USA.South-West


SOUTH-WEST IS  States 4        @Dallas, Phoenix

  • WHITE=   |   RED= **Refer to STATES For Detailed Grape Varietal Information.

GEOGRAPHY USA., REGION-South-West

  • STATES-Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas
  • BORDER-West Region(West), Mexico(South), Central United States(East)

TOPOGRAPHY Features- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly

  • SLOPES/ Rocky Mounains

SOILSMetamorphic, VolcanicSedimentary

CLIMATE– “Continental

VITICULTURECHALLENGES– Heat, Drought, Animals

VINICULTURE

  • While Producing Wine From Estate Grown Grape, South-West United States Has a History of Sourcing Grapes From California, Oregon and Washington and Shipping the Harvest by Refrigerated Freight to Produce Out of State Wine.

  • GEOGRAPHIC DISCLAIMER~ To Understand the Wine World and Benefit From DtheV.com an Understanding of the South-West United States Geography is Needed and the Ability to Visualize Its Topography.  DtheV.com isOrganized In a North to South / East to West Orientation and Intended to Be Researched as So.

COLORADO State      @Denver

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Colorado, LATITUDE: 39.5° N’
    • BORDERS-Utah(West), New Mexico(South)
    • Sub-Zones/ AVA’s- Grand Valley AVA., West Elks AVA.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ MountainousSLOPES/ Rocky Mountains/ Front Range, +Alt. 6,416ft.
    • On~Gunnison~River~Tributary~Colorado~River~
  • VITICULTURE- 450 ac. Planted
  • VINICULTURE- Numbers of Wineries- 150 (145 Bonded/ 5  Virtual) As of 2020, #12 State/ USA.
    • Estates/ Producers-(Not Located In Demarcated AVA.) Balistreri, BookCliff, Boulder Creek
  • CLIMATE- Continental,  *Summers– Short Growing Season
    • **Refer to CLIMATE/ Altitudes For Detailed Information.
  • CULTURE- Colorado Has History and Culture of Smaller Mom & Pop Wineries.

GRAND VALLEY AVA.     @Grand Junction

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewurtztraminer, Muscat(Orange), Muscat(Ottonel), Pinot Gris, Riesling, Rkatsiteli, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Lemberger, Malbec, Merlot, Muscat(Black), Sangiovese, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Colorado(West), LATITUDE: 39.06° N
    • COUNTY-Mesa, South-West of Denver(190mi.), @Hw.#70
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Grand)
    • SLOPES/ Rocky Mountains/ Western Slope/ Front Range/ , +Alt. 4,000ft. to 5,000ft.
    • ON PLAIN/ Western High Plain, On~Gunnison~River~Tributary~Colorado~River~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic,  Sandy
  • CLIMATE- Continental, With DesertInfluence
    • *Summers– Warm/ Dry    |   *Winters– Cold/ Wet, Snow
  • VITICULTURE-  75,990 ac./ 600 acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- BookCliff, Canyon Wild, Carboy, Carlson, Colterris, Infinite Monkey, Storm Cellar, Two Rivers
    • Vineyards- Deux Fleuves, Ferrante

WEST ELKS AVA.     @Paonia

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Gewurtztraminer, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Roussanne, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Colorado(West-Central), COUNTY-Delta
    • CITIES-Delta, Hotchkiss, Paonia, @Hw.#92/ #133
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly/ Flat-Basin/ Valley(Gunnison)
    • SLOPES/ Rocky Mountains/ Western Slopes/ West Elks Mountains/ Front Range
      • +Alt.5.000 ft.-6,400 ft.,  On~North Fork~of the Gunnison~River~
      • ON PLAIN/ Western High Plain
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Loam
  • CLIMATE- Continental, With DesertInfluence
  • VITICULTURE- 48,405 ac./ ? acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- 5,680 Vineyards, Alfred Eames, Azura, Black Ridge, Endless Endeavor, Mesa Winds, Qutori, Stone Cottage, Storm Cellar, Terror Creek
    • Vineyards- Terror CreekEstate(Highest Vineyard In America 6,400 ft.)
  • CULTURE- GOING THERE… West Elks Wine Trail
    • FESTIVALS… North Fork Uncorked

