BEST Hard CORE Blender on the Central Coast

There IS a Macys in the Santa Maria Town Center mall. That’s one less challenge for moving to Orcutt. Santa Maria and Orcutt are the center of Santa Barbara wine country hinterlands. You can think of Orcutt as your last chance to find vinous shelter in rolling hills not completely overrun with vineyards. Forget about Buellton, Los Olivos, Santa Ynez and Solvang which long ago went Hollywood. Lompoc? Beyond the wine ghetto there’s Vandenberg AFB aka the western Cape Canaveral, and the Federal Correctional Institution. Charming. Orcutt and Santa Maria, however, still qualify as bona fide unpolished jewels in the crown of California’s loveliest region – the Central Coast. This IS the wine road less traveled. And David Corey who with Beck Corey is co-founder of CORE Wine Companyis a multi-generational homegrown resident who likes it enough to return from Kansas State and build a life here. (more…)