Of the 261 AVAs in the U.S., 143 are in California. The state with the next-most AVAs is Oregon.

Answer: False.

Although a distant second, Washington ranks after California for the most AVAs in the U.S. There are currently 19 AVAs throughout Washington— just one more than there are in Oregon (18).

Get WineSpeed

Join tens of thousands of other wine lovers. Get each week’s edition of WineSpeed delivered to your inbox every Friday. It’s fast. It’s free. It’s the smartest way to stay up to speed on wine.
Email address
First Name
Last Name
Be sure to check your inbox to confim your subscription.