United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (US), America or simply the States, is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and the federal district of Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.79 million square miles (9.
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  • Bartier Brothers opening winery

    Photo: Bartier Brothers' Cerquiera Vineyard (courtesy Bartier Brothers) After selling its wine for two years under the Okanagan Crush Pad license, Bartier Brothers Winery will open its own winery and tasting room next summer on Black Sage Road. It is the culmination of a long journey for Michael Bartier who nurtured the ambition for his own winery not long after becomin ...

    John Schreiner/ John Schreiner on wine- 7 readers -
  • The Apostle of California.

    … of the 'hanging chad' debacle unfolding back in the United States and eating. Watching the news the other day, I was happy to hear that Pope Francis has decided to canonize Father Junipero Serra when the pontiff visits Washington D.C. later this year. Beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1988, Junipero Serra, a Majorcan missionary, is accredited…

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  • Vintage 2015: a Year in American Wine

    … to create an archive of the 2015 vintage across the United States. Follow your favorite wines from dirt to glass via local correspondents, or become a local correspondent yourself. Like 50 States Of Wine on Facebook Follow 50 States Of Wine on Twitter Subscribe to the 50 States Of Wine YouTube channel …

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Wine- 8 readers -
  • Quick Pour: Dr. Konstantin Frank Dry Riesling 2012

    … Dr. Konstantin Frank Dry Riesling 2012 Producer: Dr. Konstantin Frank Region: Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes AVA, New York, United States Price: $14.99 Vintage: 2012 Varietals: 100% Riesling ABV: 12% Virginia Pour House Notes: Smooth apple and citrus dance from the delicate aromas on the nose to the honey laced fresh fruit on the palate adding a rich…

    Virginia Pour Housein Riesling- 5 readers -
  • Win $100 to Uncommon Goods for Cool Wine Stuff!

    …, $1 is donated on the customer’s behalf. I love that. To enter the giveaway, follow the directions below to “like” Uncommon Goods’ Facebook page and/or follow Uncommon Goods on Twitter! Leave your email address, pour yourself a glass of wine, and keep your fingers crossed. Rafflecopter will legitimately select a winner at midnight February 1…

    Cindy Rynning/ Grape Experiences- 7 readers -
  • Texas Makes Another US Wine Region List

    … of the United States produces wine, including Alaska and Hawaii! A multitude of discoveries in perspective. So we rented a car for a month and drove from Washington to Texas, passing through Idaho, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico. An alternative way to discover one of the giants of the wine sector, the 4th biggest wine country in the world, with 22 million…

    Texas Wine and Trail Magazine- 4 readers -
  • Unique Ways to Travel around Wine Country

    … a tipsy vacation in the United States. At Expedia Viewfinder, we wanted to discover unique ways of exploring Wine Country, so we teamed up with our friends over at Wine Country Getaways. From kayaking along the Russian River to riding the Napa Valley Wine Train, we learned some of the most spectacular means of transportation through the grape-baring…

    Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 6 readers -
  • Wineries: Family Friendly or Friendly Families?

    …. After all, at least in the majority of the United States the drinking age of alcohol is 21 years and older. Yes, there are certainly wineries that are family friendly, especially those with large outdoor areas making it the perfect setting for a family picnic. However, if you are not sure about the grounds and space, it is always best to call ahead…

    Through The Walla Walla Grape Vine™- 8 readers -
  • Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc 2013, Napa Valley Cost: $19-2 […]

    … - Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc 2013, Napa Valley Cost: $19-21 It’s easy to take for granted a wine you have enjoyed many times. You tend to forget about how good it is and what a good value it is. You just keep drinking it because you like it. The Robert Mondavi Fumé Blanc is like that. I have enjoyed it for more than 30 years. Each time I drink…

    Dennis Sodomka/ BottleReport.com- 4 readers -
  • Perrysburg Winterfest Will Feature Wine Tasting February 21

    … Perrysburg’s Winterfest will be held February 20 to 22. The event includes the United States National Ice Carving Championships, which will feature demonstrations and artworks carved by experts. A wine tasting will also be featured. Heidelberg Distributing will present a selection of wines representing the best regions in the United States…

    Toledo Wines and Vines- 6 readers -
  • Coming up: Rieslingfeier 2015 in New York City, USA

    …, notwithstanding the beauty and delicacy of the wines. Through the 1980s and ’90s, though Riesling was the darling of wine writers and sommeliers, consumers were unmoved, until the first decade of the new century. Then, in the United States at least, Riesling took off. No, it has not become the new Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio, wines so popular…

    Dr. Christian G.E. Schiller/ schiller-winein Riesling- 3 readers -
  • 1999 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon – Bottle Notes

    … Sauvignon was named the No. 2 Wine of the Year by Wine Spectator. Quilceda Creek produces several single vineyard Cabernets, and they also bottled a Merlot through the ’06 vintage. Crimson in color with some bricking on the edge of the glass. 14.5% ABV. Great nose of cedar, leather and violets. Big, powerful Cabernet Sauvignon. Black cherry, currants…

    Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chroniclesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 7 readers -
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