A recent travel article on Los Alamos, CA—a wine-country town fifty miles north of Santa Barbara—left us wishing we could sample some of the region’s great wines from afar. Our wine editor, Sara Schneider, held a taste test at the office, and we selected our favorites—four bottles you can buy across the West. If you can’t get to Los Alamos, sipping these is the next best thing. Here are four bottles we love from that region:
One of the best parts about living in the West is the endless opportunities for adventures, which makes my ideal nontraditional Valentine’s date a toss up between an afternoon kayaking on the Tomales Bay or catching an ‘80s cover band concert in San Francisco. With so many things for us to choose from, why not spice things up a bit this year?