New wine growing designation in California/USA – The Tehachapi Mountains AVA

December 7, 2020

An American Viticultural Area, or AVA, is a specific type of appellation of origin used on wine labels. An AVA is a delimited grape-growing region with specific geographic or climatic features that distinguish it from the surrounding regions and affect how grapes are grown. Using an AVA designation on a wine label allows vintners to describe more accurately the origin of their wines to consumers and helps consumers identify wines they may purchase. Other well-known AVAs in the state such as Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles…..

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