Taste of Mendocino 2017

The premier wine event hosted by Mendocino Winegrowers Inc.

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Vendors attending the Taste of Mendocino 2016 :

Barra of Mendocino
All BARRA of Mendocino wines are made from 100% estate grown, hand-picked certified organic grapes.  We believe that the combination of our organic viticulture practices, coupled with our unique geographic location in the Mendocino appellation helps us deliver premium wines that are truly representative of their roots. 

Bee Bold Mendocino
Bee Bold Mendocino is a grass roots movement with the goal of making Mendocino County Bee Friendly, as we sustain and protect our pollinators.


Bonterra Organic Vineyards is America’s #1 organically farmed wine brand. The peaceful McNab Ranch is Bonterra’s home, with organic vineyards and visitors such as sheep and chickens.

Using grapes grown in Mendocino County’s rugged coastal mountains, Edmeades crafts bold, intense Zinfandels of distinctive character and personality. We work side by side with a small group of growers, who year after year produce some of Mendocino County’s most highly-prized grapes. We prefer a delicate touch in our cellar, allowing each vineyard to be fully expressed in the wines we make.

Frey Vineyards
Frey Vineyards was the first winery in the United States to make certified Biodynamic® Wines. Our vineyards and winery are nestled on the slopes of Redwood Valley in Mendocino County, at the headwaters of the Russian River.

Goldeneye Winery
Goldeneye began making acclaimed Pinot Noirs from its estate winery in the Anderson Valley in 1996. Blending grapes from three Estate vineyards, Goldeneye is dedicated to crafting wines of refinement and elegance from a rich palette of terroir-inspired fruit. Reflecting the Mendocino Coast’s unique marine influences, sites and soils, these grapes create complex, elegant Pinots.

Gowan Heriloom Ciders
Gowan's refreshing fruit-forward heirloom ciders are crafted fresh from a rare collection of over 80 prized heirloom apple varieties, curated over 6 generations. Gowan's heritage family orchards are the oldest California Grand Cru orchards producing estate bottled ciders. Now celebrating our 140th year harvest!

Groundswell Institute
We embody a world where queer spirit thrives in harmony with nature. Our vision includes both an ecovillage of permanent residents committed to tending the land and its inhabitants (human and otherwise), and also a retreat center for environmental education and cultural resilience.

Handley Cellars
Bonded in 1982, we produce around 12,000 cases of wine a year. Our quality starts with our Estate Vineyards in Anderson Valley. We are located at the northwest end of the Anderson Valley on 59 acres of the original Holmes Ranch.

Husch Vineyards
Husch Vineyards is the oldest winery in the Anderson Valley appellation, located in Mendocino County. Under the direction of third generation family members, Husch produces 22 different wines, of which six are distributed nationally.

Kemmy's Pies
Totally delicious from savory to sweet, each pie is a handmade labor of love. We believe it is important to support our local agriculture and source as many local and organic ingredients as possible. We currently sell pies to local markets and specialty stores in Mendocino, Humboldt, Lake, and Sonoma Counties and online.

Kimmel Vineyards
For nearly fifty years, four generations of our family have enjoyed the natural beauty and diverse flora and fauna of Kimmel Ranch. Kimmel Vineyards is a family endeavor  and we are very proud and excited about being able to craft wines from land we all know so well.

Lula Cellars
Lula Cellars is a small production, ultra-premium label with a yearly case production of 3,500 cases, comprised of Pinot Noir, Zinfandel, Dry Gewurztraminer, Rosato and Sauvignon Blanc.

Little River Inn
Where the coast’s history and natural beauty meet. Perched on the Pacific Ocean, Little River Inn has graciously greeted guests for five generations. Dramatic and ever-changing ocean views provide a breathtaking backdrop for your stay. Our accommodations are elegant yet charming, luxurious but still cozy.

Maple Creek
Award winning wines vary from Estate Chardonnay, Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, Largo Ridge Zinfandel, Estate Merlot and Symphony.  All of our wines are made in small lots, hand crafted with passion and are sure to please every palate. 

Mariah Vineyards
Our handcrafted wines are produced solely from estate grown Mariah Vineyards grapes. These dry farmed vines grown at high elevations in the Mendocino Ridge appellation are sustainably farmed. The grapes are handpicked and sorted, producing our exclusive estate wines.

Murder Ridge
Savor this unique wine sourced from a hidden gem known as Mendocino Ridge.  The rugged and steep hillsides require costly and extreme farming techniques.  Above the fog and closer to the sun, with all its glory, Mendocino Ridge is truly about Farming in the Wilderness™.

Navarro Vineyards
Our family has been growing grapes, making wine and producing non-alcoholic grape juices in the Anderson Valley in coastal Mendocino since 1974.  Our vineyard is located in a cooler growing region so our specialties and focus are on dry Alsatian style white wines and Pinot Noir.

