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Every bottle of Shannon Family wine is a celebration of Lake County’s bounty. We’re proud to share with you a taste of the place we call home.

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Buck Shack
Bourbon Barrel Aged
Elevation Range
Estate Grown
Sustainably Farmed

Buck Shack

There are wines for restrained, cultured conversations and then there are wines for rollicking good times. Buck Shack is the latter.

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Clay Shannon
Award Winning
Elevation Range
Estate Grown
Sustainably Farmed

Clay Shannon

A wine has to be mighty special to put your own name on it— and these wonderfully distinctive wines—and our magnificent vineyards—are our legacy.

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OVIS
Award Winning
Elevation Range
Estate Grown
Single Vineyard
Sustainably Farmed

OVIS

Ovis is Latin for sheep, and this special small lot collection of wine pays homage to the wooly caretakers that ensure our vineyards thrive while sustaining the natural ecosystem.

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Shannon Ridge
Award Winning
Elevation Range
Estate Grown
Sustainably Farmed

Shannon Ridge

Our Shannon Ridge High Elevation Collection is a true celebration of our sustainably-farmed, mountain-grown fruit.

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Giannecchini
Award Winning
Dry Farmed
Estate Grown
Single Vineyard
Sustainably Farmed

Giannecchini

The Giannecchini Family has farmed this vineyard in the Talmage Bench region of Mendocino County for four generations. Planted between 1910 and 1920 the old vines, gravelly, loam soils and this ideal location produce exceptional wine grapes.

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13 Rams
Sustainably Farmed

13 Rams

Part of our Project Ovis, 13 Rams is a testimony to conservation and regenerative farming.

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High Valley
Award Winning
Elevation Range
Estate Grown
High Valley Sub-Appellation
Sustainably Farmed

High Valley

The High Valley AVA rises between 1,600 and 3,000 feet in elevation, providing desirable conditions for our finest mountain fruit.

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Vigilance
Award Winning
Estate Grown
Red Hills Sub-Appellation
Sustainably Farmed

Vigilance

These wines exemplify our commitment to sustainable farming and the true varietal character that comes from meticulous attention to detail.

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Urgency
Estate Sourced
Sustainably Farmed

Urgency

Grown in volcanic soils that produce full, rich flavors with long, warm summer days that ripen the grapes perfectly.

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Playtime
Elevation Range
Estate Grown
Sustainably Farmed

Playtime

Wines of great substance from the acclaimed growing area of California’s North Coast, with a nod to the Greatest Generation.

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Pistol Grip
Estate Grown
Sustainably Farmed

Pistol Grip

Named for its unique glass handle, and inspired by Clay’s attraction for all things Old West.

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Steele
Award Winning
Sustainably Farmed

Steele

It’s all about minimalism with this collection of classic Lake County wines.

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Shooting Star
Award Winning
Sustainably Farmed

Shooting Star

First produced in 1991, Shooting Star wines are true to terroir and a great value.

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Crossbow
Award Winning
Sustainably Farmed

Crossbow

Prepare to have your palate pierced with these timeless handcrafted wines.

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Devil's Well

Devil's Well

This wine shows a beautifully dense purple pigment. The fruity aromatics seamlessly transition into the palate completed with savory notes of thyme, bay leaf, and violets. Plum, fig, cherry, and currant characters are showcased with oak subtleties. This wine can age gracefully for seven to ten years, or enjoyed now with decanting.

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Our Story

Our Story

Forging a better way

Visit & Events

Visit & Events

The valley we call home

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Join us at the Mercantile tomorrow for a Buck Shack Can release party! Live music from Lake County Diamonds #visitlakecounty #buckshack #buckshackcans #shannonfamilyofwines #winebar ...

Buck Shack cans are in! Mountain Lemonade and Sparkling Rose! Available at the Vigilance tasting room & The Mercantile…Perfect cocktail for summer! #buckshack #winecans #themercantile ...

All weekend long at The Mercantile, new Buck Shack cans are on special for just $5 each (normally $8)! 🥂

Don't miss the L.C. Diamonds and @badassblts from 4-7pm this Saturday night! No reservation needed.

For full event details, visit the link in our bio!
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Safe to say we know what we're doing 1 week from today. 🍖

Before then, kick off summer with us this Saturday night from 4-7pm and be one of the first to crack open a CAN of our new Buck Shack Bubbly Rosé or Buck Shack Mountain Lemonade, all while enjoying amazing food from Badass BLTs and live music by the Lake County Diamonds!
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Cozy up to the bar and catch up or play some bocce ball on our patio -- either way, you're doing Friday right at the Vigilance Tasting Room! 🥂 ...

