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 2015 Santa Barbara Wine Festival™ featuring wines from over 50 premier Central Coast wineries complimented with sweet and savory … –> 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 –>

Attention Petite Sirah Groupies: The 2015 Dark & Delicious Event

If you’re a red wine lover who enjoys food and wine events then you should know that the annual Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah™ event provides an amazing experience and it’s coming to the East Bay on February 20th. Over 40 premium … –> 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 –>

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 –>

The Chardonnay Symposium: A Great Reason to Visit Santa Maria Valley

Heads up, Chardonnay fans!  The Chardonnay Symposium unfolds later this month in the Santa Maria Valley over July 19-21, 2013, and provides a rare opportunity to focus on and celebrate the golden grape.  Local wineries and restaurants will offer a variety … –> please click here to continue reading –>