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132 REVERIE BY THE SEA Santa Barbara Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary with a Venetianinspired seaside soiree. BY GINA TOLLESON AND JENNIFER BLAISE KRAMER PHOTOGRAPHS BY BLUE CALEEL, STEPHEN SIMONS, AND DOUGAL BROWNLIE

140 ORCHARD OASIS Alexandra and Hanson Gifford’s historic Reginald D. Johnson homestead in Ojai. BY JOAN TAPPER PHOTOGRAPHS BY NANCY NEIL

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LETTER FROM THE EDITORIAL DIRECTOR

I CAN’T IMAGINE EVER LEAVING SANTA BARBARA. How can another spot compete? So when my

friend Ellie O’Connell made the difficult decision to move to Paris (as she is battling ALS and wants to spend as much time as possible with her daughter who attends university there), I understood why she would leave. Ellie continues to battle her horrific disease but always with such grace (coincidently, her daughter’s name). Her daily musings on life in Paris have captured thousands with her blog Have Some Decorum, and she has become an inspiration to so many. I have been lucky enough to visit her in her beautiful flat every time I am in that breathtaking city, and she is always the consummate hostess. Using fine china scored at a flea market and serving the chicest of macaroons, she has a home full of love and laughter (and lots of flowers). I begged Ellie to be a contributing writer for Santa Barbara Magazine from afar and asked her to take us to her favorite parts of the City of Lights—through her lens (“A Santa Barbaran in Paris,” page 150). If you have to leave our utopia, Paris is not a bad second choice. Although if you ask Ellie, Santa Barbara is always in her heart. If a European jaunt is not on the itinerary at the moment, you can always take a day trip in our own backyard. This is just what our cover girl Angela Lindvall did when she hit the open road toward Santa Ynez on the back of a motorcycle (“The Wild One,” page 120). That the supermodel is wearing the coolest of fall fashions doesn’t hurt, but it’s Angela who is the most fascinating subject. A strong woman raised in an industry that can break lesser spirits, she has stood firm in her holistic and spiritual beliefs. She has just launched a new wellness retreat in Topanga Canyon and is sharing her lifestyle with us mere mortals. However, it’s when she rides through the hills of Santa Barbara on the back of her photographer boyfriend Chris Chandler’s bike that she feels most free. Speaking of freedom, living in Ojai is about as far away from the big city as one can get. Life on a rural property seems pretty idyllic for Alexandra and Hanson Gifford. Their Reginald D. Johnsondesigned home is whimsical and elegant and free of the traditional design rules. We get a glimpse inside their historical home (“Orchard Oasis,” page 140). The invitation for Santa Barbara Magazine’s 40th anniversary party “Reverie by the Sea” (page 132) was well received. With more than 400 in attendance, the soiree—masterfully designed by Yifat Oren and Stefanie Cove of Yifat Oren & Associates—was one for the books. Our town celebrated this magazine’s milestone in a major way. We take you inside the festivities and thank you for letting us be a part of the fabric of this town for more than four decades. It is the timelessness of the city that is so unique. It basically has looked the same for almost a century, which is pretty rare and a fact that should not be taken lightly. The characters change, come and go, and leave their mark in some way, but it is the background beauty and the love of place that is constant.

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LEAH FORESTER “It’s always amazing to watch a supermodel rock the clothes, lighting, and angles on set,” says this Los Angeles-based stylist who put together the biker-chic ensembles for “The Wild One” (page 120). S.B. MUST DOs Walking into Julianne and perusing the stunning selection of clothes they curate. • Seeing a reggae show at the Santa Barbara Bowl. • Going to Lucky’s for a steak and wine after a long day of shooting.

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< L.D. PORTER “I was overwhelmed not just by the amount of new books published by Santa Barbara writers, but the variety of topics—from a first-person account of the adaptive power of the human mind to a surprisingly intimate collection of letters between two well-known 20th-century authors (which made me wonder whether contemporary authors are preserving their e-mails),” muses this Santa Barbara-based writer/contributing editor for our Culture section. S.B. MUST DOs Browsing the shelves at Chaucer’s Bookstore. • Picnic concerts at the Music Academy of the West. • Truffle grilled cheese sandwiches at C’est Cheese. 48

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CHRIS CHANDLER “My friends and I have been riding our motorcycles up to Cold Spring Tavern for years now,” says this former Santa Barbara resident who returned to his old stomping grounds to photograph “The Wild One” (page 120). “It was a treat to do this story at one of my favorite places in Santa Barbara.” S.B. MUST DOs Diving at the Channel Islands. • Weekend rides with my friends to the wineries. • Late-night dancing at the Wildcat.

PHOTOGRAPHS: L.D. PORTER, JAMES WHITE

NANCY NEIL “Ojai has such lovely pockets of creatives,” says photographer Nancy Neil of “Orchard Oasis” (page 140) owners Alexandra and Hanson Gifford. “I loved meeting ‘Sasha’ and seeing into her beautiful world of nostalgic decor and details—her house was a refreshing and unique home to document.” S.B. MUST DOs Ojai farmers market on Sundays. • Chief’s Peak at the Ojai Rancho Inn for wine and listening to records in good company. • The meatballs and strawberry shortcake at Boccali’s in Ojai.

great to be reunited with [art director] Alisa Baur on this assignment,” says photographer Nicole Lamotte, a former Santa Barbara Magazine staffer who hit the streets to shoot numerous businesses for this issue. S.B. MUST DOs I love stopping in Upstairs at Pierre Lafond and seeing the unique selection of products. • A walk on Summerland Beach, which I used to do in the mornings when I lived in Santa Barbara. • Rori’s Artisanal Creamery is too good to pass up.

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WHAT Constructed by Chinese laborers, this iconic stagecoach stop was built in 1886 as a way station to serve travelers over the San Marcos Pass. OLD WEST The property sits in a wooded gulch with the original tavern and a log cabin bar. It was established as restaurant in 1941, and its current proprietors, Joy Ovington Wilson and her husband, Wayne, carry on the traditions of the tavern for the enjoyment of future generations. DON’T MISS Tri-tip

sandwiches and motorcycles on Sundays, a romantic candlelit table for two by the fireplace, or an impromptu performance by Jeff Bridges and his band in the bar.

Stagecoach start of the day—nothing like taking the first shot to get the creative juices flowing; makeup artist Geoffrey Rodriguez hanging with Angela Lindvall between set-ups; Dr. Mike Brookins lent us his time and bike for the day.

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Turning 40 is time to celebrate and what better way for us to mark our anniversary than a decadent night of fanfare with friends, family, and socialites seaside at the Bacara Resort & Spa. Poolside plush with cocktails and a caviar bar; late-night anticipation; makeup artist and frequent contributor Tomiko Taft glams up guests; La Chambre Photographique’s tintype portrait treats; Leah Forester and Touriya Haoud with our own paparazzi Stephen Simons.

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Sophie Haber and Eliot Hodges have adventure on their minds as they set out on a journey around the world—starting in Mexico and ending up who knows where if these two follow their vision. “It’s so empowering to be able to create with the cultures we come across and learn from one another,” says Haber, 19, a professional model deeply influenced by her family, who is connected in the world of photography. Hodges (who hails from an artisan family), 23, was born in France and grew up traveling the world, sailing, driving, and flying. Having been raised in Santa Barbara and Sayulita, Mexico, he feels most at home documenting his cultural interactions through photos and blogging. “One of our goals,” says the couple, “is to be able to give back to mother earth through our passion and collaborating with visionaries and artists around the globe.” Follow their journeys and curated artisan marketplace, which features apparel and other curios. –GINA TOLLESON

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Haber’s photographs transferred onto homemade paper; the Mandala Magic denim shirt, $120.

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World champ surfer and entrepreneur Kelly Slater throws his hat in the fashion ring with OUTERKNOWN, a collaboration with designer/fellow surfer John Moore (who was named American GQ’s Best New Menswear Designer this year for his surf lifestyle label M.Nii). Set to launch with its autumn 2015 collection, the men’s lifestyle and eco-clothing brand consists of wardrobe essentials such as T-shirts, woven shirts, knits, jackets, and chinos in muted, low-key colors and sweet spot pricing from $70. –G.T.

Sarah Clark draws inspiration for Muse Metalsmiths pieces (from $75) from ancient texts, astrology, her travels, and a childhood spent surrounded by the metals, crystals, and stones collected from her father’s jewelry business. The two now collaborate on the line—her father is the designer—featuring everything from handwoven puzzle rings to sundials. Dedicated to using ethically sourced materials, part of the proceeds from each sale of the mermaid ear cuff ($168) benefits Save the Mermaids, savethemermaids.org, a local nonprofit dedicated to keeping our oceans clean. –CHARLOTTE BRYANT MUSE METALSMITHS musemetalsmiths.com.

The Crossing coat, $645. LEFT: Kelly Slater.

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NARS Audacious Lipstick in Angela ($32) and Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense in Diamond Red ($21, sephora.com); Chanel Rouge Allure Velvet in 38 La Fascinante ($36, chanel.com).

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STYLE GOTTA have LOTTA Designer Lotta Stensson keeps us in an Indian summer state of mind with her year-round resortwear caftans, ponchos, and maxi dresses. The zebra caftan ($415, lottanyc.com) goes from day to night—or Butterfly Beach to the Bacara—with ease. –G.T. < The latest collection was shot on location atop Knapp’s Castle.

SEASON STAPLE… A good pair of sandals is hard to find, but Kenna Florie and Birgit Klett’s all-leather BEEK SANDALS, beekshop.com, with pressure molded arches (each one takes 48 hours to make) not only make a flat sole more comfortable but also more stylish. Currently available at In the Field, Kate, and American Colors, your conscience can feel as good as your feet knowing that with every pair purchased, a meal is donated to a child in need. –C.B.

Suit Up “Growing up by the beach in Santa Barbara, I basically lived in a bikini. Swimwear is definitely something I knew I was passionate about,” explains Danielle Rocha, who launched her first collection in May 2014 (at just 20 years old). Inspired by 1980s-style bikinis and Brazilian cuts, every suit in her new summer 2015 collection is reversible. Look for additional beachwear items from Rocha Swim, rochaswim.com, in the near future. –C.B.

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What goes around comes around in the best of ways with Kate McMahon’s return to Coast Village row with Kate, her redux retail space/studio/workshop. “I have my collection sampled in cashmere, alpaca, cotton, and superfine merino,” says McMahon. “Everything is hand knit by me and my longtime knitter of 20 years, Ruth.” Look for her signature beachy luxe selects—sandals, blankets, scarves, and ponchos from Nepal mixed with vintage decor and accessories. –G.T. KATE 1145 Coast Village Rd., Ste. C, Montecito, 805-698-7569, kakoonhandknits.com.

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CONTINENTAL DIVIDE World traveler and designer Veronica M. Toub mobilizes chic Aesthetically inspiring and known for her globe-trotting glamorous voyages, Veronica M. Toub launched her luxury lifestyle brand VMT—jewelry, textiles, and clothing—in 2013. “I have always been inspired by the beauty and history of other cultures and wanted to combine my travel experiences—the textiles, old jewelry, and artifacts I have been collecting for years—into my designs,” says the now California-based mother of one, after spending extended periods of time in Turkey, Lebanon, Bali, South America, Africa, and Europe. Her jewelry collections mix natural elements such as horn and bone with fine diamonds and precious stones, while her clothing is a resort dream of bohemian meets Parisian je ne sais quoi with flowy blouses, embroidered dresses, and caftan couture. Recently, Toub was inspired to retrofit and customize a sleek, vintage Airstream—a 31-foot Sovereign model, circa 1973—“from stem to stern, to create a sophisticated nomadic shopping experience for the 21st century,” she says of the space, christened Voyage Travel. Veronica offers customers an exclusive shopping experience from around the world at their doorstep, in our case—to our shores. Look for a VMT experience in Montecito this fall. –G.T. VMT vmt-losangeles.com.

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One-of-a-kind Maha stone necklace ($24,700); designer Veronica Toub in one of her couture caftans; VMT’s traveling bohemian trunk shows feature a custom airstream and teepees; looks from her 2015 collection; gold-wrapped shell with diamonds ($3,300); limited-edition adira wood choker ($5,700); bone bangle with diamond hex ($2,175).

