Welcome to the North Coast wine country's best kept secret: Lake County, California. One of the most exciting grape growing regions today, Lake County is once again thriving as grape growers and vintners alike discover the superb quality of Lake County grapes. With a history as rich as its soil, Lake County Winegrapes are well established in the ultra premium winegrape market.
Lake County surrounds Clear Lake, the largest natural Lake in California. Lake County vineyards are planted throughout Lake County; from the agriculturally rich valley at near 1400 feet elevation, to the rocky red volcanic soil around Mt. Konocti and Cobb Mountain at 3000 feet. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot are just some of the premium varietals planted in Lake County soils.
History: Winemaking started in 1870
Size: 2.300 hectares of vineyards
AVA’s 4: Benmore Valley, Clear Lake, Guenoc Valley, High Valley