Washington’s list of AVAs

After Tuesday’s announcement on the approval of the Naches Heights American Viticultural Area, here is an updated list of Washington’s appellations in order of when they were approved.

  • Yakima Valley (1983)
  • Columbia Valley (1984)
  • Walla Walla Valley (1984)
  • Puget Sound (1995)
  • Red Mountain (2001)
  • Columbia Gorge (2004)
  • Horse Heaven Hills (2005)
  • Wahluke Slope (2006)
  • Rattlesnake Hills (2006)
  • Snipes Mountain (2009)
  • Lake Chelan (2009)
  • Naches Heights (2011)