Maine wine

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Maine
Wine region
Map of USA ME.svg
Official name State of Maine
Type U.S. state
Year established 1820
Country USA
Total area 33,414 square miles (86,542 km2)
Grapes produced Cayuga, Concord, De Chaunac, Leon Millot, Marechal Foch, Niagara, Seyval blanc[1]
No. of wineries 17

Maine wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Maine. Most wine produced in Maine is made from fruit other than grapes, including apple, cranberry, and blueberry wines. A small number of wineries in Maine are producing limited quantities of wine made from locally-grown French hybrid grape varieties. Maine is a very cold climate for viticulture despite the moderating effects on its climate due to the proximity of the Atlantic Ocean.[1]

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