Ancient Lakes of the Columbia Valley AVA

Ancient Lakes of the Columbia Valley AVA

AVA Data

Official name:  Ancient Lakes of the Columbia Valley AVA

Type:  American Viticultural Area

Established:  October 18, 2012[1]

Country:  United States

Part of: Columbia Valley AVAWashington

Growing season:  182 days

Precipitation (annual average):  < 8" year

Soil conditions:  Quincy loam and windblown loess soils

Total area:  162,762 acres[1]

Size of planted vineyards:  Approx 1800 acres[2]

Primary Grapes produced:  RieslingPinot GrisChardonnaySyrahMerlot

Map of Washington State that shows the Ancient Lakes AVA