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“One of the things I love about Rim Rock is getting out of the car after driving up from the city and being enveloped in the silence of nature. The gentle rustling of the leaves at our gate is like a welcome home every time I get out of the car!”

-Lot Owner
Rim Rock Ranch

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SFGate: 10 reasons to visit Lake County now

November 6, 2015
With Mount Konocti shadier for hikes and Clear Lake cool and tranquil, fall and winter are great seasons to visit Lake County.
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SFGate: Lake County wines make a name for themselves

November 6, 2015
“I think consumers are always looking for a discovery, and Lake County delivers high-quality fruit. It’s great to see the area gaining recognition.”
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SFGate: Lake County’s distinctive geology gives science tours allure

November 6, 2015
A 4,000-foot volcano; a 2 million-year-old freshwater lake; soil studded with gems and rich for wine grapes; and geysers that feed hot springs and power generators — all of this with the cleanest air in California and under the recently designated Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument.
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SF Gate: Lake County on the rebound

November 6, 2015
Lake County, roughed up by one of the greatest infernos in California history, has come through with its boats, wineries, scenery, slot machines and lazy blue ambience largely intact.
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Lake County News: Lake County once again honored for nation's cleanest air

April 29, 2015
The American Lung Association has released its annual State of the Air 2015 Report, with Lake County once again getting top honors for its clean air.
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SFGate: Red volcanic soil is real gem for Lake County vintners

April 10, 2015
At the mountaintop of the 4,300-acre Six Sigma Ranch and Winery in Lower Lake, the ground is littered with “Lake County diamonds,” small chunks of quartz that glitter against the red volcanic soil, catching the sunlight and making the vineyards seem to shimmer.
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SFGate & S.F. Chronicle: Rim Rock Ranch estates pair wine, luxe living

April 10, 2015
Rim Rock, a blossoming 800-acre community, offers property owners acreage to cultivate a sizable hobby vineyard and erect a vacation home.... Wander through any lot at Rim Rock and experience the early days of California. Evergreen-dotted hills rule the landscape. Deer and squirrels scamper about, while hawks circle above....
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Food & Wine: The No-Napa Guide to California Cabernet

March 18, 2015
Everyone knows Napa Valley makes great Cabernet Sauvignon. But now exciting cabs are arriving from the “other” California, like Santa Barbara’s Happy Canyon region and Lake County’s obsidian-strewn hills.
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Wine Wednesday: Great American Wine Buys from Coast to Coast

June 4, 2014
High Valley AVA is one of many in Lake County being recognized for its excellent soil and climate and high quality affordable wines.
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UNHERALDED ZINFANDEL - Looking Beyond the Usual Suspects for Quality, Value, and Variety”

May 29, 2014
Snooth.com contributor discusses the emergence of Lake County as a Zin-producing region and highlights some of its best examples.
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Lake County Ranked No. 1 in the Nation for Cleanest Air for Second Year in a Row

May 1, 2014
Lake County air quality earns American Lung Association’s highest grade in its annual State of the Air Report.
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North of Napa, Lake County Shines

April 16, 2014
Lake County is touted as source of some of the nation’s best wine values, producing premium varietals at bargain prices.
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Sunset Magazine

April 1, 2014
Sunset Magazine’s Wine Editor Sara Schneider toured Lake County and penned, “A Perfect Day in Lake County, CA: A flight of young tasting rooms makes this unsung lake region the next great Northern California wine destination.”
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8 Great Lake County Winery Adventures

Spring 2014
Highlights of diverse activities a visitor will find at Lake County’s popular wineries – personalized tours, wine and cheese pairings, wildlife gazing, picnicking, hiking and bocce.
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Lake County 2013 Winegrape Harvest Record Figures Buck the State Trend

March 29,2014
Lake County’s 2013 grape yields and prices exceed other California viticulture regions according to California Department of Food & Agriculture.
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Lake County Wines Garner Impressive Awards at American Fine Wine Competition

February 25, 2014
Lake County wines were among the top award winners at this year’s American Fine Wine (AFW) Competition.
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Lake County Wines Win Awards in 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

January 25, 2014
Lake County wines bring home gold, silver and bronze medals and more recognition for their winemakers.
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A Weekend at the Lake: Touring & Tasting's Favorite Lake County Activities

April 11, 2013
Lake County emerging as a popular wine country destination with a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities.
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5 Promising New Wine Regions

May 2013
Lake County vineyard land offers tremendous value and remarkable potential.
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Wine, Mountain Views and Fine Dining in Lake County CA (Part 1)

May 15, 2012
Lake County offers amenities of its Napa Valley neighbor enhanced by its signature freshwater lake, clean air, majestic peaks and charming small towns.
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