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SAMsARA Wine Co

SAMsARA Wine Co

Passion. Oneness. Harmony.

Product ID: 52094
Description

Discover SAMsARA Wine Co. in Santa Barbara, one of California’s most beautiful and exciting viticultural regions.
SAMsARA produces limited releases of Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Grenache from carefully selected micro-sites within Sta. Rita Hill’s most distinctive vineyards. The resulting wines are an interpretation of the tenuous balance between the power of natural elements beyond control and the human desire to reach perfection.
Owners Dave and Joan Szkutak, New England natives, help guide SAMsARA as vintners and work closely with winemaker Matt Brady, supporting his creative decisions in both the vineyard and the cellar.
The Sta. Rita Hills AVA is significantly impacted by its proximity to the ocean (10 miles), consistent morning/evening fog, and steady afternoon winds. These cooling trends are not only perfectly suited to growing Pinot Noir, Grenache, and Syrah, but also serve to prolong the growing season, allowing for heightened varietal flavor intensity. Additionally, the area’s cool climate and calcareous rock and sand help produce grapes with natural acidity and flavor balance.
SAMsARA is guided by the belief that all of the important work should be done in the vineyard, with little handling or manipulation of the...

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Discover SAMsARA Wine Co. in Santa Barbara, one of California’s most beautiful and exciting viticultural regions.
SAMsARA produces limited releases of Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Grenache from carefully selected micro-sites within Sta. Rita Hill’s most distinctive vineyards. The resulting wines are an interpretation of the tenuous balance between the power of natural elements beyond control and the human desire to reach perfection.
Owners Dave and Joan Szkutak, New England natives, help guide SAMsARA as vintners and work closely with winemaker Matt Brady, supporting his creative decisions in both the vineyard and the cellar.
The Sta. Rita Hills AVA is significantly impacted by its proximity to the ocean (10 miles), consistent morning/evening fog, and steady afternoon winds. These cooling trends are not only perfectly suited to growing Pinot Noir, Grenache, and Syrah, but also serve to prolong the growing season, allowing for heightened varietal flavor intensity. Additionally, the area’s cool climate and calcareous rock and sand help produce grapes with natural acidity and flavor balance.
SAMsARA is guided by the belief that all of the important work should be done in the vineyard, with little handling or manipulation of the fruit once it reaches the winery. Winegrowing at SAMsARA starts with selecting special sections within each vineyard where soils, altitudes, slopes, and elevations will bring the best out of the vine. With each section, the aim is to have "healthy vines in extreme conditions".

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About this activity
Advanced Booking Required
Yes
Seasonal Activity

Open all year.

Languages
English
Opening Hours
Friday - Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00PM; Monday & Thursday: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The meeting point

2446 Alamo Pintado Avenue, Los Olivos, CA 93441

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Highlights
  • Winegrowing
  • Wine tastings
Nearby
  • Santa Barbara (40 min)
  • Los Angeles (2 1/2 hours)
Grape varieties
  • Pinot Noir
  • Grenache
  • Syrah
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Product ID: 52094

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