Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County, officially the County of Santa Barbara, is a county located in the southern portion of the U.S. state of California, on the Pacific coast. As of 2010 the county had a population of 423,895. The county seat is Santa Barbara and the largest city is Santa Maria. The county is part of the Tech Coast.
Posts about Santa Barbara County
  • Bio & The Heavy D: Qupe’s Biodynamic Grenache

    … There are a variety of different types of farmers, like grape growers, including (broadly speaking) those who work with the soil and those who work with chemicals with the soil. Biodynamic farming and winemaking, actually beyond organic, is a confusing subject for a lot of consumers, and even some winemakers I know are vehemently opposed…

    Michael Cervin/ Boozehoundz- 2 readers -
  • Early Harvest For 2014

    … of flavor”, “excellent”, and “quality”. “Perfect weather”, “good fortune” and “abundant crop” are other terms used in describing this past growing season. For Napa Valley, the first grapes were picked on July 30 for their sparkling wines. Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling were harvested in early August. And the other grape varietals were pulled during…

    Wine Ponder in Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc Riesling- 2 readers -
  • Key to Wine Country Returns to Santa Barbara

    … Exclusive wine and food weekend in Santa Barbara County December 5 - 7 BUELLTON, CA – The Santa Barbara Vintners is pleased to announce the dates and schedule of experiences for its winter Key to Wine Country experience weekend December 5 - 7, 2014. Three days of unlocking exclusive events and offerings at nearly forty wineries and vineyards…

    Goddess of Winein Pinot Noir- 1 readers -
  • Celebration Continues on Sunday

    … On Sunday the celebration continued. With the passport visa, or by special invitation, attendees were able to visit wineries they may have missed or would like to revisit. Saturday, during the Grand Tasting, we met Tom Stolpman. He is a partner with his wife, Marilyn and son, Peter, in Stolpman Vineyards. In 2001 Tom hired Sashi Moorman…

    Food and Wine Safariin Cabernet Sauvignon Sauvignon Blanc Syrah- 3 readers -
  • Wine of the Day October 15, 2014

    … 2012 Piedrasassi, Syrah, Santa Barbara County. Sashi Moorman’s Piedrasassi label is home to some of California’s most exciting Syrah, and this new vintage, 2012 Santa Barbara County is wonderful and extremely northern Rhone in style, dare I say very Cornas, with deep complexity, stem inclusion and spicy character. While the Syrah is the main…

    grapelive.comin Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc Syrah- 1 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: California Chardonnay

    … or white fish. (86 points IJB) Review: 2011 Alma Rosa Chardonnay Santa Barbara County- California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara County SRP: $19 Pale yellow color. Nose of dried apricot and pineapple, some serious honeyed tea and green herb elements, a kick of minerals, Tangy and lively on the palate, the green and yellow apples taste tart and crunchy…

    Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blogin Chardonnay- 7 readers -
  • Santa Barbara Vintners 24rd annual Celebration of Harvest Festival!

    … The Santa Barbara Vintners is pleased to announce the dates and schedule of events for the 24th Annual Celebration of Harvest Weekend October 10-13, 2014 in Santa Barbara Wine Country. The popular fall weekend celebrates the grape harvest when the nearly one hundred and fifty members of the association come together to share harvest tales…

    Goddess of Wine- 1 readers -
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