Dry Creek Valley AVA
EDUCATION

Dry Creek

Summary:

This region has one of the longest traditions of winemaking in California, dating back to the 1830s.

Location:

Northwest of Healdsburg, this is one of the more northern AVAs in Sonoma.

Climate:

Long, warm days and cool, foggy nights

Soil:

Gravel, sandy loam

Popular Varietals:

Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon

Noteworthy:

Dry Creek is known for its pre-Prohibition Zinfandel vines.

Featured Wineries in Dry Creek Valley AVA:

Blanchard Family Wines, Cast Wines, Dry Creek Vineyard, Michel-SchlumbergerNalle Winery

Dry Creek Valley AVA