The Russian River was named for settlers who came to the Sonoma coast to hunt and fish in the early 1800s.
The fog keeps temperatures cool in the morning and evening.
The cooling influence of fog ebbs in the afternoon, causing the temperature to rise dramatically in the afternoon.
This natural air conditioning means that grapes are ensured enough warmth and sunlight, while giving the grapes a cool down period to rest and recover.
Temperatures can change as much as 40 degrees in a single day as the fog gives way to hot summer sunshine.
Chardonnay produced in Russian River is available now.Shop Wines
Pinot Noir produced in Russian River is available now.Shop Wines