Welcome to Mendocino Wine Country
We are farmers, winemakers and artists — free thinkers who value our land, our people and our independent lifestyle. We create balanced, pure wines from grapes grown on unspoiled land, wines that express the individuality of Mendocino’s 10 diverse appellations. Our hospitality is genuine, our pace unhurried. Discover our small towns, meandering country roads and savor our wines.
38th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition Award
After tasting hundres of wines the judges at the 38th annual Mendocino Wine Competition have made their pronouncements:
- Best of Show Red: 2013 Graziano Carignane
- Best of Show White: 2015 Handley Cellars Pinot Gris
2015 Mendocino Vineyard Census
Mendocino County is home to over 550 vineyards in 2015, according to figures released today by Mendocino WineGrowers Inc. (MWI). A complete 2015 census of all vineyards in the region reveals a fascinating picture of the typical vineyard in Mendocino.
Mendocino County is a large, rugged winegrowing region encompassing total acreage of 2.4 million acres, with less than 1% planted to wine grapes. With a long history in winemaking, Mendocino County is made up of mostly small, family owned vineyards. The typical size of vineyard properties is only 14 acres, often farming just one varietal. More...