Wine Region

Central Coast

Official Name: Central Coast AVA
Designation: American Viticultural Area

Countries: United States of America
States: California
Counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Merced, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz

Statistics Updated: March 20, 2018
Statistics for wine regions are calculated roughly every hour.

Grape Production


Vineyards: 586
Total Area: 6,255,838 acres
Planted Area: 100,862 acres
Percent Planted: 1.6 %
Most Common Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir more varietals...
Top Vineyards

Search all Central Coast vineyards sorted by rating

  1. Talley Vineyards - Stone Coral Vineyard
  2. Le Bon Climat Vineyard
  3. Bien Nacido Vineyard
  4. Bench Break Vineyard
  5. Talley Vineyards - Oliver's Vineyard
  6. White Hawk Vineyard
  7. Julia's Vineyard
  8. Zotovich Vineyard
  9. Sweeney Canyon Vineyard
  10. Tinaquaic Vineyard
Learn more about how Everyvine rates vineyards. View all Central Coast vineyards

Wine Production


Wineries: 122
Tasting Rooms: 118
Top Wineries

Wineries with the most wines in Central Coast on Everyvine.

  1. Stephan Vineyards Inc - L'Aventure Winery
  2. Jaffurs Wine Cellars
  3. SummerWood Winery & Inn
  4. La Nebbia Winery
  5. D'Alfonso-Curran Wines
  6. August Ridge
  7. Charles R Vineyards
  8. Domenico Winery
  9. Venteux Vineyards
  10. Roudon-Smith Winery
View all Central Coast wineries

Climate Profile


Elevation2462.61 ft.857.1 ft.92.21 ft.
Solar Raditation: 149552.22 WH/m2

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3005.13
Huglin Index2288.78
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1764.98

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FMed °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season80.16447.92.62
Wine Region statistics for Central Coast are calculated by averaging over all vineyards currently entered on Everyvine within the region.

Related Wine Regions

Regions inside Central Coast
  1. Paso Robles

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