ARIZONA State

  • WHITE=    |   RED= **Refer to AVA.’s For Detailed Grape Varietal Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Arizona, LATITUDE: 31°- 36° N
    • BORDERS-California(West), Mexico(South)
    • Sub-Zones/ AVA’s- Sonoita AVA., Verde Valley AVA., Willcox AVA., Skull Valley
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilling
  • CLIMATE- Arid” With Continental Influences
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, SedimentaryVolcanic
  • VINICULTURE- Numbers of Wineries- 92 (77 Bonded/ 15 Virtual) As of 2020, #17 State/ USA.
  • CULTURE-

VERDE VALLEY AVA.       @Cornville

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Malvasia Bianca, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Marsanne, Rousanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Traminette, Vermentino, Viognier
  • RED= Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Charbono, Malbec, Merlot, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tannat, Tempranillo, Toroldego, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Arizona(North), COUNTY-Yavapai
    • North of Phoenix(100mi.), South-West of Sedona-City(10mi), @Hw.#260 & 89
    • CITIES-Bridgeport, Camp Verde, Clarkdale, Cornville, Cottonwood, Jerome, Jordan, McGuirville, Wingfields
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Basin/ Valley(Verde), On~Oak~Creek~Tributary~Verde~River~
    • SLOPES/ Mingus Mountains, +Alt. 3,000ft.- 5,210ft.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, SedimentaryVolcanic, Alluvial, Sandy Loam, Gravel, Limestone, Standstone
    • Anceint Lake Bed
    • Soil Series- Altar, Anthony, Arizo, Cornville, Cowan, House, Lynx, Lonti-Wineg, Mountain, Mule, Retriever
  • CLIMATE- Desert With Continental Influences, +Diurnal Shifts(+35)
  • VITICULTURE-  130,000 ac./ 150 acPlanted
    • CHALLANGES– Birds, Skunks, Javelina, Snow, Frost, Monsoon
  • HISTORY- 1800’s- Grapes Planted
    • 2021- AVA. Officially Established
  • CULTURE- ACADEMIC~ ~Yavapai College~ Viticulture & Enology Degree
    • FESTIVALS~ ~Verde Valley Wine Festival~ (May/ Cottonwood)
    • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Verde Valley Wine Consortium~
      • Mission~ Assist In Creating, Nurturing and Advancing the Verde Valley as a Signicant and Important Wine Region, Locally, Regionally, Nationally and Internationally.
    • ASSOCIATIONS~ ~Arizona Wine Growers~
      • Mission~ Strive to Advance With Integrity the Sustainable Growth and Production of Authentic Arizona Wine.
  • SUB-ZONES Of VERDE VALLEY
    • JEROME
      • Geography- Verde Valley(North-West)
      • Topography- Hilly/ Mountainous/ Terraced
        • SLOPES/ Cleopatra Hill, +Alt. 5,210 ft.
      • Estate/ Producers- Cabal, Caduceus*(E./2.5), Four Eight, Original Jerome Winery, Passion
      • Vineyards- Merkin
    • CLARKSDALE/ COTTONWOOD
      • Geography- Verde Valley(North)
      • Estate/ Producers- Bodega Pierce, Cave Mesa, Southwest Wine Center, Tumbleweed
      • Vineyards- Southwest Wine Center(12ac.)
    • CORNVILLE/ OAK CREEK
      • Geography- Verde Valley(North-East)
      • Estate/ Producers- DA Ranch(E.), Javelina Leap*(E.), Oak Creek(E.), Page Springs*(E./13 ac.)
      • Vineyards- DA RanchEstate, Dos Padres, Elephant, House Mountain, Javelina LeapEastate(5 ac.), Oak TreeEstate
    • NOT IN NAMED SUB-ZONE
      • Estate/ Producers(Not In Named Sub-Zone)- Alcantara*, Burning Tree, Carlson Creek, Clear Creek, Echo Canyon, Heartwood Merkin, Oddity Wine Collective, Salt Mine, Tantrum, Winery 101
      • Vineyards– AlcantaraEstate, Clear CreekEstateHome, Salt MineEstate

