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.
*ABC #3 out of 101 Best Wineries in America!
*Sunday, July 23 ABC 35th Anniversary Party
Join us from 3-6 pm at Tasting Room
When Jim Clendenen first started making wine in 1982 there were only about a dozen wineries in Santa Barbara County. Since then Au Bon Climat has remained on top with cutting edge, world class wines produced by “The Mind Behind.”
Join us as at the tasting room in Santa Barbara as we go down memory lane imbibing in library wines and current favorites. Jim will be on hand to illuminate and entertain. He will be pulling out some vintage greats to share. We are also featuring the inventive appetizers from Duo Catering. $60 PP/ $30 PP for wine club members. Limited due to space. Make reservations at 805-963-7999 or email us