North Yuba AVA

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North Yuba AVA
Wine region
TypeAmerican Viticultural Area
Year established1985[1]
CountryUnited States
Part ofCalifornia, Sierra Foothills AVA
Size of planted vineyards30 square miles (78 km2)[2]
Grapes producedCabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot noir, Riesling, Sangiovese, Sauvignon blanc, Semillon, Syrah, Zinfandel[2]

The North Yuba AVA is an American Viticultural Area in Yuba County, California, United States. The appellation is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the soil is primarily volcanic, with dense plutonic rock. Renaissance Vineyard and Winery is the largest producer in the region, with 44 acres (18 ha) of terraced vineyards planted in Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Grenache, Viognier, and Roussanne.[2]


  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.106 North Yuba." Archived 2012-02-12 at the Wayback Machine Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 4, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c Appellation America (2007). "North Yuba (AVA): Appellation Description". Retrieved Jan. 4, 2008.