California

Sonoma, California vineyard
California offers many styles and varietals of wine. A consistent and long grape growing season along with a diverse terroir support a wonderful flavor variation. California's 800 miles of rugged coastline expose nearby coll climate vineyards to natural fog and winds that make for exceptional Chardonnay and Pinot Noir . Even our interior valleys benefit from cooling effects from our a multitude of rivers, lakes and deltas.

Over one hundred varieties of wine grapes are grown in California including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah, Zinfandel, Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Carignan, Grenache, Malbec, Mourvèdre, and Petite Sirah.
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