American Wine

American wine has been produced for over 300 years. Today, wine production is undertaken in all fifty states, with California producing 89 percent of all US wine. The United States is the fourth largest wine producing country in the world after France, Italy, and Spain.The North American continent is home to several native species of grape, including Vitis labrusca, Vitis riparia, Vitis rotundifolia, and Vitis vulpina, but it was the introduction of the European Vitis vinifera by European settlers that led to the growth of the wine making industry.
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  • Wine Article Roundup, 2014 Holiday Shopping Edition

    … on chilling wine, and a conversation-starter, no doubt. But when I used this thing, part of me was impressed, and the other part of me was scared to death that I was going to break expensive stemware. Read the review and you’ll see what I mean. Three Great Holiday Stocking Stuffers for Wine Lovers And so, after those somewhat unsuccessful wine accessory…

    1 Wine Dude- 3 readers -
  • Daily Wine News: Right Now

    … Rudy’s fake labels. In Food Republic, Chad Walsh lists “The 9 People You Need To Know In American Wine Right Now.” In Decanter, Chris Mercer reports: “A year since Rudy Kurniawan was convicted for mass wine fraud… experts are preparing to enter his private cellar to see if wines can be sold to compensate victims owed nearly $30m.” VinePair…

    David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blogin Merlot- 4 readers -
  • 2012 Juxtapoz

    Varietal: 55% Syrah; 23% Zinfandel; 9% Petite Sirah; 6% Malbec; 4% Cabernet Sauvignon; 3% Other Region: North Coast, California – USA Cost: $25 (SRP) Winemaker’s Notes: Aromas of blueberry pie, caramel, and mocha, with flavors of ripe blueberry, juicy plum, and dark chocolate. Full bodied with mouth-filling tannins and good mid-palate weight. Soft, round, long, and full on the finish.

    George Perry/ The Good Wine Guru- 3 readers -
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  • Is Texas Wine Like Orange Juice?

    … containing the words “American Wine”. Frankly, I don’t know if there is anything in the wine world analogous to “USA and Mexico”. Label on Orange Juice from “USA & Mexico” – See lower left Maybe labeling of orange juice and wine do have something in common. But, you know, I didn’t see one carton of orange juice with the meaningless…

    Vintage Texas Blog- 7 readers -
  • Thoughts After A Decade of Wine Blogging

    … Over the last ten years this wine blog has published 2,873 posts. This equates to 1.1 posts per week day since November 2004. So, I can say, at the very least, that I’ve achieved the “Daily” part of this blog’s name: FERMENTATION: The Daily Wine Blog. I can’t say for sure what else I have accomplished. I never set a goal for this blog…

    Tom Wark/ Fermentation- 3 readers -
  • Arizona Wine Grower’s Association Recognizes Excellence

    … You’ve heard of pairing wine with dessert, but have you heard of wine from the desert? Over the last 5 years areas other than California have stepped into the national spotlight as wine producing regions. Washington State, Oregon and the Finger Lakes region of New York State have earned solid reputations for high quality fruit and wine making…

    Weekly Wine Journalin Syrah- 8 readers -
  • 2012 Gnarly Head Authentic Black

    … and plum are framed by hints of dark chocolate on the finish. Styled to stand up to the season’s heartiest dishes, boldly pair this full-bodied wine with venison chili, meat lovers pizza, or a grilled rib eye steak. My Review: It seems like this time of year a bunch of wineries suddenly release a “Dark” or “Black” wine – a bolder wine than…

    George Perry/ The Good Wine Guruin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir- 3 readers -
  • 20 Most Admired

    … Most Admired People in the North American Wine Industry include: • Peter Bell, Fox Run Vineyards (New York) • Bob Bertheau, Chateau Ste. Michelle (Washington) • Cathy Corison, Corison Winery (California) • Paul Draper, Ridge Vineyards (California) • Merry Edwards, Merry Edwards Winery (California) • Daryl Groom, Groom Wines (California) • Josh Jensen…

    Red Wine Diva- 1 readers -
  • Turkey Pot Pie and Boedecker Cellars Chardonnay #winePW

    … and Cheddar Bread Pudding and Donkey & Goat Stone Crusher by ENOFYLZ Wine Blog Sides Purple Sweet Potato Soup with Roasted Lobster + Bonny Doon Vin Gris de Cigare by Culinary Adventures with Camilla Arugula Pear Salad paired with Torrontes from Argentina by A Day in the Life on the Farm Sweet Potato and Cranberry Bake with Cranberry Blush by Curious…

    Jade Helm/ Tasting Pourin Pinot Noir Syrah Chardonnay- 4 readers -
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