Alabama wine

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Alabama
Wine region
Map of USA AL.svg
Official name State of Alabama
Type U.S. state
Year established 1819
Country USA
Total area 52,419 square miles (135,765 km2)
Grapes produced Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Chardonel, Chardonnay, Colombard, Muscadine, Norton, Vidal blanc[1]
No. of wineries 6

Alabama wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Alabama. The wine industry in Alabama received a boost in 2002 when agricultural reforms lifted restrictions on wineries. Most wineries in the state focus on French hybrid grape varieties and the Muscadine grape, rather than Vitis vinifera grapes, which are vulnerable to Pierce's disease. There are no designated American Viticultural Areas in the state of Alabama.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Appellation America (2007). "Alabama: Appellation Description". Retrieved Nov. 28, 2007.