Santa Barbara is often thought of as a small seaside town with idyllic weather, uncrowded beaches, and iconic architecture. While partially true, that only paints a small picture of what real life is like in Santa Barbara...rich in great food and wine, a thriving arts and culture scene, and events and festivals that are anything but sleepy.
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If you'll excuse the rhyming title, we want to take a moment to announce some exciting news. One of our vineyard listings, the phenomenal Vogelzang vineyard property in Happy Canyon, has recently received some widespread recognition for its world-famous wines.
- Their 2009 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve was selected to be poured for the leaders of the Free World last weekend at the NATO G-8 Summit intimate leaders only banquet in Chicago's Soldier Field.
- Their 2010 Birdsong Sauvignon Blanc was rated 91 by Wine Spectator in their advanced issue coming public in June.
- Their 2010 Viognier Reserve was selected in January 2012, by Tony Asnault, Executive Chef at Patina in LA (Four Michelin Stars) and served with his creations at The James Beard Foundation, NYC.
- Their 2010 Birdsong Viognier was chosen this week to represent California Viognier at the Court of Master Sommeliers at the Bellagio in Las Vegas May 29-31.
We love that there's so much more to this property than looks alone; and, as we're sure you can see, it has no lack of aesthetic beauty. Click on any of the photos to see the property's page on our site.