Middleburg Virginia - Established in 2012, this region is located 50 miles west of Washington DC and encompasses the Town of Middleburg. Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc are produced in the vineyards here. White wines are based mostly on Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier.
Monticello - The oldest AVA (established in 1984). Grape production includes Chardonnay, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc.
North Fork of Roanoke - Approved as an AVA in 1987, this region is on the eastern slopes of the Allegheny Mountains. Its wines include Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Norton.
George Washington Birthplace - Located on the western shores of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, this region vineyards grow varieties including Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay, and hybrids including Vidal Blanc and Chambourcin.
Rocky Knob - Located in a mountainous area east of the well-traveled Blue Ridge Parkway in southwest Virginia, this small AVA produces Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Italian varieties including Aglianico.
Shenandoah Valley - Approved in 1987, this is the largest of the AVAs in Virginia which grows Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, with some hybrid grapes including Chambourcin and Traminette.
Virginia's Eastern Shore - Located on the southern end of the Delmarva Peninsula, this area is defined by the Chesapeake Bay on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. It benefits from breezes from the bay and the sandy soil of the area. Wines produced include Riesling, Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc.