Utilizing nearly 60 years of combined winemaking experience heading up premium wineries throughout Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, Bruno D’Alfonso, and Kris Curran now focus exclusively on their own brands. Today the DC Team craft their wines under four different labels. Scroll down the page to see all of the wines currently available for purchase.
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Shop D'Alfonso-Curran WinesOur D’Alfonso-Curran brand was started in 2006 with the concept of showcasing ultra-premium, vineyard-designated Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays from the Sta. Rita Hills AVA and top vineyards in Santa Barbara County. We have recently added a new line up of rare, white wines, which are highly aromatic and fruity, yet "bone-dry".
Shop Curran WinesOur Curran label, which was the first label Kris established in 1997, concentrates mainly on vineyard-designated Spanish varietals including: Grenache, Grenache Gris, Grenache Blanc, and Tempranillo. This label also produces exceptional Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Syrah.
Shop Di Bruno WinesDi Bruno was the first brand from the DC Wines portfolio which was founded in 1995 and celebrates Bruno D’Alfonso’s Italian heritage. Italian red and white varietals are crafted under this label including: Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, and Merlot.
Shop Badge WinesStarted in 2003, BADGE features premium wines from various vineyards throughout Santa Barbara County. BADGE is currently producing Pinot Noirs, a Stainless Steel, non Malo-Lactic Chardonnays, and Syrahs.
Clean and expressive, this Spanish white varietal showcases ripe pear, melon and honeysuckle with hints of marzipan and cinnamon. Beautifully structured with rich texture and firm tannins, this Albariño is perfectly balanced though the long, crisp finish. Pair with Oysters, fresh Crab or Prawns, Steamed Clams, Grilled Fish, Beet & Burrata Salad, Risotto, Sushi and Ceviche.
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Expressive with moderate complexity. Cherries, blackberries and plums with notes of vanilla, exotic spices and hints of espresso. This is a medium bodied wine with good tannins and an evocative finish. Pair with Grilled Red Meats and Game, Mushroom dishes, and Spanish specialties such as Empanadas, Grilled Octopus, Tortas, Jamon de Serrano and Firm, Hard Cheeses.
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Dark ruby in color with wonderful aromatics of blackberry cobbler, plum and raspberry jam, hints of lavender, blueberry and nuances of coffee and nutmeg. This Pinot Noir is dark and brooding, yet is lifted with exotic fruitiness. Bold, velvety tannins lend themselves to a long, lingering finish. Pairs well with Grilled Meats, Wild Salmon, Game, Duck Confit, Seared Ahi or simple Burgers and Pizzas.
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Pale straw-green in color. Fresh aromas of citrus rind, pippin apple and tropical flowers with nuances of ocean air, white pepper and freshly picked bay leaves. This wine has great mineralty and maintains its vibrant acidity throughout its long finish. Pair with Oysters, Shellfish, Sushi, Ceviche and Fish en Papillote.
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A clean and fruity, dry white wine with notes of ripe Bosc pear, white peaches, honeydew melon and hints of guava and elderflowers. This wine has a medium body, crisp acidity and well-balanced tannins. Perfect as a “patio” wine, to sip by itself, it also pairs extremely well with spicy foods including Mexican, Thai and Indian cuisines.
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This dry white is pale straw-green in color. Fresh aromas of peaches, mango, grapefruit, fresh ginger and honeysuckle with hints of lime and tarragon. Firm yet silky tannins, with a beautiful middle and super-crisp acidity on the finish. Pair with Grilled Artichokes, Schnitzel, Soft Cheeses, such as Camembert, Fresh Ricotta or Grilled Haloumi and Vegetable Crudites.
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December Wine Club Release
Pale Blush in color, this dry Rosé is refreshingly clean with notes of strawberry, watermelon, mango, and hints of white jasmine. This wine has a beautiful structure with firm, yet velvety, tannins and a crisp, lingering finish. During winter pair this Rosé with Stews and Braised Meats, such as Oxtail, Osso Bucco, Veal Cheeks & Shortribs. For summer this is a “stand-alone wine” or pair with Salads, seafood, chilled soups, and even barbequed ribs.
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December Wine Club Release
Pale straw-green in color, this Portuguese variety has aromas of tropical flowers, mango, pineapple and peach pit. This is a dry white wine with good tannin structure, bold acidity and a crisp, yet smooth finish. Pair with Tapas, such as Grilled Octopus and Pesto-Stuffed Mushrooms, Oysters, Spicy Asian Dishes, and Figs with Herbed-Goat Cheese.
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This stainless steel fermented, non-malolactic, dry white wine enters with Lemon Curd, Apricots and Pippin Apple and hints of Peaches and Pink Jasmine. Crisp and clean, this wine has notes of Papaya and beautiful minerality. Pair with Salads, Ceviche, Oysters, Sushi, freshly steamed Crab and Lobster or Grilled Fish with Lemon.
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This beautiful Italian varietal is layered with apricots, Pippin apple and ripe pear; finishing with hints of lemon curd and a touch of sea salt. Clean acidity, velvety tannins and stunning mineralty, this wine is crisp and well balanced. Pair with Raw Oysters, Crab, Prawns, simply Grilled Fish and Vegetables, Linguine & Clams, Sushi and Ceviche.
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Pale straw-green in color, this Italian varietal is known as the “little rascal” as it can be difficult to grow and produce. Pears and Apples with notes of Honey and Almond, this dry white is crisp with racy minerality and a well-balanced finish. Pair with Light Pasta Dishes, especially Pasta Primavera, Veal, Pork, Crudites and Soft, Creamy Cheeses.
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A rich red wine with black cherry, plum, currants, violets and hints of leather and vanilla on the nose. Firm in texture, chewy and supple in the mouth, it finishes with velvety tannins and balanced acidity. Pair with Pizza, Burgers, Grilled Meats, Hearty Stews, Italian Dishes and Hard Cheeses.
Download Sangiovese Tech Sheet