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Tasting Rooms, Wineries & Breweries

Lake County has a long wine history that dates back to the 1850s when early settlers first began planting vineyards, which flourished in Lake County's Mediterranean microclimates and soil rich in volcanic ash.

Today, Lake County calls itself "The Undiscovered Wine Country," encouraging visitors to come and explore its high-elevation vineyards and vast and varied territory. Less well-known than the neighboring growing regions of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino, Lake County is an ultra-premium winegrape growing region whose number of award-winning wineries continue to grow.

Wine bars and wineries operating tasting rooms with regularly scheduled hours, are at the top of the list; preceding wineries with tasting by appointment.

Tasting Rooms & Wine Bars

Beaver Creek Vineyards
Beaver Creek Winery 22000 Highway 29, Middletown, CA  95461
(707) 987-1069
www.beavercreekvineyards.com
Tasting Room open daily 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Beaver Creek Vineyards is located in Lake County, a truly unique corner of California. With the largest natural freshwater lake entirely in California, appropriately called Clear Lake, this county has been revered for centuries by the native populations of California, who prize the lake and its environs for their healing properties. Mount Konocti, an inactive volcano on the south shore of Clear Lake, gave the Lake County its volcanic soil and helped to create the area's lovely hills full of unspoiled vegetation and flora and its many hot springs, which have been long prized for their healing properties.
  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Handcrafted wines
Bell Hill Vineyards 
Bell Hill Tasting Room 125 Park Street, Lakeport, CA  95453
(707) 490-4400
www.bellhillvineyards.com
Tasting room open Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday until 9:00 p.m. during the Summer Concert in the Park Series, and by appointment. 
Bell Hill Vineyards is a family owned and run business that was founded in 2005.   Phillip and Julia Maxwell have been growing wine grapes for about 30 years. Their vineyards are located in Kelseyville which produces Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The 2004 and 2005 vintages of Merlot have won multiple awards.

Boat to Library Park and take a short walk to the tasting room.
Brassfield Estate Winery
Brassfield Estate 10915 High Valley Road, Clearlake Oaks, CA  95423
(707) 998-1895
www.brassfieldestate.com

Tasting room open:
December 1 through February 28, noon to 5:00 p.m. daily
March 1 through November 30, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily
Tours by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).

With a Tuscan-style winery located at his vineyard estate in High Valley Jerry Brassfield has an idyllic setting for grapes and guests alike. With official AVA status granted in 2005, the High Valley appellation is one of California’s newest, and unlike many California coastal valleys that typically run north-south, High Valley’s orientation is east-west, approximately one mile wide and five miles long. The valley’s topography has created several distinct microclimates and its geology has resulted in a combination of volcanic soils along the hillsides and alluvial soils on the valley floor, which sits at an elevation of 1,800 feet. Excavation is underway on one of the largest wine cave systems in North America. Totaling 75,000 square feet when complete, currently 15,000 square feet of the wine cave system is finished and houses 1,500 barrels of wine. The system is interconnected and has four entrances with plans for a public area to hold wine club parties and special events. Brassfield’s meticulously planted vineyards on the cooler valley floor are perfect for white varietals such as Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc, while the hillside vineyards are ideally suited for red varietals such as Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet, and Merlot. A covered Picnic Pavilion is available for guests and is surrounded by centuries-old oak trees that dot the natural wildlife corridors and traverse the vineyards.  Brassfield is quickly gaining prestige for its estate-grown varietals, many of which have racked up impressive awards.

The Farm to Bottle Tour and Tasting is an unique opportunity to taste and explore handcrafted 100% estate-grown Reserve Wines paired with local artisan cheeses and chocolate.  The 90 minute private tour includes the wines caves, vineyards and private tasting for a fee.  Reservations required.

