Jonata is a small, relatively new producer in Santa Barbara County, on California’s Central Coast. It is owned by E. Stanley Kroenke. Kroenke also owns the original cult California producer, Screaming Eagle. Jonata is in the Santa Ynez appellation and it consists of 586 acres with 83 acres under cultivation. The winemaker is Matt Dees, a soil scientist with winemaking experience in Napa Valley and New Zealand. The estate produces Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot and a Red Wine Vineyard Blend.