Long Valley – Lake County AVA

Shannon Ridge Spring Valley Vineyard-Long Valley AVA

TopographyTopography consists of a long, narrow valley floor and surrounding foothills.
ElevationElevation ranging from 1,010’-1,763’
SoilsSits on a geologic formation known as the Cache Formation. The formation is largely made up of lake deposits and consists of tuffaceous and diatomaceous sands and silts, limestone, gravel, and intercalated volcanic rocks.
Acres7,674 acres
ClimateDuring the growing season, winds blowing through the valley cool the vines from the heat of the day. Cool air drainage provides protection from damaging late spring frosts. Annual rainfall amounts generally range between 27 and 33 inches, increasing as one moves west. Average annual Growing Degree Days is 3,378.
VarietalsKnown for producing red wine grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petite Sirah, and Syrah.

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    Grower Conversation Series: Winegrape Wednesdays 4:00 pm
    Grower Conversation Series: Winegrape Wednesdays @ The Mercantile
    Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Grower Conversation Series: Winegrape Wednesdays @ The Mercantile
    You are invited to attend the Grower Conversation series hosted by Lake County Winegrowers. This series aims to connect growers, buyers, and industry experts to discuss the climate of today’s market. Each conversation will feature[...]
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