Santa Barbara County Wine Region Rugged Pacific Coast Cooling Ocean Breezes, Transverse Canyon and 50 Different Grape Varietals   Lush Grapes in a Transverse Canyon Santa Barbara County, just two hours northwest of Los Angeles, is one of the most magical, captivating places in California with its mild Mediterranean climate, white Spanish-style villas with red tile roofs that cascade down mountainsides, rolling hillsides and sweeping Pacific Ocean vistas.  Stately moss-covered oak trees dot ...