Yadkin Valley, North Carolina to Yamhill-Carlton District, Oregon
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The Yadkin Valley AVA
occupies about 1.4 million acres (approximately
560 thousand hectares) in northwestern North Carolina. Its free-draining soils are based
on clay and loam and the winters are mild. sandy and gravelly and the climate
is mild and arid. Popular grape varieties include Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Riesling, and
Yadkin Valley North Carolina Vineyards
The Yakima Valley AVA
is part of the Columbia Valley AVA
of southeastern Washington State
(and northwestern Oregon). This valley was formed by glaciers and contains silty loam soils
framed by the Cascade Mountains.
Popular grape varieties include Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and
The Yamhill-Carlton District AVA
occupies 60 thousand acres (about 24 thousand hectares)
in the Willamette Valley AVA
western central Oregon. It is protected from harsh weather by nearby hills and mountains.
The soil is ancient marine sediment and well-draining sandstone.
Popular grape varieties include Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay.
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