  • Farm to Bottle Tour
  • Special Events   
  • Wine Cave
  • Picnic Area
Ceago Vinegarden
Ceago Vinegarden 5115 E. Highway 20
Nice 95464
(707) 274-1462
www.ceago.com
Tasting Room open daily Noon to 5:00 p.m., tours by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
Organic and Biodynamic
Situated along two miles of lakeshore, the agricultural resort-style winery, Ceago Vinegarden, owned and operated by Jim Fetzer of the prominent winemaking family, promotes a holistic farming environment for plant and animal life. A showcase of biodynamic winemaking and agriculture, the development surrounds a Hacienda-style compound of buildings with herb gardens, grapes, kiwis, olives, walnuts, figs, lavender, a variety of seasonal plantings and winegrapes — the primary production crop — including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Domestic and wild animals wander the property, demonstrating how both animal and plant kingdoms work together in an agricultural environment.
  • Boat dock 
  • Lakeside Casitas
  • Gift Shop
  • Picnic area 
  • Luxury Villa
  • Seaplane access
  • Baguette and cheese available for purchase
Chacewater Winery and Olive Mill
Chacewater 5625 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-2995
www.chacewaterwine.com 
Tasting room open Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Daily by appointment.

Chacewater. A small village on the Southern tip of England, the origin of the Manuel family tree.  The symbol. The mark of a Chacewater church craftsman.

Chacewater Winery & Olive Mill is family-owned and operated.  We take pride in producing wines, Extra Virgin Olive Oils and soaps of the highest quality, sourced from select vineyards and estate-grown olive trees. By producing only small lots and using only the finest natural ingredients we are able to produce artisanal products of distinction.

The name Chacewater honors our ancestral family in Cornwall, England. Because of their adventurous and hardworking nature, we are able to fulfill our passions today.

  • Olive Oil
  • Certified Organic
  • Special Events
  • Custom Crush Package
  • Co-Op Tasting Room
  • Custom Olive Mill
Don Angel Cellars
Don Angel Cellars 165 Main Street, Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 349-0387
www.donangelcellars.com
Tasting room hours: Daily, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Miguel Angel graduated from college with a major in Business Administration.  When he first moved to California, if somebody had told him that he was going to be making wine he would have probably laughed at them. Today 23 years later....he's making wine and loving it!   He was hired by Jed Steele in 1996 as the Cellar Master for his newly acquired winery in Kelseyville. Miguel worked for Jed till 2004, after being his Assistant Winemaker for the last 3 years. When Miguel left Steele Wines, he knew then that it was his time to fly solo.  He got his first job as a winemaker in a nearby winery only half a mile down from Steele Wines. Now after all this time he has his own wine label.

 

Gregory Graham Winery
Gregory Graham Winery 13633 Point Lakeview Road
Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 995-3500
www.ggwines.com
Tasting room open weekends 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
After 20 years as a winemaker in the Napa Valley, Gregory Graham wanted to grow his own winegrapes to produce wines in exactly the style he favors. Quality is paramount in every detail – from pruning to bottling – with a focus on maximizing the fruit characteristics of each varietal. In the vineyard, he harvests the grapes at optimum maturity, and in the winery, he uses gentle, small-lot winemaking techniques. The result: wines with bright, fresh fruit aromas and flavors, with intensity and softness. The winery produces Syrah, Grenache, and Zinfandel from the estate vineyard, and Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier using grapes grown by other highly respected growers in the area. Gregory Graham Winery and its Crimson Hill Vineyard are located in the Red Hills AVA.
  • Special Events
  • Vineyard and Winery Tour

 

Hawk and Horse Vineyards
Hawk and Horse Vineyards 13048 Hwy 29, Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 994-0910
www.hawkandhorsevineyards.com
Tasting room open Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekdays by appointment.
Hawk and Horse Vineyards is passionately dedicated to quality from the ground up. From the selection of vines and vineyard site, to the most carefully detailed farming practices, they pay special attention to every aspect of the wine growing process. With soil and climate perfectly suited to growing Bordeaux varieties of world class distinction, they specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon. Their award-winning wines are attentively hand-crafted from fruit grown on their certified organic vineyard located in the Red Hills AVA. Family owned and operated, they take great pride in their farming practices and are certified Demeter Biodynamic and CCOF organic.
  • Ranch tour 
  • Vineyard Tour
  • Wine Tour
Lake County Wine Studio 
Lake County Wine Studio 9505 Main Street
Upper Lake 95485
(707) 275-8030
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Monday
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Friday
Located in historic Upper Lake just across the street from the restored Tallman Hotel, the Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS) offers visitors a true taste of wine country. Hard-to-find artisan wines from over thirty-five select local producers are available for tasting and sale at the eco-friendly studios' straw-bale tasting bar. The first multi-winery tasting room in Lake County, the LCWS also boasts a gallery for local artists and a gift shop.  LCWS hosts monthly art and wine receptions (first weekend of the month that includes both Friday and Saturday), and food and wine pairings.   LCWS also hosts a Local Cuisine Scene, a food and wine pairing, on the second Friday of the month February through December and on the third Friday in January. Fondue is available with 24-hour advance reservation.

