Thursday, November 4, 2010

SANTA BARBARA CONCOURS d’ELEGANCE

After a ten-year hiatus, the 24th SB Concours comes back stronger than ever. Our man Jim Palam was on the field.

The Santa Barbara Concours weekend kicked off with a wine country tour: A Salute to the Mille Miglia. Beginning last Friday morning, the tour was open to all cars participating in Saturday and Sunday show events. An outstanding scenic drive weaved through the Santa Ynez vineyards, traversed over sun-drenched mountains and valleys, taking participants through charming towns along the way. In addition to wonderful roads and breathtaking scenery, there was a catered gourmet lunch at a boutique winery, a champagne celebration at the finish, and commemorative gifts.