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Family Blends Collection

Family Blends Collection

FAMILY BLENDS COLLECTION

When the Rice family planted Sunstone’s 25-acre vineyard in 1990, they knew that good wine started with caring..

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A Vintage Journey

A Vintage Journey

A Friday day trip in September 1988, and a fortuitous turn on Refugio Road in Santa Ynez to locate a property, that we never found, started a fateful chain reaction of events which lead us down the sun colored path to the establishment of Sunstone Vineyards and Winery.

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National Wine Days of the Year

We can be thankful that National Wine Day (on May 25th) is not the only official wine day of the year. There are at least 14 other days..

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Extended Barrel Aging

The Sunstone Estate has a tendency to make very concentrated and, at times, extremely tannic wines. To help mitigate this tendency we occasionally employ the technique in the winery of extended barrel aging.

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Je t’aime….EROS

Je t’aime….EROS

Two exclusive events to celebrate romance, and to be the first to taste our newest release: EROS 2011. Taste exclusively paired chocolates and macarons alongside Sunstone’s best wine selections.

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