVE
Ingredients
3 oz Chopin Vodka
Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives

Shake Chopin Vodka with ice and strain into a martini glass, serve with 3 blue cheese stuffed olives.

FIREWALL
Ingredients
1 slice fresh jalapeno
2 large cubes of pineapple
1.5 oz pineapple juice
1.5 oz Chopin Potato Vodka
.5 oz of Lime juice

Muddle jalapeno and pineapple in a shaker, add lime juice, add Chopin Vodka, finish with pineapple juice, shake and serve in a chilled martini glass or over ice in a cocktail glass.