San Ysidro District AVA

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San Ysidro District AVA
Wine region
Type American Viticultural Area
Year established 1990[1]
Country United States
Part of California, Central Coast AVA, San Francisco Bay AVA, Santa Clara Valley AVA
Total area 2,340 acres (947 ha)[2]
Grapes produced Merlot[3]

The San Ysidro District AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara County, California. It is part of the larger Santa Clara Valley AVA and is located in the foothills of the Diablo Range. San Ysidro District is significantly cooler than other parts of Santa Clara Valley. Cooling breezes can reach the area via the Pajaro River which cuts into the nearby foothills.[3]


  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.130 San Ysidro District." Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 25, 2008.
  2. ^ Wine Institute (2008). "American Viticultural Areas by State". Retrieved Jan. 25, 2008.
  3. ^ a b Appellation America (2007). "San Ysidro District (AVA): Appellation Description". Retrieved Jan. 25, 2008.