Applegate Valley AVA

Applegate Valley


 Established AVA 2001

  • Warmer and drier than the neighboring Illinois Valley but not as warm as the Bear Valley area which follows the I-5 corridor.
  • The Applegate Valley is home to Bordelaise varieties such as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon in addition to Syrah and Chardonnay.
  • The Applegate, Illinois and Bear Valleys are considered all sub-sections of the Rogue Valley.
  • Soils include decomposed granite derived from stream terraces and alluvial fans.


Serra Vineyards
Soloro Vineyards
Schmidt Family Vineyards
Troon Vineyards
Woolridge Creek Winery
Plaisance Ranch
Bridgeview Vineyards
John Michael Champagne Cellars
Devitt Winery
Red Lily Vineyards
Valley View Winery
Cowhorn Vineyard