Originally Posted March 18, 2013 by www.santaynezgetaways.com The vines have been sleeping through the cool, dark winter months in the Santa Ynez Valley and now as their buds awaken, the dreams of promising new vintages unfold. Local vintners emerge revitalized and ready to pour… Celebrate the arrival of spring in the Santa Ynez Valley with […]
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This time of year tends to be a bit busy. Along with the normal work grind, we have shopping, decorating, childrens’ holiday performances, numerous parties and open houses. While fun and festive, it is a bit overwhelming as well. We decided to take a few hours and escape the hecticness. What better way to do […]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and with that comes much planning. Deciding on the menu, ordering the turkey, multiple trips to the store, ironing table linens, preparing for out of town guests, etc. Whether you do a traditional dinner or experiment year to year with new, adventurous dishes, there is one question that remains […]
Just when you start to feel like the season is coming to an end, with the kids getting on your last nerve, the close of the Summer Olympics, and the barrage of back to school ads…. Nothing like a good little heat wave to remind you we are still in the throes of summer! With […]
Summer of Chardonnay By Jon McDaniel “It may be summer of Riesling in New York, but it’s all Chardonnay in Santa Maria” This weekend, hundreds of wine drinkers will converge on Byron Winery in Santa Maria for one of the hottest wine new events in America – the Chardonnay Symposium. Over 50 producers […]
Beldar Conehead. Karen Hill from GoodFellas. Snake Plissken. Apart from being some of the finest characters ever portrayed on the big screen, these 3 have a lot more in common than you would first believe. All 3 of these characters own their own wine brand. Dan Aykroyd has created Dan Aykroyd Wines – which seems […]