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VERONICA’S S.B. GO-TOs I shop at Kendall Conrad, 805-886-8344, kendallconraddesign.com, Peregrine Galleries, 805-969-9673, peregrinegalleries .com, and I never leave without something from Space NK, 805-969-5566, us.spacenk .com. For someone like me who has lived in Europe for most of their life, the San Ysidro Ranch, 805-565-1700, sanysidro ranch.com, is just beautiful and unique.

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avid Potter began handcrafting wines for Potek Winery in 2012, bottling small lots of Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Grenache, and Syrah. “Every year, there are some barrels in the cellar that stand out to me,” he says. “These barrels—which are more nuanced, intense, and carry distinct expressions—are bottled under my new label.” Winemaker and proprietor of Municipal Winemakers, Potter’s second venture in Santa Barbara is so-called for his greatgrandfather whose name was changed to Benjamin Potter as he passed through Ellis Island in 1917 when he immigrated to the United States from Romania. Potek is housed in The Mill, themillsb.com—a modern spin on the feed mill originally constructed in 1904 by the Boykin family—which will also include Third Window Brewery (founded by Kris Parker, the grandson of the late Fess Parker), Wildwood Kitchen, Becker Studios Design/Construction, Pelago Design, AB Design Studio, and an event center. – C HA R LOTTE B RYANT

POTEK WINERY 406 E. Haley St., Santa Barbara, 805-598-1896, potek.com. LEFT TO RIGHT: Florals for sale at Potek, David Potter in his winery.

In the spirit of the collaborative ethos currently sweeping the city, The Guilded Table is an artist collective, shared studio space, and common gallery. Part of a larger concept established in an industrial warehouse in the Funk Zone, it houses a group of revolving artisans who sell their wares—such as delightfully functional bun pins by CA Makes, Ethiopian leather totes by Parker Clay, S.B. Succulent Art’s desert-inspired centerpieces, and custom macramé wall hangings from Naativ Studios— and hosts regular workshops and popup dinners. –C.B. Wares for sale at The Guilded Table.

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THE GUILDED TABLE 120 Santa Barbara St., Santa Barbara, 805-845-1482, guildedtable.com.

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is known for her many talents. But if she had to pick a favorite passion, it would be perfume. The artist/photographer/ designer made her first “magic potion” at age 4, rolling rosemary, lavender, cat fur (her pet’s), and vodka around in a bottle. Decades later, she found herself soothing her colicky newborn twins in the misty, jasmine-scented air of her Mesa backyard and had a lightbulb idea to bottle 1,000 tiny jasmine flowers with her husband’s rather expensive vodka. The scent worked more magic with her babies, and local store owners quickly gobbled up the product. Over the years, she swapped pricey liquor for organic grape alcohol and made a name for herself, attracting devoted customers and celebrity clients including Josie Bissett and Taylor Dayne as well as commissions—currently she’s creating something special for Ganna Walksa’s Lotusland. She recently moved her business from her home to a shed behind The Garden Market on Santa Claus Lane, where she “hugged out a lease” and transformed the boxy space into a mystical hideaway. Adorned with hanging seashells, chandeliers, and driftwood lamps, the shed is a haven for her artwork, jewelry, and clothing. Giddy with the newfound thrill of being a shop owner, she’s making and breaking her own rules, rethinking price points, giving away products when she feels like it, and supporting local artists and friends who wouldn’t otherwise be able to get their goods to retail. Tucked in corners of her shop are gypsy wraps, cashmere ponchos, and of course her signature fragrances—the reason she does what she does. “Perfume transports us from where we are to where we want to be,” she says. “It makes us happy.” –J.B.K.

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Liggett at her Carpinteria boutique; hand-poured soy votives ($35).

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We all love stepping in to MATE GALLERY on Coast Village Road for a taste of New England here on the left coast, and now with Matt Albiani and Ron Brand’s new showroom—in collaboration with apparel brand Art of Craft, artofcraft.com— you can experience their maritime/vintage vibes downtown too. –C.B. MATE GALLERY 133 Anapamu St., Santa Barbara, mategallery.com. LEFT TO R IGHT: Nauticalthemed decor at Mate Gallery.

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SWEET SPOT S.B./N.Y.C.-based artist Candy series of long-lasting color studies comprised of paint drops reconceive action painting through dynamic, colorful, and slightly haphazard compositions that look good enough to eat. Don’t miss her work as part of a group exhibition at The Arts Fund Gallery, 805965-7321, artsfundsb.org, from SEPTEMBER 11 TO 26. –C.B.

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A SBYET rehearsal of Into the Woods.

WHAT DOES SANTA BARBARA have in common with four legendary Broadway musicals (Les Misérables, Damn Yankees, Oliver!, Fiddler on the Roof)? Answer: our own nonprofit semi-professional Santa Barbara Youth Ensemble Theater (SBYET), which has performed all of those shows within the last decade at the Lobero Theater. It all started with Broadway veteran Janet Adderley, a Yale-trained thespian who founded SBYET as well as the Adderley School for the Performing Arts for students ages 4 to 13, which serves as the farm team for SBYET productions. According to local filmmaker Ivan Reitman, “What Janet Adderley does…is take these kids and makes them believe in themselves.” (Quite an understatement when you consider Adderley School students have serenaded Oprah Winfrey and sung with Andrea Bocelli.) Adderley hand selects SBYET participants to receive ongoing acting, vocal, and dance training at the Adderley School. The goal each year is to produce a full-scale Broadway musical accompanied by a live orchestra. During the last nine years, SBYET’s over-the-top results have won accolades from many, including resident singer/songwriter Kenny Loggins, who deems SBYET “the best theatre production I’ve seen in Santa Barbara.”–L.D. PORTER THE ADDERLEY SCHOOL 316 State St., Ste. A, Santa Barbara, 805-899-3680, theadderleyschool.com.

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THE POWER OF WORDS AFTER MOVING to Santa Barbara at age 14 and experiencing a vicious cyber-bullying attack, AIJA MAYROCK won the Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s 10-10-10 for Student Filmmaking and Screenwriting competition in 2011 for her screenplay A Heart’s Journey and decided to use her writing to help others that have fallen prey to traumatizing intimidation. As a high school student at Laguna Blanca, Mayrock (now 19 and attending NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts) began writing the “book that I never had but always needed,” she says. And it seems that she is not alone. Following the initial selfpublication of The Survival Guide to Bullying ($9.99, available at Chaucer’s Bookstore, 805-6826787, chaucersbooks.com) last October, the book was promptly acquired by Scholastic. “Every time I’m here, I go right to the beach—even if I sit in my car and write,” she says. “This book would not exist without my move to Santa Barbara. This community has allowed me to define my passion and develop it.” –C.B.

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WHAT’S NOW | GIVING BACK

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Turner’s character in Romancing the Stone. From there, Trainor went on to have a prolific television and film career, starring in projects such as The Goonies, Back to the Future, Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, Forrest Gump, and more. After relocating to Montecito in 1991 to raise her son, Alex, she also lent her style to more than a few homes in town—as well as Spielberg’s studio office years earlier. Often described as thoughtful and generous, Trainor supported dozens of causes—from the Unity Shoppe’s annual telethon to disaster relief, cancer research, and clean water for developing countries. As much as she was recognized for her philanthropy publicly, her characteristic anonymous generosity testified to the qualities that will continue to make her memory a compelling influence in Santa Barbara. –C.B.

Mary Ellen Trainor Zemeckis and her son, Alex.

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Debby Davison’s impact on Santa Barbara extended well beyond prime time. Before succumbing to breast cancer on July 7, the well-known anchor who appeared on KEYT from 1990 to 2006 had many passions. The Massachusetts native worked in news in West Palm Beach, Tucson, and Los Angeles before moving to Santa Barbara in 1990. And volunteering in the community she loved was one of the biggest. “Whenever anyone asked her to get involved, she was there,” remembers her friend and colleague, Martha Bull. Davison volunteered annually on several fund-raisers, including the Unity Telethon, which helps disadvantaged families, and the national Children’s Miracle Network Telethon benefitting Cottage Hospital. As one of the most sought-after emcees in Santa Barbara’s nonprofit circuit, Davison was involved with numerous organizations over the years, including the Dream Foundation and the Celebrity Authors’ Luncheon to benefit CALM (Child Abuse Listening and Mediation). Among her favorite causes was the Council on Alcoholism and Drugs (CADA), which enlisted her on three Summit for Danny treks around the globe. A genuine love for giving back helped make Davison approachable and accessible while in an often insulated industry. “Debby treated the whole community like family,” says longtime friend Anne Towbes. “With open arms, Debby did whatever she could to help. She will be in Santa Barbara’s heart forever.” –GABE SAGLIE

P H OTO G R A P H S : B OT TO M , L U C A T R OVATO

At the start of her tenure in Hollywood in the early 1980s, Mary Ellen Trainor Zemeckis (1952-2015) worked 16-hour days as an assistant to directors John Milius and Steven Spielberg; she quickly learned moviemaking and was subsequently tapped for an executive studio position. This work ethic was clearly something that accompanied her throughout life, including when she studied broadcast journalism at San Diego State University. “I went to school at 11 in the morning until 3. I got home at 3:30. I studied and did my homework until 5. I went to bed at 5 and got up at midnight. My shift started at 1 in the morning. So I worked until 10 and then went to school,” she recalled to writer L.D. Porter (“Adobe Romance,” December/ January 2011). It was actor Michael Douglas who suggested that she play the sister of Kathleen

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Shore Thing Those who walk through the striking black and brass doors of the new E Madison on Coast Village Road often burst out the same thing: “I want to move in!” And that’s exactly what owner and principle designer Courtney Dever wants her customers to feel. A relaxed, welcoming, lived-in look comes from a thoughtfully curated mix of furnishings, finishes, and textiles all intended to be well worn. An overstuffed chair seemingly covered in linen is in fact upholstered with washable indoor/outdoor fabric (parents rejoice!). Dever pulls lines—such as Guy Chaddock—aiming to offer both customers and local designers a solid go-to resource for staples. The shop also offers custom design services; handpicked fabrics are available for furniture orders and pillows, and when swapped seasonally, are a fun and quick way to freshen up a look. Bath towels, white linens, rope accents, glass votives, blue and white vases, and candles round out the breezy, beachy Santa

Barbara aesthetic. Upstairs is full of kitchenware, accessories, and gifts—from sweet children’s toys to decorative teaspoons. Chances are, you’re sure to find something you love. –JENNIFER BLAISE KRAMER E MADISON 1159 Coast Village Rd., Montecito, 805-618-1810, emadisonhome.com. A custom sectional by LEE complemented by E Madison pillows; assorted fashion and design coffee table books.

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From the Pottery Barn Kids home decor collection; Kayne with son Tanner and daughter Ripley.

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LUXURY SUITE ming and Ashley Ramsey travel to Paris and New York regularly to find unique treasures to bring to their storefront—which also doubles as an interior design business. “We want people to be inspired by the luxurious fabrics, furniture, and accessories we carry,” says Ramsey, “and to make your home feel lush but comfortable at the same time.” Throughout the shop are vignettes exuding just that—a striking plush sofa is paired with contemporary artwork and lots of metallic

accents while a bed is layered with wellappointed linens and coordinating patterned, oversized floor pillows below. In addition to their own HR Home Furniture and Fabric collection, they carry Ralph Lauren accessories, dinnerware, and furniture plus bedding and towels from London and Italy. Bold, sophisticated notes are everywhere and the shop delivers a welcome balance of his-and-hers decor. –J.B.K. HR HOME 1255 Coast Village Rd., Ste. 102C, Montecito, 805-565-0404, hrhomemontecito.com.

