11 Oct10.11.2018 Vintage 2018 in Santa Barbara County, a Miracle or a Return to Normal?

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We are finishing up our 2018 Santa Maria Valley harvest here at J. Wilkes and the wines are starting to show a character and quality that will likely make this vintage a ‘classic’.  Winemakers throughout the State have been dealing with warmer-than-normal ...

16 Mar3.15.2018 The Pulse of American Wine Culture: On the Wine Road from Sea to Shining Sea

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Happy 2018 from all of us here at J. Wilkes Wines: Budbreak is the first sign that a new vintage is emerging, and we are seeing budbreak throughout Santa Barbara County this week.  There’s no denying it.  Here we go again on ...