Santa Maria, CA
Summerland Winery is a boutique wine company that takes pride in producing a diverse range of premium wines focusing on the expressive vineyard sources spanning from Santa Barbara to Monterey with an emphasis on small lot, vineyard designated Pinot Noir production. Inspired by the relaxed, friendly lifestyle enjoyed throughout California’s serene coastal towns, Proprietor, Mr. Nebil “Bilo” Zarif opened his tasting room in the charming town of Summerland. Here at the Summerland Winery Boutique, visitors are invited to taste Summerland’s award-winning varietal wines in a comfortable seaside setting overlooking the town and Pacific Ocean. Since its conception in 2002, Summerland Winery has quickly built a name synonymous with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Mr. Zarif, a longtime fixture in the Central Coast wine industry, founded Summerland Winery with the intention of producing a diverse range of Central Coast wines. The current portfolio of white wines includes Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Chardonnay, Orange Muscat, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Petite Sirah, Merlot, Grenache, Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon offered in two distinctive tiers. A portfolio of the Reds of the Central Coast Collection are blended in a more fruit forward style, excellent for food pairing. They best reflect the category of everyday enjoyment and offer good varietal character with a regional flavor profile.
In their first year, Summerland wines received 29 medals including two Gold Medal Best of Class awards for Pinot Noir and to date have received over 100 medals and recognition in numerous publications.
Just what are they saying about Summerland Winery?
“Who are these people?” Robert M. Parker Jr., The Wine Advocate
“The real deal…” Wine Enthusiast
“The Pinot-ists…” Pattersons Beverage Journal
“Superb wine from a new producer.” Dan Berger, Vintage Experiences
“Summerland Winery is quietly making a name…” Michael Cervin, Santa Barbara Independent