Massachusetts wine

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Wine region
Map of USA MA.svg
Official nameCommonwealth of Massachusetts
TypeU.S. state
Year established1788
CountryUnited States
Sub-regionsMartha's Vineyard AVA, Southeastern New England AVA
Climate regionContinental/maritime in Outer Lands
Total area10,555 square miles (27,337 km2)
Grapes producedAurore, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cayuga, Chardonnay, Concord, Marechal Foch, Pinot noir, Riesling, Seyval blanc, Vidal blanc[1]
No. of wineriesover 55

Massachusetts wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Most of the wine grape vineyards and wineries in Massachusetts are located in the southern half of the state, within the boundaries of the Southeastern New England AVA. Although the coastal conditions moderate the cold climate, many wineries rely upon cold-hardy French hybrid varietals like Seyval, Vidal, and Marechal Foch. There are over 55 wineries in Massachusetts, and one designated American Viticultural Area, the Martha's Vineyard AVA, located entirely within the boundaries of the state.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Appellation America (2007). "Massachusetts: Appellation Description". Retrieved Nov. 23, 2007.