Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country AVA

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Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country AVA
Wine region
Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country.jpg
Type American Viticultural Area
Year established 1988[1]
Country USA
Part of Texas, Texas Hill Country AVA
Total area 70,400 acres (285 km2)[2]
Size of planted vineyards 60 acres (0 km2)[2]
Grapes produced Black Muscat, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc

The Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country AVA is an American Viticultural Area surrounding the town of Fredericksburg, Texas in the Texas Hill Country.[3] Fredericksburg and the surrounding area were settled by German immigrants in the nineteenth century. These settlers were the first to cultivate grapevines in the Texas Hill Country. The appellation is over 200 miles (322 km) from the Gulf of Mexico, and feels little effect of from the hot, humid, coastal winds.[2]

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  1. ^ Code of Federal Regulations. "§ 9.125 Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country." Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms; Part 9 — American Viticultural Areas; Subpart C — Approved American Viticultural Areas. Retrieved Nov. 15, 2007.
  2. ^ a b c Appellation America (2007). "Fredricksburg in the Texas Hill Country (AVA): Appellation Description". Retrieved Nov. 15, 2007.
  3. ^ "The Wine Growing Regions of Texas". Texas Wine / Texas Dept. of Agriculture. 2006. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 

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