American Viticultural Areas by Date
US AVAs by Name | Size | State | Date
California AVAs by Name | Size | County | Date | FILES
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The table below summarizes all approved American Viticultural Areas in descending chronological order (newest to oldest) by their effectiveness dates. Clicking on the hyperlinked name will query the U.S. government printing office for the current regulation. Please be patient - it may take a few moments for the page to load. Newer AVA's will not be in the GPO database - but you can obtain additional information by going to the FILES section to review the final rules that were published in the Federal Register.

AVA Name
Download Type
Acreage
Effective Date
Lehigh Valley TEXT PDF 1208320 4/10/2008
Snake River Valley TEXT PDF 5288320 4/9/2007
Outer Coastal Plain TEXT PDF 2255400 3/12/2007
Chehalem Mountains TEXT PDF 68265 12/27/2006
Shawnee Hills TEXT PDF 1369600 12/27/2006
Tracy Hills TEXT PDF 39200 12/8/2006
Saddle Rock Malibu TEXT PDF 2090 8/16/2006
Eola Amity Hills TEXT PDF 37900 8/16/2006
Alta Mesa TEXT PDF 55400 8/16/2006
Borden Ranch TEXT PDF 70000 8/16/2006
Clement Hills TEXT PDF 85400 8/16/2006
Cosumnes River TEXT PDF 54700 8/16/2006
Jahant TEXT PDF 28000 8/16/2006
Mokelumne River TEXT PDF 85700 8/16/2006
Sloughhouse TEXT PDF 78800 8/16/2006
San Antonio TEXT PDF 150400 7/10/2006
Covelo TEXT PDF 38000 3/20/2006
Rattlesnake Hills TEXT PDF 68500 3/20/2006
Wahluke Slope TEXT PDF 81000 1/6/2006
Texoma TEXT PDF 2336000 1/6/2006
Ramona Valley TEXT PDF 89000 1/6/2006
Dos Rios TEXT PDF 15500 11/14/2005
Red Hill Douglas County, Oregon TEXT PDF 5500 11/14/2005
Niagara Escarpment TEXT PDF 18000 10/11/2005
High Valley TEXT PDF 14000 8/1/2005
Alexandria Lakes TEXT PDF 10880 8/1/2005
Horse Heaven Hills TEXT PDF 570000 8/1/2005
Ribbon Ridge TEXT PDF 3350 7/1/2005
Trinity Lakes TEXT PDF 96000 4/29/2005
McMinnville TEXT PDF 0 3/21/2005
Yamhill-Carlton District TEXT PDF 8500 2/7/2005
Southern Oregon TEXT PDF 2001430 2/7/2005
Dundee Hills TEXT PDF 6490 1/31/2005
Red Hills Lake County TEXT PDF 0 9/10/2004
Salado Creek TEXT PDF 2940 8/30/2004
San Bernabe TEXT PDF 24796 8/30/2004
Columbia Gorge TEXT PDF 179200 7/19/2004
Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley TEXT PDF 8300 4/26/2004
Bennett Valley TEXT PDF 8140 12/29/2003
Seneca Lake TEXT PDF 204600 9/2/2003
Capay Valley TEXT PDF 102400 2/18/2003
Yadkin Valley TEXT PDF 1231000 2/7/2003
Rockpile TEXT PDF 15400 4/29/2002
Diamond Mountain District TEXT PDF 5000 7/31/2001
Sta. Rita Hills TEXT PDF 30720 7/30/2001
Long Island TEXT PDF 749146 7/16/2001
River Junction TEXT PDF 1300 7/9/2001
Red Mountain TEXT PDF 4040 6/11/2001
West Elks TEXT PDF 48000 5/7/2001
Fair Play TEXT PDF 21120 4/27/2001
Applegate Valley TEXT PDF 0 2/12/2001
Yountville TEXT PDF 8260 5/18/1999
Chiles Valley TEXT PDF 6000 4/19/1999
