Mendocino and Lake County Winery Profiles

s land prices have escalated in Napa and Sonoma, start up wineries have increasingly dispersed throughout the rest of the state of California.  While a Sonoma Coast vineyard might have only cost you a few hundred thousand dollars a decade ago, it’s exponentially more expensive than that today.  In many ways, Mendocino and Lake County are the most natural off shoots from much of Napa and Sonoma.

Here are some wineries to know, in a short introductory style.  We’ll also note when we’ve featued one of these wineries in either our wine clubs or gift basketprograms.