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

Number Juan Tequila Is No Joke

Comedians Alex Reymundo and Ron White don’t laugh about their quality liquor. Read story.

Thursday, August 28, 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

Creative Craft Cocktails in Wine Country

Meet S.Y. Kitchen’s globe-trotting mixologist Alberto Battaglini. 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

Kyle Peete Claims Cocktail Crown

Blue Tavern bartender prevails in Farm-to-Bar Craft Cocktail Contest at Sama Sama Kitchen. Read story.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Savino Preservation System

Review of Savino Wine Preservation System. Read story.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Farm-to-Bar: Alvaro Rojas's Amor y Amaro

Winner of past contest shares recipe in anticipation of the next. Read story.

Originally published 4:00 p.m., July 15, 2014
Updated 3:16 p.m., July 28, 2014

Ken Brown Quotables

Fresh off the lips of a pioneering Santa Barbara winemaker, starring in next week’s Food & Wine Safari. Read story.

Saturday, July 12, 2014
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