Wineries represented are:
  • Alienor
  • Beaver Creek
  • Bell Hill Vineyards
  • Big Valley
  • Brassfield Estate
  • Bullion Ridge
  • Cache Creek
  • Ceago Vinegarden
  • Chacewater
  • Cougar's Leap
  • Dusinberré Cellars

  • Eden Crest

  • Elk Mountain Vineyards

  • Fore Family
  • Gregory Graham
  • Hagafen Cellars
  • Hawk & Horse
  • Isabel
  • Lady of the Lake
  • Langtry
  • Laujor Estate
  • Lavendar Blue
  • Moore Family Winery
  • Mt. Konocti Growers
  • Noggle Vineyards & Winery
  • Obsidian Ridge
  • Olof Cellars
  • Red Lava
  • Robinson Lake Vineyards
  • Robledo Family
  • Rosa D'Oro
  • Shannon Ridge
  • Shed Horn Cellars
  • Six Sigma
  • Snows Lake Vineyard
  • Sol Rouge
  • Steele
  • Tejada
  • Thorn Hill
  • Vigilance
  • Wildhurst
Langtry Estate & Vineyards
Langtry Wine Tour 21000 Butts Canyon Road
Middletown, CA  95461
(707) 995-7521
www.langtryestate.com
 Tasting room open daily, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
As far back as 1854, Langtry Estate & Vineyards — formerly Guenoc Estate Vineyards & Winery — has been a home to winegrapes. From 1888 to 1906, it was home to actress Lillie Langtry, who continued the grape-growing tradition of the land and whose face continues to grace the Guenoc label. In 1963, the winery was established by the Magoon family who also planted extensive vineyard acreage and were among the first in California to plant the five major red Bordeaux grape varieties. By 1981, Guenoc Valley was approved as an AVA — the first single-proprietor AVA in the country, with such spectacular views, some people travel to Guenoc just to have a look. Today, under new ownership, Langtry Estate & Vineyards continues to thrive with a Petite Sirah that has won more gold medals and best of show awards than any other Petite Sirah in the world.
  • Picnic Area
  • Special Events
  • Vineyard Tours
Laujor Estate Winery
Laujor Estate 8664 Siegler Springs North, Kelseyville, CA 95451
(707) 279-2146
www.laujorestate.com
Tasting room open daily from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Laujor Estate is a small production boutique winery located in Kelseyville. Their breathtaking vineyards sit high above the clouds at an elevation of 2300' in the highly acclaimed Red Hills Appellation. Enjoy compelling views of rolling hills and miles of surrounding vineyards as far as the eye can see. Meet the owners and winemakers in the tasting rooms as they look forward to spending time with visitors and sharing their knowledge and story about the dream that brought them to this beautiful countryside.

Moore Family Winery
Moore Family Winery 11990 Bottle Rock Road
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-9279
www.moorefamilywinery.com
Open Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tours available by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
The Moores, who have been in the wine business for decades building wine caves for Napa Valley wineries, completed their own masterpiece in Lake County after 12 years – a 70-acre mountain-top estate winery complete with wine caves, organic vineyards, a picnic area, and two ponds. Weddings are welcome on the beautiful grounds and local musicians play monthly concerts through the harvest season. The tasting room has a Mediterranean flair with picture windows of the stunning mountain views.
  • Picnic Area
  • Special Events
  • Weddings
Mt Konocti Winery
Mt. Konocti Winery PO Box 365/2550 Big Valley Road, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-4213
www.mtkonoctiwines.com
Tasting room open Friday through Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and by appointment 
Mt. Konocti Winery originates from family pear farmers who joined together in 1926 as the Lake County Fruit Exchange, an agricultural cooperative. From that day forward, Lake County Fruit Exchange operated as one of the major processor, packer and marketers for Lake County and Mendocino County pear farmers.  In 1976, the Lake County Fruit Exchange changed their name to Mt. Konocti Growers, to better reflect the local farmers the cooperative was serving.  In 2004, Mt. Konocti Growers expanded into the wine industry, providing services for wine making, custom crush, barrel storage, case storage and vineyard management. In 2007, the Carpenter Family, Gayaldo Family, Hanson Family and Oldham Family – all members of Mt. Konocti Winery – began bottling wines. The tasting room, located in a 58-degree Barrel Room, opened in 2011. The Mt. Konocti Winery tasting room features timeless treasures of local history, a rustic feel and romantic charm!
  • Weddings
  • Family Events 
  • Winery Services
  • Corporate Events 
  • Special Events 
  • Courtyard

