January 30, 2023
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Wine world about to take notice of Ballard Canyon’s syrahs


Santa Barbara County’s Ballard Canyon is about to get a higher profile in the wine world. Within weeks, the 7,793-acre wine-growing region west of Los Olivos is expected to be recognized as the nation’s newest American Viticultural Area, or AVA, by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Syrah will be…


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