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Jaffurs Wine Cellars

805-962-7003 819 E. Montecito ST.
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
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Jaffurs Wine Cellars is dedicated to producing great Rhone varietal wines with a new-world independence. Our wines -Syrah, Grenache, Petite Sirah, Viognier, and Roussanne - are among the best in the county. Owner/winemaker Craig Jaffurs, produced his first professional wines during the 1994 harvest. All our wines are carefully made in small lots. Only about 3500 cases are produced each year - production is limited. We work closely with our growers in the Santa Ynez, Santa Rita, Los Alamos, and the Santa Maria growing regions. We limit vineyard yields and require that optimal farming practices are observed. All our wines are crushed, pressed, cellared and bottled in our Santa Barbara facility. Visit us for a glimpse of world class winemaking in the heart of the city. 2007 is our 14th harvest! In September of 2001 we completed construction of our new winery facility in the city of Santa Barbara. This modern, climate controlled facility allows us to make wine at a natural and careful pace. (Plus, it is Read more »

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  • Grenache Blanc

    History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Gre...

  • Mourvèdre

    History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...

  • Grenache

    You’re a member of the ‘Rhône Ranger’ band. Your groupies think you’re ‘hot’, even when you're boozy and "strung out"...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Jaffurs Syrah Santa Barbara County Thompson Vineyard 2007

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Jaffurs Petite Sirah Santa Barbara County Thompson Vineyard 2010

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    Had this as part of a Jaffurs Winemaker dinnerCabbage smelling. This was plush with plenty of berries with good hints of spice. Very tannic. Although it was great for the pairing. Tannins and fats along with spice. Grilled Chicken | Andouille | Crimini | Artichoke | Roasted Red Bell Pepper | Tarragon Cream | Crusty BreadFor more on the dinner, p... Read More

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  • Jaffurs Syrah Santa Barbara County 2010

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    Had this as part of a Jaffurs Winemaker dinnerThis had notes of cherry, smoky and raw tuna (weird but first thing that came to my mind). Fruit forward with a little pepper. It did not linger much. Decent standard Syrah but would not be amongst the best. Good pairing. Braised Pork Roast | Boysenberry Syrah Reduction | Sweet Potato Mash | Sage But... Read More

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  • Jaffurs Grenache Santa Barbara County 2009

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    Had this as part of a Jaffurs Winemaker dinnerSmells like brandied cherries with good hints of cedar, herby green spice and earthiness. Fruit forward with obvious tannins but well balanced. It was dry with good plum flavor. The pairing brought out the sweetness. Chicken Normandy | Green Apple | Dried Cherries |Toasted Pecan | Thyme Wild RiceFor ... Read More

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  • Jaffurs Viognier Santa Barbara County 2010

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    Had this as part of a Jaffurs Winemaker dinnerRose and plenty of floral. The first thing I notice was it seems a little sweet for a Viognier. Has notes of papaya, longan and hints of orchids. It is a little acidic and it would be too much to drink a whole bottle. It was an amazing pairing and it worked really well with nuts. There were plenty of... Read More

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  • Jaffurs Grenache Blanc Santa Barbara County Thompson Vineyard 2009

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    Had this as part of the Jaffurs Winemaker dinner.A little spice on the nose. Light with good balance of acid. Sweet with a hint of lime. It went well with pairing, sweet and savory (smoke) yet still light.Honey Goat Cheese | Grilled Bosc | Prosciutto | Garlic Asiago CrostiniFor more please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/06/jaffurs-win... Read More

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  • I will be going to Santa Barbara at the end of March for a weekend of beach and wineries. Any recommendations? Read More

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  • Jaffurs Viognier Santa Barbara County 2007

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    At 14+% this is a hot-hot white. The typical tropical fruits associated with this grape were almost completely missing and the acid/tannin combo was strangly bitter. Read More

    Wine review by wwalker1013


  • I've recently discovered my interest in wine since turning 21, and I've been learning some of the lingo through this great site.  I'm about to graduate from college in May, and I hope to leave my days of Franzia and refrigerated Yellow Tail out of a solo cup behind.I have a lot to learn, but I just wanted some input from you on how to become a w... Read More

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  • As expected, I tried quite a few Santa Barbara wines this weekend and came out with some good finds. Here's the run down of the first day, i'll have to continue on with day two later on.Jaffurs - This was our first stop on the way up, it wasn't a great time to visit as their better/best 2008 wines were sold out, but everything they put out is ve... Read More

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