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Santa Barbara County wine group abandons bid for BID

By   /  Thursday, October 29th, 2020  /  Agribusiness, Central Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Tourism, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

The Santa Barbara County Vintners Association has abandoned its two-year effort to establish the world’s first wine business improvement district, or BID, as an answer to its longstanding problem of lagging behind other wine regions in marketing spending. Vintners Association Executive Director Alison Laslett said in an Oct. 29 letter to members, co-signed by the Read More →

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Central Coast vintners report minimal crop damage from fires

By   /  Thursday, October 15th, 2020  /  Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

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Wineries spar over marketing district

By   /  Saturday, October 3rd, 2020  /  Agribusiness, left, Tourism, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

A two-year push by the Santa Barbara County Vintners Association to establish the world’s first wine business improvement district is running into opposition from a recently formed coalition of wineries seeking a compromise more acceptable to many smaller producers. The Santa Barbara County Wine Country Coalition sent an email Sept. 25 to 300 wineries in Read More →

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Fire, pandemic on vintners’ minds at virtual conference

By   /  Sunday, September 20th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Fire, pandemic on vintners’ minds at virtual conference

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It’s not business as usual as wine tasting returns to Central Coast

By   /  Friday, June 19th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Restaurants, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on It’s not business as usual as wine tasting returns to Central Coast

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Geneseo Inn crushes mold for vineyard B&B

By   /  Friday, June 12th, 2020  /  Central Coast, Latest news, Small Business, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Geneseo Inn crushes mold for vineyard B&B

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Videos, podcasts celebrate Santa Barbara County’s winemakers

By   /  Friday, May 29th, 2020  /  Latest news, Small Business, South Coast, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Videos, podcasts celebrate Santa Barbara County’s winemakers

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