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Numerous eateries offering gourmet international cuisine found in Santa Ynez

Numerous eateries offering gourmet international cuisine found in Santa Ynez

18 Dec 2013
While California is highly regarded for its unique brand of cuisine derived from fresh, regional ingredients - which has grown exponentially in popularity during recent years - a substantial number of area gastronomes also enjoy having direct access to respected restaurants touting innovative fare from around the world. Expert chefs can be found t Read More
Shop for designer fashions at upscale boutiques in Santa Ynez

Shop for designer fashions at upscale boutiques in Santa Ynez

13 Nov 2013
The state of California offers its residents a wide array of exciting opportunities, as its geography regularly provides gorgeous weather and its topography affords numerous options for recreation. However, one of the activities most frequently enjoyed by Golden State luxury real estate owners is browsing the cutting-edge couture sold at countless Read More
The 3 best spots to get gourmet coffee in Santa Ynez

The 3 best spots to get gourmet coffee in Santa Ynez

14 Oct 2013
While the Santa Ynez area has traditionally garnered international attention for its fine wines and upscale vineyards, another commodity residents of this scenic California town enjoy drinking is gourmet coffee. While the beans may be imported, they're roasted and brewed locally at a number of establishments that routinely receive praise Read More
Spend an afternoon horseback riding and wine tasting in Santa Ynez

Spend an afternoon horseback riding and wine tasting in Santa Ynez

18 Sep 2013
Because of its rolling hillsides and verdant meadows, as well as ample sunshine and warm weather year-round, the Santa Ynez Valley is one of the most versatile regions of California, affording its residents and visitors a multitude of opportunities for recreation and relaxation. Those spending time in this area typically find themselves outdo Read More
Visit renowned chef Leonardo Curti's Santa Ynez eatery

Visit renowned chef Leonardo Curti's Santa Ynez eatery

27 Mar 2013
It took a while for Leonardo Curti to get where he is today, but now that he has, he has earned himself a spot as one of Wine Country's most respected restaurateurs. Born, raised and trained in Italy - including a heralded period as an apprentice in Tuscany - Curti moved to the United States where he worked in many award-winning restauran Read More
Two reasons why Santa Ynez is becoming California's locavore hotspot

Two reasons why Santa Ynez is becoming California's locavore hotspot

8 Feb 2013
In many ways, the Santa Ynez Valley is the ideal community to find itself at the center of the steadily growing local, organic and artisan food movement. It has a perfect growing climate, a community of residents dedicated to environmentally friendly consumption habits and is located in close proximity to many of the finest examples of wine countr Read More
Experiencing Santa Ynez's other specialty

Experiencing Santa Ynez's other specialty

9 Oct 2012
To many people, olive oil is nothing special - something to cook with or an element of a simple salad dressing, perhaps, but little more. However, for others, olive oil is an integral ingredient in their lives. People have been known to scour the earth in search of the freshest, richest olive oil money can buy. Some of these people may well live i Read More
Getting a real taste of Santa Ynez

Getting a real taste of Santa Ynez

17 Sep 2012
The local eating movement has traversed the country and turned many communities into comprehensive food systems. Meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables are all planted, raised, harvested, prepared and served within a tiny radius. In a similar vein, Avant Tapas and Wine, located at 35 Industrial Way in Buellton, California, is working to promote the Read More