Tag Archives: Santa Barbara

Video Wine Review: Desperada Sangiovese 2016

Check out this wild child Sangiovese fermented and aged in clay pithoi from Desperada, a hip female-run winery in Paso Robles:

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Nebbiolo, Palmina, Santa Barbara County CA 2005

Palmina‘s nebbiolo will enchant you into almost believing it is Italian. Steve and Chrystal Clifton manage this finicky Piedmontese grape in Santa Barbara with a deft touch. If you’ve drunk Barbaresco or Barolo, you know nebbiolo. The two communes in … Continue reading

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