Pinot Blanc: A white mutation of the Pinot Noir grape (the red wine grape grown throughout the Burgundy region), Pinot Blanc resembles Chardonnay and often grows alongside these grapes.
Made from the red wine grape Barbera, which is grown around Alba, the deep red wine is highly acidic with mild tannins.
California has five main wine producing regions, each with their own characteristics and wine grape specialties.
The Italian wine grape is also known as Pinot Gris in France, and many other wine growing regions.
With such a diversity in soil and climate, you can find more wine grape varieties grown in Sonoma County than in any other appellation in the entire world.