South Carolina wine

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South Carolina
Wine region
Map of USA SC.svg
Official name State of South Carolina
Type U.S. state
Year established 1788
Country USA
Total area 34,726 square miles (89,940 km2)
Varietals produced Blanc du Bois, Cabernet Sauvignon, Catawba, Cayuga, Chambourcin, Chardonnay, De Chaunac, Melody, Merlot, Muscadine, Pinot gris, Seyval blanc, Suwannee, Vidal blanc, Vignoles[1]
No. of wineries 5

South Carolina wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The climate of South Carolina is challenging for the production of wine grapes. Hot and humid summers require viticulturalists to adapt their canopy management to minimize direct sunlight on the grapes, which are often harvested early in the summer. There are six wineries in South Carolina and no designated American Viticultural Areas.[1]

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