World Wine Regions – North America – Napa County

Raw numbers often speak louder than refined wine: Napa county accounts for a full twenty percent of the dollar value

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World Wine Regions – North America – California

Even though wineries exist in every American state, California continues to produce approximately ninety percent of all American wines (of

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World Wine Regions – North America- The Other 47 States

The Challenge of the “Other 47” States For reasons involving Pacific Ocean currents, the configuration of mountain chains, volcanic activity

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World Wine Regions – North America – Canada

Canada features two distinctive wine producing regions several thousand miles apart, in southern British Columbia and southern Ontario. The Niagara

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World Wine Regions – North America – The United States

Prohibition of alcoholic beverages was repealed in the United States in 1933, but the effects are still felt—in federal wine

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World Wine Regions – North America – Sonoma County

Sonoma is a patchwork quilt of wine appellations, several of which overlap. Visually, the lines formed by Sonoma’s AVA boundaries

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World Wine Regions – North America – Mexico

The making of wine in Mexico dates back nearly five centuries to Hernando Cortés, the first conquistador. If Spain’s mission

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World Wine Regions – North America – Washington State

Washington is the nation’s second-largest wine producer (but it accounts for only one-tenth the volume of California). Only one percent

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World Wine Regions – North America – The Pacific Northwest – Oregon

We tend to think of Washington and Oregon together, but the wine climates for the two states could not be

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