Tag Archives: Santa Ynez Valley

• Everyone Angry at Proposed Santa Barbara County Winery Rules

Everyone Angry at Proposed Santa Barbara County Winery Rules

Santa Barbara County Vintners and Some Neighbors Unhappy About Planning Process for Opposing Reasons It’s been nearly two years since the County of Santa Barbara started revising the rules for building new wineries on unincorporated county land, as was initially directed by a unanimous decision of the Board of Supervisors. But despite many meetings, tons of […]

Great Wine Tasting: Stars of Santa Barbara 2014 This Thursday in BH

Great Wine Tasting: Stars of Santa Barbara 2014 This Thursday in BH

Long before Sideways, LearnAboutWine was telling their audience that Santa Barbara winemakers are producing some of the best wines in the world.  We invite the “Best of the Best”, “the brand standards” and “the newest and most up and coming” to our participate in the 10th Annual STARS of Santa Barbara at the 5 STAR […]

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• Have a Glass of ‘Fergalicious’: Fergie Uncorks Wine Label

Have a Glass of ‘Fergalicious’: Fergie Uncorks Wine Label

“Ferguson Crest,” the new wine label from the singer and her father Pat Ferguson, produces 1,000 cases per year. Here’s a little-known fact: Before Stacy Ann “Fergie” Ferguson was a diva, she was a geek. Maybe it’s more accurate to say a wine-geek-to-be. The Black Eyed Peas singer traces her earliest wine memories to childhood […]

• Good news! Tam O'Shanter in Los Feliz expanding

Good news! Tam O'Shanter in Los Feliz expanding

Had a conversation today with Brien McNally, Restaurant Manager for Tam O’Shanter’s in Los Feliz. Seems the Tam is updating its bar and putting in 15 new taps, revamping its cocktails and wine list, and knocking out a wall to create a patio where the driveway is now. The Tam is a great spot and […]