Wine from Santa Barbara county, USA

Meeting Tyler Thomas of Dierberg Star Lane Winery in Santa Barbara

What a fabulous wine lunch at Riverpark restaurant in NYC with “guest star” winemaker Tyler Thomas of Dierberg & Star Lane Vineyards. Tyler Thomas is the dream of any wine… More »

Visiting Gypsy Canyon Winery in Santa Rita Hills

“We wanted to change our life and live in the country,” says Deborah Hall, Winemaker and owner of Gypsy Canyon Winery.  She fell in love with this gorgeous property in… More »

Chatting With: Nicholas Miller of Bien Nacido

… So I just had a fabulous lunch at Avra in NYC with Nicholas Miller, whose family owns the Bien Nacido brand (Pinot Noir and Syrah) and Solomon Hills brand… More »

Wine Review: Fess Parker Wines

  It’s always fun to compare wines from the same vineyard and different years. Recently I received two chardonnays from Fess Parker (both Ashley’s / Sta Rita Hills) The 2007… More »

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