Information for the Press & Trade
The pages in this section present several documents for the
press and trade. You are very welcome to download and use the
files with permission.
If you have any problems or questions, please let us know
- you can call us at 805.688.0881 or email us at email@example.com.
If you do feature Santa Barbara County vineyards or wines,
please let us know!
Barbara County Touring Map
Santa Barbara County Vintners' Association logo
Barbara County Vintners' Association Fact Sheet
Barbara County Vintners' Association History
The More Things Stay The Same, The More Things Change...
With the seventeen-million year old Transverse Mountain Range
opening directly to the Pacific Ocean, the only one of its
kind in North or South America between Alaska and Argentina,
what happens when you don’t “Go west, young person!”?
Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara. A 180° turn on the misconceptions
of Bordeaux varieties in Santa Barbara County.
Diversity Perfected - In One Variety
There are few, if any, grape varieties which can grow side-by-side
with Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, or any variety you can
name, and produce a wine of equal or even far greater quality
and character than Syrah. And even though there is more Chardonnay
and Pinot Noir planted than Syrah, more Santa Barbara County
wineries produce a Syrah than any other single variety. Why?
Dance With The One That Brung Ya
There is an excellent reason why Chardonnay is the number
one variety in terms of acreage in Santa Barbara County. And
also why so many other regions source their Chardonnay in SB…it
is like no other. With an inbred regional diversity of growing
conditions, bracing Chardonnays of steely lime stand right
next to ripe pineapples and papayas – with or without
Santa Barbara County Vintners Fund Scholarships for Enology Students
Morgen McLaughlin joins the Santa Barbara County Vintners' Association as the new Executive Director
Mission Accomplished: After 30 Years Vintners’ Festival Returns to Historic Mission Santa Ines
Spirited Activities Abound throughout Wine Country
2012 Harvest: Vineyard Yields Offer the Best of Both Worlds
31 Days of Epicurean Adventure
A gloriously “normal” harvest
of Harvest 2012
Vintners’ Foundation donates Half a Million Dollars to Direct Relief International
VINTNERS WILL CELEBRATE THE ARRIVAL OF THE 2012 VINTAGE
2012 Vintners' Festival Poster
Winegrowing Region Roundups
The following articles are a roundup of our distinct and diverse
winegrowing regions in Santa Barbara County. They are available
for your use and reproduction, but we request that if the writer’s
work is published by other magazines, newspapers, or related
publications, a byline of Matt Kettmann is to be requested.
Please contact the SBCVA office if you do decide to feature
these articles or write about Santa Barbara County wines.
Canyon of Santa Barbara