August 7, 2018 – It’s the age-old story of a boy and his horse—and his dog, of course. When winemaker Michael Simons was just a kid, he had a paper route in the outskirts of Santa Barbara. Instead of riding a bicycle, he rode his horse, Comanche. The two had many fine times together, even enjoying success on the rodeo circuit. But instead of the cowboy life, Simons pursued a career as a contractor instead. It suits him, as he not only has an eye for design and detail, he also has magnificent taste. Even though he was already busier than a one-armed paperhanger, he fell in love with wine and had to make some for himself.
Well, one batch turned into three and three into ten and so and … Read More