If a wine is made from grapes grown in the Applegate Valley, but it is fermented and bottled in the Willamette Valley, what is the wine’s true appellation?

If a wine is made from grapes grown in the Applegate Valley, but it is fermented and bottled in the Willamette Valley, what is the wine’s true appellation?

If more than 85% of the grapes came from the Applegate Valley, then that is the wine’s appellation. It isn’t so important where the wine was produced, as it is where the grapes were grown, that determines a wine’s appellation.

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