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A Wine and Food Tour of Mendocino

Known for its laid-back atmosphere, this Northern California county offers an authentic experience
Tim Fish
Issue: June 15, 2013

In California wine country, Mendocino County stands proudly at the frontier. Not only is it the Golden State's most remote and northernmost wine region, its culture stands in contrast to its more well-known neighbors, Napa and Sonoma. Life moves at a slower pace in Mendocino, and the mind-set is sometimes unconventional, even eccentric. That's what makes a tour of Mendocino all the more tempting. It won't be quite like any other wine region you've ever visited. Wine Spectator's Tim Fish explains.

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

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