News and Accolades

News & Accolades

Accolades

“A Sustainability Leader, Santa Barbara County Is the Wine Region of the Year”

Wine Enthusiast’s 2021 Wine Star Awards

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  • Wine Spectator
  • Santa Barbara Independent
  • wine_enthusiast
  • Wine Advocate
  • Trip Advisor
  • Santa Ynez Valley News
  • SYFY
  • news_stations
  • lompoc_record
  • LA weekly
  • cosmopolitan
  • Hells Kitchen
  • Syle me Pretty
  • Santa Ynez Valley Star

“Best Tasting Room in the Valley 2021”

Santa Barbara Independent 2021

WINE RATINGS

2021 Vintage

  • 2021 Sauvignon Blanc – 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2020 Vintage

  • 2020 Fred’s Red Reserve – 94, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2020 Rapsodie – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2020 Spear Vineyards Reserve Pinot Noir – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2020 Linda’s Estate Viognier
    • 91, Wine Enthusiast
    • 91, Wine & Spirits
  • 2020 Sauvignon Blanc, SYV – 90, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2020 Viognier, SBC – 90, Wine Enthusiast

2019 Vintage

  • 2019 Villa Soleil – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2019 Cabernet Franc, Estate – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2019 Eros – 90, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate
    • 91, Wine Enthusiast
    • 90, Year’s Best US Cabernets of 2021, Wine & Spirits
  • 2019 Founder’s Reserve – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2019 Rapsodie – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2019 Syrah, Estate – 91, Editors’ Choice, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2019 Five Eras – 90, Wine & Spirits

2018 Vintage

  • 2018 Carmelo – 91, Editors’ Choice, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate
    • 93, Wine Enthusiast
    • 90, Wine & Spirits
  • 2018 Eros – 91, Cellar Selection, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2018 Founder’s Reserve – 92, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2018 Villa Soleil – 90, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2018 Petit Verdot Reserve – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2018 Linda’s Estate Viognier – 91 Points, Wine Enthusiast

2017 Vintage

  • 2017 Merlot Reserve – 92, Cellar Selection, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2017 Eros – 92, Cellar Selection, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, Central Coast – 91, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, Estate – 90,Year’s Best US Cabernets of 2020, Wine & Spirits
  • 2017 Syrah, Estate – 93, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2017 Villa Sole – 93, Wine Enthusiast
  • 2017 Mourvedre, Estate – 92, Wine Enthusiast

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