11 Big-Name California Rhône Picks

New reviews of Syrah, Grenache, Viognier and more
11 Big-Name California Rhône Picks
Dragonette is a leader of high-quality Syrah in Santa Barbara County. (Brandon Sparks-Gillis)
Jul 30, 2018

From Carneros to Santa Barbara, California winemakers have consistently proven that the state excels with Rhône varieties. It makes perfect sense that grapes like Syrah and Viognier thrive here, as the climate is similar to that of the Rhône, with warm, dry summers and cooling winds. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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