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Slone Shifts Into Wine

Slone Shifts Into Wine
By Jamie Slone on Sep 09, 2015 at 04:43 PM in News

Jamie Slone and his wife Kym may be new in town, but they seem to be fitting right in.

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On All Cylinders: Former Race Car Pro Fuels Up On Passion for Santa Barbara Wine

On All Cylinders: Former Race Car Pro Fuels Up On Passion for Santa Barbara Wine
By Jamie Slone on Sep 09, 2015 at 04:22 PM in News

“We’re not winemakers. We’re you. We’re consumers.”

For Jamie Slone, that distinction – that he and his wife are entering the wine arena as avid wine drinkers, first and foremost – may well be the biggest driving force behind Jamie Slone Wines.

“We’re coming at this totally from the consumer’s standpoint,” he says, as his wife, Kym, adds, “And we’re putting out wines that we, ourselves, would want to drink.”

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Jamie Slone Brings Classic Santa Barbara Back to Wine Tasting

Jamie Slone Brings Classic Santa Barbara Back to Wine Tasting
By Jamie Slone on Sep 09, 2015 at 04:10 PM in News

When Jamie and Kym Slone would travel as tourists to Santa Barbara, they found it hard to find winery experiences that celebrated the city’s rich history and Spanish architecture. “Where was the wine tasting room with red-tiled roofs?” Jamie recalled thinking. “I couldn’t find it.”

So the 52-year-old — whose financial success from his family radio empire in Tucson, Arizona, and the vacation-home real estate market previously fueled a five-year stint driving racecars — decided to deliver that combination of wine and Santa Barbara style himself. Today, Jamie Slone Wines.

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On The Menu - Jamie Slone Leaps Into The World Of Wine

On The Menu - Jamie Slone Leaps Into The World Of Wine
By Jamie Slone on Sep 09, 2015 at 02:56 PM in News

While Slone regularly ships bottles to members of his wine club, I’ve started to see his wines appear on local restaurant wine lists. His Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay are both available at Vivace Restaurant, the Pinot Noir is featured at Tavolino Ristorante Italiano and the BoRific can be found at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar.

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Crushed Grape Chronicles - Santa Barbara Wines

Crushed Grape Chronicles - Santa Barbara Wines
By Jamie Slone on Aug 05, 2015 at 01:10 PM in News

Savory Spring Tarts….you are questioning what that means, but your mouth is watering anyway. Of course we needed to do wine pairings so you get those here. We had 3 different types of tarts and I ended up choosing 4 different wines to taste with them. All of these wines ended up being Santa Barbara Wines and Jamie Slone Wines is one of them!

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CASA Magazine: The Wine Collection of El Paseo: It Doesn't Get Better Than This

CASA Magazine: The Wine Collection of El Paseo: It Doesn't Get Better Than This
By Jamie Slone on Jul 15, 2015 at 04:42 PM in News

Historic El Paseo is Alive Again! Tucked away within its beautiful paseos and courtyards, something special has come together in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The Wine Collection of El Paseo.

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Santa Barbara Food and Wine Pairings - 15 Must Follow Rules

Santa Barbara Food and Wine Pairings - 15 Must Follow Rules
By Jamie Slone on Jul 07, 2015 at 12:47 PM in News

F&W’s Ray Isle created pairing principles for the world’s most important wines, then the F&W Test Kitchen came up with stellar recipes to match. The result: 15 simple rules that will steer you to the best wine and food pairings ever.

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The Bend Bulletin: Northwest Travel: Santa Barbara: "American Riviera" sea breezes remind visitors of the Mediterranean

The Bend Bulletin: Northwest Travel: Santa Barbara:
By Jamie Slone on Jun 10, 2015 at 11:50 AM in News

A beautiful paved bicycle path follows the shoreline of the Santa Barbara Channel in Southern California. In 70-degree winter temperatures, it's a treat to ride and a great way to get a feel for this city that has become known as "The American Riviera."

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Best of Food and Wine - Santa Barbara Magazine

Best of Food and Wine - Santa Barbara Magazine
By Jamie Slone on Jun 10, 2015 at 11:48 AM in News

Happening Hood: This year, be sure to hit up the PRESIDIO NEIGHBORHOOD, presidioneighborhoodsb.com. Hugh Margerum a local artist and web sales manager at Margerum Wine Company, coined the name based on the historical landmark on Canon Perdido and Santa Barbara streets.

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Jamie Slone leaps into the world of wine - Inside Tucson Business "On the Menu"

Jamie Slone leaps into the world of wine - Inside Tucson Business
By Jamie Slone on Jun 10, 2015 at 11:43 AM in News

Whenever my wife and I visit the wine regions of California, we dream of sending for our things and opening a small winery.But whatever it is that shakes us from this beautiful slumber always ends up shipping us back to the Sonoran Desert; back to life, back to reality.

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Go First Class with our Reserve Flight!

Go First Class with our Reserve Flight!
By Jamie Slone on May 17, 2019 at 08:58 PM in News

New Reserve Wine Flight features six wines for $30 every week (Friday- Sunday).

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1st Thursday Pop-Up Artist: Robert Maja

1st Thursday Pop-Up Artist: Robert Maja
By Jamie Slone on May 16, 2019 at 11:37 PM in News

Come sip on delicious, local wine at The Best Santa Barbara Wine Experience and enjoy an art exhibit featuring the very talented Robert Maja.

June 6th - 5 - 8 pm

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