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Santa Barbara seems to be a magnet for beautiful people. But it’s notoriously hard on beautiful skin. Sun, surf, and wind exact a steep toll and can leave skin looking like the face of Mount Cathedral. Perhaps that’s why skincare gurus seem to crop up like California poppies on the hillsides. The latest entrant is actor and bestselling author Rob Lowe, who spent six years researching and developing PROFILE, profile 4men.com, a skin-care range for men. Lowe says he was inspired, in part, by his surf habit. “I spend a lot of time at the great local breaks—Rincon, Hammonds, et cetera—and nothing beats up a guy’s skin like a day surfing,” he says. “Skin care is critical unless you want your face to look like Ty Cobb’s baseball mitt. It’s a main reason I created Profile’s unique blend of moisturizing and anti-aging products.” Profile products (from $24.50)—particularly the face wash—have a distinctively masculine aroma: Schott leather, Norton hog, and sea spray. NATURA CULINA, naturaculina .com, another Santa Barbarabased skin-care line, comes in a range of beguiling fragrances— body butter scented with coconut and just a hint of pear is a cult favorite (from $11). “Beautiful aromas have always elevated me,” says founder Lenka Tinka, who grew up in the historic spa city of Carlsbad, Czech Republic. A personal trainer, Tinka began creating lotions and soaps at home and distributing them to friends; clientele grew through

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word-of-mouth. Today, Natura Culina products are available at Lily’s and Alice’s Nail Boutique on Coast Village Road as well as online. Many local skin-care lines evolved out of their founders’ interest in botanicals. Suzanne Fuller’s METAMOUR, metamour skincare.com, combines locally sourced botanical essences with Helichrysum talicum, the oil of a plant from Corsica known for regenerating collagen and regrowing cells (from $12). “It carries ketones more effectively than any other essential oil, and I put it in all my products,” says Fuller, who uses organic ingredients wherever possible. “There is a lot of cancer in my family and among my friends, so I know how important it is to have clean products.” The founder of THE GRAPESEED thegrapeseedcompany .com, Kirsten Frasier Cotte spent two years traveling the world by boat before docking in Santa Barbara and launching her range of vinotherapy soaps, candles, and body products, including beard oil ($22) and SPF stick ($12.99). All are upcycled from the antioxidant-rich by-products of the California wine industry.

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composed of stained glass, but is actually a pastiche of wood, duct tape, cellophane, plastic sheeting, and house paint. Other works in the show render the artists’ original prints threedimensional, like the seemingly whimsical children’s pajamas that can also be interpreted as symbols of lost innocence. The show’s title alludes to the material presence of its monumental sculpture as well as the conceptual dialogue underlying the artists’ collaborative method, which they describe as “tugging back and forth” between ideas. For Goodman and Puccinelli, “tug” ultimately serves as a metaphor for life’s journey. –L.D. PORTER WESTMONT RIDLEY-TREE MUSEUM OF ART 955 La Paz Rd., Santa Barbara, 805-565-6162, westmontmuseum.org.

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A professor in the communication department at UC Santa Barbara, Daniel Linz’s research spans from the topics of media violence, pornography, and pretrial publicity to testing assumptions made by legal systems in the area of the First Amendment. But his studies in communication don’t end there. While he is not a trained artist, Linz understands the necessity of creative expression and views his painting as yet another academic discipline. “Seeing and looking are our most fundamental forms of information seeking,” he explains. “My research into visual communication has always been driven by our strong tendency to both celebrate and censor images of the human form.” His landscapes especially employ a variety of treatments to produce vibrant and energetic impressions striking a pleasant balance between detail and abstraction. –CHARLOTTE BRYANT

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y now, most food-lovers—from curious upstarts to bona fide gourmets—know the mantra of a besttaste scenario: Seek out the freshest ingredients and buy directly from the folks who work the land from whence they came. For those handy in the kitchen yet unequipped to grow their own, farmers markets have always done the trick. For those craving pro preparation, farm-to-table restaurants are flourishing like tomato plants in warm weather. Improving on that theme is Santa Barbara’s Rancho San Julian. “Because of the drought, I’ve had time to diversify my beef business and showcase more of what the ranch has to offer,” says Elizabeth Poett, 35, part of the ranch’s long line of family owners. “I have a passion for food and I love putting on parties, so this seemed like the next step.” By inviting guests to the very acreage that produces the protein so generously arranged across the shaded outdoor dining space, a San Julian ranch-to-table lunch doesn’t get much fresher. And there’s more. After a late-morning arrival to ranch headquarters situated in a shallow valley west of Gaviota Pass, patrons gather beneath an old oak for lessons in lore from Elizabeth’s dad, Jim Poett, the ranch’s general manager. Jim knows his stuff, having absorbed and studied the family tree back to 1837, when the Spanish crown granted the land to José de la Guerra, whose granddaughter, Francisca de la Guerra, and her husband, Thomas Bloodgood Dibblee, are Jim’s great grandparents. The 14,000-acre ranch—roughly the size of Manhattan Island—has been owned and operated by the CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: Elizabeth Poett in her family’s early 1800s “Casa” on Rancho San Julian; Jim Poett slices the succulent oak wood-grilled tri-tip; guests dining under the vined pergola. OPPOSITE, TOP TO BOTTOM: The simple yet festive table set with Mexican serapes; inside the Casa situated on Rancho San Julian, which has raised cattle for more than two centuries.

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“Because of the drought, I’ve had time to diversify my beef business and showcase more of what the ranch has to offer. I have a passion for food and I love putting on parties, so this seemed like the next step.” –ELIZABETH POETT original family and its descendants since its inception. While guests snack on empanadas and sip iced hibiscus tea, Jim fields questions about running a rural, traditional enterprise in modern-day Southern California—there’s insight on freerange ranching and lots of talk about the drought. Meanwhile, from the kitchen of the nearby ranch house emerges the bustle of the coming feast. His wife, Marianne Partridge—who has taught daughter Elizabeth everything she knows about throwing a party—is probably fine-tuning the carrot soup. But first, there’s a tour of that original “Casa,” as the family calls it, which was built in the early 1800s and still harbors generations past. “I’m sure it’s haunted,” Elizabeth says. “They’re good ghosts, still dancing on the porch.” Then the group gets a talk in biodynamics on the ranch’s seven-acre spread from head farmer Chris Thompson. The soil is dark and the rows are crisp with healthy greens and various vegetables providing bounties that make for new lunch menus according to season. Appetites sufficiently whetted, they wander back to this: Dappled sunlight through the pergola. Jam jars filled with fresh-cut flowers. Mexican serape tablecloths. The peppered aroma of grilled tri-tip from the oak-wood barbecue. “It was a long, leisurely country lunch,” reflects Mary Heebner, an artist and writer attending with her photographer husband. “Plus a history lesson.” –KEITH HAMM

MENU APPETIZERS BEEF EMPANADAS WILD BOAR AND RANCHO SAN JULIAN BEEF SAUSAGE

LUNCH COLD CARROT SOUP RANCHO SAN JULIAN TRADITIONAL TRI-TIP BBQ WITH A GREMOLATA SAUCE GREAT GRANDMOTHER’S BEANS BEET, AVOCADO, AND BLOOD ORANGE SALAD

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WINES ALMA ROSA 2012 CHARDONNAY, EL JABALI VINEYARD ALMA ROSA 2012 PINOT NOIR, MT. EDEN

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Robbie Wilson of Mattei’s Tavern, matteistavern .com, and sommelier/ winemaker Rajat Parr WHAT Come together for a popup: Sandhi wines—dating back to its second vintage—paired with a mouthwatering fivecourse dinner highlighting the freshest local ingredients WHERE The Santa Barbara Wine Collective

CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: Grilled ayu; Rajat Parr answers questions; chef Robbie Wilson plates prawn crackers; family-style dining; Sandhi wines greet guests; SBWC manager Alejandro Medina.

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Sandhi 2013 Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County Summer melons, rock crab, green curry, mint Sandhi 2010 Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County Prawn cracker, smoked avocado hummus Sandhi 2011 Chardonnay, Rita’s Crown “Pile” of grilled ayu (sweet fish), roasted corn, mustard seeds, chilies, lemon Sandhi 2010 Pinot Noir, Sanford & Benedict Fried quail, sourdough, sunflower seeds, burnt onion preserves Sandhi 2012 Pinot Noir, La Cote Wood-grilled duck breast, black rice, pickled beets, watercress

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Housed in a tiny cottage on Solvang’s quaint Atterdag Square, Bacon & Brine, the far-from-ordinary sandwich shop owned by Chef Pink (aka Crystal DeLongpré) and wife Courtney Rae DeLongpré, is a haven for pork-loving foodies. Pink, a TV veteran (the Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen), helmed restaurant kitchens in New York, Los Angeles, and Paris, followed by executive chef stints at Santa Barbara’s Epiphany and Square One restaurants. Courtney Rae, a Santa Ynez Valley native and Smith College graduate, focuses on all things fermented (she’s the “Brine”), and concocts the custom-made probiotics for sale in B&B’s cooler. The Facebook-accessible menu changes daily, with inspired combinations like beer-braised shoulder with smoked onion, raw caraway sauerkraut, and pickled mustard seed on ciabatta bread. Food ingredients are sourced within 100 miles, and Jake Francis’s Valley Piggery, where heritage-breed pigs are raised in pastures and woodlands, provides the meat—the fundamental ingredient of B&B’s succulent fare. –L.D. PORTER BACON & BRINE 453 Atterdag Sq., Solvang, 805-688-8809, baconandbrine.com. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT :

The Red-Eyed Cowboy with whiskey-espresso pulled pork; pickled beets; a bacon caramel latte; Chef Pink and Courtney.

GOODNESS ON THE GO of your diet without having to create meals from scratch (or consume hidden calories that come with dining out) with the latest organic food delivery company to reach Santa Barbara—Sakara Life. Founded in 2011 in New York, Sakara Life recently made its West Coast debut with healthy, filling, interesting dairy and gluten-free meals packed with superfoods for endless energy. Start your day (from $125/five-day delivery) with a hydrating alkaline water followed by chia protein waffles for breakfast, soba noodles with fresh veggies and miso dressing for lunch, and a superfood Caesar salad with polenta croutons for dinner, followed by a cleansing chlorella night water. Sakara’s signature herbal detox tea is also included with each day’s meals to help rid your system of unwanted toxins. Resetting your system while getting a boost from the best foods for your body can’t get much easier than this. –G.Z.T.

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WOMEN & WINE Now heading into its sixth vintage, Kitá Wines has been churning out luscious red and white blends since its debut in 2010, when the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians purchased Camp 4 Vineyard, originally planted by the late Fess Parker. Sitting at the helm is Tara Gomez, the only recognized female Native American winemaker in the United States. “In a male-dominated industry, I feel a sense of respect and privilege to be representing my Chumash tribe and culture,” says the Cal State Fresno graduate who has worked in the wine industry here and in Europe since earning her bachelor of science in enology in 1998. Meaning “our valley oak” in the native Chumash language, Kitá is known for its Rhône and Bordeaux varietals, most of which are grown on the Camp 4 property. Especially delicious are the 2013 T’AYA blend ($22) of Marsanne, Roussanne, and Grenache Blanc—a creamy, vibrant white wine perfect for a warm afternoon—as well as the full-bodied 2011 Syrah Reserve ($40), which can hold up well with a hearty steak dinner. “I’ve always felt that in order to make wine, you have to understand the varietal and visit the different regions to explore and taste—it’s about learning the culture, history, and traditions of winemaking,” says Gomez. “Through my travels, I’ve learned a lot about Old World winemaking and now blend New World techniques with those traditions.” –G.Z.T. KITA WINES 300 N. 12th St., Unit 1A, Lompoc, 805-819-1372, kitawines.com.

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A Place in the SUN reflects a nod toward southern France: Indeed, Auberge du Soleil, in the Napa Valley, began as a California-French restaurant some three decades ago. Since then, the property has evolved into a welcoming hillside inn with 50 rooms and suites and a reputation as an elegantly understated getaway. There’s a fresh new look for its TOP TO BOTTOM: accommodations—a Suzanne Tucker A newly renoredesign that epitomizes California vated guest room; wine-country chic, with a light-infused a serene spa treatment room. palette of sandy beiges, creamy limestone, and shades of pale terra-cotta. Fireplaces and sculptural stand-alone bathtubs enhance the feel of a private romantic retreat, while spacious terraces underscore the indooroutdoor lifestyle that characterizes the area. There are other thoughtful touches, including house-made refreshments, a yoga mat, and a complimentary stocked mini-fridge. Of course, the room decor has to compete with the surroundings—to-die-for views of vineyards and olive groves in the valley. The pool area—dubbed La Plage—has also been reimagined as an outdoor living room with oversize chaises and canopied day beds. Designed to resemble a European monastery, the 7,000-square-foot Auberge spa has its own soaking pools and gardens. In tribute to the harvest season of the surrounding world-renowned wineries, this fall, the spa is offering complimentary glasses of wine chosen by the sommelier to pair with signature treatments. For example, a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon accompanies the Vineyard Déjà Vu ($300 for 90 minutes)—a three-phase skin-care treatment that begins with buffing the skin with crushed grape seeds, continues with a fragrant scalp treatment incorporating towels steeped in jasmine-infused grape-seed tea, and culminates with a full-body massage using warm grape-seed oil. If you want to enjoy your wine with a meal as well, there’s a famously extensive wine list at the Michelin-starred restaurant, where executive chef Robert Curry incorporates fresh, seasonal Napa Valley produce in his Mediterranean-inspired wine-country cuisine—meals made even more delectable by the memorable panorama from the valley-view terrace. –JOAN TAPPER THE VERY NAME

AUBERGE DU SOLEIL 180 Rutherford Hill Rd., Rutherford, CA, 707-963-1211, aubergedusoleil.com. Rates: From $850/night.

