Wine Region

Santa Maria Valley

Official Name: Santa Maria Valley AVA
Designation: American Viticultural Area

Countries: United States of America
States: California
Counties: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara

Statistics Updated: September 24, 2020
Statistics for wine regions are calculated roughly every hour.

Grape Production


Vineyards: 14
Total Area: 94,859 acres
Planted Area: 2,696 acres
Percent Planted: 2.8 %
Most Common Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir more varietals...
Top Vineyards

Search all Santa Maria Valley vineyards sorted by rating

  1. Bien Nacido Vineyard
  2. Bench Break Vineyard
  3. Julia's Vineyard
  4. Nielson Vineyard
  5. Sierra Madre Vineyard
  6. Colson Canyon
  7. Garey Vineyard
  8. Solomon Hills Vineyard
  9. Maverick Farming - Riverbench Vineyard
  10. Bien Nacido Vineyards
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Wine Production


Wineries: 0
Tasting Rooms: 0
Top Wineries

Wineries with the most wines in Santa Maria Valley on Everyvine.

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Top Wines by Region Wineries

Highest scoring wines made in Santa Maria Valley wineries.

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Climate Profile


Elevation1299.43 ft.540.24 ft.379.77 ft.
Solar Raditation: 149663.28 WH/m2

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2550.3
Huglin Index1862.37
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1456.49

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FMed °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season74.761.949.12.8
Wine Region statistics for Santa Maria Valley are calculated by averaging over all vineyards currently entered on Everyvine within the region.

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