Old World Influences – Storm Wines
In the hills of Santa Barbara County, focussing on old world influences and new world techniques. The Mediterranean climate, diverse soils, and exciting new opportunities in this growing Central Coast wine region have combined to drive Ernst’s passion for producing his wine. You’re invited to experience the unique personality of both vintage and site in Storm Wines.
Focus Classical Style
Storm is focused on making classically styled wines in their winery from proven vineyards in the Santa Barbara wine region; and wines with personality of vintage and site, where elegance is favored. His brother, Hannes, launched Storm Wines-South Africa in 2012. His focus is Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.
Santa Barbara County has diverse soils and microclimates within the county – near Solvang and Los Alamos – make it a region with endless possibilities for cool climate wines.