Mendocino Creates the First US Proprietary Blend
Mendocino winemakers unite to create a blend of wine that reflects the Mediterranean character of their land. They call it "Coro Mendocino."
by Laura Ness
Sep 2004 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
What's the first thing that pops into your head when you hear "Carneros"? Napa? Okay. Now, "Russian River"? Santa Lucia Highlands? Okay. How about "Mendocino"? Hmmm, not sure? You're not alone. That was one of the drivers behind the formation of Consortium Mendocino, the winemakers' group dedicated to creating a new blend that would showcase the unique flavors of Mendocino County. Another driver was the increasing "anonymity" factor, where the best fruit Mendocino grows ends up in wines from Nap...
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