Nominated for: BEST Winery
Ripken Vineyards & Winery appeals to adventuresome wine drinkers with mostly non-traditional varieties producing extraordinary flavored wines. They are considered an artisan "barnista" winery that is uniquely different, electric, eclectic, quirky, esoteric, even wacky, but never boring or weird. Their motto is, "No Boring Wines!"
Naggiar Vineyards and Winery Naggiar Vineyards and Winery Grass Valley, CA
Avio Vineyards Avio Vineyards Sutter Creek, CA
Heringer Estates Heringer Estates Clarksburg, CA
Charles Spinetta Winery and Wildlife Art Gallery Charles Spinetta Winery and Wildlife Art Gallery Plymouth, CA