The rich traditions of Hopland are best experienced in the vineyard, the field and the garden. A number of locals offer farm and producer tours including:
Home to a stunning 13-acre organic garden planted over 20 years ago by a dedicated gardener intent on creating a space to honor taste, scent, and texture, ignite beauty, and cause the garden to vibrate with life. (they have art in the tasting room and garden)
Farmers Adam Gaska and Paula Manalo manage a few farm sites for their popular CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) and offer tours by request.
Nelson Family Vineyards
The majority of this local farm and winery is underdeveloped rangeland with over 200 acres planted with 12 varietals of wine grapes, including Zinfandel, Carignane, Pinot Grigio, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Orange Muscat, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot.
Terra Savia (art)
This winery, vineyard and olive oil pressing facility is home to over 1,000 species of plants and animals otherwise endangered by development. They also cultivate bees and foster pollination.
Mendocino Wine Tours
Design your own custom wine tour and meet the tapestry of people connected to Hopland’s thriving wine industry.
John Fetzer’s Saracina vineyards boasts the only wine caves in Mendocino County. Contact the winery for details.
The Solar Living Center
People of all ages are welcome to learn about a wide range of fascinating topics, from solar and wind power, to environmentally friendly building materials, to passive and active solar design in architecture, to organic gardening and permaculture.