Whether it’s a particularly smooth zinfandel or a delightfully bubbly sparkling wine, each California winegrowing region imparts subtle nuances to the wines and grapes grown within its borders. Each region has a diverse and distinctive mix of wine styles, grape varieties, wine-grape growers, vintners, wineries and events.

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Interested in learning more about the wines produced in a particular winegrowing area? Explore the regions, links and resources to the right and get to know more about California’s vineyards.


California Wine Country
Links _ Resources

California Association of Winegrape Growers:

California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing Practices fact sheet (PDF)

California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance:

California Travel _ Tourism Commission and the Wine Institute:

Discover California Wine:

Family Winemakers of California:

History of California’s wine-grape growers
fact sheet (PDF)

University of California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Catalog:

Wine Institute:


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