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Recent Wedding at Lafond Winery and Vineyards 5/14/16

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Open House at Lafond Winery during Wine Makers’ Festival, Saturday April 23rd 2016

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Wine Vintners’ Festival Saturday April 23rd.

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Family Baby Shower at Lafond Winery

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Nance Cole COSMOS Open House February 19, 2016 at the Lafond Winery City Tasting Room

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Opening Reception February 19th from 6 to 8pm An exhibit of colorful prints at the Lafond City Tasting Room Showing from February 17th through April 17th 2016

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Valentine Day Chocolate and Wine Pairing at Santa Barbara Winery

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New Images from David Lafond – Spring Rituals at the Vineyard

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From the Lafond City Tasting Room

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1.08.16-city-1Lafond Winery Tasting Room Manager Mirella Ramirez has selected some very attractive merchandise to compliment the wines at our City Tasting Room. Her displays are truly eye candy.
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Open House at Santa Barbara Winery with Pascale Books, Jessica Foster Chocolates and Jeweler Judit Muller

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Lafond Winery City Tasting Room

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Open House at Lafond City Tasting Room for Artist Gail Lucas Friday November 20th

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Gail’s Art Show Open House Friday November 20th, 6 to 8pm – Lafond Winery City Tasting Room

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Lafond Winery City Tasting Room, 111 East Yanonali, Santa Barbara CA 903101 T 805 845 2020

Again many thanks to the Wine Weirdos

Open House – Harvest Festival 10.10.15

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David and Kim Lafond in the last Picking…

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New Stemmer

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Chardonnay at Santa Barbara Winery

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8.31.15-harvest-2The grapes are picked at night when it is cool and are brought to the winery early in the morning. Grapes are conveyed, stems and all, into the press. The pressing is done by a gentle large bladder which as it fills with air squeezes the grapes against a screen allowing the juice to fall to a pan below. The stems provide channels for the juice to escape otherwise the press would quickly plug up.

Harvest 2015 at Lafond Vineyards

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August Wine Club Member BBQ Lafond and Santa Barbara Wineries

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Delicious Mexican BBQ food prepared by Mirella and extended family. A very windy day which kept things cool but often sent plates flying.
Bruce showed some of his ‘still in barrel wines’ explaining how they reached this point. It really was a splendid day!
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