When in Napa… D O N ’ T M I S S Michelin-starred restaurateur Thomas Keller’s pop-up restaurant, Ad Lib—serving perfectly prepared classical American fare—at the Silverado Resort & Spa, 707-257-0200, silveradoresort.com, through October. • Pioneering vintner Robert Mondavi’s wife, Margit Biever Mondavi, was on the forefront of the arts movement in Napa when she opened Art at Mondavi, 888-766-6328, robertmondavi winery.com, a 5,000-square-foot gallery—the premier venue to combine wine and art—at the winery in 1970. • Not just for cinephiles, the annual Napa Valley Film Festival, napavalleyfilmfest.org, from November 11 to 15 also celebrates food and wine in several venues dotting the valley. • Famed chef Charlie Palmer’s Harvest Table, 707-967-4695, harvesttablenapa.com, serving seasonal dishes with ingredients sourced from the property’s five gardens that produce hundreds of crops. • Globally inspired gourmet to-go bites made with heritage-breed proteins at the forward-thinking Heritage Eats, heritageeats.com. –GINA Z. TERLINDEN

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DIVINE EXCURSIONS Any vacation in the Napa Valley should include time to explore the wineries that not only produce world-class vintages but also offer exquisite settings for a tasting or a picnic. Nineteenth-century Old World style provides the architectural backdrop at Mayacamas and Whetstone wineries— both part of Terroir, the lifestyle group founded by Montecito residents Charles and Ali Banks. Situated on 470 acres near the top of Mt. Veeder—centered by an imposing three-story stone winery that dates back to 1899—Mayacamas produces wines that are classic in style. “Mayacamas has the reputation for being the most ageable Cabernets,” notes estate director Jimmy Hayes, “though, of course, it’s also delicious out of the gate. This is wine that will last in a collector’s cellar.” Owned by the Banks in partnership with the Schottenstein family since 2013, the winery has continued its historic emphasis on Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Merlot. “The opportunity to restore and rejuvenate a legend is what drove me to acquire it,” says Charles Banks. “The vineyards are spread around the top of the mountain, providing an extremely diverse set of microclimates and aspects. All this contributes to the in-

credible complexity of the Mayacamas wines.” Visitors can arrange tastings—which include both new releases and older bottles—only by appointment. “Every visit is private,” Hayes says. “The place is yours for a few hours. It’s a unique experience.” Recently, the winery was the site of a truly extraordinary event, when it offered a one-of-a-kind package as part of a Napa Valley charity auction: two nights of glamping at Mayacamas for six couples. San Francisco’s Shelter Co. set up a luxe tent village, furnishing the accommodations with beds and rugs; James Beardacclaimed Blackberry Farm in Tennessee did the catering. “We had tastings of Terroir wines,” remembers Hayes, as well as a special tasting of six decades of Mayacamas vintages. At the Whetstone Wine Cellars, founded in 2002, winemaker and owner Jamey Whetstone concentrates on Pinots. “This is a small, family operation, and we lean heavily on Burgundies and Rhône-style wines,” notes his wife, Michelle.

The entrance to Mayacamas; a lineup of vintages; guests toast; Ali and Charles Banks at the grill.

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“Jamey and Michelle Whetstone are a perfect fit for the Terroir family,” says Banks. “Jamey is one of the top winemakers I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing.” And Michelle has transformed the château—a lovely historic building dating to 1885—“into one of the most beautiful tasting rooms in all of Napa.” Here, too, tastings are private and by appointment only. “Guests can take advantage of the grounds, with its beautiful buildings and mature trees,” says Michelle. “They can have a cheese and charcuterie option or enjoy a ‘picnic in a bottle,’ which includes a blanket, a prepared lunch, and a bottle of wine.” With the fall harvest season, though, visitors may want to move inside. “We light the fire,” she adds, “and it feels like someone’s living room.” –J.T. MAYACAMAS 1155 Lokoya Rd., Napa, CA, 707-224-4030, mayacamas.com. Tastings: $75/person. WHETSTONE WINE CELLARS 1075 Atlas Peak Rd., Napa, CA, 707-254-0600, whetstonewinecellars.com. Tastings: $30/person; charcuterie: $55/person (including wine).

“The opportunity to restore and rejuvenate a legend is what drove me to acquire it. The vineyards are spread around the top of the mountain, providing an extremely diverse set of microclimates and aspects.” — C H ARL E S B ANKS

Whetstone’s historic 1885 building; toasting and tasting; a succulent meal at a private event; guests gathering for a memorable evening.

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Sundown in Singapore

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The facade of the 19thcentury Raffles Hotel; doormen greet guests at Raffles; a traditional Singapore Sling; the interior lobby of the iconic hotel.

JIGGER & PONY jiggerandpony.com. NO SIGNBOARD SEAFOOD nosignboard seafood.com. RAFFLES HOTEL raffles.com.

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The St. Regis Princeville. LEFT: The Hanalei Bay striped rash guard.

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If there’s anyone to create the most stylish rash guard, it would be Santa Barbara-born designer Heidi Merrick (daughter of surfboard shaper Al Merrick). She recently teamed up with Kauai’s St. Regis Princeville, stregis princeville.com, to create women’s and children’s water wear (from $173) that— with SPF/UV 50-plus protection—are both practical and island worthy. –G.Z.T. HEIDI MERRICK heidimerrick.com.

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WITH ITS SLEEK HIGH-RISES and multistory shopping malls, Singapore is the epitome of the supermodern hardworking Asian island-state. After-hours though, the local pastime is eating, and thanks to the city’s rich multicultural heritage, the food is varied and mouthwatering. The de facto national dish is chili crab, which is a gargantuan (think two-pound) Asian crustacean cooked in the shell and served up with a mildly spicy—and extremely messy—red sauce. A favorite place to order it is No Signboard Seafood, which, indeed, started out as a signless stall in one of Singapore’s famous hawker markets and has expanded into four venues, including the sleek Esplanade by the river. Before and after dinner, cocktails are de rigueur. Tourists head for Raffles, the elegant 19th-century hostelry with the atmospheric Long Bar, where the famed Singapore Sling was invented. For a hipper scene, try Jigger & Pony in a former art gallery at the edge of Chinatown. The drink menu categorizes the libations by classic, vintage, and signature and offers everything from an Old Fashioned to a Ramos Gin Fizz to a Donkey Kong. If you come in a congenial group, you can order a Punch Bowl, which holds 15 to 20 potent servings of, say, a Zombie or a Pisco Punch. –J.T.

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“THE FREEST FEELING I HAVE IS TAKING MOTORBIKE TRIPS THROUGH WINE COUNTRY. I HAVE SO MANY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DEMANDS IN MY LIFE, SO RIDING ON THE BACK OF THE BIKE IS A WAY TO LET GO OF TOTAL CONTROL AND JUST BE.”

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When you’ve graced the covers of more than 100 magazines—most of them being the coveted Vogue—it would seem hard for one’s mind to stay grounded. Not the case with Oklahoma-born, Missouri-bred supermodel Angela Lindvall. Her career has spanned from Europe to Manhattan and around the globe countless times, but it’s California where the 36-yearold mother of two young boys stakes her roots in the wild nature of Topanga Canyon. Innately adventurous, ravenously protective of the environment, and with an intellectual thirst for integrative health, Lindvall is a yoga master who hosts holistic retreats at her canyon compound and is graduating from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition as a practitioner this fall. With a focus on sustainability, Lindvall is developing a platform for Mind, Body, Style, a resource site for healthy lifestyle tips and responsible brands she feels passionate about. But it’s not all work and no play for the model dubbed the “Green Goddess,” who regularly escapes off the beaten path to the 805. “I love Santa Barbara as a getaway from our day-to-day lives,” says Angela, whose boyfriend Chris Chandler (who shot this feature), went to the Brooks Institute. “The freest feeling I have is taking motorbike trips through wine country. I have so many responsibilities and demands in my life, so riding on the back of the bike is a way to let go of total control and just be.” n

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n a June summer’s night, the BACARA RESORT & SPA lit up like Gatsby’s lawn. White lights twinkled above the sparkling pool, palm trees soared above, and swanlike ballerinas greeted 400 well-heeled guests, from locals to socialites to celebrities and former cover subjects, all clinking champagne flutes to toast Santa Barbara Magazine’s 40th anniversary. Our festive affair was imagined by YIFAT OREN & ASSOCIATES, mastermind party planners to the stars—the likes of Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Costner, and most recently was tapped by Jennifer Aniston for her stealth nuptials— who dreamed up a Venetian Carnivale-style soiree with a Santa Barbara spin. “The location was perfect and quite unexpected, as we transformed the Bacara Resort & Spa’s Spanish Colonial-style pool deck into a masquerade party with magical entertainment elements provided by Elan Artists such as jugglers, contortionists, strolling ballerinas, and two shows in the pool by Aqualillies,” recalls Stefanie Cove, partner in Yifat Oren & Associates. Throughout the evening, guests were mesmerized by the mystical mood along with the backdrop sets created by REVELRY EVENT DESIGN, pausing often to don a mask for a photo. Partygoers lingered over small bites from chef ROBBIE WILSON of Mattei’s Tavern paired with TERROIR SELECTIONS’ Sandhi and Qupé wines, indulged in the decadent KOLIKOF CAVIAR & SALMON iced bar, and sipped special cocktails—the 40 Strong and Venetian Casanova—by TEQUILA CASA DRAGONES and YACHT CLUB VODKA. The night sequenced to an even more magical mode when synchronized swimmers appeared on the pool deck in throwback black-and-white swimsuits and dove into the water to perform while DJ MICHAEL SMITH of Playlist Generation entranced the crowd and light balls playfully illuminated the pool. Afterparty spirit ensued upstairs in the Rotunda with more music, dancing, stargazing, Tequila Casa Dragones Joven, and Beau Joie Champagne. A pop-up photo shoot by LA CHAMBRE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE captured faces who have helped shape the magazine while the final rallying guests continued to toast the city on its past, present, and future. “Santa Barbara is just the best of California. Most people think of it as a relaxed, serene town, but we wanted to throw a real party…a worthy celebration of the magazine’s 40th anniversary!” says event expert Yifat Oren. “A little Santa Barbara meets Ibiza, so to speak. Hence, Reverie by the Sea, mixed in with a bit of Venetian Carnivale. It was spectacular!” n

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Yifat’s S.B. Entertaining Tips • Always remind guests to bring a wrap to cozy up in the evenings when entertaining—one of the best parts about Santa Barbara is the amazing weather in the daytime and the cool evenings.

• You don’t always have to incorporate the sea when entertaining here. One of my favorite things about the area is that there are such beautiful spots on the ocean and in the mountains.

• There are so many farms in the vicinity—make sure to incorporate local and seasonal produce in your specialty cocktails and menus. It is also nice to include local wine.

