American Wine AVAs: Eola-Amity Hills, Oregon to Escondido Valley, Texas

E as in...
      
Click to access American wine appellations by Name(AVAs):
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  California  By State

Eola-Amity Hills
The Eola-Amity Hills AVA is located within the larger Willamette Valley AVA between Amity in the north to Salem in the south. This AVA benefits from the steady Ocean winds. It includes 1,300 acres (over 500 hectares) of grape vines. Here the winters are mild and the summers are relatively wet and cool. The soil is often volcanic. Major wine grapes include Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Pinot gris, and Pinot blanc. For more information check out the Eola-Amity Hills AVA web site.

Escondido Valley
The Escondido Valley AVA situated in western Texas, covers some 32,000 acres (13,000 hectares). This shallow river valley includes very few wineries; the soil is composed of silty loam and clays. Its altitude varies between the valley floor (2600 feet or about 800 meters) and the 3000 foot (about 900 meter) high hills. The valley's average temperature is several degrees higher than the hilltops. Rainfall is low.

Escondido Valley Texas Vineyards

Escondido Valley Texas Vineyards


      
Click to access American wine appellations (AVAs) by State:
Alabama  Alaska  Arizona  Arkansas  California  Colorado  Connecticut  Delaware  Florida  Georgia 
Hawaii  Idaho  Illinois  Indiana  Iowa  Kansas  Kentucky  Louisiana  Maine  Maryland  Massachusetts  Michigan 
Minnesota  Mississippi  Missouri  Montana  Nebraska  Nevada  New Hampshire  New Jersey  New Mexico  New York 
North Carolina  North Dakota  Ohio  Oklahoma  Oregon  Pennsylvania  Rhode Island  South Carolina 
South Dakota  Tennessee  Texas  Utah  Vermont  Virginia  Washington  West Virginia  Wisconsin  Wyoming 

Reviews of American and Other Fine Wines

Access our Weekly Reviews of $10 Wines

Return to www.theworldwidewine.com home page