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Sacramento County

Political district or AVA area in the California region Central Valley; look there.

By far the largest wine-growing region in the US state California which extends over more than 600 kilometers from north to south across more than half of the state. Occasionally she is also called Inland Valleys or Delta & Domestic. To the west, the two regions close Central Coast and North Coast, as well as in the eastern center the region Sierra Foothills at. The huge Central Valley covers a total of 220,000 hectares of vineyards. Of these, 140,000 hectares are planted with wine grapes and 80,000 hectares are used for California's significant production of table grapes and raisins, Likewise, here are the base wines for over 90% of Californian spirits generated. The Central Valley is one of the richest agricultural regions in the world. It is criss-crossed by pastures, orchards, cereal fields and vineyards. The soils are consistently made of fertile, sandy loam. There is a very homogeneous, warm climate...

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