Clear Lake AVA

Certainly one of the more picturesque AVA’s in the state of California, Clear Lake has become famous as much for the beautiful lake and mountains around it as for the wine grapes being grown inside the AVA. Giving growers substancial options for climate including lowlands near the lake and higher hillsides both under and above the fog line, Clear Lake has begun producing outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon’s and Sauvignon Blanc’s, with Syrah and Petite Syrah starting a gain a foothold. The Red Hills Lake Country AVA sits at the southern end of this larger AVA, with the High Valley AVA sitting to the east.