May
1

A Day in Santa Barbara County: Foxen Vineyard

Foxen is as close to hippy as you get in California wine – a shack on the side of the road (they are building a new and fancier tasting room)

Apr
26

A Day in Santa Barbara County: Beckmen Vineyards

My third and penultimate stop during my one day jaunt through Sideways country was Beckmen, one of the top Rhone-style wine producers in California. Sadly, this excellent vinter was not

Apr
23

A Day in Santa Barbara County: Dierberg and Star Lane

Dierberg and Star Lane are two labels run by the same people. Both are focused on producing a more restrained style of wine from Santa Barbara County. Dierberg focuses on

Apr
19

A Day in Santa Barbara County: Alma Rosa

Paper and exam season is upon me now with the shining light being the completion of my law degree in four weeks time. For now I will have to reminisce