Sonoma Coast AVA
EDUCATION

Sonoma Coast

Summary:

Ranging from rugged and windy in the north to gently rolling hills in the south, this region received its AVA status in 1987.

Location:

Far Northwestern Sonoma County from Mendocino County south almost to San Pablo Bay

Climate:

Cool, with twice the annual rainfall of other nearby AVAs

Soil:

Geologically diverse

Popular Varietals:

Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah

Noteworthy:

A diverse region where vines are planted above the fog line in the northern portion, and in the south grapes are influenced by the Petaluma Gap.

Featured Wineries in Sonoma Coast AVA:

Keller Estate