American Way of Wine

Regional Vintners now Labor for More than Love
Matthew DeBord
Issue: November 30, 2002

American regional winemaking is at a crossroads. Good wine is being made everywhere from upstate New York to the Texas hill country, from Virginia to Idaho. But as America's grassroots vintners fine-tune their ambitions in response to their successes (and failures), they face the quintessential American challenge: Stay comfortable at home, or seek new horizons? Regional wineries—defined here as those outside of California, Oregon, Washington and Long Island, N.

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