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Humboldt County

Political district or AVA area in the North Coast region of California; see there.

One of the five wine-growing regions in California (also Northern California Coast). It runs 160 kilometres along the Pacific Ocean coast from San Francisco Bay in the south up to Mendocino in the north in a width of 80 kilometres. The vineyards cover 50,000 hectares of vines. The area has been known as a wine-growing region since the mid-19th century, including the famous Californian areas of Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley. The climate is characterized by the cooling mists of the Pacific Ocean, which...

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