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La Voix Reinvents the Wine Beat

Longtime Santa Barbara vintners Steve and Chrystal Clifton release their musically inspired brand. Read story.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Garagiste Fest: Five Wineries I’ve Never Heard Of

Meet boutique vintners at the Southern Exposure tasting in Solvang this weekend. Read story.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Introducing the International Wine Film Fest

Wil Fernandez breaks the fest mold and brings films to vineyards for three weeks. Read story.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Red Carpet Red Wine @ SBIFF 2016

Ampelos Cellars creates an exclusive pinot noir to serve during the Santa Barbara Film Fest. Read story.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Pfeffingen Dry Scheurebe @ Armada

Try this Pfeffingen Dry Scheurebe 2014 from Pfalz, Germany. Read story.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Popping Corks on Camera, Again

Jason Wise’s ‘Somm: Into the Bottle’ screens at the Bacara on Saturday.  Read story.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Winemaker Aaron Watty Plays Chef

The Big Tar winemaker pairs his bottles with a farmer’s market feast. Read story.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Light Wines for Holiday Feasting

Santa Barbara County bottles to pair with Christmas roasts and more. Read story.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Potek Winery Keeps It Classy

Municipal Winemakers founder Dave Potter launches “best stuff” brand in The Mill. Read story.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Personal Pours at Garagiste Fest

Fifth annual Paso Robles event connects you to up-and-coming winemakers. Read story.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Sangiovese from Santa Barbara

Winemakers work to master the tricky Italian grape. Read story.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Italian White Wines from Santa Barbara

Dare to drink original by focusing on these rarely planted varietals. Read story.

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Oddball Italian Red Wines from Santa Barbara

A look at winemakers focusing on Italy’s more obscure red varietals. Read story.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Italian White Wines from Santa Barbara

Dare to drink original by focusing on these rarely planted varietals. Read story.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Solminer Dances on Wine Country’s Fringe

David and Anna deLaski bet on blaufränkisch, grüner veltliner, and see-through syrah in Los Olivos. Read story.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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