American Viticultural Areas by State
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The table below summarizes all approved American Viticultural Areas in alphabetical order. Effective dates and acreage are also provided. 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 may not be in the GPO database. Users may want to review the AVA files section to obtain the final rule for these AVA's that were published in the Federal Register.

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

 


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