It’s official, the hottest 40 under 40 tastemakers have been named! What even better is that one of our local favorites has ranked amongst them. Click here to read the full article, and read below about Mikey Giugni from Scar of the Sea!
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Mikey Giugni, 29, Santa Barbara , CA
Winemaker, Scar of the Sea; Partner, Tin City Ciderworks
In the vineyard and the orchard
“Though only on his eighth harvest at Scar of the Sea, Giugni is already a major influence in the Central Coast beverage game. In 2012, the Cal Poly grad and his business partner, Michael Brughelli, started Scar of the Sea as a dry cider, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and sparkling wine brand. Three years later, he launched the Tin City Cider brand and collaborates with cutting-edge producers. “Despite what you see on Instagram, this is not the luxury life,” he says. “We are grinding 12 to 15 hours a day and working multiple jobs to make this happen.”