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AB 892 (Evans, 2007) would have provided that a wine, as described, is entitled to the appellation of origin "California," or a geographical subdivision thereof, if the wine meets specified criteria, including the requirement that 100% of the wine's volume is derived as specified and described. (Held in this Committee at author's request)
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Appellation Hierarchy

  1. American
  2. California
  3. Alameda County, Alpine County
  4. Amador County
  5. Fiddletown
  6. Antelope Valley of the California High Desert, Butte County, Calaveras County
  7. Central Coast
  8. Chalone, Santa Maria Valley
  9. Colusa County
  10. Contra Costa County
  11. Lamorinda
  12. Cucamonga Valley, Del Norte County
  13. El Dorado County
  14. El Dorado
  15. Fair Play
  16. Fresno County
  17. Squaw Valley–Miramonte
  18. Glenn County, Humboldt County, Imperial County, Inyo County, Kern County, Kings County
  19. Lake County
  20. Benmore Valley
  21. Clear Lake
  22. Big Valley District–Lake County, High Valley, Kelsey Bench–Lake County, Red Hills Lake County
  23. Guenoc Valley
  24. Lassen County
  25. Lodi
  26. Borden Ranch, Jahant
  27. Los Angeles County
  28. Leona Valley, Malibu-Newton Canyon, Saddle Rock-Malibu, Sierra Pelona Valley
  29. Madera, Madera County, Malibu Coast, Manton Valley, Marin County, Mariposa County
  30. Mendocino County
  31. Covelo, Dos Rios, Eagle Peak Mendicino County
  32. Mendocino
  33. Anderson Valley, Cole Ranch, McDowell Valley, Potter Valley, Redwood Valley, Yorkville Highlands
  34. Mendocino Ridge
  35. Merced County, Modoc County, Mono County
  36. Monterey County
  37. Carmel Valley
  38. Monterey
  39. Arroyo Seco, Hames Valley, San Bernabe, San Lucas, Santa Lucia Highlands
  40. San Antonio Valley
  41. Napa County
  42. Napa Valley
  43. Atlas Peak, Calistoga, Chiles Valley, Coombsville, Diamond Mountain District, Howell Mountain, Mt. Veeder, Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, Oakville, Rutherford, Spring Mountain District, St. Helena, Stags Leap District, Yountville
  44. Nevada County
  45. North Coast
  46. Los Carneros, Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak, Wild Horse Valley
  47. Orange County, Placer County, Plumas County
  48. Riverside County
  49. Temecula Valley
  50. Sacramento County
  51. Alta Mesa, Cosumnes River, Sloughhouse
  52. San Benito County
  53. Mt. Harlan, Pacheco Pass
  54. San Benito
  55. Cienega Valley
  56. Lime Kiln Valley
  57. Paicines
  58. San Bernardino County
  59. San Diego County
  60. Ramona Valley, San Pasqual Valley
  61. San Francisco County
  62. San Francisco Bay
  63. Livermore Valley
  64. Santa Clara Valley
  65. San Ysidro District
  66. San Joaquin County
  67. Clements Hills, Mokelumne River, River Junction
  68. San Luis Obispo County
  69. Arroyo Grande Valley, Edna Valley
  70. Paso Robles
  71. Adelaida District, Creston District, El Pomar District, Paso Robles Estrella District, Paso Robles Geneseo District, Paso Robles Highlands District, Paso Robles Willow Creek District, San Juan Creek, San Miguel District, Santa Margarita Ranch, Templeton Gap District
  72. York Mountain
  73. San Mateo County
  74. Santa Barbara County
  75. Santa Ynez Valley
  76. Ballard Canyon, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara, Los Olivos District, Sta. Rita Hills
  77. Santa Clara County
  78. Santa Cruz County
  79. Ben Lomond Mountain
  80. Santa Cruz Mountains
  81. Shasta County
  82. Inwood Valley
  83. Sierra County
  84. Sierra Foothills
  85. California Shenandoah Valley
  86. Siskiyou County
  87. Seiad Valley
  88. Solano County
  89. Solano County Green Valley, Suisun Valley
  90. Sonoma County
  91. Fountaingrove District
  92. Northern Sonoma
  93. Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, Knights Valley
  94. Rockpile
  95. Russian River Valley
  96. Green Valley of Russian River Valley
  97. Sonoma Coast
  98. Fort Ross-Seaview
  99. Sonoma Valley
  100. Bennett Valley, Moon Mountain District Sonoma County, Sonoma Mountain
  101. South Coast
  102. Stanislaus County
  103. Diablo Grande, Salado Creek
  104. Sutter County, Tehama County, Tracy Hills
  105. Trinity County
  106. Trinity Lakes
  107. Tulare County, Tuolumne County, Ventura County, Willow Creek
  108. Yolo County
  109. Capay Valley
  110. Clarksburg
  111. Merritt Island
  112. Dunnigan Hills
  113. Yuba County
  114. North Yuba