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The Saddle Rock-Malibu AVA is an American Viticultural Area in the Santa Monica Mountains, within western Los Angeles County, California.

Saddle Rock-Malibu AVA
Wine region
TypeAmerican Viticultural Area
Year established2006[1]
Part ofCalifornia, South Coast AVA
Climate regionMediterranean
Total area2,100 acres (8 km2)[2]

The region was once part of the 200,000 acres (809 km2) Saddle Rock Ranch, created from a 19th-century Spanish and Mexican land grant Rancho Las Virgenes.

The wine region is located high in the Santa Monica Mountains, west of Metropolitan Los Angeles in Southern California.


  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.203 Saddle Rock-Malibu." Archived 2008-09-28 at the Wayback Machine Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.
  2. ^ Wine Institute (2008). "The Appellations Of California Wine — Central Coast and Southern" Archived 2008-05-12 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved Jan. 23, 2008.

Coordinates: 34°05′50″N 118°49′49″W / 34.097253°N 118.830206°W / 34.097253; -118.830206