At Knez Winery, we believe that the deeper and more extensive our knowledge, the better our wine will be. We start with an Anderson Valley location that is epic in its richness—with maritime influences, complex soil, a near perfect amount of sun exposure and heritage clones like Martini, Pommard, David Read more [...]
Located just outside the tiny town of Philo, 125 miles north of San Francisco near the rugged Mendocino Coast, Scharffenberger Cellars is nestled in the gentle hills rising from the Anderson Valley. Scharffenbergers tasting room has a charming and relaxed feel, with a welcoming ambiance. The tasting room regularly features new artists, so visitors can taste the Scharffenberger sparkling wine while perusing the latest display of local artwork. Or, enjoy a glass of wine and a picnic in the gardens or on the porch!
Scharffenberger has always embraced the pioneer spirit in Mendocino County, California, and has been pioneering super premium Mendocino California sparkling wine since 1981. Grapes are sourced from Scharffenberger’s own 120 acres of vineyards, as well as select vineyards in Mendocino County. Grapes grown in Mendocino County are situated in the cool coastal influences of the Pacific Ocean, an unmatched appellation for sparkling wine. Scharffenberger grapes also enjoy the deep soils and sunshine provided by the protected Anderson Valley.
Scharffenberger winery was the first sparkling wine in California and stays true to its original winemaking philosophy – to create stellar quality, delicious sparkling wines that reflect the diversity of the premier Mendocino County viticultural appellation.