The focus of Casa Dumetz Wines is its small production Rhone varietals crafted on the foundation of premiere Santa Barbara County fruit. Casa Dumetz works with a focus on site expression in Grenache. In the coming vintages they will focus primarily on Grenache in all its forms. Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris Rose and the trusty companion for Grenache, 100% Mourvedre from Curtis Estate Vineyard. There really is a Grenache for everyone. Their wines are sold almost exclusively through their tasting room in historic Los Alamos or via their wine club. Vineyard tours and barrel sampling sessions are available by appointment or for wine club members.
Founded in 2010, Kitá Wines is a small, premium winery located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley within the Santa Barbara County AVA (American Viticultural Area). The word “Kitá” means “Our Valley Oak” in the Santa Ynez Chumash native language of Samala. Like the valley oak, their wine highlights the gifts from Mother […]
Santa Maria Valley Multipurpose Trail
This easy, 5.4-mile out and back trail is located near Waller Park in Santa Maria. The trail is great for all skill levels and features scenic views. There are a number of activities nearby, and dogs are also welcome as long as they’re leashed.
In 1973 Riverbench Vineyard was established in the Santa Maria Valley when its first Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes were planted on the property. Since then, they have built a reputation for outstanding Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and sparkling wines by enhancing the natural qualities through fermentation and aging in French oak barrels. […]
Kay's Country Kitchen
Kay’s Country Kitchen in Orcutt is owned by Orcutt native Kaylynn Tims. Kay’s is located in downtown Orcutt, in a historic building that was built in 1904. Kay’s has been voted Best Breakfast in Orcutt 18 years in a row, and is truly a local favorite. For breakfast with a Santa Maria Style twist, try […]
Santa Maria Downtown Fridays
This family-friendly event for Santa Maria’s downtown will occur every Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Town Center West parking lot near Broadway (Highway 135) and Cook Street, all the way to September 27th, weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. There will be live music from local bands, rows of food vendors, […]
Santa Maria Valley Wine Trolley 2019
This is weekend wine tasting #SantaMariaStyle The Wine Trolley has returned! Hit the road and explore all you can do in and around Santa Maria Valley. You’ll find it’s the perfect home base, where you can eat, drink and do more for less. Starting Mother’s Day weekend, explore our amazing local wineries and tasting rooms […]
Great American Melodrama - Pappa Pia
June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of […]
Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County
SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, […]