Cabinet goals... 🥃🍷 #buckshackwines #buckshack #bourbonbarrelaged #winetime #bourbonlovers ...

Lake County Wine Adventure 2022 is finally here this weekend, May 21 & 22 from 11am–5pm! 🍷 Purchase tickets at the link in our bio.

During this two-day, passport style event, sample wine from participating Lake County wineries while enjoying barrel tastings, entertainment, winery tours, wine and food pairings, and other fun and sustainable wine activities.

Both the Shannon Mercantile and the Vigilance Tasting Room are participating with wine and food pairings! Enjoy Barbecue by Biasotti for purchase at The Mercantile.
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Sunday strolls in the vineyards at Vigilance 😍 #winelover #winetasting #weekendwine #vineyardviews #californiawine ...

Prowein kicks off! Going to be a long, fun 3 days😃😉#shannonfamilyofwines #prowein #prowein2022 ...

California Wine Institute Copenhagen, Denmark tasting, Clay and Al Portney #shannonfamilyofwines #californiawineinstitute ...

On the way to Prowein, a stop in Champagne, clay loves the short high density vineyards #shannonfamilyofwines #vineyards ...

Don't miss this amazing weekend, @lakecountywineryassociation Wine Adventure 2022 on May 21st and 22nd!

During this two-day, passport style event, sample wine from participating Lake County wineries while enjoying barrel tastings, entertainment, winery tours, wine and food pairings, and other fun and sustainable wine activities.

Both the Shannon Mercantile and the Vigilance Tasting Room are participating with wine and food pairings! Enjoy Barbecue by Biasotti for purchase at The Mercantile.

Purchase tickets at the link in our bio!
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Our beautiful outdoor seating areas are just begging for a Mother's Day picnic lunch with live music and specials on wine by the glass!

Today's the last day to reserve your spot by emailing mmartin@shannonridge.com for Vigilance or joaquin@shannonridge.com for The Mercantile. (See our previous post for full details).
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This Mother’s Day from 11am — 2pm, treat the amazing women in your life to an afternoon of great memories, wine and food at either the Shannon Mercantile or the Vigilance Tasting Room!

In honor of Mom, select glasses of Sauvignon Blanc and Rosé are only $5! She'll love sipping in the sun or inside our elegantly adorned springtime environment with her choice between two adorable boxed picnic lunches catered by @roseycooks:

–Classic Quiche Lorraine - Apple Wood Smoked Bacon, Swiss Cheese

–Spring Vegetable Quiche - Mushrooms, Asparagus, Spinach, Cheese Blend

(Both come with a fresh fruit cup and a lemon bar!)

Finally, we're bringing it all together as local musicians set the tone for a perfect day.

Reservations are required by May 4th as we have limited seating available.

Secure your spot at the location of your choice today for just $25! Email mmartin@shannonridge.com for Vigilance or joaquin@shannonridge.com for The Mercantile.

#mothersday #mothersdaybrunch #sundaysips #weekendwine #momneedswine
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@lakecountywinegrapecommission and Randall Krag made this fantastic video on the diversity of soil types and topography across Lake County's various AVAs. The possibilities of growing winegrapes in this region feel endless and we consider ourselves fortunate to steward our slice of this exciting young volcanic region!

View the full video on Lake County Winegrape Commission's YouTube channel.
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We take Earth Day a little literally around here, but that's ok when you're dealing with microbiomes in the soil and farming regeneratively. Organic wine takes organic work, and lots of it. 🍷 #earthday2022🌍 #earthdayeveryday #earthday #regenerativeagriculture #organicwine ...

Thanks to @mercnews in San Jose for the shoutout to The Shannon Mercantile on "50+ spring wine tastings and events in Napa, Sonoma, and more" – you can read the full article at the link in our bio! 🍷 #winetasting #californiawine #lakecountyca #californiawinecountry ...

Sunday Funday is back on at the Vigilance Tasting Room! This is the good time of year, when you can enjoy specials on wines by the glass for just $5 each for wine club members and $7 for non-members.

No reservations required! Drop in solo or bring your friends, your family, and your competitive spirit anytime between 11am and 5pm.

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Don't forget to join us for Sip & Paint, April 24th, 12pm – 3pm.

We have extremely limited spots available for this event; for reservations, reach out to mmartin@shannonridge.com.

13888 Point Lakeview Road Lower Lake, California
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