Pinot Pros Now Pouring on Yanonali

Pali Wine Company, a favorite of the Pinot loving Mr. Picky, opens in the Funk Zone in downtown Santa Barbara: Pali Wine Co. Opens Tasting Room in Funk Zone By Matt Kettmann of independent.com, Tuesday, September 18, 2012 There’s not much middle ground when it…

Carr Winery Opens Second Wine Tasting Room

After 7 years in the current location in Santa Barbara, Ryan & Jessica Carr of Carr Vineyards & Winery, a Mr Picky Favorite, have opened a second location called The Warehouse.  It is a 3,800-square-foot wine storage facility in the heart of Santa Ynez where…

Lompoc Wine Ghetto Holding 2nd Annual Locals Day Featuring 18 Top Notch Wineries

If you haven’t discovered the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, now is your chance. The Lompoc Wine Ghetto possibly has highest concentration of top-notch wineries (18) in a small area anywhere. And if you love Pinot Noir, this is your event, although the Wine Ghetto features…

Mr. Picky’s Wine of the Week: 2009 Pali Fiddlestix Vineyard Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Although the 2009 Pali Fiddlestix Vineyard Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir is the Mr. Picky Wine of the Week, it could have been any of Pali Wine Company’s stellar Pinot Noirs. They are beautifully crafted expressing their unique terroirs. It is also very affordable:…