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Palm Beach polo enthusiasts anticipate start of 2014 season

The Polo Classic is coming to Santa Ynez Valley

17 Jul 2014
Unless you moved into some of Santa Ynez's luxury real estate very recently, you likely already know about that Polo is one of the favorite past times of many area inhabitants. In fact, it's a tradition that gets celebrated every year - including this weekend, with the third annual Santa Ynez Valley Polo Classic. This year's classic wi Read More
Santa Ynez residents prepare for 22nd annual Taste of Solvang

Santa Ynez residents prepare for 22nd annual Taste of Solvang

7 Mar 2014
Due to its advantageous location within California, as well as its different topographical features and breathtaking scenic beauty, the culinary offerings found in and around the Santa Ynez Valley have long been considered a regional highlight. Over the years, respected chefs and knowledgeable gastronomes flocked to this portion of the Golden Read More
Santa Ynez to host special event during Valentine's Day weekend

Santa Ynez to host special event during Valentine's Day weekend

12 Feb 2014
At any time of year, California's scenic wine country provides the perfect venue for area residents seeking an intimate getaway with their loved ones. The region's proximity to the the Pacific Ocean and diverse topography creates the perfect atmosphere for cultivating both quality grapes and blossoming romances. Santa Ynez, in particular, Read More
Santa Ynez oenophiles visit local vineyards across wine country

Santa Ynez oenophiles visit local vineyards across wine country

10 Jan 2014
Jan. 1 may have marked the beginning of a new calendar year worldwide, however, Jan. 31 will bring the end of one of the most celebrated seasons within California's Santa Ynez Valley.  As in past years, area oenophiles and wine enthusiasts from across the nation were granted access to 15 of the region's most celebrated wineries , Read More
Multitude of upscale holiday celebrations slated for Santa Ynez

Multitude of upscale holiday celebrations slated for Santa Ynez

6 Dec 2013
While the Santa Ynez Valley typically doesn't see a substantial amount of snowfall during winter, the close-knit affluent community in the southeastern portion of California has long been the site of exciting events and and cheerful celebrations during the holiday season. Previously recognized as one of "The Most Christmassy Towns in Amer Read More
Santa Ynez annual event to honor vineyard workers in style

Santa Ynez holds stylish annual event to honor vineyard workers

29 Oct 2013
One of the defining characteristics of the Santa Ynez Valley is the exquisite wines made from the locally grown grapes and produced at area wineries. However, few visitors often realize the immense amount of work that goes into crafting the perfect glass of wine: The countless hours spent tending to grapevines, harvesting seasonal yields, car Read More
Music fills the air in Santa Ynez

Music fills the air in Santa Ynez

30 Sep 2013
Aside from its high-end vineyards and gourmet restaurants, the Santa Ynez Valley is often highly regarded for its many cultural offerings, such as theatrical shows and musical performances. The area's vibrant arts scene routinely attracts visitors from across the country, in addition to the owners of nearby  luxury homes .  And, Read More
New show features 3 different approaches to Santa Ynez beauty

New show features 3 different approaches to Santa Ynez beauty

30 May 2013
It's easy to love Santa Ynez's striking landscape, with its expansive ocean views and lush vineyards. However, it is considerably harder to soak up this natural beauty and turn it into art. Three local artists have given it a shot, though, and each of them has produced impressive - and wildly varying - results. Throughout June, Gallery Los Read More
Upcoming Santa Ynez event pairs local wine with local art

Upcoming Santa Ynez event pairs local wine with local art

18 Mar 2013
One of the perks of owning Wine Country real estate is the abundance of wine tastings, art exhibitions and social events at your disposal. Indeed, these celebrations often intermingle, allowing residents a chance to spend an enjoyable evening taking in some of the region's most celebrated outputs. One example of such an occurrence will be held at Read More
Two reasons why Santa Ynez is becoming California's locavore hotspot

New exhibition showcases the wide-ranging Santa Ynez landscape

18 Mar 2013
The lush, dramatic landscape of the Santa Ynez Valley makes it an ideal venue for painters and photographers. It should not be surprising to learn, then, that the region is filled with aspiring and accomplished artists. Six of the area's most talented members of this growing cohort currently have their paintings on display in one of Santa Ynez Read More