Wine

Aperitivos & Wine Cocktails, Recipes, Tasty Bubbles, Wine

Simple Holiday Drinks – Raspberry Champagne Float

I am certainly no expert on cocktails. Given that I don’t drink liquor other than the occasional dirty martini (which is more olive juice than anything really), I am more than positive anyone reading this can shame me with some spectacular drink recipes. But if you’re like me and an exclusive wine drinker that wants something festive and less than three steps, you’ve found a new soul sister!

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Santa Barbara Wine Country, Vineyards & Wineries, Wine

Carhartt Vineyards Tasting Room in Los Olivos, CA

Although it’s dubbed the “smallest tasting room in the world”, Carhartt should [carharttlogo] also be dubbed the “coolest tasting room in the world”. With only standing room for four (comfortably), they make you feel like you’re at home and hanging out at someone’s wine bar in their kitchen. If you’re looking for an authentic country wine experience, this is the one for you!

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Learn About Wine, Tasty Whites

The skinny on Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (Sov-en-yawn Blonck) is usually a dry white wine with distinctive herby yet fruity qualities. It is considered to be a “medium bodied” wine that falls in between Riesling (light) and Chardonnay (heavy) which makes it an easy wine to pair with many types of yummy food...

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Classes & Festivals, Santa Barbara Wine Country, Vineyards & Wineries, Wine

The Marriage of Wine & Art: Artiste Impressionist Winery and Art Studio in Los Olivos, CA

One of Los Olivos’ best kept secrets is Artiste located off of Grand Ave.  Inspired by Hotel Baudy in Giverny, France, this wine tasting studio is also a functioning art studio and haven for local artists and wine lovers. Not only do they make their own exclusive wine blends inspired by...

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