EDUCATION

Moon Mountain

Summary:

Known historically as the Valley of the Moon, this region is high elevation and was awarded AVA status in 2013

Location:

Situated just East of Highway 12 within the Sonoma Valley

Climate:

Vines are generally southwest facing & receive ample sunlight with generous crosswinds from San Pablo Bay and the Pacific Ocean

Soil:

Various, predominantly rocky volcanic

Popular Varietals:

Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petite Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec

Noteworthy:

On a clear day the buildings of San Francisco can be seen from most vineyards in this region