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Kimsey Vineyard Gets Coastal Kick

Younger property enjoys unique terroir at mouth of Ballard Canyon appellation. Read story.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Santa Barbara Wine Country Ordinance Shot Down

Supervisors effectively deny update to countywide rules after five years of planning. Read story.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

LaBarge Winery Employs Meticulous Control  

Upscale Sta. Rita Hills project spares no expense in producing albariño, pinot noir, and more. Read story.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

New Winery Rules Still in Limbo

County Supervisors push decision to November 22; ask vintners for detailed feedback; may form task force. Read story.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Re:Find Finds New Home

Central Coast distillery that uses spent wine grapes to restore Fox Theatre in Paso Robles. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Remembering Wine Country’s Early Days

Santa Barbara County’s pioneer vintners converge at the Museum of Natural History on Sunday. Read story.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Quality and Quantity at Cambria Winery

Winemaker Denise Shurtleff has been winning on both fronts since 1999. Read story.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Crown Point’s $185 Wines

Owner Roger Bower and winemaker Adam Henkel up the stakes in Happy Canyon. Read story.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Wine Therapy’s Glass Is Half-Full

Danielle Ogaz opens a new wine bar on State Street in the heart of downtown. Read story.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Old Vines and New Wines at Koehler Winery

Winemaker Colin Murphy aims to lift the historic estate. Read story.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Jaffurs Winery Sold

Winemaker Dan Green purchases prominent Eastside Santa Barbara winery from Craig Jaffurs. Read story.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Piro Wine Company’s First Vintage

Globe-trotting winemaker Marc Piro debuts his pinot noir at Barbareño on August 14. Read story.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Alcohol and Animals at Sunset Sips

Winemaker Wes Hagen is the August 18 speaker at Santa Barbara Zoo’s monthly affair. Read story.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Industry Wine Merchant’s Old World Formula

Mike Trupiano and Kyle Erickson are now selling Euro wine to Santa Barbara oenophiles. Read story.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Whispering Angel Brings Pink to Biltmore

The celebrated French rosé producer is one of many pouring at June 10 Summer Tasting Series. Read story.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
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