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What to Expect at Wine Futures Tasting

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

Friday, August 2, 2013

How’s It Hanging, Happy Canyon?

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

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Spotlight on the Sta. Rita Hills and Lompoc Wine Ghetto

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

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sashi Moorman's Enology Empire

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

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Bryan Babcock's Farming Revolution

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

Thursday, July 25, 2013

My Year in the Vineyard

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

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Wine 101: Shoot Thinning, Watering, and Flowers

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

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Second Generation Winemaker Analyzes the First

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

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Pali Wine Co. Contracts Huber Vineyard

Winemaker Aaron Walker discusses why and what the future plans are for the Sta. Rita Hills property. Read story.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Cultivating Condor's Hope Wine

Steve Gliessman grows zinfandel, shiraz, and Pedro Ximenez grapes in the Cuyama Valley. Read story.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Condor's Hope Wines at Botanic Garden

Steve Gliessman grows zinfandel, shiraz, and Pedro Jimenez grapes in the Cuyama Valley. Read story.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Happy Trails

S.B.'s Downtown Art & Wine Tour returns. Read story.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Winemakin' Mommas

Here are five women from Santa Barbara wine country simultaneously raising babes and barrels. Read story.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Resetting Radar on Paso Cab

New collective hosts event to remind region and world of roots and future. Read story.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Coming of Caveau

Funk Zone wine bar/bottle shop-to-be hosts futures tasting on May 18. Read story.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Vaud and the Villains

This 19 piece 1930s New Orleans orchestra and cabaret will ... Read More