Santa Barbara County’s pioneering winemaker Richard Sanford has been known for his unexpectedly wonderful wines for many decades. He was recently honored as 2020 vintner of the year, a visionary in planting and...
This is a tart, palate-cleansing wine, something to drink between bites of rich sauces. Drink with chicken-fried steak with sausage gravy. Recommended. 86 points.
This is juicy, bright, and layered. Drink with mussels. Highly Recommended. 92 points.
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Two years ago I happened upon a terrific story about a post-Communist comeback, of a family reclaiming its heritage after a Marxist dictator took it away. I'm sorry it took me so long to tell it, but better late than never.