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 

In addition, our judges identified 200 more wines as worthy of gold and silver medals. More...

FSMA Exemption Delivery Tag

Growers are now required to include special language on delivery tags for their wine grapes if they wish to be excempt from most FSMA regulations. MWI recommends that growers exercise their exemption and include    this delvery tag with all grape deliveries in 2016.

Thank you to MWI sponsors



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Anderson Valley Holiday Passport Wine Weekends »
Dec 3, 2016 - Dec 11, 2016

Barrel Tasting 101 »
Jan 21, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017

International Alsace Varietals Festival »
Feb 25, 2017

Hopland Passport »
May 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017




Poor Family Vineyards
“You won’t find much change since you were last here,” offered John Poor Jr. when I phoned to make an appointment for an interview. He is one of four generations who live on the Poor family ranch in Hopland. The last time I made the beautiful drive

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