Established AVA 1991
- Considered one of the hottest growing regions in Oregon.
- Approximate rainfall: 20-35 inches annually.
- Similar to France’s Bordeaux region, its warm dry climate benefits Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Gris, Malbec and Syrah.
- Soils range from sandy loam to hard clay.