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.
Daily Meal: ABC #3 out of 101 Best Wineries in America!
FALL WINERY OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, Oct. 9th 11AM-3PM.
This is the ultimate winery experience with over 80 wines - current relases and library wines - to be tasted and available for purchase from Au Bon Climat, Clendenen Family, Qupe, Verdad, Ici La Bas, Barham Mendelsohn, Vita Nova and more. Includes a hot luncheon! $20 per person. FREE for wine club members. No reservations needed. Surrounded by vines, the winery is located at 4665 Santa Maria Mesa Road, Santa Maria.