Vermont wine

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Wine region
Map of USA VT.svg
Official nameState of Vermont
TypeU.S. state
Year established1791
Years of wine industry1997-present
CountryUnited States
Total area9,620 square miles (24,916 km2)
Grapes producedBaco noir, Cayuga, Chardonnay, Frontenac, Leon Millot, Marechal Foch, Riesling, Seyval blanc, St. Croix, Traminette, Vidal blanc, Vignoles, Zweigelt[1]
No. of wineries7

Vermont wine refers to wine made from grapes grown in the U.S. state of Vermont. The first commercial winery in Vermont, Snow Farm Winery, opened in 1997. Vermont is a very cold climate for viticulture. Vermont wineries have focused on using cold-hardy French hybrid grapes, but have been experimenting with some Vitis vinifera varieties. Some Vermont wineries produce wine made from grapes grown in other states, especially New York.[1]

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