SONOITA AVA.     @Sonoita

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Malvasia, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Arizona(South-East), COUNTY-Cochise
    • South-East of Tucson-City(     mi.), @Hw.#83
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Basin
    • SLOPES/ Santa Rita/ Huachuca/ Whetstone Mountains, +Alt. 4,500ft.- 5,000ft.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Gravelly Loam
  • CLIMATE- Desert With Continental Influences
  • VITICULTURE-  ? acPlanted, CHALLENGESHeat, Drought
    • Estates/ Producers- Dos Cebezas, Callaghan, Flying Leap, Hannah’s Hill, Kief-Joshua, Lightning Ridge, Rancho Rosso, Rune, Sonoita, Village of Elgin, Wilhelm

WILLCOX AVA.      @Willcox

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Malvasia Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Rousanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Symphony, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Graciano, Malbec, Mourvedre, Petite Sirah, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Arizona(South), COUNTY-Cochise, Graham
    • East of Tucson-City(    mi.),  @Hw.#10
    • CITIES-Bonita, Cochise, Pearce, Willcox
    • Sub-Zones- Aravaipa Valley, Sulfur Springs Valley
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Bench/ Plateau(Willcox)On~Turkey~Creek~
    • SLOPES/ (Surrounding Hills)- Chiricahua Foothills, Dos Cabezas, Dragoon, Little Dragoon, Pinalenos, Winechester, +Alt. 4,000ft. -5,200ft.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Alluvial- LoamSand, Silt, Clay, Granite
    • Soil Series- Forrest, Frye, Sonoita, Tubac
  • CLIMATE- Desert With Continental Influences
  • VITICULTURE- 526,000 ac./ 600 acPlanted
    • CHALLENGES – Humidity, Monsoon Rain
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Estates/ Producers- Aridus(E./40ac.), Bird & Barrels, Bodega Pierce, Carlson Creek, Deep Sky, Fort Bowie, Golden Rule, Keeling Schaefer, Lawrence Dunham, Passion Cellars, Pierce, Pillbury, Rune, Sand-Reckoner, Zarpara
    • Vineyards- Arizona Stronghold, Bonita Springs, Buhl/ Memorial, Carlson Creek(60ac.), Colibri, Coronado, Deep Sky, Dragoon, Fort Bowie, PillsburyEstate, Rolling Hills, Rolling View, ZarparaEstate
  • HISTORY- 2016 AVA. Officially Established
  • CULTURE- FESTIVALS~ Willcox Wine (October/ Willcox)
    • PIONEERS~ James Callahan
    • PIONEERS~ Al Buhl AKA=The Wine Monk

NEW MEXICO State

  • WHITE=   |   RED= **Refer to AVA.’s For Detailed Grape Varietal Information.
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-New Mexico, LATITUDE: 31°- 37°N
    • BORDERS: Arizona(West), Texas(South-East)
    • Sub-Zones/ AVA’s- Mesilla Valley AVA., Middle Rio Grande Valley AVA., Mimbres Valley AVA.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Melilla, Rio Grande, Mimbres)
    • SLOPES/ ?,  +Alt. 5,000ft.
  • CLIMATE- Arid with Continental Influences
  • VINICULTURE- Numbers of Wineries- 55 (53 Bonded/ 2 Virtual) As of 2020, #29 State/ USA.

MESILLA VALLEY AVA.      @Dona Ana

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Malvasia, Muscat Alexandria, Riesling, Viognier
  • RED= Black Muscat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Dolcetto, Merlot, Mourvedre, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-New Mexico(        ), COUNTY– ?
    • (Laps)Texas
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Valley(Mesilla)
    • SLOPES/ Organ Mountains/ Franklin Mountains, +Alt. 3,250 ft., On~Rio~Grande~River~
  • CLIMATE- Arid With Continental Influences,  *Summer Hot, Dry
  • VITICULTURE- 280,000 ac./ 40 ac.Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- La Vina Winery, St. Clair Winery
  • CULTURE- 1985- AVA. Offically Established.

MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AVA.      @Albuquerque

  • WHITE= Riesling
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-New Mexico(Central), COUNTY– ?
    • Rio Grande Valley From Santa Fe to Belen
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Hilly, SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 4,000ft.- 6,500ft., On~Rio~Grande~River~
  • CLIMATE- Continental With “Desert Influence
    • *Summers– Warm Days/ Cool Nights   |   *Winters– Sub-Freezing
  • VITICULTURE-  278,400 ac./ ? Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- Acequia, Anasazi Fields, Camino Real, Casa Rondena, Corrales, Gruet, Jaramillo, Milagro, Pasando Teimpo, Sheehan

MIMBRES VALLEY AVA.     @Deming

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Dolcetto, Merlot, Refosco, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-New Mexico(South-West), COUNTY– ?
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Valley(Minbres), SLOPES/ ?,  +Alt. 4.000ft.- 6,000ft.
    • (Watershed) On~Mimbres~River~
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Desert Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 2,000 ac. Planted
    • Estates/ Producers- La Chiripada, Les Combes(Sparkling), Luna Rossa, St. Clair

TEXAS State

  • WHITE= Albariño, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Malvasia, Muscat Alexandria, Muscat Canelli, Riesling, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Vermentino, Viognier
    • Hybrid Lenoir AKA=Black Spanish
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Dolcetto, Garnacha, Garaciano, Malbec, Merlot, Muscat(Black), Montepulciano, Mourvedre, Pinot Noir, Petit Verdot, Primitivo, Syrah, Tannat, Tempranillo, Terlodego, Touriga Nacional, Zinfandel
    • Hybrid Blanc du Bois
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas, LATITUDE: 31.9° N
    • BORDERS-Mexico(South), New Mexico(West)
    • Sub-Zones/ AVA.s- Bell Mountain AVA., Davis Mountain AVA., Escondido Valley AVA., Fredricksberg AVA,, High Plains AVA,, Hill Country AVA,, Mesilla Valley AVA., Texoma AVA.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Escondido, Mesilla)
    • On~Gulf of Mexico~
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Arid Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 6,000 ac. Planted,   #5 State/ USA. In Wine Production.
    • CHALLENGES- Hot, Dry, Drought
  • VINICULTURE-  Numbers of Wineries- 406 (365 Bonded/ 41  Virtual) As of 2020, #5 State/ USA.
  • CULTURE- WINE SQUARES~ ~Grapevine Downtown Tasting Rooms~ Grapevine, Dallas
    •  FESTIVALS~Dallas Wine & Food Festival(May)
      •  ~Austin Wine~ (April/ Austin)

MESILLA VALLEY AVA.     @Dona Ana

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Malvasia, Muscat Alexandria, Riesling, Viognier
  • RED= Black Muscat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Dolcetto, Merlot, Mourvedre, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHYUSA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(West), COUNTY– ?, (Laps)New Mexico
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Valley(Mesilla)
    • SLOPES/ Organ Mountains, On~Rio~Grande~River~
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Arid  Influences,  *Summers– Hot, Dry
  • VITICULTURE- 40 acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Hof, St. Clair Winery,  La Vina Winery

TEXAS DAVIS MOUNTAIN AVA.     @

  • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(West), COUNTY-Jeff Davis
    • Near Chihuahuan Desert & Davis Mountains
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly, SLOPES/ Davis Mountains, +Alt. 4,500ft.
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Volcanic” Granite, Loam, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Continental With “Arid  Influences,   *Summer– Hot, Dry
  • VITICULTURE- 27,000 ac./ 80 acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Pleasant Hill

ESCONDIDO VALLEY AVA.     @Pecos

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Colombard
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(West), COUNTY-Pecos
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling/ Valley(Escondido)
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Arid Influences,   *Summers– Hot, Dry
  • VITICULTURE-   ? acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Genevieve Wines

