A leader in sustainability, Santa Barbara County was named by Wine Enthusiast as it's 2021 Wine Region of the Year. Diversity in wine experiences, from varietals to tasting venues, were also acknowledged as contributing to that honor. Urban warehouses, such as Flying Goat and the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, add to the diversity of options. "With a stunning diversity of microclimates, a thriving culinary scene and a small yet cosmopolitan seaside city as its cultural core, Santa Barbara County is a wine lover’s paradise," said Matt Kettmann in his article on the award. Read more here.