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Orchard Oasis

An original Reginald D. Johnson-designed home in Ojai retains its historic personality in a contemporary family style

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jai was still a sleepy town called Nordhoff in 1914, when lawyer H. R. Cole and his wife, Nellie, arrived from Ohio and commissioned young Pasadena architect Reginald D. Johnson to build a house on 25 acres at the valley’s east end. Johnson would go on to fame as the designer of Santa Barbara’s Biltmore Hotel, among many other creations. The Coles’ residence, Home Acres, would pass to the Gates family in the 1940s and then, in 2011, to Alexandra and Hanson Gifford, who have combined a keen appreciation for the home’s history with a penchant for eye-popping color and personal style to brilliantly livable effect. Based in the Bay Area, where Alexandra is a health coach and yoga instructor and Hanson is a pioneering medical device entrepreneur, the couple first connected with Ojai when their daughter Katharine (now 23) attended The Thacher School. Marshall (now 21) and Ellie (17) followed suit, so it wasn’t all that surprising when the idea of owning a small Ojai cottage surfaced. Instead, Hanson was taken by the Gates’ 3,800-squarefoot home the first time he saw it. What struck him, he remembers, “was the setting just above the valley floor and nestled against the hillside.” As for the house, it was “not too big or grand but with a symmetry and grace that makes it stand out. We didn’t move a single wall—it works fabulously just as it is.” “The house had good bones,” Alexandra says, “but it was a project. Every surface had to be resanded and repainted, and we had to rewire and redo the plumbing.” They replaced the toilets but kept most sinks, along with the vintage light fixtures, doorknobs, built-in cabinets and bookshelves, shutters, hardware, and assorted items like fireplace andirons and screens. “We were incredibly fortunate to have a group of real craftsmen restoring the property, led by Ty Jeffery,” notes Hanson, mostly “third-generation Ojai residents.” As for the interior, Alexandra leaned on her love of a bright palette, fabrics and memorabilia from extensive CLOCKWISE FROM BOTTOM RIGHT: A

grove of Valencia oranges flanks the long driveway at Home Acres, in Ojai’s east end, while trees and shrubs planted early in the 20th century hug the hillside; a rocking chair invites one to linger on the front porch of the 1914 farmhouse; behind it, stone walls define a garden shed; hats and boots await an outing; a corner of the garage. PREVIOUS PAGES, LEFT TO RIGHT: The century-old barn epitomizes rustic charm; Alexandra Gifford (wearing clothes from In the Field, styled by Bianca Roe). 142

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A Maine Cottage bed centers Marshall Giffordâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s room, where his painting A Quiet Afternoon (on the far wall) evokes a remembered scene on the lawn outside. OPPOSITE: Once the realm of butlers, the kitchen pantry has retained the original built-in cabinets, though the canary yellow paint and the black-and-white flooring betray the ownerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love of vibrant hues.

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Artist Ben Juntaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s handiwork, a modern version of 18th-century wallpaper in a French château, covers the upper walls of the dining room, where the restored paneling has been painted to match. A handblown glass globe light fixture by John Pomp illuminates the custom walnut table, flanked by vintage Rose Tarlow chairs.

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“It’s an honor, privilege, and responsibility to be stewards of the property. Preserve the integrity of it…that’s what we want to do.” —A LE XA N D R A G I FFO R D

travels, and inspiration from the bold patterns and hues of London’s Designers Guild. She worked closely with San Francisco designer Emily Taylor on paint and furnishings. The decor “was driven by Alexandra’s desire to have color,” Taylor remembers. “It needed to be friendly, wear well, and be practical, but fun!” The most traditional space is probably the living room, which vaguely recalls turn-of-the-century craftsman style with custom-fabricated red leather sofas, a glass mosaic dome ceiling fixture by Hilliard, and William Morris-print drapes. In the dining room, the hand-painted murals—by artist Ben Junta—evoke the 18th-century Chinese wallpaper that graces a room in France’s Château de Maintenon, but the surprising turquoise paneling reflects Alexandra’s touch. It sets off the modern custom walnut table, vintage Rose Tarlow chairs, John Pomp glass light fixture, and cherry sideboard by Ojai cabinetmaker Kris McCourtney. Unexpected colors continue in the kitchen’s canary yellow cabinets—also original—with black and white linoleum modeled after the marble flooring at Versailles. A diminutive powder room and laundry room are vivid lime green. The library is a showcase for family artistry—from the 1890s card table and chairs made by Alexandra’s great-great-grandfather in Germany to her son’s painting, The Ride, over the fireplace. Upstairs, a long, cabinet-lined gallery flanks the sunny south-facing bedrooms, each with its own personality. Ellie’s, with turquoise walls and raspberrypatterned curtains, recalls her travels in France and India. Marshall’s more subdued space includes another of his paintings, A Quiet Afternoon, while the master suite has sea foam-colored plaster walls and tropically inspired fabrics. The Giffords love to entertain, usually on the front patio and lawn, which overlooks the grove of Valencia oranges. “Just being at Home Acres is a relaxing experience,” says Hanson. The place is “remarkably quiet and secluded, with gentle breezes” and an astonishing variety of wildlife. “It’s an honor, privilege, and responsibility to be stewards of the property,” adds Alexandra. “Preserve the integrity of it…that’s what we want to do.” n

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An alcove under the attic eaves; the sleeping porch with a rug from Argentina; Alexandra Gifford by the barn; a living room detail. CLOCKWISE FROM ABOVE:

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A touch of craftsman style inspired the furnishings in the living room, with its custom leather sofas, patterned rug by Stark, and a glass tile Hilliard dome ceiling light. A contemporary scene by Hank Pitcher hangs above the original fireplace.

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Living with her diagnosis with ALS, Have Some Decorum blogger ELLIE Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;CONNELL leads us through her new home base, the City of Lights

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Joséphine “Chez Dumonet”

AGICAL. No matter if this is your first trip to Paris or your 50th, the result is the same and that is magical, truly magical. Waking up in the City of Lights early enough to take a brisk w alk with the fall breeze nipping at your flawlessly tied cashmere scarf, you will find wonderment on every rue. Start by grabbing a noisette roasted to nutty perfection at Frenchie To Go and then pop into an Uber and get over to the 15th arrondissement to the authentic P arisian farmers market, the Marché Grenelle. If you want to know what it’s like to be a true local,this is the spot. Here, French women walk their teckel à poil dur chiens while artfully selecting France’s fall offerings of aromatic earthy champignons, robust fromages from the French Alps, and hearty potatoes roasted in duck fat while their partners wander off to choose the perfect bouquet for Madame. Ah, but there are still so many rues to discover . Luckily, it is still early enough to get to your next stop, the flea market of all flea markets, the nostalgic Marché aux Puces. This is just the place to find that neoclassical demilune table you’ve been coveting for your entry. Don’t worry, you don’t have to try to squeeze it into your luggage—you can easily ship it back home without hassle via Camard. After such an exciting morning, it’s certainly time to relax. Head over to the secret/ not-so-secret 17th-century garden of the Palais-Royal. Sink into a much-coveted lounge chair, bask in the fall sunshine in front of the fountain, and let your imagination go wild as you realize that Monsieur Les Misérables himself, Victor Hugo, dined at the restaurant Le Grand Véfour, a stone’s throw from where you sit. Now that you are refreshed, it’s time to start primping for your evening out. Keeping it demure in a knee-length Lanvin skirt, Roger Vivier heels, a quintessential French turtleneck sweater, and a chic P errin clutch, stroll over to the 6th arrondissement to Joséphine “Chez Dumonet.” In this circa 1880 art nouveau restaurant, dine like l’ancienne bourgeoisie on confit du canard, boeuf bourguignon, and soufflé au Grand Marnier. With the weekend over, it’s time to get busy and that means one thing—le shopping. It’s not about going big in this town, it’s about the petite, thoughtful pieces that you will look back at years later and remember, “I found that in Paris.” Shop hand-engraved bottles of perfume at Serge Lutens, a vintage Chanel blazer at Didier Ludot, or a pair of sunnies “lunettes Françoise” from the new shop of ambassadrice of all things Parisian chic, Inès de la Fressange. Not leaving out the gentleman, a visit to Berluti is in order to indulge in irreproachable bespoke footwear from the company that has been perfecting this craftsmanship since 1895 because after all, the shoes make the man. Not forgetting that we are creatures of culture as well, the newly reimagined Musée National Picasso-Paris in the architecturally important Marais neighborhood is both historically intriguing and a testament to modernity . You will catch yourself thinking, “I didn’t know Picasso did that!” Without being completely selfish, let’s remember that we ha ve family back home who deserve a souvenir from P aris as well. Chocolates from haute chocolaterie Pierre Marcolini always do the trick. However, your main goal in Paris is to perfect the art of being a flâneur. Walk with your eyes, mind, and heart open on every ancienne rue and make a little magic of your own. Le sigh. n

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A GRAND DAME KNOWN FOR ITS CLASSIC

Musée National PicassoParis is both historically intriguing and a testament to modernity.

STYLE, Le Bristol Paris is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year with notable events that evoke the 1925 opening of the iconic hotel. A Jazz Age-inspired spa day, a gala dinner with 1920s fashion, and a guided stroll through Art Deco-era landmarks of the City of Lights all highlight the fall. Whatever the season, however, there’s a timeless elegance about Le Bristol, whose neighbors in the Rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré include the Elysée Palace (home of French presidents) and the finest haute couture boutiques. Inside, the landmark hotel’s 188 rooms and suites are appointed with 18thcentury furnishings and works of art, which also set the style for the public spaces. The clublike atmosphere of Le Bar, with its wood-paneled walls and tapestries, is a favorite spot for l’apero, while the hotel’s interior garden offers a serene respite in the city. “It is all perfection at the Bristol,” says a recent guest. “The glistening lobby is full of fabulous and glamorous people. And the level of service is top-notch.” Le Bristol’s restaurants have earned a rare four Michelin stars: three for Epicure and its executive chef Eric Frechon, and another for Le Bristol Brasserie. Not surprisingly, adds the guest, “The breakfasts are divine!” –JOAN TAPPER LE BRISTOL PARIS 112 Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré, Paris, France, 011-33-1-53-43-43-00, lebristolparis.com. Rates: From $1,106 night.

TOP TO BOTTOM: The garden of Le Bristol Paris; the Michelin-starred Epicure; a Prestige Elysée Suite.

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A FOREIGN AFFAIR Guests enjoyed an opportunity to experience (and support) one of Santa Barbara’s most unique and gorgeous gardens in style at LOTUSLAND’s annual fund-raising gala, PASSAGE TO INDIA. Festively attired attendees were greeted by an intricate floral runner and colorful decor and enjoyed reserve wines by Babcock Winery during a seated dinner on the main lawn. An auction including everything from extravagant vacation packages to works by local artists—some of which were previewed at Cabana Home prior to the event—rounded out the night. PHOTOS: KILHO PARK Lisa Couvillion, Jennie Grube, and Rachel Wryan

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DREAM IN COLOR THE PACIFIC PRIDE FOUNDATION’s annual ROYAL BALL was held at the Bacara Resort & Spa. This year’s Dream in Color-themed gala raised approximately $600,000 to support the foundation’s programs and services for the LGBTQ community. Nearly 500 guests attended the gala, where Glee star Jane Lynch was the master of ceremonies. Derek Monteiro, who has recently DJ’d for the Oscars and the Golden Globe after parties, provided the music while guests dined on sliders, flatbreads, and seasonal salads. PHOTOS: JOEL CONROY, ISAAC HERNANDEZ/

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COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL hosted ¡VIVA CRANE! to raise money for its operating budget, which includes tuition assistance. As a tribute to Santa Barbara’s rich Hispanic heritage, 250 guests savored delicious Mexican food by Season’s Catering—mini Dungeness crab tostadas, chipotle chicken and black bean filled poblanos, and cinnamon and chili-spiced chocolate mousse with house-made churros—as well as entertainment by Flamenco guitarists Tony Ybarra and Hugh Macario, flamenco dancers from Zermeño Dance Academy, the Anthony Prieto Band, and DJ Darla Bea. PHOTOS: TERESA PIETSCH

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BOLLYWOOD NIGHTS ALL SAINTS-BY-THE-SEA Parish School

celebrated its yearly gala by transforming the Coral Casino into a Bollywood film premiere-inspired extravaganza. More than 200 guests walked through an entrance lined with rose petals and Rolls Royces and ate decadent Indian-inspired dishes while enjoying drinks, henna artists, and cultural dance lessons. There were both live and silent auctions with items such as a week at a beautiful home in Kauai and a sunset sail on a yacht, overall raising $120,000 to benefit the school. PHOTOS: HARI PATEL

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WINE+DINE KUNIN WINES 28 Anacapa St.,

Santa Barbara, 805-963-9633, kuninwines.com. Winemaker Seth Kunin is known for staying true to the nature of the grapes he uses. Try the 2012 “pape star” Rhône blend ($28)—a heady blend of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre. MAIL ROAD WINES 835 E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara, 805451-4440, mailroadwines.com. This Pinot Noir is sourced exclusively from the Mount Carmel Vineyard located 50 miles northwest of Santa Barbara at the geographic center of the Sta. Rita Hills. MARGERUM WINE COMPANY

Winery Guide SANTA BARBARA AREA 5.1 WINERY 137 Anacapa St., Ste. B, Santa Barbara, 805-7707251, a51wine.com. Unearth secret

blends and otherworldly varietals found only at Area 5.1, located along the Urban Wine Trail. AU BON CLIMAT 813 Anacapa St.,

