Willow Creek AVA

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Willow Creek AVA
Wine region
TypeAmerican Viticultural Area
Year established1983[1]
CountryUnited States
Part ofCalifornia
Total area6,000 acres (2,428 ha)[2]
Size of planted vineyards10 acres (4 ha)[2]
No. of wineries0[2]

The Willow Creek AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in the Humboldt and Trinity counties of northern California, near the town of Willow Creek. Surrounded by the Klamath Mountains, the AVA includes 6,000 acres (2,428 ha) in the center of the Six Rivers National Forest, and has had as many as five wineries and 30 acres (12 ha) in wine grape production. There are currently no commercially bonded wineries in the region, and only 10 acres (4 ha) in vineyards.[2]

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  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.85 Willow Creek." Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.
  2. ^ a b c d Appellation America (2007). "Willow Creek (AVA): Appellation Description". Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.