Mendocino Wineries is the biggest wine region in the whole state of California. Along with it, it also gets to experience two kinds of climatic zones in which their wine grapes farming has blossomed through it. Situated in between the Mendocino range, this region is seen to be a business center for winemakers as well as wine aficionados. Most of the grapes used for wine production are organic and come from different parts of California. In fact, no less than 25% of the wineries support organic wine grapes. Because of their attention and continued support of organic farming, Mendocino wineries have caught the attention of media people.
Built from ground up by Maxine and Vern Boltz, Toulouse Vineyard is a leading advocate of locally grown organic grapes. They are very environment conscious, thus would only accept grapes that was grown and harvested in the most sustainable way there is now. The owners started out as fruit growers and since then, had an amazing journey to becoming winemakers in Mendocino. They only release a limited number of wine cases per year and with this, they are able to control the quality that they put out to the people. Among the fine wine varietals, Toulouse Vineyard intend to carry the best Pinot Noir in the world.
For Pinot Noirs, try Goldeneye Winery. Goldeneye Winery has been forever determined to take the top spot as Pinot Noir wine producers. It can be found along the migration route of the Goldeneye duck and Anderson Valley and has been renowned by wine critics as well as wine lovers all over the world. Some of their wines arte the 2011 Goldeneye Anderson valley Vin Gris, the 2010 Goldeneye Anderson valley Pinot Noir and others.
Looking for quaint, try Husch Vineyards Winery. If you are coming from San Francisco in Northern California, it would only take you about a couple of hours drive to get to the Husch Vineyards Winery. Although modest in size, it certainly makes it up in its experience and long-standing presence in the wine industry. Located in the Anderson valley appellation, the vineyard is operated by the Husch family. Now in the hands of the third generation of Husches, The winery generate a set of 22 diverse wine blends and notably, 6 of them are made available nationwide. They are very meticulous and careful in developing their wine that passes the world standards and visitors can get a taste of this in their tasting room. Ever since then, they never failed to deliver the best quality of wine to their guests.
If you would like to see some wonderful sights, road trips and drinking champagne, then Roederer Estate Winery should be your number one stop. Every moment spent there is worth your while with their spacious wine tasting room. Even though the Anderson wine valley is smaller compared to other wine counties, every guest there is promised to have the best time.
Esterlina Vineyard is a Merlot lovers dream! Found in Philo, the Esterlina Vienyards & Winery is owned and operated by Erick Sterling and Lynn Krausmann. They are the top wine makers in the whole region. A few varieties that is being produced here are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Zinfadel, Pinot Noir and Riesling.