Santa Maria Valley Wine Trail

The Santa Maria Valley can trace grape-growing harkening back to the Mexican Colonial era and is one of the earliest AVAs established in Santa Barbara County. The region features one of the area’s coolest climates, due to the transverse orientation of the valley. In addition to many heritage vineyards, it is home to a wide range of other agricultural products that grace local and far-flung tables, and the epicenter of world-renowned Santa Maria Style Barbecue