 

  • Barrel Room Event Center - up to 500 guests

 

Noggle Vineyards & Winery 
Noggle Vineyard & Winery 700 Long Valley Road
Clearlake Oaks, CA  95423
(707) 998-0319
www.nogglevineyardsandwinery.com
Tasting room open Saturday and Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
A family-owned boutique winery located in the secluded Old Long Valley region of the blossoming Lake County appellation, Noggle Vineyards and Winery produces Cabernet Sauvignon from a six-acre vineyard that sits on a 1,500-foot bench below Round Mountain and above the North Fork of Cache Creek. A combination of mineral-rich volcanic soil and hot summer temperatures with breezy, cool nights promotes a slow, even ripening of the grapes.
  • Picnic Area
Rosa d'Oro Vineyards 
Rosa d'Oro Vineyards 3915 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-0483
www.rosadorowine.com
Tasting room open Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Run by father and son, Nick and Paolo Buttitta, Rosa d’Oro is rooted in family and old-world Italian traditions. Using only organic farming techniques, this unique pair is responsible for the entire process — from planting to winemaking, bottling to selling. Specializing in Italian varietals like Primitivo, Barbera, Dolcetto, and Aglianico, the Buttitta family opened the doors to their very own tasting room in the heart of downtown Kelseyville, with an atmosphere that makes guests feel right at home.
  • Olive Oils
  • Vinegars
Shed Horn Cellars 
Shed Horn Cellars 21108 Calistoga Street, Middletown, CA  95461
(707) 987-8445
www.shedhorncellars.com
Tasting room open Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday and Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday by appointment.
Shed Horn Cellars is the vision of long-time Lake County resident and award-winning winemaker Michael Wood. For many years Michael produced wines for prestigious Lake County wineries. After years of training, gaining knowledge, and experience, he decided to pursue his own winemaking passion and his vision for Shed Horn became a reality. Being an avid outdoorsman, Michael found a name for his winery easily with the idea of the powerful elk. With his enthusiasm for the business and the assistance of his family, Shed Horn Cellar's started producing wines from the mountainous, wild, volcanic soils of our areas most esteemed vineyards. We are pleased with our history, starting with one 3 barrel lot in 2004, we have grown to more than 1000 cases annual production. Being a small producer, we only enter the three major competitions and are proud that we have consistently won gold medals and shown very well year after year.
Six Sigma Ranch & Winery
Six Sigma Winery 13372 Spruce Grove Road
Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 994-2086
www.sixsigmaranch.com
Tasting room open daily 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Barrel tasting and ranch tours by appointment. Limited tasting also available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS).
With a background in math and statistics, it’s no wonder owner Kaj Ahlmann named Six Sigma Ranch and Winery after a methodology. Six Sigma is a measure of quality and process improvement that strives for near perfection. Each of Kaj’s wines is designed using this concept’s data-driven principles — from vineyard planting to customer service. Six Sigma’s 4,300-acre ranch was developed with the intent to maintain its natural state. In fact, not only are the vineyards responsible for producing superb wines, they also serve as wildlife corridors for the deer, bobcat, wild turkey, wild pigs, and bears to live in perfect symbiosis with the land. Even the winery makes use of the landscape by storing its barrels in a wine cave carved directly into a hillside.
  • Picnic Area
  • Barrel Tasting
  • Vineyard and wine classes
  • Produces natural pasture raised beef, lamb and pork
  • Vineyard tours on an all terrain Pinzgauer
Steele Wines, Inc. 
Steele Wines 4350 Thomas Drive
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 279-9475
www.steelewines.com
Tasting room open 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Tours by appointment.
Jed Steele, founding winemaker of Kendall-Jackson, established Steele and Shooting Star Wines in 1991, co-leasing a small winery until the summer of 1996 when he purchased and opened the old Konocti Winery between Lakeport and Kelseyville. In 2002, Jed and his son Quincy Steele, began a small project which became the new label named Writer’s Block, which has blossomed into an acclaimed line of wines. Steele Wines also produces small quantities of single-vineyard Chardonnays, five single-vineyard Pinot Noirs, three single-vineyard Zinfandels, Pinot Gris, Viognier, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Late Harvest Chardonnay. All three labels have won numerous awards.
  • Annual Harvest Festival
  • Farmers' Market
  • Picnic Area
Terrill Cellars Winery
Terrill Cellars 16175 Main Street
Lower Lake, CA  95457
(707) 252-8444
www.terrillcellars.com
Open Wednesday, Friday - Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
It was after a very vivid dream that Brad Terrill created Tuscan Village. The miniature Italian-style village features a deli, art and gift shop, an amphitheater featuring live music on Fridays, a welcoming orchard, and a charming little wedding chapel in regular use. The Terrill Cellars winery was built with an original wall from the Lower Lake Livery Stable from the 1860s. Tasting is offered both indoors and out.
  • Live Music
  • Special events
  • Picnic area
Thorn Hill Vineyard
Thorn Hill Vineyard 8170 S Highway 29, Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 279-2745
www.ThornHillVineyards.com
Tasting Room open daily 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
Thorn Hill Vineyards is one of California’s most distinctive boutique wineries.  Owners, Amy and Jack Thorn’s attention to creating exceptional wine extends throughout the wine making process so that our customers can feel confident that a bottle of wine with the Thorn Hill label is consistently exceptional.  Current varietals of Thorn Hill Vineyards’ limited production wines from Lake County are the Red Rock Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio and our late harvest Petite Sirah Port.  Also available at the Red Hills tasting room are Thorn Hill’s Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Chardonnay as well as our Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir and Merlot. The tasting room has a Tuscan flair and guests can picnic on our stone terraces overlooking stunning mountain views and a landscape of rolling hills, vineyards, cypresses and olive trees.
  • Special Events 
  • Picnic Area

