This article is focused on what see and do in Santa Maria Valley. For a detailed look at the Santa Maria Valley AVA, including all of its wineries and vineyards, see What Everyone Should Know about the Santa Maria Valley AVA.
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Even with Yountville’s already bountiful roster of excellent tasting rooms and restaurants, Stewart Cellars is a welcome addition. The town requires all tasting rooms to devote a substantial portion of their square footage to some sort of non-wine ..
Bellota, a SOMA restaurant steeped in the cuisines of Spain, opened about five months ago. It’s from the Absinthe Group, which also operates Absinthe, Arlequin, Boxing Room and Comstock Saloon. Bellota’s executive chef is Ryan McIlwraith, recently ..
The tile floor at Volta reinforces the brasserie’s Scandinavian vibe
Volta, which opened in December of 2015, is the newest restaurant from Umberto Gibin and chef Staffan Terje, proprietors of San Francisco’s Perbacco and barbacco. They bill Vo..