Wine Maps: Anderson Valley — California

This is an Anderson Valley Wine Map.  This area is a cool growing region, which extends about 10 miles and contains over 20 different types of alluvial soils. It stretches from Yorkville Highlands through Boonville and Philo to Navarro. Since the 1980s, the area has been associated with sparkling wine due to the success of the Champagne house Louis Roederer’s California operation Roederer Estate.

Wine Maps: Anderson Valley California

This region is renowned for producing world class Pinot Noir and fine Alsatian Varietal wines. The characteristics of the Anderson Valley’s four most widely planted varietals include Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, and White Riesling, but many producers also have great success with Merlot, Zinfandel and Syrah.

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Wine Maps: Anderson Valley California

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Looking for more information about the Anderson valley? Check out these great posts:
~ The Goose is Loose!
~ Mary had a little Breggo
~ Little Tasting Room
~ Jim Ball Vineyards Anderson Valley Signature Pinot Noir 2007
~ Anderson Valley Winegrowers Association

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About the Author:

Editor and co-founder of, Pamela is a sommelier and former restaurant manager and wine buyer with Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), Court of Master Sommeliers & Center for Wine Origins certification. She has contributed to or been quoted by various publications, including the Los Angeles Times, Sommelier Journal, Vegetarian Times, VIV Magazine, UC-Berkeley Astrobiology News, The Washington Post, the Associated Press, NPR and USA Today. True to her roots, she seeks varietal and appellation integrity and is always passionate about finding the next great bottle of wine.


  1. Alana Gentry April 13, 2012 at 10:03 AM - Reply

    That’s pretty neat Pamela! Thanks for the link to my post, “Little Tasting Room.” Husch is beautiful and historical. Some great wineries on here. I’ll definitely use this post next time I visit. Cheers~

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