San Bernabe AVA
|Type||American Viticultural Area|
|Part of||California, Central Coast AVA|
|Total area||24,796 acres (10,035 ha)|
The San Bernabe AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in southern Monterey County, California. It is part of the larger Monterey AVA. San Bernabe is located between the Salinas River on the east, and the Santa Lucia Mountains on the west. To the north of the appellation is Pine Canyon and to the south is the San Lucas AVA. The San Bernabe AVA was created in 2004 as a result of a petition by Delicato Family Vineyards, whose 5,000 acres (2,023 ha) San Bernabe vineyard is the largest in the region.
San Bernabe vineyard
- Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.171 San Bernabe." Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 25, 2008.
- Wine Institute (2008). "American Viticultural Areas by State". Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.
- Business Wire (2004). "California Adds the 'San Bernabe' Appellation; Newest AVA Located in Monterey Growing Region". August 30, 2004.
- Appellation America, -appellation description