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Break Out the Bubbly

Sparkling sips from Santa Barbara and Champagne, France, for the holiday season. Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Santa Barbara Sparklers

A rundown of regional bubblies to pour this season Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Tips on Champagne Buying

What to look for when in the market for French bubbly, based on a recent Wine Cask tasting. Read story.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Ownership Change Coming to The Winehound

Popular wine retail shop being sold, but buyer and employees’ futures unknown. Read story.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Light Wines for Holiday Feasting

Santa Barbara County bottles to pair with Christmas roasts and more. Read story.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Potek Winery Keeps It Classy

Municipal Winemakers founder Dave Potter launches “best stuff” brand in The Mill. Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Personal Pours at Garagiste Fest

Fifth annual Paso Robles event connects you to up-and-coming winemakers. Read story.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Want to Work in Wine?

Allan Hancock College offers multiple pathways to a winemaking and growing career. Read story.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Hard Frescos Are Easy to Sip

Santa Barbara native Peter Stearns turns Mexicanaguas frescas deliciously alcoholic. Read story.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Farm-to-Bar: The Balancing Act

Muddled fig and bourbon form the backbone of this seasonal cocktail. Read story.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Sangiovese from Santa Barbara

Winemakers work to master the tricky Italian grape. Read story.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Italian White Wines from Santa Barbara

Dare to drink original by focusing on these rarely planted varietals. Read story.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Oddball Italian Red Wines from Santa Barbara

A look at winemakers focusing on Italy’s more obscure red varietals. Read story.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Italian White Wines from Santa Barbara

Dare to drink original by focusing on these rarely planted varietals. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Solminer Dances on Wine Country’s Fringe

David and Anna deLaski bet on blaufränkisch, grüner veltliner, and see-through syrah in Los Olivos. Read story.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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