Lake County Terroir
Master Vigneron Academy
Lake County Terroir
Lake County’s intensity of place – climate, soils, and sunlight – produces grapes and wines of compelling quality and character.
Master Vigneron Academy
Demonstrating innovation and leadership, the Lake County Master Vigneron Academy is the only program of its kind in the US.
Lake County growers are leaders in sustainability, focused on quality, industry-leading viticultural practices, and widespread vineyard certification.
Lake County Winegrape Commission Celebrates 25 Years
The Lake County Winegrape Commission was established in 1991 and celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2016. A continuation referendum passed with more than 77% support of winegrape growers in Lake County, ensuring funding for another five years. LCWC’s ongoing mission is to promote the region’s premium winegrapes and assist winegrape growers through marketing, research, and educational programs. The Lake County Winegrape Commission continues its instrumental role in developing the region’s unwavering commitment to high-quality winegrapes through education, marketing, and research.

Discover Lake County

Known as “The Mountains of the North Coast,” Lake County is an exciting high-elevation wine region located in Northern California’s prestigious North Coast appellation. What makes this area so special?

Year in Review

2015 Year in Review

Lake County’s wine industry continues to thrive. The 2015 Year in Review brochure highlights the activities, events, and accomplishments of a year that was memorable for many reasons. Download Brochure (PDF)

Weather Resources

For growers, weather is ongoing topic of discussion – and for good reason. Daily and seasonal weather conditions have a significant impact on vineyards. To help you stay informed, the Commission provides a number of resources, from the Western Weather Service to monthly climate reports. Read More

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