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Hundreds Gather to Remember Winemaker Seth Kunin

'Seth was sustenance,' said one speaker. Read story.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The Avocado Tea Company’s Leafy Dreams

Founder Andrew Quine finds use for otherwise overlooked avocado leaves. Read story.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Kopu Water’s Sparkling Sustainability

Founders Justin and Mindy Mahy bring New Zealand water stateside in reusable bottles. Read story.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Hard Frescos’ Hoppy Tamarindo

Review of this new flavor aimed for Día de los Muertos. Read story.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Renowned Winemaker Seth Kunin Passes Away

Kunin’s sudden death leaves Santa Barbara wine country grieving. Read story.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Introducing Santa Barbara County Craft Beer Week

Buckles ’n’ Brews, bus rides, and more highlights from inaugural suds celebration Read story.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Spirit of Lotusland Cocktail Contest Returns

Famous garden hosts top mixologists using unique ingredients amid exotic plants. Read story.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Cider Flows in Old Town Goleta

Santa Barbara Cider Company offers diverse alternatives to beer and wine tastings. Read story.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Booze & Bites

Pairing cocktails with cuisine around Santa Barbara Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., September 28, 2017
Updated 4:33 p.m., October 4, 2017

Nico Azios Decodes Syrah

Santa Barbara winemaker studying one grape variety, vintage by vintage. Read story.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Hidden Terroir at JCR Vineyard

Pinot noir and chardonnay thrive in bucolic canyon off Jalama Road. Read story.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Santa Barbara Wine Country Leader Leaving for Oregon

Morgen McLaughlin reflects on four years of directing the county’s Vintners Association. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Fine Dining and DIY Wine at Bottlest

Buellton’s Terravant facility reenvisions its restaurant and creates a make-your-own bottle program. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trio of Santa Barbara County Tasting Trails

Sip Funk Zone bubbles, explore Buellton, and trolley into the Santa Maria Valley. Read story.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

All Ginned Up

Cutler Artisan Spirits hosts Gin Education Dinner at Bar 29. Read story.

Monday, June 12, 2017
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