Santa Barbara's Future Is Now
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah lead the way in California's South Coast
Issue: September 15, 2002
It was 1978. Richard Longoria stood in the cellar at Firestone Vineyard, listening intently as winemaking legend André Tchelistcheff talked about the future of Santa Barbara County wines. "You will be famous for Pinot Noir," Tchelistcheff predicted in his deep voice and thick Russian accent.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 15, 2002.