"We enjoy offering a unique wine country experience to all of our guests"
Santa Barbara Classic Wine Tours is a family owned and operated business by Sherene and Kevin Donoghue along with Tracy Valenzuela and Don McKinney.
Sherene Donoghue enjoys wine and travel and has earned her Level 1 certificiate from the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Kevin Donoghue currently maintains a full time career in public service, but also enjoys spending time with guests on wine tours when not serving his community.
Tracy Valenzuela has been in the wine tour industry for over seven years and has a deep and varied understanding of Santa Barbara wine country.
Don McKinney has been a wine tour guide for over two years and grew up in the Santa Ynez Valley. He has a local's knowledge of Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara wine country.
Sherene and Kevin relocated to the Central Coast of California to pursue their dream of owning and operating a business within the local wine industry. The two have spent the past several years learning, tasting, and experiencing all of Santa Barbara wine country. Additionally, they have visited the famous wine regions of France, Italy, Washington State, Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, and Mendocino. It is with this knowledge and experience that allows them to introduce guests to all that the Santa Barbara wine region has to offer.
Both Sherene and Kevin have received their Level 1 Certificate from the Court of Master Sommeliers and are members of the Guild of Sommeliers. The Guild of Sommeliers is an international membership organization for sommeliers and wine professionals.