Anderson Valley Wine

Anderson Valley AVA is located within Mendocino County in the North Coast region of California. It’s considered one of the coolest regions in the state, with dense areas of fog, cool winds and rain, with just enough sun to favor conditions for a long growing season, leading to balanced acid structure in the grapes. 

Anderson Valley is named for a mid 1800s pioneer family who isolated themselves from the rest of the frontier packs and were drawn to the valley’s natural beauty, fertile grounds and abundant wildlife. Soon, other settlers, mainly the Swiss and those from the Eastern US, came to join them. Most early attempts at wine-making failed due to cold and frost conditions near the valley floor. It wasn’t until the 1890s that an influx of Italian immigrants found their to the valley and settled in the Greenwood Ridge section, which is considerably higher, sunnier and warmer than the lower parts of the valley. These immigrants are credited with starting the practice of commercial Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Anderson Valley View all

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

Popular Wineries in Anderson Valley View all

  • Elke Vineyards

    Elke Vineyards is comprised of about 80 acres at Donnelly Creek in Anderson Valley, and about 18 ...

  • Londer Vineyards

    We are located approximately 120 miles north of San Francisco, in the southwestern corner of Cali...

  • Mark Moretti Winery

    Mark Moretti Founder, Proprietor Mark launched the winery in 2006 after his earlier winemaking h...

  • Lazy Creek Vineyards

    Lazy Creek Vineyards is named for the meandering creek that runs through the 95-acre ranch locate...

  • Greenwood Ridge Vineyards

    Since 1980, Greenwood Ridge Vineyards has developed a reputation for producing award-winning esta...

  • Jim Ball Vineyards

    The idea for Jim Ball Vineyards began over 27 years ago. Traveling the West Coast for the first t...

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Anderson Valley on Snooth

  • Getting back to wine for a moment, last night we hosted a wine dinner with our ... ... Hudson Vineyards) and an Anderson Valley Pinot Noir (2015 Twomey Pinot Noir).  We started with that Trump Blanc de Blanc that was given to us last month (I didn't like it much, probably due to the green apple taste); Debbie didn't even want to try it, so we ... Read More

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  • RCKR, totally agree on the QPR!  We joined the Roederer wine club after ... visiting quite a few of the Anderson Valley wineries.  We get a variety six pack of 750s in the Spring and 3 mags in the fall (just in time for NYE).  Still have a few l'Hermitage  '05, '06 and '07 vintages in the cella Read More

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  • RBA/Richard/VV - True enough the Anderson Valley Brut is the $20 offering, but why would you want to break out a more expensive bubbly in the conditions that we had (See the above pics.).It's a great wine value and you are able to put plenty out without a big pocket book grind and save the best for more intimate, special occasions...or just for ... Read More

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  • Roederer Estate Brut Anderson Valley NV

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    Wonderful as usual. Apples, nuttiness, a slight touch of cherry with a cripness and acidity that give this an excellent finish. 91 points - drink now - Paul. Read More

    Wine review by rckr1951


  • Roederer Estate Brut Anderson Valley NV

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  • Roederer Estate Brut Anderson Valley NV

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  • I was a bit tired, having to get up at 0645 for a motorcycle ride.  This ... Estate sparking wine from Anderson Valley?  We loved their Pinot Noir back when we visited the winery in 2013.  I know the Limerick Lane is a good one.  Looks like the other bottles are nice ones to Read More

    Forum post in the topic New Year's Eve Wine - 2016


  • Picked up some library Copain. Have a wedding to host in the Summer and large ... Copain Pinot Noir Cerise Vyd Anderson Valley3.0L 2007 Copain Pinot. Noir "en Bas" Kiser Vyd 2 x 750ml 2007 Pinot Noir "en Bas"2 x 750ml 2010 Pinot Noir "en Bas&quo Read More

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  • I prefer the Willamette Valley (Oregon) Pinot Noir as a general rule, but ... ... ... had some great ones from Anderson Valley (Goldeneye from Duckhorn Read More

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  • had a great Anderson Valley, gewurtztraminer from Breggo Cellars !! at BWE in Brooklyn,excellent !

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