Pinot Noir Recommendations: Favorites from the 2017 World of Pinot Noir

If you’re looking for Pinot Noir recommendations, or winery suggestions for your next wine tasting trip, we spent a few days tasting wines from over 200 wineries earlier this month at the World of Pinot Noir and we’re eager to … –> please click here to continue reading –>

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 –>

Outstanding Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (and more)

Cradled in the rolling hills of western Mendocino County, Anderson Valley is one of the smallest and coldest winegrowing regions in California.  It is also the source of excellent Pinot Noirs, crafted from grapes grown here by a talented group … –> please click here to continue reading –>

2016 World of Pinot Noir: Sweet 16

Pinot Noir producers and lovers from all around the world will converge on the first weekend of March at the 2016 World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara.  This year is the 16th Annual World … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Mendocino County Crab Wine and Beer Festival: To Heck with Domoic Acid

The good news is there’s still time to join in on the 2016 Mendocino County Crab Wine and Beer Festival, a wonderful opportunity until January 31 to celebrate the County’s offerings. Mendocino County, a rural county of striking natural beauty and friendly small towns, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

One Varietal From One Appellation: Recommendations from the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

Some Pinot Noir fans (like us) took advantage of a glorious opportunity a few weeks ago to enjoy some of the best wines made from this varietal at the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival. The Festival weekend offered activities ranging from … –> please click here to continue reading –>

Finding New Favorites: Recommendations from the 2015 World of Pinot Noir

We had a wonderful time at the 15th annual World of Pinot Noir (WOPN) earlier this month, enjoying copious amounts of high quality Pinot Noirs enhanced by delicious food and classic Southern California weather. Pinot Noir producers and lovers from around the world converged … –> please click here to continue reading –>