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NOTICE OF INTENT TO INITIATE A REGULATORY PROCESS TO CONSIDER AN AMENDMENT TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN GRAPE CRUSH PRICE DISTRICTS 5 AND 17
Process will move to OAL for regulatory code change
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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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (now TTB) December 27, 1982. On October 21, 1983 the (California) North Coast AVA was approved and Suisun Valley was, indeed, included in that larger regional appellation group. Today, the Anniversary Celebration event each December, across valley wineries. honors 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.Welcome to Suisun Valley

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. Definitive climate study was done by Dr. Paul Skinner of Terra Spase, which revealed the direct impacts of marine air flowing from the Pacific over San Pablo Bay into Suisun Valley. It is that significant marine influence that provides premium growing conditions.Welcome to Suisun Valley

What has become most interesting is the western hillside planting commencing in 2015. Significant volcanic rock geologically associated with the southern run out of the Mt George Range, diligently prepared and set to test Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. 2019 will begin to reveal this effort as bottled wine but early results are highly encouraging. Welcome to Suisun Valley

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, Petit Verdot, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, Primitivo, Rousanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Sangiovese, Syrah, Trousseau Noir, Trousseau Gris, Verdelho, Viognier, White Riesling, and Zinfandel. map
Why purchase Suisun Valley Grapes?

    • Outstanding quality fruit serving super premium to luxury category wines = BEST VALUE
  • Marine influence of San Pablo Bay & Suisun BayCalifornia 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

REGIONAL AND NATIONAL TRADE SHOWS SUISUN VALLEY WILL BE REPRESENTED FOR GRAPE SALES AND LOGISTICS.

REGIONAL EVENTS TO NOTE

Unified Wine and Grape Symposium, Sacramento CA
Jan 12-14, 2021

Eastern Winery Exposition, Syracuse, NY
March 16-19, 2021