Santa Clara Valley AVA

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Santa Clara Valley

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.
Few traces of its agricultural past can still be found, but the Santa Clara Valley American Viticultural Area remains a large wine-making region.

California wine

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Apart from its participation in the production of California wines, the Santa Clara Valley AVA is noted for its popularity in wine tourism. The area served an important role in the early history of California wine and was home to the pioneer winemakers Paul Masson and Charles Lefranc.

American Viticultural Area

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.
For example, the Santa Clara Valley AVA and Livermore Valley AVA are located within the territory of the San Francisco Bay AVA, which is itself located within the Central Coast AVA.

San Ysidro District AVA

The Santa Clara Valley AVA is home to two smaller AVAs, Pacheco Pass AVA and San Ysidro District AVA.
It is part of the larger Santa Clara Valley AVA and is located in the foothills of the Diablo Range.

Central Coast AVA

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San Francisco Bay AVA

The AVA falls within the larger Central Coast AVA, four smaller designated AVAs are contained within it: Livermore Valley AVA, Pacheco Pass AVA, San Ysidro District AVA, and Santa Clara Valley AVA.

Pacheco Pass AVA

Pacheco Pass American Viticultural Area
The Santa Clara Valley AVA is home to two smaller AVAs, Pacheco Pass AVA and San Ysidro District AVA.

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Morgan Hill, California

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.
Morgan Hill, along with Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy make up the Santa Clara Valley AVA, a protected American Viticultural Area designation for wineries and vineyards within the historic Santa Clara Valley.

California

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.

Silicon Valley

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.

Saratoga, California

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.

San Martin, California

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.

Gilroy, California

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The Santa Clara Valley AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Santa Clara Valley, California (modern day Silicon Valley), based in the towns of Morgan Hill, Saratoga, San Martin, and Gilroy.

Enotourism

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Apart from its participation in the production of California wines, the Santa Clara Valley AVA is noted for its popularity in wine tourism.

Winemaker

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The area served an important role in the early history of California wine and was home to the pioneer winemakers Paul Masson and Charles Lefranc.

Paul Masson

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The area served an important role in the early history of California wine and was home to the pioneer winemakers Paul Masson and Charles Lefranc.