Wine Country Trip: Santa Barbara

Image: At Beckmen Vineyards Published: August 30, 2021 A recent two-day swing through Santa Barbara wine country was inspiring.  It it is one of the most interesting wine regions around.  A fair share of big “California-style” wines are produced in the region, but there are also all kinds of producers, big and small, that are […]

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Santa Barbara Wine Country History

Image: Santa Rita Hills in the morning.  Sea smoke indeed. Published: August 30, 2021 This history is an appendix to our Santa Barbara Wine Country guide.  We thought it would just be a few paragraphs for reference at the end of the guide, but – as you can see – it got a little out […]

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