Santa Lucia Highlands: Some Lovely Highlights

We’d like to tell you about one of our favorite appellations, Santa Lucia Highlands.  If the name “Santa Lucia Highlands” doesn’t automatically ring a bell, chances are the vineyards will. This AVA includes Doctor’s Vineyard, Garys’ Vineyard, Lone Oak Vineyard, … –> please click here to continue reading –>

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 –>

Time to Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea

Isn’t it time you visited (or revisited) Carmel-by-the-Sea, the charming European-style village where pretty much everything is within walking distance including shops, restaurants and the Pacific Ocean?  This romantic and pet-friendly city is home to over 100 art galleries and … –> please click here to continue reading –>

2016 Chardonnay Symposium: An International Gathering on California’s Central Coast

Are you a fan of Chardonnay?   Is your Mom?  Is the mother of your children?  Well, whether you’re looking for a spring getaway for yourself and loved ones, or a unique Mother’s Day gift, you should know that The 2016 International … –> 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 –>

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 –>