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Matt Kettmann

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Matt Kettmann is a senior editor at Santa Barbara Independent and contributing editor at Wine Enthusiast.

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In many ways, growing agave in Santa Barbara makes a lot of sense.

Could agave become Santa Barbara’s next major crop?

In many ways, growing agave in Santa Barbara makes a lot of sense.

from KCRW Features

The 2012 film, “Somm,” followed four Master Sommelier hopefuls as they tirelessly prepared for the notoriously rigorous exam.

‘Somm 3’ hits the screen

The 2012 film, “Somm,” followed four Master Sommelier hopefuls as they tirelessly prepared for the notoriously rigorous exam.

from The 805

From severe droughts to wildfires, California wineries have had to deal with some freakishly irregular harvest seasons over the past few years.

This year’s wine harvest is off to surprisingly normal start

From severe droughts to wildfires, California wineries have had to deal with some freakishly irregular harvest seasons over the past few years.

from KCRW Features

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Arctic temperatures are hitting the midwest, while Australia experiences a heat wave. Heat records were broken all over last year, from Hong Kong to Norway to Southern California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Celebrated Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson returns to Good Food to expand on Nordic baking traditions. We’re also looking at matpakke , or the Norwegian art of packed lunch.

from Good Food

This week we visit a museum exhibit featuring foods that are inarguably revolting—or are they? Plus, a look at how formerly hippie foods like dense grain breads went mainstream.

from Good Food

Filipino food may be having a moment, but the cuisine has a long history here in Los Angeles where Filipino Americans have lived for nearly a century.

from Good Food

As crews begin installing metal nets in the canyons above Montecito to prevent a future debris flow, the community is still trying to decide how to remember the one that killed 23…

from KCRW Features

Kashmiri saffron is the most precious spice in the world, and it’s on the verge of extinction. Sharanya Deepak explains why that matters.

from Good Food

Evan’s favorite cookbook of 2018 wasn’t on most “Best Of” lists last year. But she says that shouldn’t stop you from immediately seeking it out.

from Good Food

Snarky Puppy is hard to pin down when it comes down to musical style.

from KCRW Features

The debate over gun control and gun shows heats up in Thousands Oaks after the Borderline shooting.

from The 805