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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
Sideways: The Play may delight Santa Ynez residents

Sideways: The Play may delight Santa Ynez residents

6 Nov 2012
In 2004, the Oscar-winning film "Sideways" premiered to rave reviews across the country. The story focuses on a pair of middle-aged men, as they tour some of Santa Ynez's most famous wineries and gulp down dozens of valuable red and white wines. Many owners of wine country real estate throughout Santa Ynez were tickled to see some of Read More
Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum offers tequila tasting and tapas

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum offers tequila tasting and tapas

14 Aug 2012
The Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum & Parks-Janeway Carriage House provides a glimpse into the history of the area. Patrons can enjoy the museum's collections, exhibits and educational resources, and might also appreciate the institution's tequila and tapas. On September 8, 2012, this museum will host its second annual "tastin Read More
Local breweries delight many Santa Ynez residents

Local breweries delight many Santa Ynez residents

9 Aug 2012
There is plenty to sample in Santa Ynez, including craft beers from a collection of nearby breweries. Santa Ynez is close to the Figueroa Mountain Brewing and Firestone Walker Brewing companies, both of which offer wide collections of craft beer varieties to residents. Figueroa Mountain Brewing is located in Buelton, which is about seven miles wes Read More