Wine Region

Santa Ynez Valley

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

Countries: United States of America
States: California
Counties: Santa Barbara

Statistics Updated: March 17, 2018
Statistics for wine regions are calculated roughly every hour.

Grape Production


Vineyards: 67
Total Area: 182,527 acres
Planted Area: 4,117 acres
Percent Planted: 2.3 %
Most Common Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir more varietals...
Top Vineyards

Search all Santa Ynez Valley vineyards sorted by rating

  1. Zotovich Vineyard
  2. Sweeney Canyon Vineyard
  3. Crossroads Vineyard
  4. Babcock Vineyard
  5. Huber Vineyard
  6. Clos Pepe Vineyard
  7. Sea Smoke Vineyard
  8. Tierra Alta Vineyard
  9. Gnesa Vineyard
  10. Star Lane Vineyard
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Climate Profile


Elevation1432.22 ft.610.8 ft.218.82 ft.
Solar Raditation: 151415.74 WH/m2

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2863.84
Huglin Index2073.66
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1641.02

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FMed °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season77.363.449.52.65
Wine Region statistics for Santa Ynez Valley are calculated by averaging over all vineyards currently entered on Everyvine within the region.

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