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Summerland Winery: Vintners of the Village

The purveyors of fine pinot noir and more thrive in the seaside hamlet that straddles 101. Read story.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Oreana Winery Puts Fun in Funk Zone

Winemaker Danny Miles explains the origins and future of Santa Barbara’s urban-wine pioneer. Read story.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Monday-Night Magic at Les Marchands

Wine flights and fine food in the Funk Zone's wine bar and bottle shop. Read story.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Sunstone Crafts Special Film Fest Wine

Longtime Santa Ynez Valley winery produces “Lumiere Brothers” blanc and rouge blends. Read story.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Biodynamic Wine with Peter Work

Ampelos Vineyard founder talks grape growing in the Sta. Rita Hills. Read story.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Betting Big on Happy Canyon Wines

Winemaker Adam Henkel has grand visions for owner Roger Bower's Crown Point Vineyards. Read story.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Richard Sanford Ditches Debt

The legendary Santa Barbara vintner partners with investor Bob Zorich to emerge from bankruptcy and save Alma Rosa Winery. Read story.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Wine: Sanford Comes Downtown

The Santa Rosa Road-based winery opens a tasting room in La Arcada. Read story.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Bacara Welcomes Sommelier Fred Dame

The Goleta resort is hosting a series of exclusive wine dinners. Read story.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

California's Island Winery, Reborn

A Santa Barbara family realizes their dream of growing grapes — including historic zinfandel from Santa Cruz Island — on Catalina. Read story.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Wine Couple Comes Home

The Funk Zone's Art Foundry welcomes Fox Wine Co., run by Santa Barbara natives Blair and Sarah Fox. Read story.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Give the Gift of Wine Blending

Introducing Billy Dim’s Wine Apothecary, your one-stop shop to becoming a stay-at-home vintner. Read story.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Nebbiolo: Thanksgiving's Best Friend

Palmina Winery's Steve Clifton tells us why the Italian grape is best for the bird. Read story.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Richard Betts Will Democratize Wine

Santa Barbara welcomes the author of The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert. Read story.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Wine Country Critiques Revised Rules

Santa Barbara vintners and their neighbors critique proposed winery ordinance ideas. Read story.

Thursday, November 21, 2013
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