The Liquid Legacy of Louis Lucas

Santa Barbara Wine Country Pioneer Is Driving Force Behind Lucas & Lewellen Winery

The Santa Barbara wine country pioneer is the driving force behind Lucas & Lewellen Winery. Read story.

Bizarre Bottlings in a Bunker

You Are Now Entering Area 5.1 Winery

You are now entering Area 5.1 Winery, the Funk Zone's latest tasting room. Read story.

Qupé Winery Sold

Bob Lindquist Sells Majority Share to Charles Banks

Bob Lindquist, who founded California's top syrah maker in 1982, sells majority to Charles Banks. Read story.

The Wine Cask Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

Alumni Chefs and Winemakers Return to the S.B. Institution

Alumni chefs and winemakers return to the S.B. institution. Read story.

Flying Goats and Trendsetting Bubblers

How Norm Yost’s Fascination with High-Acidity Pinots Led to Santa Barbara’s First Steady Sparkling Wine

Norm Yost’s fascination with high-acidity pinots led to Santa Barbara’s first steady lines of sparkling wines. Read story.

Harvesting Grapes and Glee at Fiddlehead Cellars

No Sleep but Big Smiles for Pioneering Vintner Kathy Joseph

No sleep but big smiles for pioneering vintner Kathy Joseph, who pours this Saturday at SOhO. Read story.

Get to Know Geeky Wines

Having Fun at Vino Divino with Obscure Regions and Varietals

Having fun at Vino Divino with obscure regions and varietals. Read story.

What to Expect at Wine Futures Tasting

Brian McClintic of Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchants Discusses August 10 Event

Brian McClintic of Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchants discusses the August 10 event. Read story.

How’s It Hanging, Happy Canyon?

A Taste Through the Appellation’s Mostly Bordeaux-Based Wines

Here are the notes from a taste through the young appellation’s mostly Bordeaux-based wines. Read story.

Spotlight on the Sta. Rita Hills and Lompoc Wine Ghetto

The People, Places, and Practices of the Central Coast's Southwestern Corner

The people, places, and practices of Santa Barbara County's southwestern corner. Read story.

Sashi Moorman's Enology Empire

Changing Santa Barbara Winemaking, One Project at a Time

The winemaker behind Stolpman, Piedrasassi, and more changes the industry one project at a time. Read story.

Bryan Babcock's Farming Revolution

The 20-Year Veteran of Sta. Rita Hills Introduces New Vineyard Techniques and Homegrown Clone

The 20-year vet of the Sta. Rita Hills invents new vineyard techniques and homegrown clone. Read story.

My Year in the Vineyard

Learning How to Grow Wine Grapes at Ampelos Vineyard

Learning how to grow premium wine grapes at Ampelos Vineyard with Peter Work. Read story.

Wine 101: Shoot Thinning, Watering, and Flowers

Ampelos Vineyard's Peter Work Discusses Grapevines in the Summer Season

Ampelos Vineyard's Peter Work discusses grapevines in the summer season. Read story.

Second Generation Winemaker Analyzes the First

Drake Whitcraft on How Santa Barbara County Wines — Including His Dad's — Are Ageing

Drake Whitcraft looks at how Santa Barbara wines, including those made by his dad, are ageing. Read story.

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