Exploring California Wine Country: Santa Barbara
Taking to the back roads in Southern California's leading wine region
Resist the temptation to stare: The drive from Santa Barbara over the Santa Ynez Mountains comes with stunning views, but it's not for the inattentive. The road twists past groves of old oaks that carpet the ascent, then cuts through the rock-ribbed hills near the peak.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 14, 2008.