Get to know: American Wine
The USA is home to a diverse and dynamic wine industry, with several regions and grape varieties that have earned international recognition. America is known for its fruit-forward and accessible wines, made from a variety of grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel.
Key regions in American Wine
California, produces about 90% of the country's wine and is known for its Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel;
New York State has a long history of winemaking and is famous for its Riesling, Gewürztraminer and sparkling wines from the Finger Lakes region.
Washington is the second-largest producer of wine in the US and excels in Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Franc and Riesling
Oregon has a cool climate that favors Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Chardonnay.
North American wine is a brave new world of exploration and discovery for wine lovers.