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. Our goal is for 80% of the county’s vineyards to become Certified Sustainable by the end of 2015.
Grape Growers Leverage Technology to Manage Vineyard Water Use
In a third consecutive year of drought, Lake County grape growers employ a range of cutting-edge technologies and irrigation management strategies – from high-tech, real-time web-based data to visual observations and shoot-length measurements. For example, growers utilize weather data, crop evapotranspiration measurements, real-time soil moisture, vine water status measurements, and hands-on techniques to conserve water.
Growers Leverage Technology to Manage Vineyard Water Useage
UPDATE: Lake County winegrape producers completed a “fast and furious” harvest yielding fruit that matches or exceeds the high quality of recent years. LEARN MORE

Our Mission

The Lake County Winegrape Commission was established in 1991 to promote the region’s premium winegrapes and to assist winegrape growers through marketing, research, and educational programs. Today, the Lake County Winegrape Commission is instrumental in developing the Lake County winegrape region’s unwavering commitment to high-quality winegrapes through education, marketing, and research. Read More

Lake County Rising

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 near Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino. What makes this high-elevation wine region so special? View on YouTube

Check Out Our New Education Blog!

LCWC Education Blog

We are excited to bring you a variety of articles and videos from experts in the field, covering a range of topics related to vineyard management. The Grower Education blog furthers our mission of supporting Lake County winegrape growers.

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