The Green Valley of Russian River Valley AVA (formerly Sonoma County Green Valley AVA) is an American Viticultural Area in Sonoma County, California, USA. Located at the southwestern corner of the Russian River Valley AVA, its close proximity to the Pacific Ocean makes it one of the coolest appellations within Sonoma County. The climate in the Green Valley is even cooler than other parts of the Russian River Valley, and favors the cultivation of cool climate varietals like Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Gewürztraminer.
Russian River Valley controversy: Gallo petition to expand vineyard district opposed by some growers.(JANUARY NEWS)
Jan 01, 2009; Sonoma County, Calif. -- A request by Gallo Family Vineyards to expand the Russian River Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA)...