Harpers UK

New West Sonoma Coast AVA to highlight ‘best Pinot Noir’ in USA

With the official rubber-stamping of a new West Sonoma Coast AVA just weeks away, its vintners have been in London promoting what they describe as “California’s Cote d’Or”.
The new AVA currently includes 23 wineries spread over three coastal ridges to the west of Russian River, with around 1,000 collective acres primarily planted to Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in elevated, cool climate sites.



California’s Edgiest, Riskiest Wine Region Is About to Get a New Name

The dramatic, 51-mile-long sliver of land next to the ocean is known as the West Sonoma Coast, or what some call the “true,” “extreme,” or “far” Sonoma coast. It’s California’s edgiest, riskiest wine region, where clashing tectonic plates have been churning up the earth for hundreds of millions of years.

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Robb Report

Sonoma’s Secret Elite Wine Region

On far-western, coastal ridges, some of Northern California’s most talented winemakers are producing exquisite Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays.

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WTop - Washington

Wine of the Week: West Sonoma Coast Wines

WASHINGTON — There are road shows and then there are road shows. This week, the West Sonoma Coast Vintners Association is on the road, bringing its wine wares to Washington as part of an educational tasting tour for consumers and those in the industry.

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The New York Times

Sonoma County Pinot Noirs Blur the Boundary Lines By Eric Asimov

It’s a question that comes up regularly: What is your favorite American region for pinot noir? I find it impossible to answer.

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The Washington Post

West Sonoma Coast in The Washington Post

Dave McIntyre wrote an article, Why American wine labels aren’t as specific as they could be, for the The Washington Post about our West Sonoma Coast AVA.

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