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[VIDEO] Argument Against Expanding Sta. Rita Hills Appellation

Here's a look at why many Santa Barbara winemakers are saying the appellation should not be expanded to the east. Read story.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Tasting Natural Wine

Santa Barbara wines to try while reading Isabelle Legeron’s new book. Read story.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Pirate Life of Winemakers During Harvest

One Santa Barbara vintner explains the industry’s most exciting and exhausting season. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Vision Quest of Vintage 2014

Wil Fernandez’s Multimedia Portrayal of a Year in Santa Barbara Wine Country Read story.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Longoria Winery’s New Home

Rick and Diana Longoria Open new Lompoc tasting room and production facility. Read story.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

‏Kimberly Smith Tackles Tumor, Pursues Pinot

LaMontagne Winery founder overcomes health problems to produce hands-on wine. Read story.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Remembering the Sideways Days

Santa Barbara vintners and restaurateurs reflect on the making and effect of award-winning wine country film. Read story.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Standing Sun Makes Wine-Music Party

Vintner John Wright blends bottles with bands in Buellton. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Big Plans for 10th Anniversary of Sideways

There will be a free September 28 screening of the award-winning film about Santa Barbara wine country. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Jeff LeBard on Guard at Gainey Vineyard

The young but experienced winemaker is raising the profile of a historic Santa Ynez Valley winery. Read story.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Telling the Santa Ynez Valley’s Wine Story

Santa Ynez Valley museum hosts first-ever exhibit examining wine country history. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Robert Lawrence Balzer Breaks the Sta. Rita Hills

Wine journalist’s 1978 article on Sanford & Benedict Vineyard; plus 1982 article on Sanford Winery. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Santa Barbara’s Pinot Paradise

In anticipation of this weekend’s Wine & Fire event, winemaker Greg Brewer discusses the Sta. Rita Hills. Read story.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

New Brand on Block: Lindley Wines

Jake and Frankie Lindley's estate sits on the edge of the Sta. Rita Hills. Read story.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Wine Gadget of the Week

Review of CapaBubbles Sparking Wine Stopper. Read story.

Thursday, August 7, 2014
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