Escondido Valley AVA

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Escondido Valley AVA
Wine region
Type American Viticultural Area
Year established 1992[1]
Country United States
Part of Texas
Total area 32,000 acres (129 km2)[2]
Grapes produced Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chenin blanc, Colombard

The Escondido Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Pecos County, Texas.[3] It was the fifth designated wine area in the state of Texas, and covers an area of over 32,000 acres (129 km2).[2] There are no wineries located in the Escondido Valley AVA. One winery that makes Escondido Valley AVA designated wines is Ste. Genevieve Wines, whose winery facilities are located near Fort Stockton.[4]


  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.141 Escondido Valley." Archived 2008-07-10 at the Wayback Machine. Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2007.
  2. ^ a b Professional Friends of Wine (2007). "American Viticultural Areas". Retrieved Nov. 15, 2007.
  3. ^ "The Wine Growing Regions of Texas". Texas Wine / Texas Dept. of Agriculture. 2006. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  4. ^ "List of Wineries by County". Wine Society of Texas. 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-08-10. Retrieved 2007-12-16.