I just read that Sideways (you know that little wine movie that worships Pinot Noir and disses Merlot) has spun off an actual wine bar. I know it won an Academy Award and all but will we ever hear the end of it? The bar, called Tastes of the Valleys, a SIDEWAYS wine bar, is slated to open later this month in Santa Barbara County. In addition to wines featured in the movie, patrons can check out the map to see where the Sideways characters actually spent their time in town. To that Vino Girl says, "get a life!".
The group behind the Santa Barbara bar hopes that this location will be successful enough to lend itself to additional SIDEWAYS wine bars. One can only hope.
Tastes of the Valleys, a SIDEWAYS wine bar
1672 Mission Drive
Hours - 11:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. ( I believe Miles was out later than that)
Phone: (877) 622-9463