Among the oldest grape growing regions in
California, the Mount Diablo/Alhambra Valley area is rapidly
becoming an important new wine growing region. It turns out
that the Alhambra Valley, tucked between Pleasant Hill, Martinez
and Lafayette is prime farmland for vineyards.
was filled with vineyards in the early 1900's. The Upham
vineyard was located in the Alhambra Valley on the outskirts
the Contra Costa
The Mount Diablo
area's soils, abundant sunshine and rolling hills make the Alhambra
Valley an ideal wine growing region.