Brave & Maiden’s Elevated Tasting Experience

Direct-to-Consumer Evolution Hits the Santa Ynez Valley

Direct-to-consumer evolution hits the Santa Ynez Valley. Read story.

Foot-Stomping Fury in Solvang

Melville’s Dedication to the Practice; Plus, Wine and Beer Buzz Around Town

Melville Winery’s dedication to the practice; plus, wine & beer buzz around town. Read story.

Torch Passing, Blind Tasting, and Santa Barbara Surprise in ‘Somm 3’

A Q&A with Documentarian Jason Wise, Whose Third Wine Film Comes to Solvang October 13

A Q&A with documentarian Jason Wise, whose third wine film comes to Solvang October 13. Read story.

Talking Wine-Laced Beers with Garage Project’s Jos Ruffell

New Zealand Brewery One of Many Coming to Firestone Walker’s Terroir Project Festival

New Zealand brewery one of many coming to Firestone Walker’s Terroir Project festival. Read story.

Capturing Nojoqui Magic at Folded Hills Winery

Andy Busch Building a Legacy on Historic Ranch off Highway 101

Andy Busch is building his legacy project on historic ranch off Highway 101. Read story.

The Rebirth of Rideau Vineyard

New Ownership, Enthused Winemaking Lift Longtime Santa Ynez Valley Estate

New ownership and enthused winemaking are lifting this longtime Santa Ynez Valley estate, which hosts a Viognier Festival on September 1. Read story.

The Canary’s Petite Sirah by Carhartt

Eye-Opening Collaboration Between Downtown Santa Barbara Hotel and Santa Ynez Valley Winery

Eye-opening collab between downtown Santa Barbara hotel and Santa Ynez Valley winery. Read story.

Report from Wine & Weed Central Coast

Lots to Fear in Nascent Cannabis Industry, But Hope for Collaborative Future

Lots to fear in nascent cannabis industry, but hope for collaborative future. Read story.

Gallo Buys Historic Santa Maria Valley Vineyard

Second Large Purchase in Two Weeks for Family-Owned Wine Empire

It’s the second large land purchase in two weeks for the family-owned wine empire. Read story.

Wine & Weed: Concerns and Convergence

Cannabis Industry Impacts Subject of Symposium in San Luis Obispo on May 10

Cannabis industry impacts are the subject of a symposium in San Luis Obispo on May 10. Read story.

Vintners Fest Coming Quick

New Association Leader Discusses First Four Months on Job as April 21 Soirée Approaches

New association leader discusses first four months on job as April 21 soirée approaches. Read story.

Santa Barbara’s Ancient Wines, Then and Now

Exploring San Jose Winery, Sipping Angelica, and Tasting in De la Guerra’s Bodega

Exploring San Jose Winery, sipping Angelica, and tasting in De la Guerra’s bodega. Read story.

Santa Barbara's Vintners Are Bracing for Chinese Wine Tariffs

“Guarded Denial” for Central Coast Winemakers as Trade War Escalates

“Guarded denial” for Central Coast winemakers as trade war escalates. Read story.

Topa Mountain Winery Lifts Ojai Spirits

Serious Wines and Stunning Views Served in Relaxed Fashion

Serious wines and stunning views served in relaxed fashion in heart of Ojai Valley. Read story.

Mad About Vermouth

Trio Tackles Terroir to Find Unique Sources for Fortified Wine

Trio tackles terroir to find unique sources for their fortified wine. Read story.

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