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  1. Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog » Daily Wine News: Precise & Graceful

    [...] Lily Elaine Hawk Wakawaka visits the Sta Rita Hills.  [...]

  2. Colin Murphy
    Colin Murphy at | | Reply

    Nice post. I don’t believe, however, that Pence is in the Sta Rita Hills AVA.

  3. Sandy
    Sandy at | | Reply

    Diatomaceous soils are not sandy… they are diatomaceous.

  4. The Release of a New Label: Goodland Wines | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] Having graduated from UC Berkeley in 1965, Richard Sanford had a hunch that the cool climate of Santa Rosa Road, approaching the ocean, would serve grape vines. In 1970, along with Michael Benedict, he planted about a remote curve of [...]

  5. The Making of a Food Wine, A Case Study: Donelan Acquerello 2010 Syrah | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] in wine education. Additionally, Parr helped Paterlini gain harvest experience with winemaker Sashi Moorman in Santa Barbara County, working in the Lompoc wine ghetto, side by side with many of the best labels from that region. In [...]

  6. TourInUmbria
    TourInUmbria at | | Reply

    Ciao Apprezzo il tuo post, come altri che hai scritto, mi pare apprezzabile il tuo blog e penso
    che ti inserirò nei miei bookmarks, Bye

  7. Flowing in Gratitude for 2013: Time to take a break | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    […] the Sta Rita Hills as part of two weeks devoted to Santa Barbara County wine, here one of the dogs of Pence […]

  8. A Glimpse of Sta Rita Hills: The Highway 246 Corridor + Melville Estate Pinot | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    […] just in the sideways valleys and mountain ranges, but in the rock and soil formations throughout. Sta Rita Hills itself stands unique for US AVAs, distinctly differing bands of soil side-by-side within a coherent […]

  9. The Taste of Sta Rita Hills: Tasting with over 200 years of winemaking experience | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    […] my recent visit to Sta Rita Hills, Greg Brewer and Chad Melville were kind enough to organize and host a round table with a few other […]

  10. Understanding Santa Barbara County Wine | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    […] the Sta Rita Hills, for example, overt soil changes visibly appear along roadside with more sandy loam showing through […]

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