Wine Region

Sierra Foothills

Official Name: Sierra Foothills AVA
Designation: American Viticultural Area

Countries: United States of America
States: California
Counties: Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Tuolumne, Yuba, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus

Statistics Updated: September 24, 2020
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Grape Production


Vineyards: 87
Total Area: 2,638,059 acres
Planted Area: 1,942 acres
Percent Planted: 0.1 %
Most Common Grape Varietal: Zinfandel more varietals...
Top Vineyards

Search all Sierra Foothills vineyards sorted by rating

  1. Shake Ridge Ranch
  2. Canterbury Vineyards
  3. Holly's Hill Vineyards
  4. Sentinel Oak Vineyard
  5. DTR Estate Ranch
  6. Cedarville Vineyards
  7. David Girard Vineyards
  8. Reward Ranch
  9. Skinner Vineyards - Stoney Creek Vineyard
  10. Baiocchi Wines & Vineyards - Baiocchi Family Vineyards
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Wine Production


Wineries: 6
Tasting Rooms: 11
Top Wineries

Wineries with the most wines in Sierra Foothills on Everyvine.

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Top Wines by Region Wineries

Highest scoring wines made in Sierra Foothills wineries.

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Climate Profile


Elevation3286.12 ft.1837.68 ft.217.36 ft.
Solar Raditation: 140269.74 WH/m2

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days3567.31
Huglin Index2651.45
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1797.29

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FMed °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season82.166.651.27.95
Wine Region statistics for Sierra Foothills are calculated by averaging over all vineyards currently entered on Everyvine within the region.

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