Welcome to Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association

Anderson Valley is located in the rolling hills of the coastal region of Mendocino County, about two hours north of San Francisco. Only fifteen miles long, this beautiful valley is home to a unique group of vineyards and wineries producing a broad range of excellent wines including world class Pinot Noir and Alsace Varietals. Whether you are an experienced wine aficionado, or are just discovering the pleasure of drinking good wine, the Anderson Valley deserves exploration.

Browse through our website for lots of information about our wineries and growers and also many of the other attractions in the valley. If there's anything else that you'd like to know, please CONTACT US. We'll be happy to help.

More about Anderson Valley. 

Festivals & Events

4th annual Anderson Valley Barrel Tasting Weekend

?Online tickets sold out, but tickets are still available at each of the 21 participating wineries at $30 during the event, so come and bring your friends.

Saturday, July 23 & Sunday, July 24, 2016
11:00 am - 4:00 pm each day

Anderson Valley AVA & Yorkville Highlands AVA Wineries

$30 at the door of any participating winery

BALO VINEYARDS - Taste our 2015 Estate Pinot Noirs with our Winemaker! Discuss and compare the 2015's to our newly released, critically acclaimed 2014 Pinots. Indulge in gourmet pizzas from our wood-fired oven and play a game of Bocce or walk the vineyard, glass in hand. Enjoy 20% savings on your wine purchases and sign up for our Wine Club to reserve futures.

BAXTER WINERY - savor Phillip Baxter's current 94 Point Pinots and taste barrel samples of upcoming vintages with Claire Baxter.

BINK WINES will offer barrel samples of our Merlot and Syrah plus a very special contest. There will be summer wine specials as well.  Join the Wine Club and receive 25% off.

BRUTOCAO CELLARS invites you to be “king for the day." All ticket holders will receive a 25% discount on wine purchases. Taste a sample from a barrel of the 2015 Sangiovese along with a cheese fondue.  There will also be special discounts on select wines. Relax on the patio as you are enjoying your Brutocao wine..

DOMAINE ANDERSON  - Join us at our beautiful new tasting room. In addition to sampling our 2015 Pinot Noir, savor our 2013-14 releases of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, nibble on premium French aperatifs from Bon Appetit box, lounge on the patio, picnic in the gardens, or behold the vineyards at our certified organic Dach Vineyard surrounding the winery. Special 15% discount on select wines.

ELKE VINEYARDS - Taste in the barrel room right from the barrel. Look for special offers on our wines, tasty bites, and friendly conversation!

FOURSIGHT WINES will offer a special preview of the fantastic -- and scarce -- 2015 estate Pinot Noirs out of barrel, alongside current releases and small bites. Futures of the 2015 Pinots will be available at a special barrel tasting price.

GREENWOOD RIDGE VINEYARDS - In addition to 2015 barrel samples, we will be pouring our 2014 Hundred Point Pinot Noir along with other current releases and a selection of local cheeses.

HALCON VINEYARDS (AT BOONVILLE HOTEL) will pour 3 barrel samples: both Oppenlander and Cerise Pinot Noir, and estate Grenache blend. We offer special futures pricing plus discounts on bottled 2014 wines. Come visit us in the beautiful gardens of the Boonville Hotel.

HUSCH VINEYARDS is excited to present a rare barrel sample of the 2015 Nash Mill Pinot Noir.  Only two barrels were made and it is available for purchase this weekend only. Enjoy a complimentary tasting from our collection of award-winning wines paired with specially selected cheese. Relax at one of our picnic tables alongside the vineyard and winery. We look forward to your visit.

KNEZ WINERY will be tasting two current single vineyard designate barrel selections. Light appetizers will be served. Weekend discounts will be enjoyed by purchasers. Knez Winery tasting room is located in the Madrones complex, in Philo.

LAZY CREEK VINEYARDS - Pinot & Pizza…take a detour off Highway 128 just outside Philo and meander up our dirt road and across three wooden bridges to our tasting room…you’ll taste Pinot Noir barrel samples with our Winemaker Christy Ackerman, perfectly paired with pizza from our wood-fired oven. Take 20% off all wine and merchandise.

LICHEN ESTATE will be offering up to 20% savings plus free shipping (on full case purchases) on Solera Volume 4 and 2015 vintage Pinot Noir sneak peaks from the barrel. 

LULA CELLARS will be tasting barrel samples of our 2015 Estate Pinot Noir (1st vintage!) paired with dark chocolate and delicious Matos St. Jorge artisanal organic cheese with crackers and salami bites. Stop by for a decadent treat and meet the team.

MAPLE CREEK WINERY/ARTEVINO WINES will be sampling our 2015 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir, 2015 Estate Chardonnay, and our multi vintage Bordeaux Blend with some artisan cheeses. We are offering a 20% discount to all ticket holders, Cheers!

MEYER FAMILY CELLARS invites you to learn something about your palate by tasting our Cabernet from French vs. American Oak. The best day to join us is Saturday when we’ll have wood-fired pizzas from our earthen oven.  On Sunday we will have small bites in the tasting room.  Enjoy our grapevine shaded picnic tables, green grass lawn and Bocce court. 15% discount on six bottles or more. 

PENNYROYAL FARM - Join us in our brand new tasting room and talk with owner Sarah Bennett about her love the of Heartbreak Grape. We will be featuring barrel samples of our 2015 Pinot Noir as well as a special preview of our 2013 Pinot. Enjoy 20%off all wine purchases. 

PHILO RIDGE VINEYARDS - Taste our barrel samples of 2014 Pinot Noir, 2014 Primitivo, & 2014 Zinfandel. We will be serving refreshing watermelon gazpacho and crostini bites. Save 15% on 6 bottles, or 20% on 12 bottles this weekend only. Wine Club Members save 30%.

SEEBASS FAMILY WINERY will offer a discount for futures of our award winning varietals with two pairings: one with cheese and one with chocolate. Also all ticket holders will receive a 10% discount on purchases

WITCHING STICK WINES will be pouring samples of three of our outstanding 2015 wines - Fashauer Pinot noir, Fashauer Zinfandel and Perli Syrah.  Join us for small bites, special pours and visit with winemaker Van Williamson.

YORKVILLE CELLARS will feature barrel samples and offering discounted futures for our 2014 Richard the Lion-Heart. This is a unique proprietors' blend of the six classic Noble Reds of Bordeaux (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Carmenere), which we grow in our certified organic Rennie Vineyard. Taste the separate varietals that make up the blend too. Tuck into pulled pork sliders while you relax on the deck overlooking our vineyards or under the shady ancient oaks.

Tickets on sale at each participating winery during the weekend at $30 each.


Upcoming Events




Anderson Valley Barrel Tasting Weekend

July 23 -24, 2016

International Alsace Varietals Festival

February 25 - 26, 2017

20th annual Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival

May 19-21, 2017