Montana wine

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Montana
Wine region
Map of U.S. - MT.svg
Official name State of Montana
Type U.S. state
Year established 1889
Country United States
Total area 147,165 square miles (381,156 km2)
Grapes produced Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Frontenac, Gewurztraminer, LaCrosse, Lemberger, Leon Millot, Marechal Foch, Muscat Canelli, Pinot gris, Riesling, Merlot, Pinot noir, Sauvignon blanc, St. Croix, St. Pepin, Swenson[1]
No. of wineries 8[1]

Montana wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Montana. There are eight wineries in Montana, with most producing wine from fruits other than grapes or from grapes grown in other states, such as California, Oregon, or Washington. There are no American Viticultural Areas in Montana.

One of New Zealand's largest and oldest wineries, Montana Wines, renamed its range to Brancott Estate in 2010 in order to avoid confusion in the United States, New Zealand's largest wine export market.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Montana Department of Commerce (2007). "Montana Wineries" Archived 2007-11-26 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "Montana Wine Region". Wine-Searcher. 3 December 2013. Retrieved 2018-04-04.