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 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.
This dry Pinot Grigio enters with lemon curd, apricots and Pippin apple, with hints of peaches and pink jasmine. Crisp and clean, this wine has notes of papaya and a beautiful minerality. Pairs with Salads, Ceviche, Oysters, Sushi, freshly Steamed Crab and Lobster, or Grilled Fish with Lemon.
92 Points from Wine Enthusiast!
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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2020 Coming Soon!
Pale blush in color, this dry Rosé is refreshingly clean with notes of strawberry, white raspberries and hints of gardenia and mint. This wine has 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, and for Breakfast or Brunches, this is great with Quiches and Bacon.
92 points & Editors' Choice from Wine Enthusiast
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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92 Points from Wine Enthusiast & Editors' Choice! 2018 Almost Sold Out. 2019 Coming Soon.
Pale straw-green in color. Notes of pineapple, Key lime, tropical flowers, and green apples with nuances of coconut and brioche. This wine has a medium body with great minerality and maintains a vibrant acidity throughout its long finish. Serving Suggestions Pair with Shellfish, Shrimp Ceviche, Salads, Pasta Primavera, Asian Noodle dishes, or simply prepared Fish and Chicken.
Deep garnet in color with notes of boysenberry, raspberry, and cranberries, this Tempranillo is laced with mulled wine spices, dried strawberries and fine leather. Broad in the mouth with a dusting of silky tannins and a beautiful plum-jam finish. Pairs with Grilled Meats and Vegetables, Paellas, Tomato-Based Soups and Sauces, Charcuterie and Hard Cheeses, such as Manchego and Midnight Moon.
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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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Dark plum in color with brilliant aromatics of Bing cherries and strawberries, accompanied by hints of violets and blackberry. This Barbera is rich, silky, and beautifully structured with luxurious tannins, leading to an elegant finish. Pairs well with Tomato-Based Italian Cuisine, Grilled Steaks, Duck, or simple Burgers and Pizzas.
Pale straw green in color, this Italian varietal means “little rascal”, as it can be difficult to grow and produce. Ripe pear and apple notes, with suggestions 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, as well as Veal, Pork, Crudités, and Soft, Creamy Cheeses.
A clean and fruity, dry white wine with notes of ripe mango, white peaches, and hints of passion fruit and elderflowers. Medium bodied, with balanced acidity, firm tannins, and a clean, crisp finish. Perfect as a “patio” wine, to sip by itself, it also pairs extremely well with spicy foods including Mexican, Thai and Indian cuisines.
This dry Pinot Grigio enters with lemon curd, apricots, and Pippin apples, with hints of peaches and pink jasmine. Crisp and clean, this wine has notes of papaya and a beautiful minerality. Pairs with Salads, Ceviches, Oysters, Sushi, freshly Steamed Crab and Lobster, or Grilled Fish with Lemon.
Pale straw in color. Complex aromas of pear, nectarine pit, and Marcona almonds, with notes of pineapple, Night-Blooming Jasmine, and hints of Meyer lemon. This wine finishes with bright acidity and great minerality. Pair this with a salad of Goat Cheese and Walnut Oil, Spicy White Chili, Sashimi with Wasabi, Pad Thai noodles, Buttered Lobster, Shellfish and Baklava.
92 Points from Wine Enthusiast!
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 minerality, 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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Dark garnet in color with brilliant aromatics of Rainer cherry, wild rose, and pomegranates, accompanied by hints of lavender, and sandalwood. This Pinot Noir is rich, yet demure, and beautifully structured with subtle, silky tannins, leading to an elegant finish. Pairs well with cleanly Grilled Ahi, Wild Game, Duck, and Steak Tartare, or, for dessert, Cherry Ice Cream.
Black cherry in color with aromatics of boysenberry, and dark plum, accompanied by suggestions of fine leather and cardamom. This Pinot Noir is bold, with excellent structure and firm tannins, leading to a lasting, rich, and supple finish. Pairs well with Grilled Meats, Pâté, Oxtail Phó, and Beef Bourguignon, or, for dessert, Chocolate Soufflé.
Palate Notes: 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.
Serving Suggestions: Pair with Grilled Artichokes, Schnitzel, Soft Cheeses, such as Camembert, Fresh Ricotta or Grilled Haloumi, and Vegetable Crudites.
92 Points from Wine Enthusiast!
Light Straw in color. Notes of fresh green melons, peaches, and pear, with hints of ginger, Bay Laurel flowers, and lime zest. Bright acidity upfront with a medium body, this white wine has firm, silky tannins and a racy finish. Pairs well with Raw Oysters, Sushi, Ceviches, and a variety of Summer Salads and Noodle Dishes.
Available for pick up orders only.
October Wine Club Release!
Dark garnet in color with wonderful aromatics of blackberries and black cherry, with hints of violets, sandalwood, and cardamom. This Pinot Noir is rich, with excellent structure and silky tannins, leading to a very long, supple finish. Pairs well with Grilled Meats, Middle Eastern dishes, Indian Cuisine or simple Burgers and Pizzas.