Mendocino County is filled with wondrous groves of old-growth redwoods and wooded areas that line the rivers that wind through the county. Head to Montgomery Woods on a spring day and bask in the cathedral-like setting created by the redwood behemoths. Or take a trip on the Skunk where the trees are so close to the line, you can reach out and touch them as the train moves by.

1. Greenwood Ridge Vineyards

Since 1980, Greenwood Ridge Vineyards has built a reputation for producing world class wines in small lots (total annual production is only 1,500 cases). Greenwood’s …

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2. Handley Cellars

Handley is recognizable by the picturesque water tower, and highlighted by the internationally inspired art in the tasting room and sculpture garden. Stop in for …

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4. Highlands Estate

Nestled on over 21 acres in the Yorkville Highlands Valley, The Highlands Estate offers the perfect California setting for your special celebration. Exchange your vows …

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5. Husch Vineyards

Parking is marked by the shell of a Depression-era car in the parking lot, just across from the flower-bedecked historic tasting room, which is a …

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6. Indian Creek Inn

Indian Creek Inn takes its name from one of the two creeks that border the property and form the confluence of the Navarro River. Nestled …

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8. Lauren’s

At Lauren’s you can get everything from enchiladas to Thai green curry for lunch or dinner, and wash it down with local wine or beer. …

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10. Lichen Estate

The 203-acre Lichen Estate sits at the heart of Anderson Valley, halfway between Boonville and Philo. Founders Douglas and Ana Lucia Stewart planted seven acres …

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