Tag: wine

Tasty Whites, Wine

Wine: Riesons to love Riesling

Okay so maybe that wasn’t the greatest play on words. Especially if you don’t know how to pronounce Riesling yet. It’s pronounced “Rees-ling”. “Riesons” to love “Riesling”…get it? {wah wah wahhhhhhhhh}. Admittedly, I’ve been a...

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Tasty Bubbles, Wine

Cava: A spanish sparkling wine. Great to taste. Even better on the wallet.

Cava. Now here is an understated, under-appreciated and usually over looked sparkling wine. It’s more or less the Prosecco of Spain because Prosecco (Italian) is also highly overlooked as everyone always seems to focus on the Champagnes of the world. Yet surprisingly Cava is usually very easily found in most major grocery stores which makes it easily accessible and very budget friendly.

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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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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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