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Vinosus -a -um [full or fond of wine].

Vinosum began as an idea to geotag single vineyard wines in order to learn more about their birthplace. As the database grew, Vinosum evolved into a platform that begins to investigate the relationships between wine price, vineyard location, and enviroment. Our data is personally researched for each vineyard and geo-tagged wine bottle. Currently Vinosum catalogues California wines and the single vineyards from which they originate.


The mysterious and romantic environmental complexities that lay in each vineyard – collectively referred to as “terroir” - intrigue me. Do not hesitate to send me an email (contact@vinosum.com) to learn more about Vinosum, or to send me more information about your vineyard. Follow me on Twitter or Facebook to stay up on Vinosum news.

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USGS Geological Map of California and Nevada. Click the map to learn more about the rock type and age. Data created by the USGS. Google Overlay built by Kelsey Jordahl.

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Each wine bottle represents a unique vineyard site. Click a wine bottle to learn more about that vineyard and its wines. Zoom in to see vineyard names on the map.

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Select and submit a California wine region to explore its vineyards.

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Type to search for California wines, vineyards, and winemakers.

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Turn on the Geology to see a geological map of California. Click the map to learn about the rock type present.


  • To move around the map click with your cursor and drag.

  • To zoom use the scroll wheel on your mouse or two finger open gesture on your mouse pad.

  • If Vinosum freezes click the logo to refresh the page. Try the mobile page if you continue to experience slow speeds.

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