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Alisos Canyon AVA becomes an AVA within Santa Barbara County in Central Coast, California. Located in a "Goldilocks Rhone Zone", 24.5 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean.

AVA Established: 2020

Acres Planted: 238 acres (5,774 total)

Climate: Region II

Soil: Sandstone and Shale (Paso Robles Formation)

Geographical Influences: San Antonio Creek and Pacific Ocean

Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, Picpoul Blanc, Roussanne, Syrah, and Viognier



Establishment of the Alisos Canyon Viticultural Area

Santa Barbara County Wines


Date Published: September 1, 2020

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