In the Media

  • 12 Nov

    Top Wines in the US Press

    The Drinks Business

    “This classic blend of Grenache (70%) and Cinsault (30%) might make you think summer has returned,” McIntrye says wistfully of this wine. “At your holiday meals, you might find yourself testing it with every dish on the table.”
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    07 Nov

    Why You Should Add Blush to the Wine Colors of Fall

    Washington Post

    Autumn’s cool weather has us hankering for heartier foods and bigger, bolder wines. Oaky whites and tannic reds that seem plodding in the heat of summer become more attractive in fall and winter, warming us like a cozy fire with their richness and higher alcohol. But the chill in the air is no reason to forsake the wines we enjoy all summer.
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  • 26 Oct

    Rise of Rosé: The Must-Have, Go-To, Wine for Fall

    Once upon a time there was a little wine with a giant stigma attached to it; that wine was the lovely little pink Rosé. Thanks to that cloyingly sweet pink wine, the White Zinfandel, the Rosé seemed to get a bad rap in the US and particularly here in Santa Barbara. Thankfully, as the Rhone varietals flourished on the central coast, and the wineries became some of the top contenders in the wine industry, knowledge grew of the bright, crisp, dry, and complex world of French Provencal style Rosés.
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