EDUCATION

Lodi

Summary:

Granted AVA status in 1986, this region grows over 100 different grape varietals

Location:

East of San Francisco, just West of the Sierra Foothills AVA

Climate:

Mediterranean

Soil:

Sandy, alluvial, clay

Popular Varietals:

Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc

Noteworthy:

The regions’ many rivers and breezes coming from the San Francisco Bay help to keep the region cooler than it normally would be