Green Valley AVA
EDUCATION

Green Valley (within RRV)

Summary:

One of the smallest AVAs in the area, this sub-region is known for having the most consistency in terms of soil and climate.

Location:

Western Russian River Valley AVA

Climate:

Very cool. When the fog comes in it doesn’t leave quickly.

Soil:

Fine, sandy soil called Goldridge

Popular Varietals:

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Noteworthy:

Vineyards in this region are planted next to the Gravenstein apple orchards that were originally planted by Russian settlers.

Featured Wineries in Green Valley AVA:

Iron Horse Vineyards