New Hampshire wine

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New Hampshire
Wine region
Map of USA NH.svg
Official name State of New Hampshire
Type U.S. state
Year established 1788
Years of wine industry 1974
Country USA
Heat units 1500ddf
Total area 9,350 square miles (24,216 km2)
Size of planted vineyards 20
No. of vineyards 5
Grapes produced Aurore, Cayuga, Chancellor, Chardonnay, De Chaunac, Diamond, Frontenac, Leon Millot, Marechal Foch, Niagara, Noiret, Riesling, Seyval blanc, Vidal blanc, Vignoles[1]
Varietals produced ca 20
No. of wineries 15

New Hampshire wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. The wine industry in New Hampshire began in 1994 when two wineries, Jewell Towne Vineyards and Flag Hill Winery, each produced their first vintages from locally-grown grapes. Candia Vineyards started their test plantings in 1992, and full planting in 1998. New Hampshire continues to be growing wine-producing state, with new commercial wineries opening. The state currently has no American Viticultural Areas.[1]

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