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Strange Family Vineyards

We firmly believe in the potential for love and devotion to restore all things, that no challenge is insurmountable, and so we worked to turn this once abandoned vineyard into a source of exceptional Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. Armed with passion, resilience, and the

Dovecote

Dovecote Ranch and Estate Winery is dedicated to growing and crafting wines that allow the beauty and character of our land to speak through them. Our 30-year old own-rooted vines and sandy-limestone soils produce small quantities of intensely concentrated cool-climate Rhône fruit, with the daily

Barden Wines

BARDEN is Doug Margerum’s dream to make the ultimate expression of grapes grown in the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Our access to the top vineyards along with the philosophy and knowledge gained over thirty years in the wine business allows us to make world-class wines.

Martian Ranch & Vineyard

An eclectic grower of Rhone and Spanish grape varieties, Martian Ranch & Vineyard is a biodynamically farmed Estate vineyard and winery. Martian Ranch is the creation of proprietor Nan Helgeland.  Our vineyards were planted in 2008, with the first Estate vintage in 2011.  Biodynamic vineyard

Margerum Wine Company

Located just off State Street a block from Santa Barbara’s waterfront, Margerum Wine Company offers tastings of our renowned Rhône varietals, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rosé in our stunning new tasting room or heated patio. Our tasting room, along with our chandelier-lit barrel room and 20

Presqu’ile Vineyard & Winery

Located in the heart of Santa Barbara County’s Santa Maria Valley, Presqu’ile (pronounced press-KEEL) is a small, family-run winery dedicated to making exceptional cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. Designed and planted to create a diverse tapestry of vineyard blocks, the sustainably certified, 73-acre

Lafond Winery and Vineyards

Lafond produces Pinot Noir, Syrah and Chardonnay at the estate winery in Sta. Rita Hills. The estate vineyard was first planted in 1971. Winemaker Bruce McGuire was one of the pioneers in the development of Pinot Noir and Syrah in Santa Barbara County and in

Refugio Ranch Vineyards

With soul comes a connection to something ancient. Anyone who experiences the 415 acres (26 under vine) of Refugio Ranch feels this soul. Winemaker, Ryan Deovlet, often describes his first visit, “As I passed the S-curve in the driveway and the land unfolded, I knew

Roblar Winery & Vineyards

Nestled in an oak tree-studded 40-acre vineyard located in the heart of Santa Barbara County, Roblar Winery and Vineyards reflects the spirit of Santa Ynez Valley- rustic, authentic, and bold. Our philosophy is to foster a unique visitor experience of bringing together great wine, great

Hitching Post Wines

Hitching Post Wines are made by Frank Ostini, chef/owner of the Hitching Post II, and Gray Hartley, a former commercial fisherman.  Starting in 1979 with one barrel in their garage, over the years they have made Hitching Post Wine at Au Bon Climat/Qupe, Central Coast