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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 multiple locations but are back

Sanford Winery & Vineyards

With two sustainably farmed vineyards in the heart of the Sta. Rita Hills, Sanford winery has specialized in hand-crafted, estate bottled Pinot Noir and Chardonnay since 1981. The winery is surrounded by the picturesque La Rinconada Vineyard. Adjacent to La Rinconada on the east side,

Santa Barbara Winery

Established in 1962 it is the oldest winery in Santa Barbara County and was the first since prohibition which ended in the early 1930s. There were no vineyards, the closest over 100 miles away in San Luis Obispo County to the north. Today there are

Grassini Family Vineyards

Grassini Family Vineyards is a family-owned and operated boutique winery which specializes in the handcrafted production of wines made exclusively from Bordeaux varietals. We focus on farming our estate vineyard to its fullest potential using renewable and sustainable resources. A hands-on artisan approach helps us

Sunstone Winery

Founded in 1990 as one of the first organic vineyard estates in Santa Barbara County, Sunstone Winery is considered to be one of the most visually stunning winery estates in California. Named for the vineyard’s exposed sun-dappled shale and stones, Sunstone is a destination

Gainey Vineyard

The Gainey family has been farming in the Santa Ynez Valley for 60 years. Their three ranches are located in two of Santa Barbara County’s most esteemed appellations: the Santa Ynez Valley and the Sta. Rita Hills. Each ranch offers a unique combination of soil

Dragonette Cellars

Inspired by the great wines of the world, and following in the footsteps of our mentors and inspirations, we (partners John and Steve Dragonette and Brandon Sparks-Gillis) formed Dragonette Cellars a decade ago, committing ourselves to the ideal of personally handcrafting wines of distinction from

Brewer-Clifton

“It is our primary goal and priority to deliver the essence of that vineyard as clearly and honestly as possible.” At Brewer – Clifton, there is an utmost respect for nature. We believe that when working with a product of nature, it is necessary

Brander Vineyard

One of the original vineyards in Santa Ynez Valley and the producer of world-class Sauvignon Blanc wines in a variety of styles, as well as small quantities of hand-crafted Bordeaux-style red wines. A visit to The Brander Vineyard is somewhat like visiting a small wine