Our small family winery was established in 1991 in the small town of Whitethorn; located in a remote and rugged coastal valley of southern Humboldt County.
Our wines are well known within the San Francisco Bay Area restaurant community; they are served in many of the finest restaurants including Chez Panisse, Ritz-Carlton, Masa’s, Boulevard, Acquerello, and Martini House.
This winery’s map location has been determined using Geocoding Mapping Technology, based on winery address data. If you plan to visit Whitethorn, please contact the winery to confirm location.
Visiting the Winery
The winery is open by appointment only.
There are two annual open house wine tastings on Thanksgiving and Memorial Day Weekends -feel free to drop in during these events.
To schedule a meeting or place an order, give us a call: 707 986.1658.
Via Highway 101 North:
Take exit 639B towards Garberville/Redway. Turn left onto Redwood Dr (2.6 mi). Turn left onto Briceland Thorn Rd (just past the Shop Smart shopping center and D'amatos Pizza -both on the left). Continue on Briceland Thorn Rd (12.2 mi). After 10 miles you will come to the Ettersburg junction, take the left hand fork down the hill. After 2.2. miles you will come to the Thorn junction, keep right merging onto Shelter Cove Rd. Continue on Shelter Cove Rd for 0.5 miles before turning right into Whitethorn Construction. Follow the signs for Whitethorn Winery, which bear right.
Via Highway 101 South:
Take exit 642 toward Redway. Merge onto Redwood Dr. Turn right onto Briceland Thorn Rd. and follow directions above.
Shop for Wine
Whitethorn is located in the
Humboldt County Appellation.
Whitethorn also produces wines from the following appellation(s);
Carneros ~ Los Carneros, Mendocino County.