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In the Sprawling Lake Erie AVA, Variety Is the Spice of Life

Lake Erie AVA is an historic wine-producing region that defies a simple definition. The largest AVA east of the Rocky

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Basics: In the Wisconsin Ledge AVA, Wine Rises Where Niagara Falls

Golfers tee off at the internationally renowned The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin. Football fans donning cheesehead hats cheer at

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California’s Carmel Coast Just Applied for an AVA

In 1983, when the Carmel Valley was approved as one of the earliest American Viticultural Areas (AVA), the region’s primary

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California’s West Sonoma Coast Earns its Own AVA

The West Sonoma Coast is a wonderland of cool-climate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and small pockets of Syrah—wines of great intensity

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Washington State’s Rocky Reach Is Now an Official AVA. Here’s Why That Matters. 

“As we work to raise awareness and demand for Washington wine, each new AVA provides an opportunity to grow our

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Gabilan Mountains AVA Approved on the Central Coast

This brand new, elevation-defined AVA straddles the limestone-flecked ridges between Monterey and San Benito counties near Pinnacles National Park.  

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