Lake County in the News
Collected articles about Lake County wines and growers.
Up Front with Lake County by Diane Denham / photos by Nathan DeHart Originally published in The Tasting Panel, June 2018 Lake County has a reputation as a Northern California wine region that’s a bit off the grid compared to Napa and Sonoma. But thanks to the recent launch of its new website, it’s time […]
Gaining Ground by Diane Denham / photos by Nathan DeHart. Originally published in The Somm Journal, June/July 2018 As members of the wine industry, we’re all familiar with Lake County’s reputation as one of Northern California’s emerging wine regions. In regards to the more than 250 million tourists visiting California every year, however, it’s safe […]
By Jeff Quakenbush. Originally published on the North Bay Business Journal website. Shannon Ridge Family of Wines, the largest vintner based in Lake County, now has a winery to call its own. Shannon Wine Co. purchased the Nice Wine Co. production facility at 4900 Bartlett Springs Road in the Clear Lake north shore community of […]
As land in Napa Valley gets more rarefied, a neighboring region seizes its moment. By Esther Mobley. Originally published on SFChronicle.com Winemaker Michael Terrien (left) and vineyard owners Peter Molnar and Arpad Molnar at Obsidian Ridge Vineyard in Kelseyville (Lake County). Photo: Santiago Mejia / The Chronicle At Obsidian Ridge Vineyard, in the Red Hills […]
By Alder Yarrow. Originally published on JancisRobinson.com “It’s so crisp and cool and clear, I just love it,” said pensioner Diane Tibbs while her husband Brad nodded in agreement as they both tipped back their glasses to finish them off. “Easily half of what I buy, especially after April, is Sauvignon Blanc,” said Marika Klaver, […]
Note: This article originally appeared on the Bloomberg’s Moneyweb site. © 2018 Bloomberg L.P Growing grapes on the scorched slopes of a volcano that’s still spewing fire, smoke, and lava is as extreme as viticulture gets. The reward for the risk — in some cases, grapes are grown on volcanoes that could erupt at any […]
The Region’s Wines Rumble with Intensity and Elegance Writing in the October/November issue of The SOMM Journal, wine writer Randy Caparoso describes the Lake County region this way: “These are true ‘mountain’ vineyards. Nearly all of Lake County’s vineyards are planted 1,330-3,000 feet above sea level and yield some of the most intense, singing, […]
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Up Front with Lake County by Diane Denham / photos by...
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