On the Pacific

Fess Parker, Gainey, and a Late-Night Walk on the Beach

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Part 3 of the Series: Wines of Santa Barbara Leaving Curtis Winery, we followed Zaca Station Road back to the east and onto Foxen Canyon Road. There, we located the Fess Parker winery. Obviously founded by none other than Fess Parker of television and movie Daniel Boone fame. More recently, he became the owner of […]

Firestone Vineyards & Curtis Winery

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Part 2 of the Series: Wines of Santa Barbara In this article, we’ll get settled into our Santa Barbara hotel on the coast and head out to explore Firestone Vineyards and Curtis Winery in Los Olivos! (This page may contain affiliate links. See our disclosure about affiliate links here.) Santa Barbara at Last After a […]

Santa Barbara Winter Escape

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Part 1 of the Series: Wines of Santa Barbara I return to California fairly often, mostly to the northern regions. The trips are even more pleasing when I can escape Illinois and its winter chill. But it has been many years since I have had the pleasure of returning to southern California, a place I […]