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Mill Creek Vineyards

California, the most populous state of the United States, located on the Pacific coast of North America is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California's landscape is as diverse as its people. From foggy coastlines to dry endless deserts, lush green mountains to rolling hills of vineyards. A morning of snow boarding in the mountains and then ocean kayaking at sunset, this glorious Golden State offers it all.
Mill Creek Vineyards and Winery is located in the southern end of the Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County. Mill Creek wines have won many of the most prestigious awards possible including the Sonoma County Harvest Fair's coveted Sweepstakes Award, the California State Fair's Best Wine in the State award, and Orange County Fair's Four Star Gold as well as dozens of Best of Class awards and hundreds of Gold medals.
Conceived in 1965 when the family moved into the area and planted grapes, the winery was not actually born until nine years later with the first production of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Two years later they completed transforming an existing farming structure into a state of the art winery. In 1982, Mill Creek built its tasting room modeled after one of the many Wood Mills that were popular in the area around the turn of the century.
Mill Creek has been producing excellent quality estate wines for almost 30 years and plans to continue to do so as they move into the third generation. Mill Creek offers such wines as the Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Creek Valley, the 2005 Estate Chardonnay, Dry Creek Valley, the 2003 Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley, the 2002 Estate Reserve Chardonnay, Dry Creek Valley, the 2001 Estate Merlot, Dry Creek Valley, the 2001 Reserve Merlot, Alexander Valley, the Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, with 20 percent Alexander Valley and 80 percent Dry Creek Valley properties, the Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, with 55 percent from Dry Creek Valley and 45 percent from Alexander Valley.
There are many wonderful famous as well as some not so well known areas in California Wine Country that are just right for an enjoyable day of wine tasting. It’s always best to get off the beaten track and find the other gold that still exists and enjoy the beautiful scenery along these wine trails in this beautiful State.

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