Budget Mendocino Wine Adventures

Poor man's guide to Anderson Valley
Anderson Valley in Mendocino County

Mendocino Wine Adventures

Budget conscious wineries to visit in Mendocino

Mendocino has many outstanding and exciting wineries to visit. There are two distinct wine regions in Mendocino to explore. From the wine town of Healdsburg in Sonoma County head north along 101. At Cloverdale one can take Highway 128 to the Anderson Valley. A second option is to continue north on HY 101 to Hopland. The final option is to take an intriguing loop from Hopland to the Anderson Valley or vice versa. In keeping with Good Cheap Vino’s theme of budget friendly wines, we list our favorite wineries to visit. These wineries often excellent prices on tasting fees and wine. Enjoy your Mendocino wine adventures

Handley Cellers In Anderson Valley
Handley Cellars In Anderson Valley

In the Anderson Valley

Husch tasting room is small and cozy
The small and cozy Husch tasting room

In the Hopland region

  • Milano Wines – oldest winery in the region, former hop kiln structure
  • Saracina Vineyards – recently sold by John Fetzer to Taub Family’s Heritance Vintners
  • Terra Savia – Organic wines and olive oils
  • Blue Quail – Guinness McFadden winemaker and organic grower – Tasting room only

Mendocino AVA’s

Why take a trip to a winery?

Blue Quail tasting room in Hopland
Blue Quail tasting room in Hopland