San Francisco Bay TEXT PDF 1566713 3/22/1999
Diablo Grande TEXT PDF 30000 8/21/1998
Yorkville Highlands TEXT PDF 40000 6/8/1998
Texas Davis Mountains TEXT PDF 270000 5/11/1998
Mendocino Ridge TEXT PDF 87466 12/26/1997
Redwood Valley TEXT PDF 22400 2/21/1997
Malibu-Newton Canyon TEXT PDF 850 6/13/1996
Saint Helena TEXT PDF 9060 10/11/1995
Puget Sound TEXT PDF 5536000 10/4/1995
Cucamonga Valley TEXT PDF 109400 5/1/1995
Seiad Valley TEXT PDF 2160 6/20/1994
Hames Valley TEXT PDF 10240 4/25/1994
Lake Wisconsin TEXT PDF 28000 2/4/1994
Oakville TEXT PDF 5760 8/2/1993
Rutherford TEXT PDF 6650 8/2/1993
Spring Mountain District TEXT PDF 8600 6/14/1993
Dunnigan Hills TEXT PDF 89000 6/14/1993
Texas High Plains TEXT PDF 2000 4/1/1993
Santa Lucia Highlands TEXT PDF 22000 6/15/1992
Escondido Valley TEXT PDF 32000 6/15/1992
Atlas Peak TEXT PDF 11400 2/24/1992
Texas Hill Country TEXT PDF 9600000 12/30/1991
Grand Valley TEXT PDF 32000 12/26/1991
Benmore Valley TEXT PDF 1440 11/18/1991
Rogue Valley TEXT PDF 0 2/22/1991
Virginia's Eastern Shore TEXT PDF 436480 2/1/1991
San Ysidro District TEXT PDF 2340 12/17/1990
Mount Harlan TEXT PDF 7440 12/17/1990
Mount Veeder TEXT PDF 15000 3/22/1990
Arroyo Grande Valley TEXT PDF 42880 2/5/1990
Santa Clara Valley TEXT PDF 332800 4/27/1989
Stags Leap District TEXT PDF 2700 2/27/1989
Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country TEXT PDF 70400 1/23/1989
Wild Horse Valley TEXT PDF 3300 12/30/1988
Warren Hills TEXT PDF 144640 9/7/1988
Alexander Valley TEXT PDF 32536 6/13/1988
Chalk Hill TEXT PDF 22400 6/13/1988
Cayuga Lake TEXT PDF 460 4/25/1988
Western Connecticut Highlands TEXT PDF 1004550 3/10/1988
Middle Rio Grande Valley TEXT PDF 278400 3/3/1988
Ben Lomond TEXT PDF 38400 1/8/1988
Sierra Foothills TEXT PDF 2600000 12/18/1987
San Benito TEXT PDF 45000 11/4/1987
Ozark Highlands TEXT PDF 1280000 9/30/1987
Los Carneros TEXT PDF 0 9/19/1987
Sonoma Coast TEXT PDF 480000 7/13/1987
Old Mission Peninsula TEXT PDF 19200 7/8/1987
Edna Valley TEXT PDF 22400 6/11/1987
Northern Neck George Washington Birthplace TEXT PDF 590080 5/21/1987
San Lucas TEXT PDF 33920 3/2/1987
Shenandoah Valley [VA,WV] TEXT PDF 2400000 2/27/1987
North Fork of Roanoke TEXT PDF 0 2/27/1987
Ohio River Valley [IN,KY,OH,WV] TEXT PDF 16640000 2/27/1987
Rocky Knob TEXT PDF 9000 2/27/1987
Walla Walla Valley [OR,WA] TEXT PDF 178560 2/27/1987
York Mountain TEXT PDF 9360 2/27/1987
Columbia Valley [OR,WA] TEXT PDF 11520000 2/27/1987
Central Delaware Valley [NJ,PA] TEXT PDF 96000 2/27/1987
Catoctin TEXT PDF 170000 2/27/1987
California Shenandoah Valley TEXT PDF 10000 2/27/1987
McDowell Valley TEXT PDF 540 2/27/1987
Merritt Island TEXT PDF 5000 2/27/1987
Finger Lakes TEXT PDF 8400 2/27/1987
Hermann TEXT PDF 51200 2/27/1987
North Fork of Long Island TEXT PDF 101440 11/10/1986
Bell Mountain TEXT PDF 3200 11/10/1986
Arkansas Mountain TEXT PDF 2880000 10/27/1986
