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10 of Our Favorite Northern California Wines for Less Than $30
by Jim Gordon - Wine Enthusiast
Winemaking in Changed Times
Ukiah Daily Journal
Artist adds Mendocino County Wine Pioneers to historical mural in downtown Ukiah
Ukiah Daily Journal
Vintner of the Year - Martha Barra
Winesong 2020
12 California Red Wines Perfect for Grilling
Wine Enthusiast
Petite Sirah's Grand Arrival
by Jim Gordon - Wine Enthusiast
13 of our Top-Rated California Red Blends for $30 and Less
Wine Enthusiast
Girasole Vineyards Pinot Blanc Feature
Wine Business Monthly
California Cab Sauv Without Napa Prices? Try Mendocino & Lake Counties
By Jim Gordon - Wine Enthusiast
Think You Can't Find Affordable Californina Cabernet? Think Again.
Wine Enthusiast
Forbidden Rice Risotto with Carrot Pesto
By Nils Bernstein

Community tribute to Charlie Barra, Mendocino County’s Godfather of Grape Growing
Ukiah Daily Journal - By Heidi Dickerson
Discover California's Overlooked Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Enthusiast
Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition 2018 Awards Press Release
40th Annual Mendocino County Fair Wine Competition Awards
Ukiah: The Best Kept Secret in Mendocino Wine Country
Dan Berger on Wine: Transforming Petite Sirah
June 2018
20 leaders of North Coast independently owned wineries
North Bay Business Journal
March 2018
Beverage Wholesaler - BARRA of Mendocino 2016 Chardonnay rated a five star wine
July 2017
Toasting #NationalWine Day with 12 Mendocino Wines for $20 or less
The Mercury News
Sonoma County vineyard companies look to foreign visa workers to fill void in tight labor market
The Press Democrat - July 9, 2017 By Bill Swindell
June 2017
Tending the Legacy: Barra of Mendocino
Word of Mouth - Community and Food
May 2017
Girasole Vineyards named a value brand of the year by Wine & Spirits Magazine

12 Mendocino County Wines Under $20
San Jose Mercury News/Mary Orlin
April 2017
A Brawny Wednesday Night Wine On The Rise: Petite Sirah From California
By Cathy Huyghe
August 16, 2016
Mendocino County Wineries Prepare for Harvest
Ukiah Daily Journal
August 2016
F & B World's Feature on Barra Wines
Wines of the Week
Food & Beverage World

May 24, 2016
CORO Mendocino Release Party for 2013 Vintage

Jim Compisi,
February 2016
The Reign of Whites in Anderson Valley
By Laura Ness

December 2015
Will Marijuana Cripple California Wine

By Alder Yarrow

November 2015
Petite sirah: The not-so-little wine

By Bob Ecker, Napa Valley Register

October 2015
Barra of Mendocino Winemaker Dinner at Crush Italian Steakhouse

By John Cesano

Petite Sirah Winemakers: Why is Petite Sirah Important
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz

Charity and More
By John Cesano

September 2015
Winesong 2015 'Rocks It' for Mendocino Coast Hospital Foundation!

By John Compisi

Cabernet Day, I just had to finally jump in
Juicy Tales by Jo Diaz

August 2015
2015 Mendocino County Wine Competition Gold Medal round up

By John Cesano, John on Wine

July 2015
Martha Barra's Home-Canned Albacore Tuna Recipe

San Francisco Chronicle

May 2015
A Taste of Mendocino Showcases Local Wine and Cheese Purveyors
By Pam Strayer, Organic Wines Uncorked

April 2015
Dry-Wine Snobs Missing Out

By Dan Berger, The Press Democrat

Whatever has become of state’s pinot blanc?
By Mike Dunne, The Sacramento Bee

Coro Mendocino: Making Coro 1-2-3- Part II
By John Compisi, Sonoma County Food and Wine Examiner

March 2015
BARRA of Mendocino 2012 Pinot Noir

Wine Enthusiast's Jim Gordon shares his tasting notes on this wine

February 2015
A Toast to Red! A healthy heart is the best gift on Valentine’s Day
Willits Weekly

A Toast to Red - A Celebration of the Heart at Barra of Mendocino
KRON The Bay Area's News Station

Paint the Town Red Week
Willits Weekly

November 2014
A mom-and-pop winery and tourist magnet all in one

By Carey Sweet, SFGate

September 2014
Mendocino County's green wine growers

By John Cesano, John on Wine

August 2014
Mendocino's Italian wines
By Laurie Daniel, San Jose Mercury News

July 2014
Coro Mendocino Releases Iconic Ultra-Premium 2011 Vintage

The Ultimate Summer Wine: Petite Sirah Roundup
By Gabe Sasso, The Daily Meal

June 2014
11th Release of ‘Coro Mendocino’ – Collaborative Winemaking
By Dave the Wine Merchant

May 2014     
Coro Mendocino — A Unique Concept
By Eric Anderson Orange Coast Magazine

January 2014
Veteran Winegrower Weighs on the California Drought
Grape grower Charlie Barra of BARRA of Mendocino Wines weighs in on the drought in California and explains why they'll need the water come springtime.
By Candid Wines


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