Solano County / Green Valley
American Viticulture Area
Established on January 28th, 1983
Solano County/Green Valley is a small valley approximately one mile wide and four miles long. This small valley has roughly 400 acres of grapes within its boundaries and lies between the Vaca Mountains and the Mount George Range. The Solano County/Green Valley American Viticulture Area (AVA) shares a similar climate and soil to that of neighboring Napa Valley AVA's. These neighboring AVA’s include the prestigious Coombsville region and the Los Carneros region.
Our climate is directly influenced by the highly favorable coastal influence of the San Pablo Bay, where marine air crosses into the valley. This coastal influence creates a long and cool growing season that extends the maturing periods of our grapes, making distinguished and expressive wines.
Along with these prime weather conditions, our mixture of volcanic, conejo clay loam, and alluvial soil adds unique characteristics and structures to our wines. Thus, with our favorable coastal influence, mild heat, cooling winds, and distinct soil, Solano County/Green Valley has become a reliable source of grapes for many renowned Napa Valley Wineries.