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.


North Coast

The North Coast region is a wine and food lover’s paradise – a tranquil scene of picturesque landscapes with mountain ranges, rolling hills, and deep valleys all helping to produce some of the best wine grapes in the country. Influenced by the cool coastal air and fog from the Pacific Ocean, the region enjoys a temperate climate with a long growing season of sunny, warm days followed by cool evenings – the ideal climate for growing flavorful wine grapes. The premium wines made from the world-class wine grapes grown here are enjoyed around the globe.

North Coast Links _ Resources

North Coast Fact Sheet

Alexander Valley Winegrowers:

Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association:

Carneros Wine Alliance:

Lake County Winegrape Growers: www.lakecountywine

Lake County Winery Association:

Mendocino Winegrape _ Wine Commission:

Napa Valley Vintners:

Napa Valley Grape Growers:

Russian River Valley Winegrowers:

Sonoma Country Vintners:

Sonoma County Winegrape Commission: www.sonomawine

Sonoma Valley Vintners and Growers Alliance:

Suisun Valley Vintners _ Growers Association:

Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley:


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