Agency approves expansion of Sta. Rita Hills AVA
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Los Olivos wine appellation gains American Viticultural Area designation
Federal officials have given final approval for a new American Viticultural Area in Santa Barbara County: the 22,820-acre Los Olivos District in the Santa Ynez Valley. The wine appellation has won recognition as a locale with distinctive climate, geology, soils and topographical features affecting the character of its wines. The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Read More →
New AVAs put Paso in wine industry big leagues
On the heels of a top national ranking from Wine Enthusiast Magazine, Paso Robles Wine Country is rolling out an expanded set of sub-brands to put it on equal footing with Napa and Sonoma counties.