California's Hidden Wine Country

Anderson Valley Pinot Noir breathes new life into Mendocino County
James Laube
Issue: June 15, 2013

Mendocino is full of dreamers, carving their own paths in this wild and remote corner of California wine country where the pace of life is set by the seasons rather than by tourist hordes or marketing gurus. There's little glamour or notoriety here, far from the beaten paths of Napa Valley to the southeast or even neighboring Sonoma County. It's a bit of old California that still survives, prospering in its own tranquil rhythm. Wine Spectator's James Laube explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 13, 2013.

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