Olive Oils of Mendocino County
Sample some of the many olive oils now being produced in Mendocino County. Producers like Old Chatham Ranch, Olio di Mendo, and Stella Cadente will guide tastings and explain how terroir and climate affect the oils' flavor and depth.

At Panthea, each fall when the harvest bell rings, friends and family converge to see it through with fun, jubilation and Kelly’s guiding vision-the alchemy of art and science. It is a decided old world effort of hard work and love. Kelly, his wife Jessa & their son Griffyn strive to celebrate art, life, community and wine, creating a culture of authenticity while evolving their pinot noir.  

Parducci Wine Cellars
A long established winery that takes pride in their sustainably produced wines, Parducci offers an array of varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Port. Explore award-winning Parducci wines, picnic on the vineyard patio, or schedule a tour of the estate to experience an array of wildlife in our wetlands.

Pennyroyal Farm
Pennyroyal Farm produces handcrafted cheese exclusively from goats and sheep raised at our own family farm, which munch on wild grasses and pennyroyal mint that blanket our sixty-six acre farmstead and vineyard in Boonville. The milk is transformed into fresh and aged cheeses and, like our grapes, Our cheeses reveal a strong sense of place.

Phillips Hill Winery
Pilgrimages to Burgundy have influenced Toby Hill's pursuit of a refined, down to earth and graceful “old meets new world” style. The challenge lies in the quest for the taste of fruit without sweetness and with lower alcohols, always striving for authenticity from the vineyard, elegance, finesse, energy and restrained ethereal power. 

Philo Ridge Vineyards
Philo Ridge Vineyards is located in the beautiful hills of the Anderson Valley.  We make small, handcrafted lots of eleven complex, palate-pleasing wines.  Our vineyards are farmed using sustainable methods and the winery is 100% wind and solar-powered.  

Princess and the Peasant
Dan and Stephanie Rivin are on a mission to seek out the most interesting vineyards from the far flung reaches of Mendocino County.



Roadhouse Winery
Roadhouse Winery is a micro producer of fine handmade Pinot Noir in the town of Healdsburg, CA.  Roadhouse Winery makes Yorkville Highlands, Russian River Valley, & Sonoma Coast Pinots in a California style, from name vineyards like Weir, Olivet Lane, Sangiacomo, Leras, Nunes & Silver Pines.

Scharffenberger Cellars
Situated only miles from the coastal influences of the Pacific, Scharffenberger Cellars enjoys the deep soils and sunshine within the protected valley. “The Anderson Valley is ideally suited to growing grapes for sparkling wine,” says winemaker Tex Sawyer. “It is the coolest growing region in California, so our grapes are allowed extra time on the vine and become fully mature before harvest.”

Seebass Vineyards
Our family estate sits in the lush Russian River Valley between the Mayacamas and Coastal Mountain ranges. All of our wines are created from hand-harvested, hand-pruned, sustainably farmed estate-grown fruit. Our select blocks are the premium sections from Seebass Vineyards.

Signal Ridge
The Signal Ridge Vineyard is the highest altitude vineyard
in all of Mendocino, Sonoma and Napa counties.  This challenging ridgetop terroir produces  unique high end singular fruit. Signal Ridge wines are created through the teamwork, trust and cooperation.

Starchild Chocolate
By combining the wonderful cacao bean with some of natures finest, organic, ingredients we are able to create not just a chocolate bar but a work of art. We are dedicated to supporting small scale organic farmers and communities in fair trade practices and establishing lasting, healthy, business relationships that respect all individuals involved.

Stella Cadente
Stella Cadente produces artisanal extra virgin and flavored olive oils.  Our oils are repeat gold medal winners, and are featured at restaurants and retailers throughout California. 


Made by Wayne Bauer in Potter Valley, a truly beautiful and unique place. The hot days and cool nights combine to create fruit of exceptional flavors, especially in white wine grapes. Our wines are handmade in very small lots, with great attention to detail, creating wines of intense flavors which are true to the varietals and the region.

Thanksgiving Coffee
Since 1972, Thanksgiving Coffee has continuously innovated and brought a passionate, consistent voice on behalf of coffee as a source of pleasure and a force for justice in the world.

Theopolis Vineyards
Theopolis Vineyards is a small lot vineyard and hand-crafted winery located in California’s prestigious Yorkville Highlands of the Anderson Valley. Ms. Theodora Lee, a partner and trial lawyer at Littler Mendelson, founded Theopolis Vineyards in 2003. In the wine world, Ms. Lee is known as Theo-patra, Queen of the Vineyards.

Waits-Mast Family Cellars
Waits-Mast Family Cellars has focused its efforts on single-vineyard Pinot Noir from the often foggy, cool-climate regions of California. We aspire to create delicious Pinot Noir by working with intriguing vineyards and letting their unique characteristics – from coastal proximity to hillside placement – shine through in the wine.