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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: Harvest 2014

September 23, 2014

One of the highlights on my trips to the West Coast is experiencing both the Laetitia and Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyards. As they’re 90 miles apart, one on the coast by San Luis Obispo and the other at 3,000 ft altitude in the Eastern Sierras of Santa Barbara County, the contrast in terroir is enormous. […]

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2012 Harvest Wrap Up from Eric Hickey

November 17, 2012

The calm after the storm.  Harvest 2012 is complete.  What was it like?  Let Winemaker Eric Hickey fill you in on the details: “Harvest started late due to the cool summer we had.  About 20% of the Pinot Noir was in the 23.5 brix range, putting us at alcohols of around 13.2%.  The crop was […]

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Our Trip to Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard

October 18, 2011

Last week, we took a trip to our second vineyard, Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard, home of Barnwood and NADIA wines, to snap a couple shots and take a look at how our fruit is coming along this year.  Take a look at the pictures in Ventucopa of the SBHV House, vineyard and our winemaker, Eric […]

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JamesSuckling.com Scores!

October 13, 2011

We got some great news yesterday on new scores for our wines from our second vineyard, Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard!  JamesSuckling.com awarded us the following: “Barnwood is definitely a find for me, making excellent reds and whites.” “These people know how to make wine.” 2009 Barnwood GSM Blend-93 Points “This is wonderful with precise and […]

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