Wine Region

Sta. Rita Hills

Official Name: Sta. Rita Hills AVA
Designation: American Viticultural Area

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

Statistics Updated: September 26, 2020
Statistics for wine regions are calculated roughly every hour.

Grape Production


Vineyards: 35
Total Area: 33,358 acres
Planted Area: 2,033 acres
Percent Planted: 6.1 %
Most Common Grape Varietal: Pinot Noir more varietals...
Top Vineyards

Search all Sta. Rita Hills vineyards sorted by rating

  1. Zotovich Vineyard
  2. Sweeney Canyon Vineyard
  3. Babcock Vineyard
  4. Huber Vineyard
  5. Clos Pepe Vineyard
  6. Sea Smoke Vineyard
  7. Gnesa Vineyard
  8. El Jabali Vineyard
  9. Rancho Santa Rosa
  10. Fiddlestix Vineyard
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Wine Production


Wineries: 2
Tasting Rooms: 3
Top Wines by Region Wineries

Highest scoring wines made in Sta. Rita Hills wineries.

No high scoring wines produced in Sta. Rita Hills have been added to Everyvine.
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Climate Profile


Elevation775.61 ft.428.13 ft.218.82 ft.
Solar Raditation: 149540.48 WH/m2

Climate Indices

Index Name
Growing Degree-Days2722.88
Huglin Index1947.37
Biologically Effective Degree-Days1562.53

Temperature & Rainfall

AverageHi °FMed °FLow °FRain in.
Growing Season75.762.749.72.54
Wine Region statistics for Sta. Rita Hills are calculated by averaging over all vineyards currently entered on Everyvine within the region.

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