The peaceful s
of Carmel are an eas
y four-hour drive from Santa Barbara. Where to Stay Vendange Carmel Inn & Suites (24815 Carpenter St., Carmel, 831/624-6400, vendangecarmel.com) is
a charming wine-themed inn with the homey...
Presented by Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture, the 2017 Santa Barbara County Teen Arts Mentorship Exhibition is on view in Santa Maria through January 19 in the Betteravia Galleries North and South in the Joseph Centeno Government...
The winner of the first annual “Gløgg Contest” that was held during the Solvang Julefest Wine & Beer Walk Skål Stroll was Sort This Out Cellars. Popular in Denmark around the Christmas holidays, Gløgg is loosely defined as mulled, spiced wine and...
RIGHT IN THE HEART of the Funk Zone is The Shopkeepers, a charming and artisanal purveyor of “curious goods for curious people.” Inside you’ll find high-quality hand-selected European and American goods such as men’s and women’s clothing, jewelry,...
With more than 40,000 vineyard acres
and more than 200 wineries
in the region, Pas
a perfect weekend destination for a wine lover’s
getaway. By Les
lie Dinaberg CAB is definitely king in Pas
wine country, and...
With the smoke starting to clear, we’re all in need of a little holiday cheer. I recommend you check out the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara‘s incredible gingerbread house! To honor the Resort’s 90th anniversary, talented...
Successful winemaking takes hard work, daily dedication and passion—but the journey from ground to glass is often a twisted path. By Laurie Jervis Many people daydream of making a living from walking among rows of grape vines and pressing the juice of the...
By Judy Foreman HGTV stars Joanna and Chip Gaines of the famed reality TV series Fixer Upper have brought their modern spirit and contemporary architectural design vibe home from Waco, Texas to Santa Barbara. HOME Santa Barbara features the Gaines’s...
Santa Barbara denizens who flock to Santa Barbara Public Market for Empty Bowl’s savory noodles can now get their fix in Montecito. Empty Bowl is one of the newest restaurants to join the Coast Village Plaza (1187 Coast Village Rd.). Locals know Santa...
Solvang’s 2017 Julefest Holiday Celebration from Dec. 1-Jan. 5 features new festive activities this season! The holiday fun includes “The Nisse Adventure,” free Solvang by Candlelight Walking Tours, plus live music in Solvang Park. According to Daniel...