Tracy Hills AVA

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Tracy Hills AVA
Wine region
Type American Viticultural Area
Year established 2006[1]
Country United States
Part of California
Total area 39,200 acres (15,864 ha)[2]
No. of vineyards 5[2]

The Tracy Hills AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in both San Joaquin County and Stanislaus County, California. The 39,200 acres (15,864 ha) region was designated an AVA as a result of a petition from the owners of Tulip Hill Winery in Lake County, who owned a vineyard on Mount Oso in the Tracy Hills. The five original vineyards in the appellation are planted between 100 feet (30 m) and 500 feet (152 m) above sea level.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.204 Tracy Hills." Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 28, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c Wine Business Monthly (2007). "Top Stories". Feb. 15, 2007.