Whether it’s a particularly smooth zinfandel or a delightfully bubbly sparkling wine, each California winegrowing region imparts subtle nuances to the wines and grapes grown within its borders. Each region has a diverse and distinctive mix of wine styles, grape varieties, wine-grape growers, vintners, wineries and events.
Interested in learning more about the wines produced in a particular winegrowing area? Explore the regions, links and resources to the right and get to know more about California’s vineyards.
Find links and resources for a specific region.
California Association of Winegrape Growers: www.cawg.org
California Code of Sustainable Winegrowing Practices fact sheet (PDF)
California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance: www.sustainablewinegrowing.org
California Travel & Tourism Commission and the Wine Institute:
Discover California Wine: www.discovercaliforniawine.com
Family Winemakers of California: www.familywinemakers.org
History of California’s wine-grape growers
fact sheet (PDF)
University of California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources Catalog: http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/
Wine Institute: www.wineinstitute.org