Nelson Family Vineyards

We sincerely believe in our motto that "Great wines are born in the vineyard." We grow every block with the same intention, to create the very highest quality grapes. The results can be found in our estate wines.

Winemaker Chris Nelson
Contact Greg Nelson
Address 550 Nelson Ranch Road
Ukiah, CA 95482
Tasting Room Address 550 Nelson Ranch Rd
Ukiah, CA 95482
Hours of Operation 10AM - 5PM daily
Phone 707-391-7122
Fax 707-462-7924
Is Organic Yes
Is Sustainable Yes
Vineyard Acreage 180
Latitude 39.05037
Longitude -123.1643
Vineyard Certifications Fish Friendly Farming
Soil Type(s) Pinoleville Loam, coal-loam, russian-loam, Bearwallow-Hellman-Witherell,
Elevation(s) 600 to 800ft
Farming Practices Controlled deficit irrigation, annual petiole and soils analysis, fish-friendly farming, cover cropping, no-till, pre-pruning, manual leaf thinning, manual shoot thinning and manual shoot positioning.
Winery Partners Michael David Winery, Hess Collection, Husch
Vineyard Mgmt We self-manage the vineyards as we have for over 60 years.
Production 2000 cases/year
Tours Yes
Picnic Area Yes
Custom Crush Yes, services offered:
Custom Crush Services for boutique producers
Services performed from juicing only to bottling & labeling
Volumes produced from 3 to 60 tons
Winery Certifications Fish Friendly Farming, Certified Sustainable by CAWG
Varietal(s) Red Blend, Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Muscat Orange, Viognier, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Style(s) Still, Dessert
Estate Grown Yes
Estate Bottled Yes




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