Northern Sonoma TEXT PDF 348000 9/25/1986
Ozark Mountain [AR,MO,OK] TEXT PDF 3520000 8/1/1986
Kanawha River Valley [OH,WV] TEXT PDF 64000 5/8/1986
Lodi TEXT PDF 458000 3/17/1986
Temecula Valley TEXT PDF 33000 2/7/1986
South Coast TEXT PDF 115200 12/23/1985
Mimbres Valley TEXT PDF 636800 12/23/1985
Central Coast TEXT PDF 1000000 11/25/1985
North Yuba TEXT PDF 22400 8/30/1985
Cumberland Valley [MD,PA] TEXT PDF 765000 8/26/1985
Hamptons, Long Island, The TEXT PDF 136448 6/17/1985
Mesilla Valley [NM,TX] TEXT PDF 284800 3/18/1985
Sonoma Mountain TEXT PDF 5000 2/22/1985
Martha's Vineyard TEXT PDF 64000 2/4/1985
Madera TEXT PDF 230000 1/7/1985
Sonoita TEXT PDF 208000 11/26/1984
Mississippi Delta [LA,MS,TN] TEXT PDF 3840000 10/1/1984
Monterey TEXT PDF 35758 7/16/1984
Mendocino TEXT PDF 275200 7/16/1984
Altus TEXT PDF 12800 6/29/1984
Clear Lake TEXT PDF 168960 6/7/1984
Umpqua Valley TEXT PDF 768000 4/30/1984
Southeastern New England [CT,MA,RI] TEXT PDF 1875200 4/27/1984
Pacheco Pass TEXT PDF 3200 4/11/1984
Clarksburg TEXT PDF 64640 2/22/1984
Monticello TEXT PDF 800000 2/22/1984
Howell Mountain TEXT PDF 14080 1/30/1984
Williamette Valley TEXT PDF 3300000 1/3/1984
Green Valley of Russian River Valley TEXT PDF 32000 12/21/1983
Russian River Valley TEXT PDF 96000 11/21/1983
Knights Valley TEXT PDF 36240 11/21/1983
Lake Erie [NY,OH,PA] TEXT PDF 2236800 11/21/1983
Grand River Valley TEXT PDF 125000 11/21/1983
El Dorado TEXT PDF 416 11/14/1983
Lake Michigan Shore TEXT PDF 1280000 11/14/1983
Potter Valley TEXT PDF 27500 11/14/1983
Paso Robles TEXT PDF 666618 11/3/1983
Fiddletown TEXT PDF 11500 11/3/1983
North Coast TEXT PDF 3008000 10/21/1983
Linganore TEXT PDF 57600 9/19/1983
Anderson Valley TEXT PDF 600 9/19/1983
Willow Creek TEXT PDF 6000 9/19/1983
Dry Creek Valley TEXT PDF 80000 9/6/1983
Cole Ranch TEXT PDF 150 5/16/1983
Arroyo Seco TEXT PDF 18240 5/16/1983
Santa Ynez Valley TEXT PDF 76800 5/16/1983
Yakima Valley TEXT PDF 665600 5/4/1983
Solano County Green Valley TEXT PDF 2560 1/28/1983
Carmel Valley TEXT PDF 19200 1/13/1983
Loramie Creek TEXT PDF 3600 12/27/1982
Suisun Valley TEXT PDF 15360 12/27/1982
Livermore Valley TEXT PDF 259000 10/1/1982
Isle St. George TEXT PDF 640 9/20/1982
Cienega Valley TEXT PDF 0 9/20/1982
Paicines TEXT PDF 4500 9/15/1982
Chalone TEXT PDF 8540 7/14/1982
Hudson River Region TEXT PDF 224000 7/6/1982
Lime Kiln Valley TEXT PDF 2300 7/6/1982
Lancaster Valley TEXT PDF 225000 6/11/1982
Leelanau Peninsula TEXT PDF 211200 4/29/1982
Sonoma Valley TEXT PDF 4000 1/24/1982
Santa Cruz Mountains TEXT PDF 408000 1/4/1982
Guenoc Valley TEXT PDF 4396 12/21/1981
Fennville TEXT PDF 75000 10/19/1981
San Pasqual Valley TEXT PDF 9000 9/16/1981
Santa Maria Valley TEXT PDF 80000 9/4/1981
Napa Valley TEXT PDF 225280 2/27/1981
Augusta TEXT PDF 0 6/20/1980


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