California is home to around 85% of US wine grapes.

Organics & Biodynamics: The State’s biggest organic grape grower is the Bronco Wine Company

See California – organic and Biodynamic wine data.

Climate change: See California, Climate Change.

Wine grapes & wine stylesGamay. | Grenache Noir. | Pinot Noir. | Rhone Rangers. | Syrah. | Viognier. | Zinfandel

Wine regions

North Coast: Alexander Valley AVA. | Anderson Valley AVA. | Atlas Peak AVA. | Big Valley District AVA. | Benmore Valley AVA. | Bennett Valley AVA. | Chalk Hill AVA. | Chiles Valley AVA. | Clear Lake AVA. | Cole Ranch AVA. | Coombsville AVA. | Covelo AVA. | Diamond Mountain District AVA. | Dos Rios AVA. | Dry Creek Valley AVA. | Fort Ross-Seaview AVA. | Green Valley of Russian River AVA. | Guenoc Valley AVA. | High Valley AVA. | Howell Mountain AVA. | Kelsey Bench AVA. | Knights Valley AVA. | Lake County AVA. | Los Carneros AVA. | McDowell Valley AVA. | Mendocino County AVA. | Mendocino Ridge AVA. | Mt. Veeder AVA. | Napa Valley AVA. | North Coast AVA. | Northern Sonoma AVA. | Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley AVA. | Oakville AVA. | Petaluma Gap AVA. | Potter Valley AVA. | Red Hills Lake County AVA. | Redwood Valley AVA. | Rockpile AVA. | Russian River Valley AVA. | Rutherford AVA. | Solano County Green Valley AVA. | Sonoma Coast AVA. | Sonoma Mountain AVA. | Sonoma Valley AVA. | Spring Mountain District AVA. | St Helena AVA. | Stags Leap District AVA. | Suisun Valley AVA. | Wild Horse Valley AVA. | Yorkville Highlands AVA. | Yountville AVA

Central CoastBallard Canyon AVA. | Central Coast AVA. | Edna Valley AVA. | Livermore Valley AVA. | San Luis Obispo AVA

South Coast: South Coast AVA

Northern San Joaquin Valley:

Southern San Joaquin Valley: Kern County

Coachella Valley

See alsoIrrigation. | Poverty in California. | Renewable energy. | Silicon Valley. | Tax system.


California Grape Acreage Report 2016, California Dept of Food & Agriculture in cooperation with USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, p.2.

Dane et al., ‘Organic vineyard management in California’, Paper presented at a symposium entitled “IPM in Organic Systems”, XXII International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia, 16 August 2004 by Kent M. Daane, Rhonda J. Smith, Karen M. Klonsy & Walter J. Bentley, May 2005 37N-55N.

Deborah Parker Wong (2016), ‘Bronco’s bright green future,’ Vineyard and Winery Management’, May–June 2016.