About Us

Wine of extraordinary character, complexity, and balance is a product of place, time, and the people who engage in the process of growing and making it, their discipline and willingness to take risks and improvise.

When you play a wrong note, it is the next note that makes it good or bad.
—Miles Davis

In 2004, when Jamie and I decided to start Sanguis, there was just the two of us, and a shared vision for making wines that aim to capture nature’s beauty through our sense of aesthetics. Today, we are fortunate to share this vision with our motley but tight crew working with us in the vineyards and the most beautifully functional converted warehouse in Santa Barbara’s industrial zone (yes, there is one), and with the many enthusiastic supporters who have joined our club and mailing list since then.