Ba Ba Land: The 2017 World of Pinot Noir

Santa Barbara turns into the City of (Pinot Noir) Stars on March 3rd and 4th when Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world converge at the 2017 World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) at Bacara Resort & Spa on the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Jurassic Wine World: The 2015 Santa Barbara Wine Festival

There are tons of reasons to visit Santa Barbara but if you are looking for just one more, it’s almost time for the Santa Barbara Wine Festival™ featuring wines from over 50 premier Central Coast wineries complimented with sweet and savory … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Santa Barbara Wine Festival: Summertime+Bougainvillea+Wine+Food

Get ready to plan a trip to Santa Barbara at the end of the month because it’s time for the Santa Barbara Wine Festival™.  If you haven’t been before, this is a fun outdoor event (with plenty of shade) and the … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Recommendations from the 2014 World of Pinot Noir

Each year, attendees at the World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) come expecting gorgeous California weather, delicious gourmet food, and copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs.  This year?  Well, two out of three ain’t bad. California is facing its worst drought … –> please click here to continue reading –>

From Their Table to Ours: Standouts from the Family Winemakers of California Tasting

We’re always on the lookout for new wineries with high quality wines, and we made some discoveries at this year’s Family Winemakers of California Tasting in San Francisco a few weeks ago.  Arrow & Branch, Fulcrum, and Picayune may not … –> please click here to continue reading –>

The 2013 Family Winemakers of California Tasting: From Our Table to Yours

Hurray!  It’s almost time for the 23rd Annual Family Winemakers of California Tasting in San Francisco on August 17 and 18 at Fort Mason Center (in the Festival Pavilion).   Family Winemakers tastings are comprised of wineries that are small (under 5000 cases) … –> please click here to continue reading –>

That Bear is Watching You: The 2013 Santa Barbara Wine Festival

Back on June 29, the delightful Santa Barbara Wine Festival took place at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. It was a beautiful day and almost 90 Central Coast wineries and food purveyors poured wine and shared samples of their … –> please click here to continue reading –>