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Rockpile Appellation
In the northwestern reaches of Sonoma County, on stark, hardscrabble ridgelines overlooking Lake Sonoma sits the county’s newest viticultural area. The name comes from a ranch that once counted 20,000 acres in cattle and sheep.
Date 12/15/2010
Knights Valley Appellation
The warmest of Sonoma County’s viticultural areas, Knights Valley derives its heat from its lofty perch, high on hills beyond the reach of the Pacific Ocean. The area’s eastern edge borders Napa Valley.
Date 12/15/2010
Green Valley Appellation
This is a small designation contained within the southwest Russian River AVA. It is the coolest and foggiest region of the Russian River Valley and is bordered by Sebastopol, Occidental and Forestville.
Date 12/15/2010
Sonoma Valley Appellation
This is the largest of four appellations in southeastern Sonoma County, with over 15,000 acres of vineyards. Also known as Valley of the Moon, it is open at both the north and south ends, allowing for daily cooling.
Date 12/15/2010
Dry Creek Valley Appellation
This valley is capped by Warm Springs Dam at the top and runs for 16 miles southwest between two ridges that are only two miles apart. Over 8,800 acres are vineyards.
Date 12/15/2010
Chalk Hill Appellation
On the northeast side of Windsor, extending along a short stretch of the Russian River is the Chalk Hill area, planted to 1,000 acres of vineyards. Chalk Hill abuts the Alexander Valley and Knights Valley AVAs.
Date 12/15/2010
Alexander Valley Appellation
This AVA sits at the top of Sonoma County with about 15,000 acres planted to grape vines out of a total 76,000 acres of available territory.
Date 12/15/2010
Discoveries Magazine
Discover all there is to know about Northwest Sonoma County inside DISCOVERIES magazine. Quarterly full-color...
Date 12/04/2010
The Windsor Times
The Windsor Times was founded in 1987 and has served Sonoma County’s newest incorporated town since its founding in 1992...
Date 12/04/2010

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