Ste. 5B, Santa Barbara, 805-9637999, aubonclimat.com. For more than 30 years, Jim Clendenen has specialized in Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Noir. His downtown tasting room features ABC wines as well as Verdad, Vita Nova, Qupé, Makor, and Barham Mendelsohn. AVA SANTA BARBARA 116 E. Yanonali St., Santa Barbara, 805453-6768, avasantabarbara.com. This

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224 Anacapa St., Ste. 1A, Santa Barbara, 805-963-1221, cotton woodcanyon.com. The estate-grown Chardonnay and Pinot Noir age well. DEEP SEA WINE TASTING ROOM

217 Stearns Wharf, Ste. G, Santa Barbara, 805-618-1185, conway familywines.com. Located on Stearns Wharf, the Conway family’s nauticalinspired tasting room is home to 15 different wines. DRAKE + CHATTER TASTING ROOM 32 Anacapa St., Ste. B and

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St., Santa Barbara, 805-699-6329, foxwineco.com. With a combined 30plus years in the wine industry, Sarah and Blair Fox started making their own wines entirely by hand. GRASSINI FAMILY VINEYARDS AND WINERY 813 Anacapa St.,

Ste. 6, Santa Barbara, 805-8973366, grassinifamilyvineyards

.com. Grassini’s sustainably produced Bordeaux-style Sauvignon Blancs and Cabernet Sauvignons are the draw. HAPPY CANYON VINEYARD

30 El Paseo, Santa Barbara, 805203-0749, happycanyonvineyard .com. The Barrack family produces award-winning Bordeaux varietals at the Santa Ynez Valley ranch and vineyard that they call home. JAFFURS WINE CELLARS

819 E. Montecito St., Santa Barbara, 805-962-7003, jaffurswine .com. Craig Jaffurs is well-known for his Roussanne, Viognier, Petite Sirah, Grenache, and Syrah. JAMIE SLONE WINES 23 E. De la Guerra St., Santa Barbara, 805560-6555, jamieslonewines.com. Jamie and Kym Slone toured the wine regions of France, Germany, Italy, and Spain before settling in Santa Barbara and establishing their own wine label and tasting room. KALYRA WINERY 212 State St.,

Santa Barbara, 805-965-8606, kalyrawinery.com. Australian-born Mike Brown started Kalyra (“a wild and pleasant place” in the Australian Aboriginal language) in 1989.

813 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, 805-845-8435, margerumwine company.com. Stop by Doug Margerum’s tasting room, which features his own reds and whites as well as others—Cent’Anni, Cimarone, Happy Canyon, and various French and Italian labels. MUNICIPAL WINEMAKERS

22 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, 805-931-6864, municipalwine makers.com. With an edgy, hipster style, Municipal Winemakers offers free wine delivery for guests who bike to the tasting room. MWC32 32 El Paseo, Santa Barbara, 805-845-8435, margerum winecompany.com. Margerum Wine Company’s newest tasting room features reserved and limitedproduction wines. OREANA WINERY & MARKETPLACE 205 Anacapa St.,

Santa Barbara, 805-962-5857, oreanawinery.com. Pinot Noir, Syrah, and small lots of sparkling wine are blended, bottled, and stored at this downtown winery and tasting room. PALI WINE CO. 116 E. Yanonali

St., Santa Barbara, 805-560-7254, paliwineco.com. At this Funk Zone tasting room, try winemaker Aaron Walker’s Santa Barbara-inspired Huntington ($22.50), with hints of black cherry, spices, and peppercorn. POTEK WINERY 406 E. Haley

St. Santa Barbara, 805-598-1896, potek.com. Potek Winery is keenly focused on single-vineyard bottlings curated by winemaker David Potter. The extensive selection includes varietals all grown on Santa Barbara County vineyards. RARUS 414 N. Salsipuedes St., Santa

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Barbara, 805-965-7985, raruswines .com. Henry and Marjorie Schimberg’s Turner Vineyard is the source of Sangiovese grapes, which are processed for Rarus’s vintages, produced and sold at Carr Winery. SANGUIS 8 Ashley Ave., Santa Bar-

bara, 805-845-0920, sanguiswine .com. Matthias Pippig’s minimalist winery and tasting room is where he produces and offers (by appointment only) samples of his cool-climate Rhône and Burgundian varietals. SANTA BARBARA WINERY 202 Anacapa St., Santa Barbara, 805963-3633, sbwinery.com. Established in 1962, Santa Barbara Winery—the oldest in the county—currently produces Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah. SILVER WINES 724 Reddick St.,

Santa Barbara, 805-963-3052, silverwines.com. Benjamin Silver’s wines capture the complex flavors of fruit he purchases. Tastings are by appointment only. SUMMERLAND WINERY 2330 Lillie Ave., Summerland, 805-565-9463, summerland wine.com. Stop by Bilo Zarif’s newly remodeled tasting room and boutique to try the dozen or so different blends winemaker Etienne Terlinden creates from Central Coast grapes. WHITCRAFT WINERY 36 S.

Calle Cesar Chavez, Ste. A, Santa Barbara, 805-730-1680, whitcraft winery.com. Whitcraft has been on the map and producing high-quality wines since 1985. Now, founder Chris Whitcraft’s son, Drake, focuses on Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

SANTA YNEZ BAEHNER FOURNIER 2840 Mon-

tecielo Dr., Santa Ynez, 805-6887118, bfwine.com. Limited-edition Bordeaux-style wines are made with estate-grown grapes sourced from vineyards each named for an encounter with nature—Sunshine, Rainbow, Moonglow, Misty, and Northstar. BRIDLEWOOD ESTATE WINERY

3555 Roblar Ave., Santa Ynez, 805688-9000, bridlewoodwinery.com. Bridlewood’s 105-acre, mission-style estate winery is known for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. CALZADA RIDGE VINEYARD

3001 Old Calzada Ridge, Santa Ynez, 805-688-0935, calzadaridge.com. Richard and Pamela Harris’s monoculture

vineyard only produces limited quantities of the white varietal Viognier.

while incorporating her own style in creating boutique wines.

PRESIDIO VINEYARD AND WINERY 603 Copenhagen Dr., Ste. 1,

FONTES & PHILLIPS 3630 Sagunto

CARIVINTAS WINERY 476 First St.,

St., Ste. A1, Santa Ynez, 805-6882200, fontesandphillipswine.com. Alan Phillips and his wife, Rochelle Fontes-Phillips, founded their winery in 2008 to produce Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, rosé, and Pinot Noir.

Solvang, 805-693-4331, carivintas .com. With a children’s play area and pet-friendly policy, Carivintas makes an afternoon wine tasting an easy family experience.

Solvang, 805-693-8585, presidiowinery .com. This tasting room offers about 10 different wines to choose from.

GAINEY VINEYARD 3950 E. Hwy.

246, Santa Ynez, 805-688-0558, gaineyvineyard.com. This Spanishstyle vineyard, winery, and gourmet tasting room is a relaxing place to spend an afternoon as well as a great location for a private event.

CASA CASSARA WINERY & VINEYARD 1607 Mission Dr., Ste. 112,

Solvang, 805-688-8691, ccwinery.com. Stop by the Valley Station tasting room to sample new releases, purchase wine accessories, and peruse work by local artists. D’ALFONSO-CURRAN WINES

GREAT OAKS RANCH AND VINEYARD 2450 Calzada Ave.,

Santa Ynez, 805-686-0895. Wellknown winemaker Andrew Murray makes excellent wine out of this vineyard’s Syrah grapes. IMAGINE WINE 3563 Numancia

St., Ste. 103, Santa Ynez, 805-6881769, imaginewine.com. Winemaker Ross Jay Rankin established Imagine in 2004. ROBLAR WINERY AND VINEYARDS 3010 Roblar Ave.,

Santa Ynez, 805-686-2603, roblar winery.com. This viticultural experience not only boasts 40 acres of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon (and sells Syrah and Cabernet Franc as well), but also a commercial kitchen and cooking school, facilities for private events, and vineyard tours. SUNSTONE VINEYARDS AND WINERY 125 N. Refugio Rd., Santa

Ynez, 805-688-9463, sunstone winery.com. The Rice family’s French country-style property and villa is a great place to take out-of-town guests for wine tasting as well as a beautiful location for private events.

SOLVANG BLACKJACK RANCH VINEYARDS AND WINERY 2205 Alamo Pintado

Rd., Solvang, 805-686-4492, blackjackranch.com. After inventing California blackjack (play goes to 22 instead of 21) in 1990, Roger Wisted opened Blackjack Ranch Winery—a 30-year culmination of passion for wine. BUTTONWOOD FARM WINERY AND VINEYARD 1500 Alamo

Pintado Rd., Solvang, 805-688-3032, buttonwoodwinery.com. Winemaker Karen Steinwachs stays true to the tradition of sustainable vineyard management and environmental sensitivity

1557 Mission Dr., Solvang, 805-7369463, d-cwines.com. Bruno D’Alfonso and Kris Curran bring decades of winemaking experience to their Curran, DiBruno, and Badge labels. DASCOMB CELLARS 1659 Copenhagen Dr., Ste. C, Solvang, 805-6919175, dascombcellars.com. Established in 1999, this charming boutique winery offers Rhône, Burgundy, and Bordeaux-style wines. FERGUSON CREST fergusoncrest .com. Founded in 2006 by Pat Ferguson and his daughter Fergie (of Black Eyed Peas fame), this familyrun boutique winery is set at the highest point in Solvang overlooking the Santa Ynez Valley. Try the crisp, lush Viognier or the spicy and sumptuous Syrah. LINCOURT VINEYARDS 1711 Alamo Pintado Rd., Solvang, 805688-8554, lincourtwines.com. Bill Foley’s winery creates Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and more.

RIDEAU VINEYARD 1562 Alamo Pintado Rd., Solvang, 805-688-0717, rideauvineyard.com. Originally a guest ranch on the stagecoach route between Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara, this property’s historic El Alamo Pintado Adobe, dating back to 1769, is now a tasting room in which Louisiana-born Iris Rideau serves a selection of her Rhône-varietal and award-winning wines. ROYAL OAKS WINERY 1582 Mission Dr., Solvang, 805-693-1740. Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon (for blending), and Merlot are the three varietals grown on the Royal Oaks Vineyard in Santa Ynez, though the winery produces other wines as well. RUSACK VINEYARDS 1819 Ballard

Canyon Rd., Solvang, 805-688-1278, rusack.com. Geoff Rusack and Alison Wrigley Rusack’s tasting room is a picture-perfect place for a picnic or just sipping wine and enjoying the view. SEVTAP WINERY 1576 Copenhagen

Dr., Ste. 1, Solvang, 805-693-9200, sevtapwinery.com. Sevtap is known for its small-lot, handcrafted Bordeaux varietals. SHOESTRING VINEYARD AND WINERY 800 E. Hwy. 246, Solvang,

805-693-8612, shoestringwinery.com. Bring a picnic, sit under the olive trees, and enjoy Bill and Roswitha Craig’s award-winning, limited-production Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

LIONS PEAK VINEYARDS 1659

Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, 805693-5466, lionspeakwine.com. Enjoy the award-winning Cabernet Sauvignons or any of the library wines dating as far back as 1994.

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TOCCATA 1665 Copenhagen Dr.,

Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, 805686-9336, llwine.com. Winemaker Megan McGrath-Gates and owners Royce Lewellen and Louis Lucas create wines from 400 acres of grapes in the Santa Ynez Valley, Los Alamos, and Santa Maria. PAIGE 23 WINES 1251 Quail Ridge Rd. Solvang, 805-686-0015. Paige 23 is known for its food-friendly Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah.

Copenhagen Dr., Solvang, 805-6881717, sortthisoutcellars.com. Stop by this retro tasting room to celebrate wine culture in a fun, hip fashion.

Solvang, 805-686-9336, llwine.com/ visit-toccata. Santa Barbara County wine pioneers Louis Lucas and Royce Lewellen have planted Italian varietals Pinot Grigio, Malvasia Bianca, and more at their Toccata Vineyards.

