Chrystal Clifton

General Manager

Santa Barbara

Chrystal is a renowned figure in the luxury hospitality industry, with over two decades of experience. A true connoisseur of wine, food and culinary experiences, Chrystal’s passion for the industry began early on in her career, when she worked as a sommelier in some of the finest restaurants & events in the United States.

Chrystal’s career continued as a winemaker and winery owner herself. Her expertise in wine and a passion to grow awareness of Santa Barbara Wine Country, developed into curated tours and educational food & wine events. This led to her wines being featured in some of the most prestigious wine publications in the world, as well as the White House!

Throughout her career, Chrystal’s passion for hospitality has been unwavering and her commitment to providing guests with unforgettable experiences has earned her a reputation as one of the industry’s most respected and admired figures.