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Merchant Picks By Sub Region

Merchant's Pick by Sub Region: Santa Ynez Valley

  1. Collectible & Extremely Limited!
    March 12, 2019
    Simply a masterpiece!
    "Unquestionably the star of the show." Jeb Dunnuck
    This wine "wows with its silky fruit and seductive structure." Matt...
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  2. From Sancerre To New Zealand, Lieu Dit Has It All!
    February 28, 2018

    If you like Sancerre, you'll love Lieu Dit. If you just can't get enough New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc... Lieu Dit. If you dabble in white Bordeaux, you guessed it, Lieu Dit.

    With a passion for French wines, owner/winemaker Justin Willet showcases the expressive nature of the Loire...

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  3. Lights, Camera, Cheers!
    September 01, 2015
    Many have tried and most have failed. If you thought passing the Bar was hard, try passing the exams to become a Master Sommelier.
        There are only 230 Master Sommeliers in the world and only 147 live in United States. If you haven't seen the movie SOMM and are...
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  4. Sangiovese the Screaming Eagle Way!
    December 15, 2013
    If you've always wanted to try Screaming Eagle and relish Tuscan reds, then you'll love Jonata's La Tierra from Napa Valley.
        Screaming Eagle and Jonata (pronounced ho-not-tah) share the same owners and wine making techniques: the current winemaker of Jonata...
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  5. This Year's Winter White Pick
    February 05, 2012
    Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, arguably one of the best California Sauvignon Blancs, may have met its match with the 2009 Flor by Jonata.
        Flor is a blend of 67% Sauvignon Blanc and 33% Semillon, a classic blend of white Bordeaux varietals. The wine has unbelievable...
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