An entire California wine appellation is on the market for $3.3 million

Feb 20, 2019

You may have dreamed of owning your own vineyard. Well, here's a chance to own an entire wine appellation.

In a remote canyon valley rimmed with oak-dotted rolling hills two hours north of San Francisco, Cole Ranch is the country's smallest wine appellation with 150 acres and 50 of them planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, and Riesling vines.

The patch of land sitting at about 1,400 feet above sea level in Mendocino County has its own microclimate that's cooler and wetter than nearby Ukiah, lengthening the grapes' required ripening time over a month compared to nearby vineyards, and infusing the wine with a trademark acidity

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