Sierra Madre Vineyard

    Information about the planted areas of this vineyard

    Grape Profile

    Grape Details

    Varietals: Chardonnay
    Wine Regions: Central Coast, Santa Maria Valley

    Vineyard Size

    Planted Area: 27.58 acres

    Farm Certifications

    These blocks do not have any farm certifications

    Land Profile


    Elevation392.99 ft.
    Slope5.6% (3.22°)
    AspectSouth (200.17°)

    Solar Radiation

    Average Radiation TotalWH/m2
    Growing Season150890.3

    Climate Indices

    Index Name
    Growing Degree-Days2426.63
    Huglin Index1747.54
    Biologically Effective Degree-Days1363.63

    Temperature & Rainfall

    AverageHi °FLow °FRain in.
    Growing Season73.349.32.43
    For more detailed information about the topography, climate, and soil of the vineyard blocks that grew these grapes, click on the individual blocks in the block list.

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    Vineyard-ID: 2179
    Created Date: Unknown
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    Data Notes and References


    Farm Certifications: See the certifications page to learn more about the farm certifications Everyvine tracks.
    Soil Horizon: Bedrock value set to "-" is not available. Available water capacity units are cm/cm.
    Solar Radiation: Area Solar radiation has been calculated in watt hours per square meter (WH/m2)
    Topography: Topography values are averaged over the block area. Aspect is expressed in positive degrees from 0 to 359.9, measured clockwise from north.
    Growing Season: For use in various statistical averages, Everyvine defines the vineyard growing season as the period April 1st to October 31st.


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    Topography: Topographic and solor radiation calculations are based on 1/3 arc-second (approx. 10m) elevation models. Data provided by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), EROS Data Center, National Elevation Dataset,, 1999
    Climate Indices: Calculations based on methodologies described by Gregory Jones and John Gladstones. See the following:
    • Jones, G.V, Duff, A.A., Hall, A., and J. Myers (2009). Spatial analysis of climate in winegrape growing regions in the western United States.” American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, in Press Spring 2010.
    • Gladstones, J. (1992) Viticulture and environment (Winetitles: Adelaide).
    Month Climate Averages: Monthly and annual temperature and rainfall values based on 30-arcsec (800m) normals for the climatological period 1971-2000. Data provided by PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University,, October 31,2008
    Soil: Soil data is collected from the following sources:
    • SSURGO: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) Database. Available online at
    • STATSGO2: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. U.S. General Soil Map (STATSGO2). Available online at
    • Web Soil Survey: Soil Survey Staff, Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Web Soil Survey. Available online at
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