Dunnigan Hills AVA
|Type||American Viticultural Area|
|Total area||89,000 acres (36,017 ha)|
|Grapes produced||Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Sauvignon blanc, Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier |
The Dunnigan Hills AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in the Dunnigan Hills, in Yolo County, California. Located in the northwest portion of Yolo County, the wine region has a Mediterranean climate that is less prone to frost than other parts of the Sacramento Valley. The largest winery in the Dunnigan Hills is R.H. Phillips, which has a 1,300 acres (526 ha) estate vineyard.
- Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.145 Dunnigan Hills." Archived 2008-01-19 at the Wayback Machine Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 28, 2008.
- Wine Institute (2008). "American Viticultural Areas by State" Archived January 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.
- Appellation America (2007). "Borden Ranch (AVA): Appellation Description" Archived 2007-11-13 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved Jan. 25, 2008.
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