TEXAS HIGH PLAIN AVA.     @Lubbock

  • WHITE= Albarino, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Malvasia, Muscat Canelli, Muscat Giallo, Marsanne, Roussanne, Trebbiano, Vermentino, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Dolcetto, Garnacha, Graciano, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvèdre, Petit Verdot, Primitivo, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tannat, Tempranillo, Terlodego, Touriga Nacional
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(North-West), COUNTY– ?
    • West of Lubbock-City(   mi.), @Hw.#84/ #87
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, ON PLAIN/ High Plain
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Arid Influence
  • VITICULTURE- 5,000 acPlanted, CHALLENGES- Hot, Drought
    • Estates/ Producers- Becker, Bending Branch, Brennan, Bent Oak, Cap Rock, Duchman, Eden Hill, English Newsom, Haak, Liano Estacado, Lost Draw, McPherson, Messina Hof, Pedernales Cellars, Pheasant Ridge(50ac.), Reddy, Ron Yates, Spicewood
    • Vineyards- Bingham, Brennan, Diamante Doble Dos, Farmhouse, Lost Draw, Oswald, ReddyEstate, Signor, Spicewood, Valley Mills
  • CULTURE-
    • PIONEERS~ ~Clinton Doc McPherson~ High Plains First to Plant Vineyards In Area.

TEXOMA AVA.     @Texoma

  • WHITE= Chardonnay
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvigon, Merlot, Pinot Noir
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(North-Central), COUNTY– ?
    • North of Dallas-City(50 mi.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, On~Lake~Texoma~
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary Alluvial, Silty Loam, Clay
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Arid Influences,  +Diurnal Shifts(+35°)
  • VITICULTURE-acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers-

TEXAS HILL COUNTRY AVA.    @Austin

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Moscato, Muscat Canelli, Riesling, Roussanne, Sauvignon Blanc, Vermentino, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Malbec, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvèdre, Primitivo, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(Central), COUNTY– ?
    • West of Austin-City(50 mi,), @Hw.#290
    • CITIES-Austin, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Johnson City, Stonewall
    • Sub-Zones/ AVA.’S- Bell Mountain AVA., Fredericksburg AVA.
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, ON PLATEAU/ Edwards
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Limestone
  • CLIMATE- Continental With Sub-TropicalInfluences
    • *Summers– Hot, Humid    |    *Winters– Wet, Cold
  • VITICULTURE- 800 acPlanted
    • Estates/ Producers- Driftwood, High Valley, Flat Creek(20ac.), Mandola, Spicewood(28ac.), Texas Hills, Wedding Cake, William Chris
    • Vineyards- EB, Tio Pancho
  • CULTURE-
    • FESTIVALS~ ~Hill County Wine Festival(April)
      • ~Grape-Fest(September)
      • ~Austin Wine Festival(May)
  • BELL MOUNTAIN AVA.     @
    • WHITE= Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Colombard
    • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
    • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(Central), COUNTY-Gillespie
      • In Texas Hill Country AVA.(Central)
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling, SLOPES/ Bell Mountain, +Alt.?
    • CLIMATE- Continental With Sub-Tropical Influences
      • *Summers– Hot, Humid   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet
    • VITICULTURE-  ? acPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers-
  • FREDERICKSBURG AVA.     @Fredericksburb
    • WHITE= Chardonnay, Muscat(Canelli), Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
    • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha, Muscat(Black)
    • GEOGRAPHY- USA., REGION-South-West, STATE-Texas(Central), COUNTY– Gillespie
      • In Texas Hill Country AVA.(Central)@Hw.#290
    • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
    • CLIMATE- Continental With Sub-Tropical Influences
      • *Summers– Hot, Humid, Dry   |   *Winters– Cold, Wet
    • VITICULTURE- 60 acPlanted
      • Estates/ Producers- Becker(Co.-Op.), Torre di Pietra(80ac.)
      • Vineyards– Brenda Canada, Newsom
    • CULTURE-  PIONEERS~ ~German Immigrants~ First to Cultivate Vines in Mid 1800’s.
    • GOING THERE- FESTIVALS~Fredericksburg Wine Festival(October)


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