Wine & Song

Secret Wines of the Central Coast

Cutruzzola, Dilecta, LXV, and Baker & Brain among small wineries pouring at Garagiste Fest. Read story.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Happy Days for Fieldhand-Turned-Winemaker

Felipe Hernandez's Feliz Noche Wines are enjoyed from Santa Ynez to Manhattan. Read story.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Liquid Legacy of Louis Lucas

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

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Bizarre Bottlings in a Bunker

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

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Qupé Winery Sold

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

Thursday, October 10, 2013

The Wine Cask Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

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

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Flying Goats and Trendsetting Bubblers

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

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Harvesting Grapes and Glee at Fiddlehead Cellars

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

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Get to Know Geeky Wines

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

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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
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