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Sure Santa Ynez Valley has acres of rolling vineyards and breathtaking luxury real estate, but the area is also an artistic hotspot, with all sorts of museums and galleries to visit.

The museums and galleries of the Santa Ynez Valley

27 Apr 2015
Sure, the Santa Ynez Valley has acres of rolling vineyards and breathtaking luxury real estate , but the area is also an artistic hotspot with all sorts of museums and galleries to visit.  The historic region has plenty to offer in terms of generations of artistic expression. Towns such as Ballard, Buellton, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez a Read More
If you haven't ridden a horse among the wild valleys, beautiful views and luxury real estate of the Santa Ynez Valley before, this weekend will be a great time to try it out.

Take a horseback ride through wine country

12 Mar 2015
If you haven't ridden a horse among the wild valleys, beautiful views and luxury real estate of the Santa Ynez Valley before, this weekend will be a great time to finally experience it. Horses are pretty popular in Solvang, California. The town's trolley is still horse-drawn, and the graceful animals also allow for plenty of Read More
Some visitors to Santa Ynez Valley this approaching holiday weekend won't have any trouble at all relaxing as the food and wine flow thanks to the local wine association.

Santa Ynez Valley offering wonderful weekend of wine

13 Feb 2015
Residents of - and visitors to - the Santa Ynez Valley this approaching holiday weekend won't have any trouble relaxing as the food and wine flow, thanks to the local wine association. This weekend will mark the 10th iteration of the "A Wine Fantasy In February" passport event. The affair will feature food, wine a Read More
Don't miss the most exciting ballet of the holiday season

Don't miss the most exciting ballet of the holiday season

16 Dec 2014
From Russia with love comes the most spectacular ballet performance of the year: The Moscow Ballet's  Great Russian Nutcracker . You and your family will not want to miss Mayon Stahlbaum's Christmas Eve party performed to Tchaikovsky's complete score.  This Thursday, Dec. 18, the  Great Russian Nutcracker will be perform Read More
Join us for the Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrow Fest

Experience the Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrow Fest and surrounding region this autumn

4 Nov 2014
The scarecrows are back in Santa Ynez Valley this year until Nov. 10, so be sure to catch this fun event before it ends! The Santa Ynez Valley Scarecrow Fest has been an annual crowd pleaser since its inception in 2010, when Sue Moualim of the Artistic Pony Studios and Susan Williams of Solvang Third Wednesday came together to Read More
The Solvang Farmer's Market will soon switch to winter hours

The Solvang Farmer's Market will soon switch to winter hours

27 Oct 2014
The Solvang Farmer's Market in Solvang, California - one of the small towns that make up the rustic Santa Ynez Valley - is switching over to its winter operating hours. As of the end of daylight savings on Nov. 2, the market will be open from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. every Wednesday. Why is this a reason to be excited? Because a Read More
It's Wine Month for the residents of Santa Ynez

It's Wine Month for the residents of Santa Ynez

1 Sep 2014
We know what you're thinking: In Santa Ynez, every month is wine month. And, to a certain extent, that's true. When you're living in luxury real estate located deep within the heart of America's wine country, it would be almost criminal not to enjoy the fruits of your community's labor on a very regular basis. Yet, that do Read More
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