BUELLTON ALERE VINEYARDS & WINERY

805-929-6625, alerewines.com. Meaning “to nourish” in Latin, Alere shows its Sierra Madre Mountainsbased varietals at Avant Tapas and

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WINE+DINE Wine, 35 Industrial Way, Buellton, 805-686-4742, avantwines.com. ALMA ROSA WINERY AND VINEYARDS 181 Industrial Way,

Ste. C, Buellton, 805-688-9090, almrosa winery.com. Richard and Thekla Sanford have been growing grapes in Sta. Rita Hills since 1970, and with fruit from more than 100 certified organic acres, they produce mainly Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Noir. ARCHIUM 805-233-8006, archium cellars.com. Ian Sergy and Zack Jarosz produce Rhône varietals made from grapes of extremely low yields. BLUE CAPE CELLARS bluecape cellars.com. Kim Hartleroad produces Pinot Grigio and Pinot Noir grown in the Sta. Rita Hills.

CORDON WINE 90 Easy St.,

Buellton, 805-570-3988, cordonwine .com. Winemaker Etienne Terlinden produces small lots of boutique Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah.

Buellton, 805-688-7921, lafond winery.com. Tasting is a relaxing event at Lafond, where you can stroll the bucolic grounds. LORING WINE COMPANY

HARTLEY-OSTINI HITCHING POST WINERY at the Hitching Post

420 East Hwy 246, Buellton, 805691-1300, loringwinecompany.com. This winery stands apart from the rest because of Brian Loring’s 12-year experience with Pinot Noir.

II Restaurant, 406 E. Hwy. 246, Buellton, 805-688-0676, hitchingpost2.com. Gray Hartley and Frank Ostini have been blending Pinot Noir, Syrah, and a Cabernet Franc/ Merlot blend since 1979. KEN BROWN WINES 157 W. Hwy 246, Buellton, 805-688-9440, kenbrownwines.com. This small familyowned business specializes in Pinot Noir from the Sta. Rita Hills. Check out any of Brown’s 2005 vintages— some of the best he’s created in his 30-plus years in the business.

COLD HEAVEN CELLARS

92 Second St., Ste. A, Buellton, 805-686-1343, coldheavencellars .com. Founded in 1996, Morgan Clendenen’s winery is dedicated to crafting the finest Viognier, Pinot Noir, and Syrah.

LAFOND WINERY AND VINEYARDS 6855 Santa Rosa Rd.,

KENNETH-CRAWFORD WINES

59 Industrial Way, Buellton, 805-6931340. Winemakers Kenneth Gummere and Mark Crawford Horvath work with local vineyards to make Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Grenache.

MOSBY WINERY 9496 Santa Rosa Rd., Buellton, 805-688-2415, mosby wines.com. Mosby’s lineup includes Dolcetto (a dry, dark red Italian varietal), the Zinfandel-like Teroldego, and Primativo.

turned vineyard and winery in western Santa Barbara County is home to 38 acres of organically farmed Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. POINT CONCEPCION WINES

420 E. Hwy 246, Buellton, 805-7367763, pointconcepcionwines.com. Try the ready-to-drink Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, and Syrah. PRODIGAL WINES 92 Second St., Ste. D, Buellton, 805-688-0476, prodigalwines.com. This family-owned and operated winery specializes in Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir sourced from its own Quinta Santa Rosa vineyard and other vineyards within the appellation. REEVES RANCH VINEYARD

PACIFIC RIDGE VINEYARDS

35 Industrial Way, Buellton, 805245-5198, pacificridgevineyards.com. Visit Avant Tapas and Wine for sips of this winery’s Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon. PENCE RANCH 1909 W. Hwy 246,

Buellton, 805-735-7000, penceranch .com. This 200-acre working ranch

35 Industrial Way, Buellton, reevesranchvineyard.com. Try the satisfying Syrah made with Australian and French influences at Avant Tapas and Wine. SHAI CELLARS 818-613-7355, shai cellars.com. Shawn Shai Halahmy’s Adome ($35) is available to taste at Avant Tapas and Wine.

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STANDING SUN WINES 92 Second

St., Unit D, Buellton, 805-904-8072, standingsunwines.com. Actress Laura Wright and her husband John’s Pinot Noir, Syrah, and more are aged in neutral French oak barrels for 11 months.

BABCOCK WINERY AND VINEYARDS 5175 E. Hwy. 246, Lompoc,

805-736-1455, babcockwinery.com. Since 1984, Bryan Babcock has enjoyed acclaim as one of the area’s top winemakers.

THORNE WINE 7820 Santa Rosa Rd.,

BRATCHER WINERY 1515 E.

Buellton, 805-693-1483, thornewine .com. Situated in the Sta. Rita Hills, Thorne is one of many small producers creating sophisticated Pinot Noirs.

Chestnut Ave., Lompoc, 805-7373900, bratcherwinery.com. Winemaker Chris Bratcher specializes in Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

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BREWER-CLIFTON 329 N. F St.,

AMPELOS CELLARS 312 N. 9th

St., Ste. A, Lompoc, 805-736-9957, ampeloscellars.com. Owners Peter and Rebecca Work practice organic and biodynamic farming for their grapes. Ampelos also sells Chien Wines’ current releases. ARCADIAN WINERY 1515 E. Chestnut Ave., Ste. B, Lompoc, 805737-3900, arcadianwinery.com. Joe Davis combines traditional methods of producing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah with personal techniques that push the limits of expectation.

Lompoc, 805-735-9184, brewerclifton .com. Greg Brewer and Steve Clifton produce Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from Sta. Rita Hills. Their 2012 Pinot Noir was ranked number eight on Wine Spectator’s top 100 wines of the world. CEBADA 4001 Forbidden Fruit Ln., Lompoc, 805-735-4648, forbiddenfruit orchards.com/cebada-wine. On a sprawling 100-acre farm lies Forbidden Fruit Orchards, where owner Sandra Newman vinifies her small batch, Burgundian-style wines. CLOS PEPE ESTATE VINEYARD

4777 E. Hwy. 246, Lompoc, 805-

735-2196, clospepe.com. Clos Pepe is a small, family farm that produces limited lots of unoaked Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

vineyards, all with their own unique geology and microclimate, allowing their Pinot Noirs to be strikingly different from one another.

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EVENING LAND VINEYARDS

1501 E. Chestnut Ct., Ste. A, Lompoc, 805-345-9355, desupropia cosecha.com. Chris and Deanna King consider their most important element to be sourcing the best grapes when producing their Rhône Valley and Southern France-inspired Chardonnays and Cabernets.

1503 E. Chestnut Ave., Lompoc, 805736-9656. Winemaker Sashi Moorman showcases the best from the Sta. Rita Hills in savory sips of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

DIERBERG FAMILY OF WINES

1280 Drum Canyon Rd., Lompoc, 805-697-1466, dierbergvineyard.com and starlanevineyard.com. Stop by the Dierbergs’ Star Lane tasting room to sample selections from their three wine labels: Dierberg (premium Burgundian varietals), Star Lane (Bordeaux-style Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon), and Three Saints (the “great value” label). DOMAIN DE LA COTE 1712 Indus-

trial Way, Lompoc, 805-500-8337, domainedelacote.com. Scattered along the western edge of the Sta. Rita Hills, Domaine is made up of six separate

FIDDLEHEAD CELLARS 1597 E. Chestnut Ave., Lompoc, 800251-1225 (weekdays), 805-7420204 (weekends), fiddleheadcellars .com. Winemaker Kathy Joseph established Fiddlehead in 1989 to master such varietals as Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir. Today, her wines stem from the Santa Ynez Valley as well as Oregon’s Willamette Valley. FLYING GOAT CELLARS

1520 E. Chestnut Ct., Unit A, Lompoc, 805-736-9032, flyinggoat cellars.com. Smooth Pinot Noirs and a sparkling wine put this vineyard on the map, and owner Norm Yost prides himself on mastering the details of making wine.

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WINE+DINE FOLEY ESTATES VINEYARD AND WINERY 6121 E. Hwy. 246,

Lompoc, 805-737-6222, foleywines .com. This Rancho Santa Rosa winery reflects Bill Foley and winemaker Lorna Kreutz’s devotion to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

KITA WINES 300 N. 12th St., Unit 1A, Lompoc, 805-819-1372, kitawines .com. Owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, Camp 4 Vineyard of Kitá Wines is sustainably operated by Tara Gomez. The winery offers a selection of hand-picked reds and whites.

MELVILLE VINEYARDS AND WINERY 5185 E. Hwy. 246,

Lompoc, 805-735-7030, melville winery.com. Greg Brewer creates Viognier, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah at this Mediterranean-style winery in the Sta. Rita Hills. MONTEMAR 1501 E. Chestnut Ct.,

GYPSY CANYON WINERY

1505 E. Chestnut Ave., Lompoc, 805-705-1446, gypsycanyon.com. Deborah Hall creates Angelica from century-old vines—a rare taste of California history.

KESSLER-HAAK 1700 Gypsy

Canyon Dr., Lompoc, 805-735-2283, kesslerhaakwine.com. This is one of the few Sta. Rita Hills wineries that produces a Riesling as well as sparkling wines.

HUBER CELLARS 4892 Hapgood

Rd., Lompoc, 805-736-3854, hubercellars.com. With vines planted in 1987, Huber vines are some of the oldest in Sta. Rita Hills. The varietals include Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Dornfelder, a German red grape. JALAMA WINES 308 N. 9th St., Unit C, Lompoc, 805-735-8937. Located in Lompoc’s Wine Ghetto, winemaker Mark Cargasacchi’s tasting room offers five different blends—from the ruby-red 2008 Heartbreak “Joseph Blair” Pinot Noir ($28) to the inky-purple 2007 La Presa Syrah ($36).

LA MONTAGNE WINERY 1509 E. Chestnut Ave., Lompoc, 805-2916643, lamontagnewinery.com. A self-proclaimed business-educated foodie, Kimberly Smith puts all of her drive and passion into her wines. Her love and desire to produce Pinot Noir has since led her to create her own Pinot Blanc and Tempranillo. LA VIE VINEYARDS 308 N. 9th St., Unit D, Lompoc, 805-291-2111, lavievineyards.com. Ariel and Angela Lavie began harvesting their love for wine in 1998. The result: Burgundianstyle blends.

Lompoc, 805-735-5000. Handcrafted wines, charcuterie, and a variety of cheeses are just a few of the delicacies offered on a large outdoor patio.

PALMINA 1520 E. Chestnut Ct.,

Lompoc, 805-735-2030, palmina wines.com. Steve and Chrystal Clifton’s Palmina is exclusively devoted to producing Italian varietals. PIEDRASASSI 1501 E. Chestnut

Ave., Lompoc, 805-736-6784, piedrasassi.com. This small but serious winery’s 2007 Syrah Rimrock ($46) is well rounded with floral and berry flavors. PRESS GANG CELLARS 805-291-

MORETTI WINES 1595 E. Chestnut

Ave., Lompoc, 805-735-4400, morettiwines.com. Antonio and Jeni Moretti dedicate themselves to producing European-style wines that are both well balanced and food friendly. Favorites include Syrah, Pinot Noir, and a flavorful Bianchetto. PALI WINE CO. 1036 W.

Aviation Dr., Lompoc, 805-7367200, paliwineco.com. Tim Perr and Scott Knight’s Pali is known for small lots of Pinot Noir and other varietals. Try the Santa Barbarainspired Huntington ($22.50), with hints of black cherry, spices, and peppercorn.

3141, pressgangcellars.com. Tiny lots of Grenache, Syrah, and Roussanne all made in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto and inspired by the love of music, surfing, travel, food, and wine. SAMSARA WINERY 1500 E.

Chestnut Ave, Ste. A, Lompoc, 805-331-2292, samsarawine.com. Sanskirt for “the eternal cycle of life,” Samsara emphasizes winegrowing as opposed to winemaking. SANFORD WINERY AND VINEYARDS 5010 Santa Rosa Rd.,

Lompoc, 800-426-9463, sanford winery.com. Winemaker Steve Fennell crafts Chardonnay, Pinot

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Lompoc, 805-736-6161, scottcellars .com. Winemaker and owner Peter Scott Fraser focuses on balanced blends. Cuvée JP (from $24) is his signature blend of Sangiovese and Syrah. SEA SMOKE ESTATE VINEYARDS

1604 N. O St., Lompoc, 805-7371600, seasmoke.com. Winemaker Don Schroeder makes Pinot Noir from this 100-acre Sta. Rita Hills vineyard. STOLPMAN VINEYARDS 1700

Industrial Way, Ste. B, Lompoc, 805736-5000, stolpmanvineyards.com. Thomas Stolpman dedicates himself to sensible farming and winemaking at the vineyard he has deemed one of the greatest viticultural sites on earth. TURIYA 316 N. F St., Lompoc, 805-478-7016, turiyawines.com. Angela Soleno’s one-woman operation produces less than 200 cases annually of red blends.

arthurearl.com. Whether you prefer whites such as Malvasia Bianca, or reds such as Tempranillo, Arthur Earl has about 15 different wines available at this tasting room. ARTISTE WINERY AND TASTING STUDIO 2948 Grand Ave., Ste. E, Los

Olivos, 805-686-2626, artiste.com. At this tasting studio, try vintages and create art on canvases or in sketchbooks set around the room while you’re at it.

