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Wine Regions

Relatively new to the wine industry, California is producing wines that rival some quality European offerings. Many such wines coming from the Napa Valley district, the best-known California wine area; however, there are several others producing quality wines as well, such as; Mendocino, Sonoma Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country, Carmel Valley, Paso Robles and Santa Barbara.
California is a unique state with many diverse cultures proving the true concept of the Melting Pot. Inaugurated into the United States in 1850, California has been central to American History, from the Civil War to the colonization of the Western Territories and most recently the computer age of Silicon Valley.
Types of Grapes Grown
Chardonnay - white
Riesling - white
Muscat Blanc - white
Pinot Blanc - white
Viogner - white
Cabernet Sauvignon - red
Pinot Noir - red
Merlot - red
Syrah - red
Zinfandel - red

California has several grape varieties, the above are a few
Region Fun Facts
The region has 526,000 acres of vineyards
California sells over 196 million cases annually
1,200+ wineries
Accounts for 90% of United States wine production
Two out of every Three bottles sold in the US are California wines

  • Mendocino
  • Napa Valley
  • Sonoma Valley
  • Santa Cruz Mountains Wine Country
  • Carmel Valley
  • Paso Robles
  • Alexander Valley
  • Santa Barbara