Indiana wine

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Indiana
Wine region
Map of USA IN.svg
Official nameState of Indiana
TypeU.S. state
Year established1816
CountryUnited States
Sub-regionsOhio River Valley AVA
Climate regionContinental/humid subtropical
Total area36,418 square miles (94,322 km2)
Size of planted vineyards270 acres (109 ha)[1]
Grapes producedAurore, Baco noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Catawba, Cayuga, Chambourcin, Chardonel, Chardonnay, Concord, Geisenheim, Gewürztraminer, Leon Millot, Marechal Foch, Merlot, Muscat Canelli, Niagara, Pinot gris, Pinot noir, Riesling, Sauvignon blanc, Seyval blanc, St. Vincent, Steuben, Traminette, Vidal blanc, Vignoles, Villard blanc, Viognier[1]

Indiana wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Indiana. Wine has been produced in the area since the early days of European colonization in the 18th century. In the mid-19th century, Indiana was the tenth-largest winegrape producing state in the country.

There are two American Viticultural Areas (AVA) in Indiana: the Ohio River Valley AVA which also contains portions of Kentucky and Ohio, and the Indiana Uplands AVA which is wholly located in south-central Indiana and includes the oldest and most prolific winery in Indiana, Oliver Winery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Appellation America (2007). "Indiana: Appellation Description". Retrieved Nov. 16, 2007.