Lake County Terroir

In the heart of Northern California’s Coastal Range, Lake County’s 9,454 acres of vineyard grace the valleys, terraces and ridges of a remarkable landscape. With Clear Lake at its center, the viticultural region spans a range of terrain shaped by volcanic and tectonic forces. This combination of altitude, climate, and soils plus the careful selection of winegrape varieties permits Lake County growers to achieve a nearly perfect union of site and variety.

The harmony of site and varietal selection can result in a wine that expresses its sense of place, which French winemakers refer to as terroir. Learn more about the unique characteristics that contribute to the terroir that defines Lake County:

Elevation
Climate
Soils
Varietals

Vigilance vineyards in Red Hills AVA

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Momentum 2020 1:00 pm
Momentum 2020 @ Soper-Reese Theatre
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Momentum 2020 @ Soper-Reese Theatre
In light of recent guidance from public health officials regarding the cancellation of events through the end of March to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Lake County Winegrape Commission regrets that Momentum 2020, which[...]
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