UCSB Alum with Ben Harper, ALO, Kenny Loggins, David Crosby, and More Created Curing Concert on March 18
UCSB Alum with Ben Harper, ALO, Kenny Loggins, David Crosby, and more created curing concert on March 18.
Ever Young at Heart
Gil Ramirez was that rare individual who retained the best of his youth at age 90.
UCSB-Educated Rock Star Reflects on Beach Days and Watching Disasters from Afar
UCSB-educated rock star reflects on beach days and watching disasters from afar.
Karen Steinwachs Latest Creation Packs a Punch
Karen Steinwachs latest creation packs a punch.
Santa Barbara–Based Mark and Jillian Cardona Produce Herb-Enhanced Tinctures
Santa Barbara–based Mark and Jillian Cardona produce herb-enhanced tinctures.
Wine Cask Hosts Vertical Luncheon to Celebrate Birthday for Greg Brewer and His Winery
Wine Cask hosts vertical luncheon to celebrate birthday for Greg Brewer and his winery.
PuppetPalooza Creates Handheld Version of Santa Barbara’s TV and Radio Star
PuppetPalooza creates handheld version of Santa Barbara’s TV and radio star.
Celebrating Female Vintners, Tasting Fresh Pinot Noir Ahead of World of Pinot Noir, and Hoppy Sauv Blanc
Celebrating female vintners, tasting fresh pinot noir ahead of World of Pinot Noir, and hoppy sauv blanc.
Gilbert Ramirez, 90, Was Widely Known in Botanical, Veteran, and Nightlife Circles
Gilbert Ramirez, 90, was widely known in botanical, veteran, and nightlife circles.
Fire and Flood Victims Benefit from Santa Barbara Vintners Auction
A third of the money raised will benefit victims of fire and flood.
Our New Wine Column Explores a New Pinot Noir Project and Tastings to Do
Our new wine column explores a new pinot noir project and tastings to do.
Special Menus at More Than Two Dozen Restaurants February 23-March 4
Special menus at more Than two dozen restaurants February 23-March 4.
Food and Wine Celebrity Founded Central Coast Wine Classic
Renowned oenophile and gourmand founded the Central Coast Wine Classic.
Scott Sampler Employs Punk-Rock Ethos and Extreme Winemaking in the Buellton Bodegas
Scott Sampler employs punk-rock ethos and extreme winemaking in the Buellton Bodegas.
Director Olga Schechter
Intimate, disturbing portrait of Serbian sniper who’s fighting for Russian rebels against Ukraine.
Codirectors Denny Brechner and Marcos Hecht
Hilarious mockumentary about Uruguayans sent by president to buy weed in America.
Filmmakers Quinn Kanaly and Noel Dockstader
Eye-opening documentary about the first solar-power plane flight around the world.
Selected Highlights from SBIFF 2018
Our selected highlights from SBIFF 2018, based on prescreened films.
Cinema to Challenge Stereotypes and Show Conflict in New Ways
Cinema to challenge stereotypes and show conflict in new ways.
Director Jay Silverman
Romantic comedy about a man searching for food but finds love
Three Films Focus on Cannabis Culture in Different Ways
Three films focus on cannabis culture in different ways.
Burgundy, New Mexico, Scotch, and More Splash onto SBIFF’s Big Screen
Burgundy, New Mexico, scotch, and more splash onto SBIFF’s big screen.
Director Cédric Klapisch
Drama about a man who returns home to join siblings in saving the family domaine
Director Thomas Morgan
Uplifting doc about refugee-run catering company in Lebanon
Director Gail Osherenko
Doc on the Refugio spill’s effects on the landscape, animals, humans, and policy
Visalia Native Makes Petite Sirah and Other Inky Wines in Paso Robles
The Visalia native makes petite sirah and other inky wines in Paso Robles.
Introducing Four Wine Brands You’ve Never Heard Of, All Pouring Next Month in Solvang
Introducing four wine brands you’ve never heard of, all pouring next month in Solvang.
Winemaker at Talley Vineyards Makes Chardonnay and Gamay with His Wife, Cait
Winemaker at Talley Vineyards makes chardonnay and gamay with his wife, Cait.
Trial Attorney Turns to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the Sta. Rita Hills
Trial attorney turns to pinot noir and Chardonnay from the Sta. Rita Hills.
Niece of Au Bon Climat’s Jim Clendenen Makes Syrah, Teroldego, and More
The niece of Au Bon Climat’s Jim Clendenen makes syrah, teroldego, and more
Director Joshua Bennett
Intimate documentary about of a family fleeing Syria and trying to reach Germany
Recipe from Upcoming Presidio Pastimes by Candlelight Event on February 1
Recipe from upcoming Presidio Pastimes by Candlelight event on February 1.
Pairing Sea with Land at Oceanfront Restaurant
Pairing sea with land at oceanfront restaurant on Milpas Street and Cabrillo Boulevard.
Author of ‘Wine. All the Time.’ Talks Trebbiano, #MeToo, and Air-Puffed Violets
The author of ‘Wine. All the Time.’ talks trebbiano, #MeToo, and air-puffed violets.
Buellton’s Growing Strip of Alcohol Artisans Joins Forces to Attract Visitors
Hugh Margerum gets Buellton’s growing strip of alcohol artisans to join forces to attract visitors.
P.O.P. Sauce Combines Seasonal Fruits with Spicy Peppers
P.O.P. sauce combines seasonal fruits with spicy peppers.
New Items Now Served on the Goodland Hotel’s Stripped-Down Menu
One of the new items now served on the Goodland Hotel’s stripped-down menu.
Veteran Winemonger Betty Dunbar Opens Wine Bar and Bottle Shop in Funk Zone
Veteran winemonger Betty Dunbar opens wine bar and bottle shop in Funk Zone.
Senior Editor Matt Kettmann Picks a Few of His Favorite Articles from the Past Year
Senior Editor Matt Kettmann picks a few of his favorite articles from the past year.
Taittinger, Mionetto, The Fizz, and More
Taittinger, Mionetto, The Fizz, and more
Owners Focusing on Retail Cheese Shop Due to Slow Christmas Season
The owners are focusing on the retail cheese shop due to slow Christmas season; 15 laid off.
Second Film of Latest Trilogy Explores Spiritual Side of the Force
The second film explores the spiritual side of the Force as characters retreat and regroup.
Trumpet-Playing Crooner with Santa Barbara Roots Records 10th Jazz Album in Italy
Trumpet-playing crooner with Santa Barbara roots records 10th jazz album in Italy.
New Book by World Wine Guys and Kevin Zraly Goes from Agiorgitiko to Zinfandel
New book by World Wine Guys and Kevin Zraly goes from agiorgitiko to zinfandel.
Kim Selkoe Helping Commercial Fleet Organize, Advocate, and Attract Customers
Kim Selkoe helping commercial fleet to organize, advocate, and attract customers.
Deadline Extended, Meeting Rescheduled for ‘State of the Art Gallery’ 2018 Exhibition
Deadline extended, meeting rescheduled for ‘State of the Art Gallery’ 2018 exhibition.
UPDATE: Drum Fire Kept Below 14 Acres; Crews Released Back to Fight Thomas
UPDATE: Drum Fire kept below 14 acres; crews released back to fight Thomas.
Roundup of Food & Drink Happenings in Santa Barbara
Roundup of food & drink happenings in Santa Barbara
Bob Sweeney and Tim Jones Sell Solid Six-Packs for $50 at Costco
Bob Sweeney and Tim Jones sell solid six-packs for $50 at Costco.
Which Sources Should You Use to Follow the Latest Wildfire News?
Which sources should you use to follow the latest wildfire news?