Preserving the Zinfandel Legacy of Mendocino County

ZAP September 23, 2020 | By Chris Sawyer What’s true of this whole county is also true of Mendocino County’s Legendary Zinfandel Vineyards, which are largely off the beaten path. It is particularly true with the historic high-elevation sites that are at the Ciapusci, Gianoli, Perli and Zeni ranches off Fish Rock Road, which runs along the windy, timber-laden ridge… Read the rest

Featured member: Rivino Estate Vineyards and Winery, Ukiah

body section.banner div.banner-caption div { color: white; text-shadow: 2px 2px 4px #000000; } The onetime Schrader Ranch, purchased in 1993, was originally planted in pears. Grapes that follow pear trees have to work a lot harder. Instead of focusing on vibrant leaves and shoots, they push their roots deep into the ground in search of more nutrients and water. The… Read the rest
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Featured Member: Brashley Vineyards

Brashley Vineyards is a family-owned winery and tasting room located in the heart of Anderson Valley in Philo, CA. Brashley sources a majority of their grapes from their own 10 acres of Pinot Noir from their Hacienda Sequoia and Bevel Vineyards. They recently opened their newly remodeled tasting room on Highway 128, formerly operated y by Brutocao, and acquired the… Read the rest

Featured Member: Alta Orsa Wines

Hopland’s Alta Orsa is the story of the land, the vision and labor of their small team – led by winemaker Martin Bernal-Hafner. The story is centered on a holistic approach to farming. They practice no-till farming, minimal organic sprays, cover cropping, no tractors between the rows, and no herbicides under the vine. This philosophy preserves the unique sense of… Read the rest

Vineyard Row Weed Management Webinar

A one hour virtual session focused on strategies, techniques, and equipment for vine row weed management.   It’s spring and the battle is on to maintain control of weeds in the vineyard and under your vines.  Join us in discussion with Joseph Brinkely, Director of Organic & Biodynamic Vineyards for Bonterra, and Dave Koball, Director of Viticulture for Noble Vineyard… Read the rest

Economic Summit 2021

Economic Summit 2021 Sponsored by American Ag Credit We have four terrific sessions lined up for you this year. February 4 – 10am Contract Negotiations, Grape Brokers, Land Value Trends & Financing Solutions What’s new in contracts and smoke taint clauses? Ashley Boulton – Attorney from Downey Brand – Grape Contracts and Smoke TaintMike Needham – Turrentine Brokerage – Grape… Read the rest

MWI Annual Meeting 2020

Our 2020 General Membership Meeting wasn’t quite the barn-raising party we are accustomed to hosting, yet we did have fun! The meeting was interactive, and packed with information on our marketing and PR activities. If you want to help MWI MARKET your winery or vineyard, be sure to watch this video of our 2020 General Membership Meeting. Thank you to… Read the rest

Testa Vineyards

We are now offering table reservations on our patio for up to six people for one hour blocks! You can add on a wine tasting per person or you can select bottle service and purchase wine upon arrival! You are encouraged to bring your own food to enjoy with your wine our outdoor patio area! Please call with any questions,… Read the rest

McNab Ridge Winery

McNab Ridge Winery’s Tasting Room patio will remain open for Wine Tasting by appointment only.  Call (707) 744-1986 to make an appointment for your private wine tasting in our patio garden, between 11am and 6pm any day of the week. When you arrive, please knock on the window or call (707) 744-1986 for assistance and wait out front to be… Read the rest


Enjoy the great weather outside at a picnic table and explore our current release of six Campovida wines.  Relax with this 45 – 60 minutes experience.  This tasting is available for up to 6 guests. Open by reservation only:  Thursday-Monday:  11:00-5:00 p.m. – all outdoor touchless tastings Email: or (707) 400-6300

Goldeneye Winery

Showcasing the versatility of our single vineyard Pinot Noirs, this tasting includes our current-release wines as well as selections from our Migration label.  Relax and take in the unforgettable scenery on our outdoor patio overlooking our vineyards, we provide social distancing quite naturally! 707-895-3202  or

Pennyroyal Farms

Just want to relax with a glass of wine? Book a table with farm or vineyard views, choice of bottle, and enjoy snacks from our Farm Fare menu. Minimum 1 bottle purchase required at time of reservation. Make your reservation via TOCK, or email

Husch Vineyards

We have cautiously and enthusiastically reopened wine tasting at Husch. Utilizing our gorgeous grounds, we are offering (by reservation) outside wine tasting at picnic tables daily 10am-4pm. We are keeping things safe & simple with pre-selected flights and following all protocols set by Mendocino County. When time allows, we look forward to your visit. 1-800-554-8724

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