American Viticultural Areas Located in California by Date
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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
Download Type
Acreage
Effective Date
Tracy Hills
39,200.00
12/8/2006
Alta Mesa
55,400.00
8/16/2006
Borden Ranch
70,000.00
8/16/2006
Clement Hills
85,400.00
8/16/2006
Cosumnes River
54,700.00
8/16/2006
Jahant
28,000.00
8/16/2006
Mokelumne River
85,700.00
8/16/2006
Saddle Rock Malibu
2,090.00
8/16/2006
Sloughhouse
78,800.00
8/16/2006
San Antonio
150,400.00
7/10/2006
Covelo
38,000.00
3/20/2006
Ramona Valley
89,000.00
1/6/2006
Dos Rios
15,500.00
11/14/2005
High Valley
14,000.00
8/1/2005
Trinity Lakes
96,000.00
4/29/2005
Red Hills Lake County
0.00
9/10/2004
Salado Creek
2,940.00
8/30/2004
San Bernabe
24,796.00
8/30/2004
Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley
8,300.00
4/26/2004
Bennett Valley
8,140.00
12/29/2003
Capay Valley
102,400.00
2/18/2003
Rockpile
15,400.00
4/29/2002
Diamond Mountain District
5,000.00
7/31/2001
Sta. Rita Hills
30,720.00
7/30/2001
River Junction
1,300.00
7/9/2001
Fair Play
21,120.00
4/27/2001
Yountville
8,260.00
5/18/1999
Chiles Valley
6,000.00
4/19/1999
San Francisco Bay
1,566,713.00
3/22/1999
Diablo Grande
30,000.00
8/21/1998
Yorkville Highlands
40,000.00
6/8/1998
Mendocino Ridge
87,466.00
12/26/1997
Redwood Valley
22,400.00
2/21/1997
Malibu-Newton Canyon
850.00
6/13/1996
Saint Helena
9,060.00
10/11/1995
Cucamonga Valley
109,400.00
5/1/1995
Seiad Valley
2,160.00
6/20/1994
Hames Valley
10,240.00
4/25/1994
Oakville
5,760.00
8/2/1993
Rutherford
6,650.00
8/2/1993
Dunnigan Hills
89,000.00
6/14/1993
Spring Mountain District
8,600.00
6/14/1993
Santa Lucia Highlands
22,000.00
6/15/1992
Atlas Peak
11,400.00
2/24/1992
Benmore Valley
1,440.00
11/18/1991
Mount Harlan
7,440.00
12/17/1990
San Ysidro District
2,340.00
12/17/1990
Mount Veeder
15,000.00
3/22/1990
Arroyo Grande Valley
42,880.00
2/5/1990
Santa Clara Valley
332,800.00
4/27/1989
Stags Leap District
2,700.00
2/27/1989
Wild Horse Valley
3,300.00
12/30/1988
Alexander Valley
32,536.00
6/13/1988
Chalk Hill
22,400.00
6/13/1988
Ben Lomond
38,400.00
1/8/1988
Sierra Foothills
2,600,000.00
12/18/1987
San Benito
45,000.00
11/4/1987
Los Carneros
0.00
9/19/1987
Sonoma Coast
480,000.00
7/13/1987
Edna Valley
22,400.00
6/11/1987
San Lucas
33,920.00
3/2/1987
California Shenandoah Valley
10,000.00
2/27/1987
McDowell Valley
540.00
2/27/1987
Merritt Island
5,000.00
2/27/1987
York Mountain
9,360.00
2/27/1987
Northern Sonoma
348,000.00
9/25/1986
Lodi
458,000.00
3/17/1986
Temecula Valley
33,000.00
2/7/1986
South Coast
115,200.00
12/23/1985
Central Coast
1,000,000.00
11/25/1985
North Yuba
22,400.00
8/30/1985
Sonoma Mountain
5,000.00
2/22/1985
Madera
230,000.00
1/7/1985
Mendocino
275,200.00
7/16/1984
Monterey
35,758.00
7/16/1984
Clear Lake
168,960.00
6/7/1984
Pacheco Pass
3,200.00
4/11/1984
Clarksburg
64,640.00
2/22/1984
Howell Mountain
14,080.00
1/30/1984
Green Valley of Russian River Valley
32,000.00
12/21/1983
Knights Valley
36,240.00
11/21/1983
Russian River Valley
96,000.00
11/21/1983
El Dorado
416.00
11/14/1983
Potter Valley
27,500.00
11/14/1983
Fiddletown
11,500.00
11/3/1983
Paso Robles
666,618.00
11/3/1983
North Coast
3,008,000.00
10/21/1983
Anderson Valley
600.00
9/19/1983
Willow Creek
6,000.00
9/19/1983
Dry Creek Valley
80,000.00
9/6/1983
Arroyo Seco
18,240.00
5/16/1983
Cole Ranch
150.00
5/16/1983
Santa Ynez Valley
76,800.00
5/16/1983
Solano County Green Valley
2,560.00
1/28/1983
Carmel Valley
19,200.00
1/13/1983
Suisun Valley
15,360.00
12/27/1982
Livermore Valley
259,000.00
10/1/1982
Cienega Valley
0.00
9/20/1982
Paicines
4,500.00
9/15/1982
Chalone
8,540.00
7/14/1982
Lime Kiln Valley
2,300.00
7/6/1982
Sonoma Valley
4,000.00
1/24/1982
Santa Cruz Mountains
408,000.00
1/4/1982
Guenoc Valley
4,396.00
12/21/1981
San Pasqual Valley
9,000.00
9/16/1981
Santa Maria Valley
80,000.00
9/4/1981
Napa Valley
225,280.00
2/27/1981


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