 

Twin Pine Casino and Hotel
Twin Pine 22223 Highway 29, Middletown 95461
(707) 987-0197
(800) 564-4872
www.twinpine.com
Properties are multifaceted with a distinguished style, including marked upgrades in the quality of physical attributes, amenities and level of comfort.
$$
AAA rated
Twin Pine Casino and Hotel, located in scenic southern Lake County, at the northern gateway to the world-renowned Napa Valley, offers a wide variety of slot machines with a well-rounded mixture of the latest and most popular penny, nickel, quarter, one-dollar and five-dollar games. Also offers live-action table games featuring Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, and live poker featuring Texas Hold'Em. Enjoy entertainment in the Grapevine Lounge, and exquisite dinners in the Manzanita restaurant.

Manzanita Restaurant
Sunday thru Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday and Saturday    7:00 am - Midnight

Market Place Express  7:30 am - 2:00 am

Grapevine Lounge     11:00 am - 2:00 am
  • Live weekend entertainment
  • Casino promotion every day of the week
  • Full service bar
  • Wine tasting seven days a week
  • Featured winery of the month and dinner pairing menu
  • Awarded Gold Medal Accommodation from Touring and Tasting magazine
Wildhurst Vineyards 
Wildhurst Vineyards 3855 Main Street
Kelseyville, CA  95451
(800) 595-WINE (9463)
(707) 279-4302
www.wildhurst.com
Tasting room open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wildhurst Vineyards began in 1966 when fifth-generation pear grower Myron Holdenried planted a former pear orchard with 30 acres of Zinfandel grapes. In the years since, Wildhurst’s handcrafted wines have consistently won top awards and high ratings.Winemaker Banyon Kirkendall's commitment to produce hand-crafted fruit-focused wines that showcase the quality of the Lake County winegrape growing region is evident in his signature wine – Sauvignon Blanc – and in the winery’s other award-winning varietals including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel. A friendly tasting room is located in the restored Odd Fellows Hall in downtown Kelseyville.
  • Gift shop
  • Locally-grown walnuts
  • Special events
Wineries & Tasting by Appointment

