Wines of Vision, Balance, and Character
Jim Clendenen, the "Mind Behind" Au Bon Climat since 1982, creates internationally acclaimed Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs of balance and intrigue. But there is life beyond ABC. Jim has other projects of passion that allow him to make artisan, small lots of distinctive wines from a wider spectrum of grape varietals under different brands.
The Daily Meal rates ABC #3 out of 101 Best Wineries in America:
Tasting Room Open Daily 12 to 6 PM. Located in downtown Santa Barbara at 813 Anacapa Street next to the Wine Cask Restaurant. Two wine flights, Classic and Pinot Noir, are available. Call for other options. Come see our amazing selection of library wines!