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The World of Food: United States: The South: Wine in the South

Issue: September 30, 2006

The South was an early leader in the effort to produce wines in North America. Lord Delaware planted 10,000 European grape-vines on his estate in Virginia as early as 1619. In the late 18th century, Filippo Mazzei, a Tuscan horticulturist and wine merchant, worked with founding father and third U.

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