Bullion Creek Vineyards
PO Box 741, Middletown, CA  95461
(707) 987-9244
www.bullioncreekvineyards.com
This family-owned vineyard is located on the north slope of Mount St. Helena. The grapes are grown in rich, mineral-laden, volcanic soils on the sunny side of the mountain, in the cleanest air in California, irrigated with the finest spring water, all of which help produce the highest quality, best-flavored fruit. From this is born their "Bullion Rouge" Cabernet Sauvignon.
Fortress Vineyards 
Fortress Vineyards Red Hills AVA, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 526-3059
www.fortressvineyards.com
Fortress Vineyards makes its wines from its high-elevation mountain vineyard 2,000 - 2,400 feet on a ridge of Mount Konocti directly overlooking Clear Lake. The elevation, well-drained soils, cooling lake influence, and sustainable cultural practices combine to produce outstanding fruit with small bunches of berries with concentrated fruit flavor.
Obsidian Ridge
Obsidian Ridge Hwy 175 at Red Hills Road, Kelseyville, CA  95451
(707) 255-4929
www.obsidianridge.com
Tasting available at Lake County Wine Studio (LCWS)
Planted high on the ridge separating Alexander Valley and Clear Lake, Obsidian Ridge is a 105-acre vineyard set on a northwest-facing parcel that ranges in elevation from 2,300 to 2,640 feet. Located in the Red Hills appellation, the site is part of the youngest volcanic flow in the North Coast region and is composed of intensely red soils shot with obsidian rock and gravel. Obsidian Ridge is one of the highest vineyards in all of California and benefits from cool evenings due to good circulation, high elevation, and breezes off the Mayacmas Range. The sunlight intensity at 2,640 feet creates thick grape skins, resulting in wines of deep color and intensity. Planted with premium Bordeaux clones, including Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, this is mountain Cabernet country.
Red Lava Vineyards and Winery
Red Lava Vineyards 8200 S. Highway 29
Lower Lake, CA 95457
(707) 265-9454
www.redlavavineyards.com
Visitors by appointment.
At Red Lava Vineyards, legendary wine begins in the vineyard. The vineyard site features red volcanic soil abundantly mixed with shiny, black obsidian and Konocti diamonds, steep hillsides at an elevation of 1,600 feet, southern exposure to capture ideal sunlight throughout the day, and cooling breezes from Clear Lake and Thurston Lake that moderate the hot summer climate to provide ideal growing conditions. Sustainable farming practices protect the land that nurtures the vineyard. All of these elements come together to create an exceptional expression of estate-grown, handcrafted wine.
Robledo Family Winery
Robledo Winery 2040 Soda Bay Road
Lakeport, CA 95453
(707) 263-0100
www.robledofamilywinery.com
Tasting room open by appointment only

In 1968 Reynaldo Robledo, Sr. learned how to prune a vine. He spent the following three decades working in several vineyards learning more and more about this unique type of farming. His experience grew until he was eventually managing vineyards with hundreds of acres and many men.  During these years the family purchased fourteen vineyards, totaling approximately 300 acres, in Napa, Sonoma, and Lake County. Although they still sell most of the fruit to other wineries, they now produce their own estate wines.
After owning one of the more popular tasting room's in Sonoma, CA for several years, the family decided to open a tasting room in Lake County to showcase the wines produced here. 

  • Olive Oil

 

 

Breweries
Kelsey Creek Brewing Company
Kelsey Creek Brewing Microbrewery
Live Music on Wednesdays 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brew Cycle Tours
Cigar Tuesdays
3945 Main Street
Kelseyville 95451
(707) 245-8402
www.KelseyCreekBrewing.com
  Wed thru Saturday
Noon - 8:00 pm
Sunday
Noon - 6:00 pm

Craft brewery on Main Street in Kelseyville using locally-sourced ingredients to create distinctive beers.
Old World Tavern
Old World Tavern Traditional Food
Specials of the Day
- Food and Drinks
Regional Micro Brews
Full Bar
175 N. Main Street
Lakeport 95453
(707) 263-7777
oldworld-tavern.com, www.facebook.com
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday and Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Champagne Brunch (Sunday)
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Old World Tavern offers a full selection of premium draft beers, 30 in all, 12 on tap.  The selection includes traditional European beers and regional micro brews. Also offered are a menu of hearty foods with traditional dishes like New York steak, Caesar salad and variety of soups.  New items on the menu like the Euro burger (a mix of ground beef, pancetta and salami) have become their signature dish.  Everything is made and served fresh daily using local produce that is in season.

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