Mendocino County AVA covers Mendocino County which is within the wider North Coast AVA of California. Traditionally, Mendocino wines were consumed locally but now enjoy international recognition. The region is known for its redwood forests.

Organics: Mendocino County is a world leader in certified organic grape growing. There are 17,000 acres of vineyards in the County, with 25% of them growing certified organic grapes.