Santa Rita Hills AVA | Region located along the western edge of the Santa Ynez Hills in Santa Barbara County in California. The main wines are made from Pinot Noir, with Chardonnay and Syrah also grown.

Terroir | A relatively cool area due to fog and cool winds from the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Wineries

Certified Biodynamic | Sea Smoke.

No certification | Babcock. | Brewer-Clifton. | Clos Pepe. | Dragonette. | Fiddlehead. | Foley. | Lafond. | Melville. | Sandhi. | Sanford.

Bibliography

Oz Clarke, Oz Clarke Wine A-Z (Pavilion, 2015), p232.