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Brian Loring

Life in the fast lane
James Laube
Issue: July 31, 2003

There are times when Brian Loring finds himself racing to make ends meet, juggling work as a software engineer with a career as an aspiring winemaker. "Today it was a breeze," he says of his 200-mile round-trip commute through the maze of freeways that connects his home in Anaheim Hills in Southern California to Buellton in Santa Ynez Valley, 40 miles north of Santa Barbara.

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