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This category is for wineries and non-shopping sites whose focus is Alexander Valley wine. Before submitting a site, please check to see if it falls under any of the following categories:

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Listing wineries and informational resources relevant to Alexander Valley wine and wine country.

The Alexander Valley AVA encompasses approximately 75,000 acres in northern Sonoma County. It stretches from just south and east of Healdsburg to just north of Cloverdale, flanking both sides of the Russian River.

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Important: This category is restricted to listings relevant to the officially defined Dry Creek Valley American Viticultural Area. For sites relevant to other portions of Sonoma County (e.g. Alexander Valley, Los Carneros, Russian River Valley, Sonoma Valley), please submit to a more appropriate category.

This category is for wineries and non-shopping sites whose focus is Dry Creek Valley wine. Before submitting a site, please check to see if it falls under any of the following categories:

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Listing wineries and informational resources relevant to Dry Creek Valley wine and wine country.

The Dry Creek Valley American Viticultural Area is located in Northern Sonoma County, beginning approximately at Healdsburg, and running north and west along Dry Creek. It is bordered on the south by the Russian River Valley A.V.A., and on the east by the Alexander Valley A.V.A.

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This category is for wineries and non-shopping sites whose focus is Mendocino wine. Before submitting, please check to see if your site falls under any of the following categories:

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Listing wineries and informational resources relevant to Mendocino wine and wine country.

The Mendocino American Viticultural Area is located entirely within Mendocino County, California. Mendocino County is located north of Sonoma County, and west of Lake County. There are seven smaller viticultural areas located within Mendocino:

  • Anderson Valley
  • Cole Ranch
  • McDowell Valley
  • Mendocino Ridges
  • Potter Valley
  • Redwood Valley
  • Yorkville Highlands

In addition, two other areas, the Ukiah and Sanel Valleys, have been proposed as American Viticultural Areas, but have not yet been accepted as of October, 2002.

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Important: Sites that are relevant only to the Los Carneros region should be submitted in Recreation: Food: Drink: Wine: United States: California: North Coast: Carneros.

This category is for wineries and non-shopping sites whose focus is Napa Valley wine, or for wineries with locations in more than one American Viticultural Area within Napa Valley. Before submitting a site, please check to see if it falls under any of the following categories:

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Listing wineries and informational resources relevant to Napa Valley wine and wine country.

The Napa Valley American Viticultural Area is located in Napa County. This category and its subcategories also contain listings for the A.V.A.'s contained entirely within Napa Valley:

  • Atlas Peak
  • Chiles Valley District
  • Diamond Mountain District
  • Howell Mountain
  • Mount Veeder
  • Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley
  • Oakville
  • Rutherford
  • St. Helena
  • Spring Mountain District
  • Stags Leap District
  • Yountville
  • Wild Horse Valley
In addition, parts of the Los Carneros A.V.A. lie within Napa Valley. However, listings for that region are found in Recreation: Food: Drink: Wine: United States: California: North Coast: Carneros since Los Carneros is also partly in Sonoma County.

Although some of the American Viticultural Areas in Napa Valley share the names of Napa County towns, the borders are not the same. For example, a winery with a Saint Helena mailing address might actually be located in the Spring Mountain A.V.A. This category is organized according to the official American Viticultural Area definitions contained in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms regulations, which is the agency responsible for the official wine geographical organization of the United States.

Please first check the submission guidelines at http://dmoz.org/add.html and the Wine category description at http://dmoz.org/Recreation/Food/Drink/Wine/desc.html.

Important: This category is restricted to listings relevant to the officially defined Russian River Valley American Viticultural Area, including Green Valley and Chalk Hill. For sites relevant to other portions of Sonoma County (e.g. Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Los Carneros, Sonoma Valley), please submit to a more appropriate category.

This category is for wineries and non-shopping sites whose focus is Russian River Valley wine. Before submitting a site, please check to see if it falls under any of the following categories:

We encourage you to cross-post sites for individual wineries to the regional category for the locality in which the winery is located (see Regional: North_America: United_States: California: Localities for a list).

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Listing wineries and informational resources relevant to Russian River Valley wine and wine country.

The Russian River Valley American Viticultural Area is located in Northern Sonoma County. This category also contains listings for the Sub-A.V.A.'s of the Russian River Valley, including Green Valley and Chalk Hill. The Russian River Valley A.V.A. is bordered by the town of Santa Rosa on the south and east, the Knights Valley A.V.A. on the northeast, and by the Dry Creek Valley and Alexander Valley A.V.A.'s on the North at Healdsburg.

Some towns within the Russian River Valley include:

  • Forest Hills
  • Forestville
  • Graton
  • Guerneville
  • Hacienda
  • Rio Dell
  • Rio Nido
  • Sebastopol
  • Windsor
  • parts of Healdsburg
  • parts of Santa Rosa

The Russian River Valley is part of the area popularly referred to as "Sonoma." For more information about other related areas, please check the "see also" links in this category.

Please first check the submission guidelines at http://dmoz.org/add.html and the Wine category description at http://dmoz.org/Recreation/Food/Drink/Wine/desc.html.

Important: This category is restricted to listings relevant to the officially defined Sonoma Valley American Viticultural Area. For sites relevant to other portions of Sonoma County, please submit to a more appropriate category. For example:

This category is for wineries and non-shopping sites whose focus is Sonoma Valley wine. Before submitting a site, please check to see if it falls under any of the following categories:

We encourage you to cross-post sites for individual wineries to the regional category for the locality in which the winery is located (see Regional: North_America: United_States: California: Localities for a list).

Thank you.

Listing wineries and informational resources relevant to Sonoma Valley wine and wine country.

Sonoma Valley is an American Viticultural Area comprising a portion of southeastern Sonoma County. It is bordered on the south by the Los Carneros region, and on the north by the town of Santa Rosa (just to the south of the Russian River Valley and Green Valley A.V.A.'s). It also includes the Sonoma Mountain A.V.A. Some towns within the Sonoma Valley region include:

  • Agua Caliente
  • Boyes Hot Springs
  • El Verano
  • Glen Ellen
  • Kenwood
  • Oakmont
  • and parts of Sonoma

Many people refer to the entire Sonoma County wine region as Sonoma Valley. However, this category only lists the resources relevant to the actual Sonoma Valley region. Other wine regions in Sonoma County include:

  • Russian River Valley, including its Chalk Hill and Green Valley subregions
  • Alexander Valley
  • Dry Creek Valley
  • Knights Valley
  • Sonoma Coast
  • Carneros (which is also partly in Napa County)
For more information about the other Sonoma County regions, please check the "see also" links in this category.

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