Ste. 4A, Lompoc, 805-741-7281, tylerwinery.com. Delicacy and balance are Justin Willett’s key ingredients to creating Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.

2401 N. Refugio Rd., Los Olivos, 805-688-2455, brander.com. Taste Fred Brander’s famed Sauvignon Blanc as well as his Bordeaux-style reds. BROPHY CLARK CELLARS

ZOTOVICH CELLARS 300 N. 12th

St., Ste. 1D, Lompoc, 805-736-1600, zotovichcellars.com. Fermented in stainless steal vessels, this winery’s 2010 Viognier ($28) boasts Asian pear and honeysuckle flavors.

LOS OLIVOS ALTA MARIA VINEYARDS 2933

Grand Ave., Ste. A, Los Olivos, 805686-1144, altamaria.com. James Ontiveros and Paul Wilkins’s tasting room showcases their Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as well as their exclusive label, Autonom.

805-296-3017, brophyclarkcellars .com. Husband and wife John Clark and Kelley Brophy Clark founded their winery in 1996 to create delicious whites and reds. BYRON VINEYARD AND WINERY 2367 Alamo Pintado Ave., Los

Olivos, 805-938-7365, byronwines .com. In 1984, Ken Brown pioneered the production of Pinot Noir on the Central Coast.

Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805-6889665, arthurearl.com. This winery excels at traditional whites and reds.

CARHARTT VINEYARD 2990 Grand Ave., Ste. A, Los Olivos, 805-693-5100, carharttvineyard. com. Stop by the “World’s Smallest Tasting Room” and enjoy a smooth glass of Brooke, Mike, and Chase Carhartt’s Sauvignon Blanc or estate Syrah.

ANDREW MURRAY VINEYARDS

CARINA CELLARS 2900 Grand

ALEXANDER AND WAYNE 2922

5249 Foxen Canyon Rd., Los Olivos, 805-686-9604, andrewmurray vineyards.com. Well-known winemaker Andrew Murray shows his exceptional handcrafted, artisanal Rhône varietals at his sleek tasting room. ARTHUR EARL 2922 Grand

Ave., Los Olivos, 805-693-1771,

COGHLAN VINEYARD & JEWELERS 2366 Alamo Pintado

Rd., Los Olivos, 805-686-2395. At Coghlan Vineyard & Jewelers, taste beautifully handcrafted wines while exploring one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry.

BLAIR FOX CELLARS 2902 San

Marcos Ave., Ste. B, Los Olivos, 805691-1678, blairfoxcellars.com. After working at various wineries locally and in Australia, Santa Barbara native Blair Fox founded his own winery to produce delicious Rhône-style Viognier and Syrah.

Ave., Ste. A, Los Olivos, 805-6882459, carinacellars.com. Try Joey Tensley’s 2007 Syrah, McGinley Vineyard ($95) with its well-balanced acidity and jammy fruits. CLEB WINES 805-588-1995. Lino

Garcia and Joey Tensley’s intimate winery produces just 500 cases of white and red wines each vintage.

FESS PARKER WINERY AND VINEYARD 6200 Foxen Canyon Rd.,

Los Olivos, 805-688-1545, fessparkerwines.com. Founded by the late actor/entrepreneur Fess Parker, this vineyard and winery—a perfect spot for a picnic or private event— crafts uncompromising wines.

COQUELICOT ESTATE VINEYARD

2884 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805688-1500, coquelicotwines.com. This tasting room is located in what was once a blacksmith shop in 1886.

BECKMEN VINEYARDS

2670 Ontiveros Rd., Los Olivos, 805-688-8664, beckmenvineyards .com. From a 365-acre vineyard, Steve Beckmen harvests and produces Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, and more.

THE BRANDER VINEYARD TYLER WINERY 300 N. 12th St.,

CONSILIENCE WINES 2923 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805-6911020, consiliencewines.com. One of Brett Escalera’s top sellers is his Zinfandel-based port ($26)—perfect for pairing with chocolate after an autumn feast.

CURTIS WINERY 5249 Foxen

Canyon Rd., Los Olivos, 805-6868999, curtiswinery.com. Curtis Winery is exclusively committed to crafting Rhône-style varietals. DANIEL GEHRS WINES 2939 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805-6939686, danielgehrswines.com. This tasting room embodies history and wine. Built in 1904, Heather Cottage opened as the French-country style Daniel Gehrs tasting room in 2000. DEMETRIA ESTATE WINES 6701 Foxen Canyon Rd., Los Olivos, 805686-2345, demetriaestate.com. Established in 2005, this familyowned winery produces artful wines crafted by Harry Waye, who uses low yields, sustainable and biodynamic farming practices, and gentle winemaking procedures. DRAGONETTE CELLARS 2445 Alamo Pintado Ave., Los Olivos, 805-693-0077, dragonettecellars.com. Dragonette Cellars’ logo captures the medieval philosophy that wine is “drinkable gold.” EPIPHANY CELLARS 2947 Grand

Ave., Los Olivos, 805-686-2424, epiphanycellars.com. Established in 1999 by Eli Parker, Epiphany continues to provide the central coast with quality wine made in the hills of Santa Barbara County and surrounding areas.

FIRESTONE VINEYARD 5017 Zaca Station Rd., Los Olivos, 805-6883940, firestonewine.com. The Firestones (famous for beer, local politics, and at one point, tires) founded their Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Syrah, and Cabernet Sauvignon-producing vineyard in 1972. KAENA WINE COMPANY 2890 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805-6884069, kaenawine.com. Hawaiian for “potential for greatness,” Kaena is operated by Mikael Sigouin, who started with just three barrels in 2001. KOEHLER WINERY 5360 Foxen

Canyon Rd., Los Olivos, 805-6938384, koehlerwinery.com. Situated on the celebrated Foxen Canyon Trail in the Santa Ynez Valley, Koehler Winery consists of a 100-acre estate planted with 30-year-old vines. LARNER 2900 Grand Ave., Los Oli-

vos, 805-688-8148, larnerwine.com. Larner is a family-run boutique estate with a limited production of 900 cases per year and known for the awardwining fruit that has set the vineyard apart as a Californian Grand Cru. LONGORIA WINES 2935 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 866-759-4637, longoriawine.com. Rick Longoria specializes in European-style Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Located in one of the oldest buildings in Los Olivos, the intimate tasting room a great spot for a relaxing experience. OAK SAVANNA VINEYARD 5095 Zaca Station Rd., Los Olivos, 805686-9604, andrewmurrayvineyards. com. Oak Savanna Vineyard specializes in limited amounts of Chardonnay and a red blend. QUPE 2963 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805-686-4200, qupe.com. Owner/ winemaker Bob Lindquist makes fabulous Rhône varietals and Chardonnay.

EVAN’S RANCH 2901 Grand

Ave., Los Olivos, 888-424-6398, evansranchwines.com. One of three Gainey ranches, Evan’s Ranch focuses on growing Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah, making it the cooler cousin to Gainey’s Home Ranch, which features Cabernets and Merlots that grow better in warmer climates.

REFUGIO RANCH VINEYARDS

2990 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805688-5400, refugioranch.com. The Gleason family’s 440-acre Refugio Ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley AVA produces nine different grapes. SAARLOOS & SONS 2971 Grand

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WINE+DINE Ave., Los Olivos, 805-688-1200, saarloosandsons.com. This family’s vintages are labeled with unusual names such as 194Five the Union, a Syrah-Cabernet blend. SANDHI WINES 805-618-2707, sandhiwines.com. Sandhi is named after the ancient Sanskrit word meaning “collaboration ” as well as the connection between man, earth, and vine. STOLPMAN VINEYARDS 2434 Alamo Pintado

Ave., Los Olivos, 805-688-0400, stolpmanvine yards.com. Syrah is one of the premier grapes of this bucolic Ballard Canyon vineyard. TENSLEY WINES 2900 Grand Ave., Ste. B, Los Olivos, 805-688-6761, tensleywines.com. The family-owned Tensley Wines was established in 1998 and specializes in Syrah. TESSA MARIE WINES 2901 Grand Ave., Ste. C, Los Olivos, 805-688-6081, tessamariewines.com. Granddaughter of the late actor/vintner Fess Parker, Tessa Marie Parker sources the majority of her fruit from some of the most esteemed vineyards in the Santa Barbara County. TRE ANELLI 2923 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805691-1020, treanelliwines.com. Tre Anelli combines Italian and Spanish lure with Santa Barbara County grapes for a modern yet rustic tasting endeavor. VERDAD 2963 Grand Ave., Los Olivos, 805-

686-4200, verdadwine.com. With this label, Bob Lindquist and Louisa Sawyer Lindquist spotlight Spanish varietals. WEATHERBORNE WINE CORP. weatherborne

.com. Minimalist winemaking with a limitedproduction of Pinot Noir. Bright and lively with sweet fruit and an intriguing darker undertow, try the Sta. Rita Hills 2012 Pinot Noir ($35.) ZACA MESA WINERY & VINEYARDS 6905

Foxen Canyon Rd., Los Olivos, 805-688-9339, zacamesa.com. Pack a picnic, play a game of chess on the life-size chessboard, or take a scenic stroll on the hiking trail.

LOS ALAMOS BEDFORD WINERY 448 Bell St., Los Alamos, 805-344-2107, bedfordwinery.com. This tasting room features a deeper wine experience through the knowledgeable staff. CASA DUMETZ WINES 388 Bell St., Los Alamos,

805-344-1900, casadumetzwines.com. Owner and winemaker Sonja Magdevski produces vibrant wines that showcase the balanced nature of the grapes, the harvest, and the seasons. GOGI WINES 362 Bell St., Los Alamos, 805-

344-2744, unionhotelvictmansion.com. Created in Lompoc at Ampelos Cellars, each of Kurt Russell’s GoGi wines are mastered to deliver a wonderfully floral quality. HUDSON BELLAMY 362 Bell St., Los Alamos, 805344-2744, hudsonbellamywines.com. Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy began their production of

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wine after contracting the same passion for growing grapes and making wine that they first saw in Kurt Russell, maker of GoGi wines. MUNICIPAL WINEMAKERS 423 Bell St., Los Alamos, 805-931-6864, municipalwinemakers.com. With locations in both Santa Barbara and Los Alamos, owner Dave Potter shares his enjoyment of rustic wines.

SANTA MARIA BRUCHER AND GOLDEN BEAR WINERY 2115 S. Blosser Rd., Ste. 118, Santa Maria, 805-347-8720, brucherwinery.com. Since taking over the winery in 2010, Janis and Mike Schmidt have been finding the best possible harvests while producing artisanal wines to “delight the senses.” CAMBRIA ESTATE WINERY 5475 Chardonnay Ln., Santa Maria, 805-938-7318, cambriawines .com. Enjoy a slow-paced day of elegance filled with gourmet cheeses and other specialty items paired with tasty Cambria wine. COSTA DE ORO WINERY 1331 S. Nicholson Ave.,

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937-8463, cottonwoodcanyon.com. Although small, this ultra-premium winery never fails to delight. FOXEN VINEYARD & WINERY 7200 Foxen Can-

yon Rd. and 7600 Foxen Canyon Rd., Santa Maria, 805-937-4251, foxenvineyard.com. The Foxen boys remain loyal to their original goals: the creation of small production, sustainably-farmed, vineyardfocused wines using a straightforward and minimalist approach to winemaking. PAUL LATO WINES 2717 Aviation Way, Santa

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yon Rd., Santa Maria, 805-934-4332, rancho sisquoc.com. Sarah Holt Mullins believes in crafting quality wines in small quantities. She manages 12 varietals and blends from Sauvignon Blanc to Merlot. RIVERBENCH VINEYARD & WINERY 6020 Foxen

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