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


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