SANTA YNEZ INN

An authentic yet sophisticated wine-country luxury inn Snuggled in the foothills of California’s Santa Barbara wine country, the intimate 20 room Santa Ynez Inn offers an atmosphere of understated, unspoiled luxury coupled with warm hospitality, for those seeking an indulgent wine country getaway. Designed after a historic turn-of-the-century Inn, juxtaposed with all the conveniences of […]

Santa Ynez Valley Sipping into Spring

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 […]

Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse ~ Peaceful and Glorious

Up on top of Figueroa Mountain, it is peaceful and glorious.  Once long ago I sent a stranger this way to search for inspiration.  He wanted to write a song.  I said, “go see the wildflowers bloom and sit amongst them with your guitar.”  He did as instructed, came back with a song and we […]

Coghlan Vineyard and Jewelers opens in Los Olivos

Below is an article that we recently read in the Examiner.com and written by ANGELA SOLENO. It talks about the latest Tasting Room to open in beautiful Los Olivos. Coghlan Vineyard and Jewelers! Enjoy! Coghlan Vineyard and Jewelers opens in Los Olivos By Angela Soleno Published: May 23, 2011 The wait is over.  After a […]

Pan Seared Local Halibut Recipe from Pearl Cuisine

Pan Seared Local Halibut with a Byaldi of Farm Fresh Vegetables and Saffron Cream By Chef Ron Stewart, Pearl Global Cuisine   As summer has finally graced us with her presence here in the valley, it’s the perfect time to incorporate more fish and vegetables into our meals.  For the freshest fish around, visit Santa […]

Tasting Room Etiquette: An Insider’s Guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of Wine Tasting

by Chris Knox, Manager of BiN 2860 Wine Shop & Tasting Room As the manager of a wine shop that doubles as a tasting room, I feel a certain obligation to the tasting room industry to help those who may be new to wine tasting (and some who are seasoned veterans even) get a better […]

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