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Yadkin Valley
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 Chardonnay.

Yadkin Valley North Carolina Vineyards

Yadkin Valley North Carolina Vineyards

Yakima Valley
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 Riesling.

Yamhill-Carlton District
The Yamhill-Carlton District AVA occupies 60 thousand acres (about 24 thousand hectares) in the Willamette Valley AVA of 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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