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SID Initiates Water Allocation
First ag water allocation in district history now approved
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Welcome to Suisun Valley
Since the middle of the last century, wine grapes grown within the boundaries of the Suisun Valley appellation have produced excellent wines. The Suisun Valley appellation was approved by the ATF Bureau in December 27, 1982. Today, the Anniversary Celebration event each December, across valley wineries. honors this this benchmark in California terrior.

Gold, Silver, Bronze medals; 90Pt+ scores and critical reviews; awards to variety distinct wines of grapes of the appellation attest to the high quality of the fruit.

While just 8 miles long north to south and 3 miles wide east to west, Suisun Valley has a full 14 degree daytime temperature differential from lower valley to upper valley. This allows for proper site selection of whites needing to retain acidity and reds needing warm temps to ripen.

A large selection of varieties are grown in the confines of the Suisun Valley: Albarino, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Gamay, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Malbec, Malvasia Bianca, Merlot, Mouvedre, Muscat Canelli, Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Primitivo, Rousanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Sangiovese, Syrah, Trousseau, Trousseau Gris, Verdelho, Viognier, White Riesling, and Zinfandel.

Why purchase Suisun Valley Grapes?

  • Outstanding quality fruit serving super premium to luxury category wines = BEST VALUE
  • Marine influence of San Pablo Bay & Suisun Bay
  • California North Coast AVA
  • Unique grower – buyer relationship:In Suisun Valley, some growers produce both cool climate Chardonnay in southern Suisun Valley and warm climate Cabernet in northern Suisun Valley
European Grapevine Moth: Solano County released Aug 2014. Low density trapping will continue at least through 2015 as follow up measure. Click here for the latest information on European Grapevine Moth for Napa County: Biology, monitoring and management

It has been 6 years since Suisun Valley Road was closed early Thanksgiving morning for the Turkey Trot, and this…

Posted by Suisun Valley on Tuesday, November 24, 2015