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Wine Buzz: Santa Barbara County loses a true pioneer in Jim Clendenen

By   /  Friday, May 21st, 2021  /  Central Coast, Columns, Latest news, left, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Wine & Viticulture  /  No Comments

On May 15, legendary winemaker Jim Clendenen of Au Bon Climat died in his sleep at 68, leaving behind a legacy that will inspire future vintners, chefs, and historians in Santa Barbara, the United States and throughout the world. He was known for his larger-than-life personality, recognized by his flowing head of shoulder-length hair and Read More →

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Santa Barbara’s historic El Paseo is new wine destination

By   /  Friday, December 19th, 2014  /  Columns, Latest news, Top Stories, Wine & Viticulture  /  Comments Off on Santa Barbara’s historic El Paseo is new wine destination

When Jamie Slone was looking to establish a tasting room in downtown Santa Barbara for his inaugural line of wines, he liked the cluster of three tasting spots at the city’s historic El Paseo complex and was looking to join them.

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