SILVERWOOD RANCH, located in the Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak AVA , straddles both Sonoma and Mendocino Counties and includes the highest elevation vineyard in Sonoma County. The 1,200 acre Ranch comprises two special vineyards, Silverwood Vineyard (13 acres planted) and Upper Ridge (30 acres planted) leased to Imagery winery owned by Benziger Family Winery, named "Sonoma County Winery of the Year, 2012." The remaining acres contain a vast array of natural and biological diversity madrone and manzanita forests, rolling hills, springs and ponds, and elevation changes from 1,800' 3,000', culminating at the peak of Pine Mountain. Silverwood Ranch owners Barry and Jackie Hoffner are committed to supporting wildlife corridors for foxes, wild pigs, turkey, deer, mountain lion, bob cats, and bears.
A COMMITTMENT TO SUSTAINABLE FARMING, Our committed to sustainable practices includes our participation in the Fish Friendly Farming Environmental Certification Program. Our committed to sustainable practices includes our participation in the Fish Friendly Farming Environmental Certification Program.
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Miro Tcholakov on Silverwood Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
Francis Ford Coppola Winery Chooses Silverwood Cab
IN THE NEWS:
Press Democrat | 6/25/14 | Virginie Boone
From Bandits to Vineyards
For an area encompassing a vast 4,750 acres, only some 230 acres, a mere smidgen, is planted.
kqed.org | 6/19/14
New Mountaintop AVA Builds Community
High altitude isolation defines the newest grape-growing appellation in the North Bay, which has also forged a sense of community among those who live and work there.