The Central Coast’s first official American Viticultural Area (AVA) can be found in the 7,500 vineyard acres of Santa Maria Valley. Home to one of the world’s most dynamic wine-growing regions on the northern perimeter of Santa Barbara County.
The perfect way to taste wine from the oldest appellation in Santa Barbara County can be found on the Foxen Canyon Wine Trail. Meandering roads connect Santa Maria Valley to Los Olivos with breathtaking views and 14 tucked-away vineyards along a 30-mile road. Our region’s flagship varietals — cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah, plus Bordeaux-style wines from neighboring regions offer a vintage for every wine lover.